Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Tim Maia & Cultura Racional | 7-10 PM EDT

TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: Guided by Allen Thayer’s 33 1/3 book on Tim Maia’s immersion in the science fiction-y cult of Rational Culture, this episode offers a panoramic listen to Racional Volumes 1 through 3, with highlights from the Brazilian artist’s pre- and post-Racional 1970s funk, soul, and disco interspersed throughout.

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Obvious as an Ear | 7-10 PM EDT


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: An all vinyl & cassette episode featuring: Originals & their sampled afterlives, very LOUD music recorded by a variety of mysterious Japanese dudes obscured by long hair and sunglasses, the one album almost every freeform DJ has to have at least considered playing a track from this year, Egyptian mawaweel by the greatest living belter of same ... and Aris San

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Being Geniuses Together: East Coast Hip-Hop 1987-89


TONIGHT from 7-10 PM EDT, Bodega Pop on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio spins hits, deep cuts, iconic tracks, mostly from vinyl, idiosyncratically tracing hip-hop's most significant transitional period

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before | 7-10 PM EDT


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio, we spin Algerian space disco; Mandarin surf pop; Rif Mountain music; Indian vocals & veena on private press cassette; a forgotten Persian 60s star; unearthed Venezuelan and Colombian cumbia from the 1970s