Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Female Killer Movie Songs | 7-10 PM EST


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: An all-vinyl focus on pop cinema and cinematic pop featuring women from Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, France, India, Korea, Lebanon, Pakistan, Poland, and the USA

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Yukihiro Takahashi (1952-2023)


TONIGHT from 7-10 PM EST on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: Yukihiro Takahashi was best known in the United States for his work in Yellow Magic Orchestra and his subsequent solo career. But the prolific drummer and vocalist was involved in some two dozen outfits over the years, including sixties group sounds unit The Fingers and older brother Nobuyuki’s early seventies soft-rock band Buzz. This show will sample from all five-and-a-half decades of the late, great artist’s career.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Downtown Japan | 7-10 PM EST


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: Launched in 1995 with titles by Ikue Mori, the Ruins, and other avant-garde artists, Tzadik’s “New Japan” series highlighted and expanded upon an ongoing conversation between downtown New York City and the archipelago. Releases ranged from amped-up bubblegum and eccentric acapella to electronic noise and distressed digital information. This show will feature favorite tracks spanning the full 17 years of the series’ output.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

1973 | 7-10 PM EST


NOW PLAYING: Recordings from around the world that turn 50 this year. Join us?