Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Wayfaring Strangers | 7-10 PM EST


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: A listen back to The Numero Group's sublabel focused on amateur Americana, folk, yacht rock, psychedelia, and D&D-inspired jams

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Midwinter Day | 7-10 PM EST

NOW PLAYING on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: A three-hour mid-ear arc formed by hot and cold jets of sonic residue from Uganda, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Lebanon, USA, Japan, Palestine, Russia and Armenia, obliquely inspired by (yet having nothing really to do with) the poet Bernadette Mayer

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

La Haine: 40 Years of French Hip-Hop 1984-2024 | 7-10 PM EST


TONIGHT on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio: Although underappreciated in the United States, French hip-hop is second only to American in terms of sales, influence, and artistic invention. Beginning with Dee Nasty’s groundbreaking Paname City Rappin’, this four-decade overview will feature pioneering legends IAM, Suprême NTM, Assassin, and MC Solaar, and spotlight sonic and lyrical brilliance from lesser knowns like Saliha, Fabe, and many others.