Wednesday, January 24, 2024



TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: We're back at Mom's house. She continues to claim she loves "everything Gary plays." For three hours we'll be testing her patience, our patience ... and yours.

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

10: A Decade on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio | 7-10 PM EST


It's our Tin Anniversary! TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio we'll be spinning old favorites and new discoveries and generally having our cake and eating it, too

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Farid & Asmahan | 7-10 PM EST

Syrian-born siblings Asmahan and Farid El Atrache took the Egyptian music scene by storm with such force in the 1930s that when Asmahan died in a car that went over the rails and into the Nile, one rumor had it that reigning diva Oum Kalthoum had had her killed in a fit of jealous rage. This all-vinyl tribute will highlight collaborative recordings from the '30s and '40s like the operetta “Intissar Eshabab” and draw from Farid’s long and storied career following his sister’s tragic, early death.

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