Friday, March 15, 2019

Arab Spring


On Wednesday, March 20, Bodega Pop Live on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio celebrates the Vernal Equinox with three hours of our hardest-rocking tracks from North Africa and the Middle East. 



Tuesday, March 12, 2019

HEAD TO HEAD HIPPIES! w/Uncle Michael


Bodega proprietor Gary goes Hippie Head-to-Head with Hinky Dinky Time's Uncle Michael in a battle of "whoa, epic" proportions for WEEK TWO of WFMU's 2019 FUNDRAISING MARATHON!

We'll be giving away 9 thrilling CD and LP prizes, including some mind-expanding Latin psychedlic, African space music, and southeast Asian scorchers!



Everyone who pledges $75 can choose to receive a copy of Bodega Pop Live Presents: BACK IN THE USSR: Soviet Rock + Underground, 1971-1990, a collection of 20 hand-picked tracks by state-approved rock groups and scofflaw miscreants from my massive personal super-posse of action-packed thrills from everybody's favorite 20th century empire!


Monday, March 4, 2019

The Voice | WFMU Marathon Week 1 w/Dan Bodah


Bodega Pop Live on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio welcomes co-host Dan Bodah for WEEK ONE of WFMU's 2019 FUNDRAISING MARATHON

We'll be giving away 9 thrilling CD and LP prizes, including some ear-searing Thai morlam & pop, mind-altering Egyptian electronica, trippy Tibetan field recordings, and some guitar-forward north African rock. Oh, and a brilliant soundtrack by Serge Gainsbourg, too.



Everyone who pledges $75 can choose to receive a copy of Bodega Pop Live Presents: BACK IN THE USSR: Soviet Rock + Underground, 1971-1990, a collection of 20 hand-picked tracks by state-approved rock groups and scofflaw miscreants from my massive personal super-posse of action-packed thrills from everybody's favorite 20th century empire!


Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Only Language We Shared Were the Names of Our Favorite Artists


Music found in Amsterdam, Bangkok, Geneva, Luang Prabang, Kyoto, Marrakesh, Montréal, Paris, Quebec City, Tokyo, and Vientiane.

Listen now in the archives

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


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

Listen to the show now in the archives

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Woman Is the Future of Man


Tracks by half a dozen 21st Century artists: Midori, Aicha Maya, Wunmi, Juana Molina, Peaches, and M.I.A.


Monday, January 28, 2019

Venezuela


Venezualan psychedelic, folk, hip-hop, joropo, electronic, pop, experimental, field recordings, post-rock, twee & more

Listen to the show in the archives


Saturday, January 19, 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Araby


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