Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Asakawa Maki 1970-80 | 7-10 PM EDT

 


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio, Bodega Pop spins an all-vinyl immersion into the first decade of Asakawa Maki (浅川マキ), one of Japan's most beloved underground singers, featuring some of her greatest folk, blues, jazz, and avant-garde tracks


Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Every Day Is Record Store Day | 7-10 PM EDT

 


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio we spin recent-ish record store finds on vinyl from Benin, Brazil, Ethiopia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Turkey, and Zambia


Wednesday, April 20, 2022

WORLD 2.0 | 7-10 PM EDT

 


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio, we spin adventurous 21st century tracks from Brazil, China, Congo, East Turkistan, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Spain, Senegal, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, USA, Vietnam


Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The Third Unheard | 7-10 PM EDT

 

TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio, we'll be spinning  leftfield sounds from Japanese women and East German men on vinyl. Libyan Tuareg and some other obscure North African stuff. Israeli-Yemenite funk and International folk. Connecticut hip hop.

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

GROUP SOUNDS | NIGERIA

 


TONIGHT from 7-10 PM EDT, Bodega Pop on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio spins rock, soul, funk, afrobeat, and disco from Africa's most populous country


Wednesday, March 30, 2022

GROUP SOUNDS | JAMAICA

 


TONIGHT from 7-10 PM EDT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio, Bodega Pop spins pioneers, stalwarts, harmonizers, ambassadors, session men, and one-hit wonders of soul, ska, rocksteady, reggae, disco, funk, lovers rock, and dub

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Music from a Millionaires' Playground | 7-10 PM EDT Tonight

 



TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio we spin vinyl from the Mediterranean. Tunisian traditional, Yugoslavian electronic, Egyptian noise, Greek dance, Moroccan folk, Israeli operatic, Algerian rai, Spanish DIY, Turkish Fuzz, Italian synth, Lebanese pop, French avant-garde, and more


Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Marathon Week 2 | Stage Manage This!

 

7-10 PM EST TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio, Bronwyn B (Acid Jazz Hands) joins Gary in the bodega to spin the kahrayzee musiq and give away prizes -- all to help raise $ to keep the world's greatest freeform radio station in the black and on the air!

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Marathon Week #1: Jeff and Gary Wing It! | 7-10 PM

 


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio, Destination:Out's Jeff Golick joins Gary to play random tracks from around the world and give away prizes and help raise money for the greatest freeform radio station on earth


Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Back to the Bodega | 7-10 PM EST

 


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio we'll spin music from around the world found in New York City's mom & pop grocery, media, and variety stores. Ukrainian electronica, Cuban son, Vietnamese soul, Syrian lament, Bosnian protest, and more.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Bappi Lahiri (1952-2022)

 


7-10 PM tonight on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: Crowned Bollywood’s “Disco King” in the 1980s, Bappi Lahiri was the only child of Bengali musical artists Aparesh and Bansuri Lahiri and the nephew of playback singer Kishore Kumar. Though best known for his upbeat hits written for Disco Dancer and Dance Dance, Lahiri’s oeuvre was as varied as anyone’s in the business, including romantic soundtracks for evergreen classics like Chalte Chalte. Lahiri passed away last Wednesday, and this three-hour tribute will honor the full spectrum of his output.

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022

What I listen to when you're not around

 



 
TONIGHT from 7-10 PM EST on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio, we spin tracks on vinyl from Algeria, Angola, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, New Zealand, Nigeria, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, and Zambia

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Lata (1929-2022) | 7-10 PM EST TONIGHT

 


Tonight on Bodega Pop on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: South Asia lost its greatest voice on Sunday with the passing of revered Bollywood playback singer, Lata Mangeshkar. Lata’s career began before the partition and she continued to record, if sporadically, into the 21st century. This tribute will focus on her greatest tracks, from her first major hits of the late 1940s to rare but standout performances of the 1990s.


Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Artifacts of the CD Era | 7-10 PM EST TONIGHT!

 


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio, Bodega Pop spins highlights from Les Archives de la Musique Arabe, DJ Spooky's book-CDs, Sublime Frequencies' radio series, John Peel's failed U.S. invasion, and Shibuya-kei's world takeover.


Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Elza Soares: My Name Is Now | 7-10 PM EST

 


In a career that spanned six decades, Brazilian vocalist Elza Soares, who died last Thursday at 91, released some three dozen culture-shifting albums, becoming a national icon and international superstar. This tribute will touch on a bit of everything, from her early samba and samba-soul records of the 1960s and '70s to lesser-known gems from the '80s and '90s to her innovative, Grammy-winning work of the 21st century.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

A-Sides + Asides | 7-10 PM EST

 

TONIGHT from 7-10 PM EST, Bodega Pop on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio spins some favorite A-Sides ripped from our personal collection of LPs and cassettes from Japan, Nigeria, the United States, Lebanon, Poland, and Tanzania. Plus some gossip about those sides.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Dutch Masters | 7-10 PM EST

 


Join us TONIGHT from 7-10 PM EST on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio as we spin three hours of folk, funk, prog, psychedelic, and punk sounds from the Netherlands


Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Cairo Cassette Shop | 7-10 PM EST

 


TONIGHT on Bodega Pop on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio we play al-jil, al-tarab, bedouin, commercial pop, music for television, shaabi, and sung poetry from our personal collection of Egyptian tapes. See you there?