Monday, July 30, 2018

We Can't Stop Smoking in the Vicious and Blue Summer

A three-hour soundtrack to an imaginary Wong Kar-wai film, featuring 78s from Lebanon, Poland, Thailand, and Turkey; Belgian disco; Taiwanese rock; Okinawan bossa nova; Latin rhythms from Colombia, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela; Brazilian lo-fi; bubblegum from Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia ... and more!

Listen to the show in the archives

Sunday, July 22, 2018


Three hours of some of the most extreme music ever recorded, from early experiments by pioneers Hijokaidan, Merzbow, and Hanatarash, to ear-piercing, mind-melting home recordings by K2, Pain Jerk, the Geriogerigegege, Violent Onsen Geisha, Incapacitants, Solmania, and more!

Listen to the show in the archives

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Jackson Heights

Take a musical journey with Bodega Pop Live on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio through the streets of one of the most diverse neighborhoods on the planet: Jackson Heights. Three hours of Peruvian punk, Tamil electronica, Ecuadorian soul, Punjabi party music, Venezuelan prog, Bangladeshi disco, Panamanian dancehall, Pinoy hip hop, Mexican psychedelic, Tibetan folk, and more!

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Fête Femelle

Three hours of music from some of France's finest female recording artists, including 20th century luminaries Juliette Greco and Brigitte Fontaine, 21st Century avant-popists Maud Octallinn and Colleen, and more.

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Soirée Internationale


A special five-hour international record party! Ugandan soul and street music, Lebanese pop hits, French Canadadian proto-punk, Japanese pastiche, 21st century electronica from the Netherlands, chaâbi d'Algérie, fado de Lisboa, field recordings from Niger, music from UK classrooms, and early hip hop from the US of A