Friday, February 8, 2019

You walk into a bodega, talk with a guy maybe 20-30 minutes, walk out with a bag of grime-encrusted CDs or cassettes, one or two of which may change your life

On Wednesday, February 13, from 7-10 PM ET, Bodega Pop Live on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio spins some of our favorite music found in bodegas and immigrant-run media stores in New York City, Washington DC, Paterson, Berkeley, Portland, Seattle, Fort Worth, Montreal, Paris, Dallas, London, and beyond

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Woman Is the Future of Man

This Wednesday, February 6, from 7-10 PM ET, Bodega Pop Live on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio spins tracks by half a dozen 21st Century artists: Midori, Aicha Maya, Wunmi, Juana Molina, Peaches, and M.I.A.

Monday, January 28, 2019


This Wednesday, January 30, from 7-10 PM ET, Bodega Pop Live on WFMU'S Give the Drummer Radio spins three hours of Venezualan psychedelic, folk, hip-hop, joropo, electronic, pop, experimental, field recordings, post-rock, twee & more

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019


Three hours of scorchers from Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Iraq, Lebanon, and beyond

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Solid Foudation

This special show celebrates our dear friend and neighbor Melissa's milestone birthday. Melissa has delighted us with so many insanely beautiful and delicious baked goods over the years, we figured the least we could do was to provide her with a mix to mix her dough & batter by. A long-time lover of reggae, we hope she finds this special birthday program focused on Jamaican sounds inspiring

Tuesday, January 1, 2019


Field recordings and traditional sounds from Africa, from the early/mid-20th century to the 21st

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Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Sunday, December 16, 2018

The Long March of Chinese Rock 'n' Roll

Mainland rock, punk, metal, hard rock, hip-hop, post-punk, synth-pop, post-rock, and more from the mainland, 1980s to present

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

Voices in the Wilderness

Lament, apology, paranoia, chagrin, boastfulness, glee, cautionary tales, and more from Austria, Benin, and Cambodia, to Malta, Singapore, Zambia ... and beyond