Best Wfmu podcasts we could find (Updated June 2018)
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Scratchy vanity 45s, pilfered field recordings, muddy off-the-radio sounds, homemade congregational tapes and vintage commercial gospel throw-downs; a little preachin', a little salvation, a little audio tomfoolery.
 
Special podcast version of Michael Shelley's weekly radio show, featuring interviews with the high-rollers of rock, soul, country, and jazz.
 
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Liz Berg | WFMU
Weekly
 
Caffeinated rock, experimental pop, oddball beats, and more stuffed into a chewy, bite-sized, downloadable snack. A quick rundown of Liz's faves from the Free Music Archive, including many tunes from her weekly radio show, plus a few special treats that are too hot for airplay.
 
Too Much Information is the sober hangover after the digital party has run out of memes, apps and schemes. Host Benjamen Walker finds out that, in a world where everyone overshares the truth 140 characters at a time, telling tales might be the most honest thing to do.
 
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Dave Emory | WFMU
Weekly
 
Anti-fascist researcher Dave Emory (spelled E-M-O-R-Y) goes into all the hidden truths and details about evil men and their trade practices.
 
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Liz Berg | WFMU
Weekly
 
Caffeinated rock, experimental pop, oddball beats, and more stuffed into a chewy, bite-sized, downloadable snack. A quick rundown of Liz's faves from the Free Music Archive, including many tunes from her weekly radio show, plus a few special treats that are too hot for airplay.
 
Back in 1979, I made the decision to accept Dr Demento as my personal savior. Since then, with the help of his apostles Spike, Al, Stan and Black-Eyed Susan Brown, I have made it my mission to spread the Gospel of the Firesign and the Word of the Waller. Please join me and my fellow seekers as we find the Wisdom we crave and the Rapture we deserve. A new sermon every Tuesday (and NO collection plate!).
 
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Dave Emory | WFMU
Weekly
 
Anti-fascist researcher Dave Emory (spelled E-M-O-R-Y) goes into all the hidden truths and details about evil men and their trade practices.
 
Twangs of all stripes and stuff that ends in -billy.
 
The Best Show On WFMU is now The Best Podcast On WFMU! Join Tom Scharpling as he journeys through the treacherous and hi-larious world of open phones, bizarre fake guests, and even more disturbing real guests. The podcast is all of the Mirth and Mayhem, but none of the Music!
 
Best Show Gems: The Best Of The Best Show On WFMU is a twice-monthly podcast featuring highlights from the full radio show. Classic Scharpling and Wurster calls, amazing phone-ins, random weirdness and more! It's a perfect way for a beginner to get on board, or for a longtime fan to look back and remember when.
 
Unstoppable radio: Dave talks with extremely important guests, answers the telephone, and tries to figure out what all those knobs and buttons are for. A sincere effort to get the original members of Dokken back on speaking terms will also be made whenever possible.
 
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Dave Emory | WFMU
Weekly
 
Anti-fascist researcher Dave Emory (spelled E-M-O-R-Y) goes into all the hidden truths and details about evil men and their trade practices.
 
A comprehensive exploration of contemporary experimental, psychedelic, noise & other obscure music. Hosted by Andy Ortmann (curator of the Nihilist Records label and member of longtime noise project Panicsville) presenting his obsessive perspective on the new difficult music. Peripheral and relating genres, including ethereal, electronic & extreme metal should also be expected in this weekly program. Sit back and relax into the hallucination amplification of The Eternal Now.
 
Ken and Andy further lower WFMU's already abysmal standards as the program enters its death throes. Stunt radio which subjects the radio audience to concepts and topics which mature adults should not have to endure. Find the fatal flaw.
 
Surreal, arty sound collage incorporating music, found audio, and pop culture relics, glued together by People Like Us.
 
Forward-thinking electronic music, regional sounds from around the world, hip-hop, dancehall, and float. Frequent international guests widen the picture.
 
A show from WFMU about our shift to a digital future. Mark Hurst interviews creators and thinkers about technology, community, videogames, and whatever else is next.
 
Southern inspirational dada.
 
Special podcast version of Michael Shelley's weekly radio show, featuring interviews with the high-rollers of rock, soul, country, and jazz.
 
The Best Show On WFMU is now The Best Podcast On WFMU! Join Tom Scharpling as he journeys through the treacherous and hi-larious world of open phones, bizarre fake guests, and even more disturbing real guests. The podcast is all of the Mirth and Mayhem, but none of the Music!
 
Back in 1979, I made the decision to accept Dr Demento as my personal savior. Since then, with the help of his apostles Spike, Al, Stan and Black-Eyed Susan Brown, I have made it my mission to spread the Gospel of the Firesign and the Word of the Waller. Please join me and my fellow seekers as we find the Wisdom we crave and the Rapture we deserve. A new sermon every Tuesday (and NO collection plate!).
 
Hosted by various WFMU personalities, Radio Free Culture is a weekly program that explores digital culture, net neutrality, piracy, the broadcast spectrum, digital rights, and archives and libraries in the internet age. We'll be interviewing some of the nation's key figures at the intersection of music, multimedia, and digital technology. This program is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
 
Smooth and easy soft rock to enjoy while you step back and appreciate the good people in your life. Each week, Dedications gives a shout out to the ones you love -- mamas, friends, lovers, even dogs. Callers share stories about the individuals in their lives who deserve a little more recognition. Hosted by Jo Firestone.
 
A live, improvised sound collage experiment, going back 24 years, weaving mesmerizing new soundscapes from found and collected materials right in the present moment.Pop music, speeches, live phone calls and spontaneous monologues become ambient loopy layered threads riding the liminal spaces between waking and dreaming.
 
Unstoppable radio: Dave talks with extremely important guests, answers the telephone, and tries to figure out what all those knobs and buttons are for. A sincere effort to get the original members of Dokken back on speaking terms will also be made whenever possible.
 
Just two girls. Having a good time. On a Friday night.
 
Scratchy vanity 45s, pilfered field recordings, muddy off-the-radio sounds, homemade congregational tapes and vintage commercial gospel throw-downs; a little preachin', a little salvation, a little audio tomfoolery.
 
The Old Codger: playing 78 RPM records like they're going out of style!
 
Street interviews, listener call-ins, vinyl gluttery, sporadic normalcy, original floperas and fiktion, blatant talking over songs, politix, tenderness, and a vague undercurrent of angst. Right up your alley!
 
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Jim Price | WFMU
Weekly
 
The WFMU prong will monitor love crimes in our egg-shelled studios.
 
Nachum Segal's weekly interview/update with Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, as heard on radio program JM in the AM (jmintheam.org).
 
Dianekamikaze presents Peer Pressure: an interview/music show with guest DJs from within the music world. Musicians would much rather talk about music than themselves! Different guests for each program; dianekamikaze =host.
 
Smooth and easy soft rock to enjoy while you step back and appreciate the good people in your life. Each week, Dedications gives a shout out to the ones you love -- mamas, friends, lovers, even dogs. Callers share stories about the individuals in their lives who deserve a little more recognition. Hosted by Jo Firestone.
 
Earth's only supernatural slumber-party-style call-in show.
 
A weekly dive into the Free Music Archive's vast and wondrous collection: cassette punk, indie-hop, freak-folk, and more electronic & experimental than you can shake a stick at. Join the Listening Party!
 
A weekly dive into the Free Music Archive's vast and wondrous collection: cassette punk, indie-hop, freak-folk, and more electronic & experimental than you can shake a stick at. Join the Listening Party!
 
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Aerial View | WFMU
Monthly
 
Aerial View was WFMU’s first regularly-scheduled phone-in talk show. Hosted by Chris T. and on the air since 1989, the show features topical conversation, interviews and many trips down the rabbit hole. Until further notice, Aerial View is only available as a podcast, available every Tuesday morning. Subscribe to the newsletter “See You Next Tuesday!” and find tons of archives at aerialview.me.
 
Your weekly ticket to droneland. Field recordings of waters, machines, subways, drums, frogs, ice, etc, and then those same recordings spindled, folded, or mutilated. Don't worry, that ticket will still get you through the phantom tollbooth.
 
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Jim Price | WFMU
Weekly
 
The WFMU prong will monitor love crimes in our egg-shelled studios.
 
Ken and Andy further lower WFMU's already abysmal standards as the program enters its death throes. Stunt radio which subjects the radio audience to concepts and topics which mature adults should not have to endure. Find the fatal flaw.
 
All the hits that fit, plus conversations about the grey area surrounding music and free culture in the digital era. The podcast features Creative Commons music from the Free Music Archive that you can download and share, legally!
 
Surreal, arty sound collage incorporating music, found audio, and pop culture relics, glued together by People Like Us.
 
Bronwyn C, The Iowa Firecracker talks pigs and takes your calls on pig-related matters.
 
A digest of radio pieces from WFMU's Morning Program. Host Clay Pigeon shares his inimitable production pieces, plus Wake and Bake Radio's weekly reports on cheese, hazardous waste, weird animals, listener phone calls, today in history, and more from Wake and Bake Radio, heard in its entirety Monday through Friday, 6-9am and online here: http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/WA
 
Earth's only supernatural slumber-party-style call-in show.
 
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J.P. is back this week, and the guys discuss the Milwaukee Brewers series win against the Chicago Cubs, and their continued ability to score a lot against the Philadelphia Phillies. Also, what does the Brad Miller acquisition mean for Orlando Arica? And how long will the team continue to let Domingo Santana struggle in the majors?J.P. talks wit ...…
 
Chuck Edwards - "Downtown Soulville" - 45 Music behind DJ: Ernie Fields - "Workin' Out" - 45 The "5" Royales - "I Want It Like That" - 45 Billy Barnes - "Road of Love" - 45 Big Mama Thornton - "Me and My Chauffeur" - 45 Alvin Christy - "Lover" - 45 Music behind DJ: The Rumblers - "Soulful Jerk" - 45 The Entertainers - "My Pad" - 45 Tommy Love - ...…
 
Silver Quintette - "Sinner's Crossroads" Deep South Singers of Huntsville, Alabama - "When The World Is On Fire" - Deep South Singers Five Blind Boys of Alabama - "Alone and Motherless" Kingdom Jubilee Singers - "Good Morning To Heaven" Golden Tones - "Day is Passed and Gone" Mound City Jubilee Quartette - "Seven Seas" Crossroad Gospel Singers ...…
 
sam kulik - "gig talk theme"http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/79696
 
Potterhouse - "Limp Over Here" - The Leg Albumhttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/79637
 
Music behind DJ: Smithstonian - "Just Sittin'" - 45 Carl Lester and the Show Stoppers - "When You See Me Hurt" - 45 The Sharps - "Shufflin'" - 45 The Rivingtons - "Fairy Tales" - 45 The Rivingtons - "Waiting" - 45 The Tenderfoots - "Save Me Some Kisses" - 45 The Rivingtons - "Papa Oom Mow Mow" - 45 The Rivingtons - "Mama Oom Mow Mow" - 45 The R ...…
 
sam kulik - "gig talk theme"http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/79580
 
I take a step back and recover from my micro burnout after day 6. I try to collect myself by doing some podcast related meta-talk.Later I talk about one of my radio idols - Clay Pigeon from WFMU and a recently published documentary about him called 'One October'.
 
Shitty Jobs Kim and Emily visits a Viking village [http://avaldsnes.info/en/vikinggard/gardstun/] Kim and Emily are amazed by a Viking structure of some sort. IRL visiting listener Bjarn's Sleestack and Kim Jon Il velvet paining in Norway Nils and Bjarn at WFMUhttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/79540…
 
"To be absent from the body is to be present with God, to be absent from society is to be on a higher plan man..."Sound collage offering to the Great Steel Rails of Freedom, and to honor all those who've caught the Westbound...RIDE SAFE BROTHERS AND SISTERS... - Intro - Interview w/ Sidedoor Pullman Kid (one of the last depression era hobo's) r ...…
 
If your someone who has ever had an interest in doing a year long project this episode will hopefully provide you the inspiration to do one yourself. If you asked me 2 years ago if I thought this was possible for me, I would have told you that I never follow through on long term projects and that I'm just not the type of person who completes th ...…
 
Jack Dalton & 7 Blue Babies - "I'M WILD ABOUT HORNS ON AUTOMOBILES" Ellie Gee & Jets - "RED CORVETTE" Chuck Miller - "BRIGHT RED CONVERTIBLE" Steve James - "MY LAST GOOD CAR" Country Mike - "DON'T LET THE AIR OUT OF MY TIRES" B 52s - "DEVIL IN MY CAR" Jan & Dean - "FLIGHT OF THE BATMOBILE" Mark Harman & Hot Rod Rhythm Boys - "MERCURY BLUES" Bil ...…
 
Chuck Edwards - "Downtown Soulville" Music behind DJ: Jimmie Haskell and Orch. - "Vanguard" - 45 The Velvetones - "Penalty of Love" - 45 Eddie Foster & the Blazers - "I Goofed" - 45 Larry Seibert and the Jaguars - "Never Come Back" - 45 Kenny James - "A Woman's Gonna Have Her Way" - 45 Music behind DJ: Frank Gay & the Gayblades - "Hades" - 45 T ...…
 
Chuck Edwards - "Downtown Soulville" Music behind DJ: Jimmie Haskell and Orch. - "Vanguard" - 45 The Velvetones - "Penalty of Love" - 45 Eddie Foster & the Blazers - "I Goofed" - 45 Larry Seibert and the Jaguars - "Never Come Back" - 45 Kenny James - "A Woman's Gonna Have Her Way" - 45 Music behind DJ: Frank Gay & the Gayblades - "Hades" - 45 T ...…
 
Chuck Edwards - "Downtown Soulville" Music behind DJ: Jimmie Haskell and Orch. - "Vanguard" - 45 The Velvetones - "Penalty of Love" - 45 Eddie Foster & the Blazers - "I Goofed" - 45 Larry Seibert and the Jaguars - "Never Come Back" - 45 Kenny James - "A Woman's Gonna Have Her Way" - 45 Music behind DJ: Frank Gay & the Gayblades - "Hades" - 45 T ...…
 
Ry Cooder - "Taxes on the Farmer Feeds Us All" - Out of the Purple Valley Samri Brar - "PETERBILT" [youtube.com] Wex Dabbler - "Indy 500,000,000,000" - Myopic Escalators of Banalityhttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/79287
 
The Tammy's - "Egyptian Shumba" - What's So Sweet About Sweet Sixteen Male Correctional Officer interview Female Correctional Officer Interview Thorin Daye Interview The Kinks - "Holloway Jail" - What's So Sweet About Sweet Sixteenhttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/79267
 
Firesign Theatre - "BEAT STREET JACK'S BAGHDAD BUSH SUIT" Dickies - "MANNY MOE & JACK" FARMkids - "LEGEND OF ONE-EYED JACK" Bobby Charles - "ONE-EYED JACK" Hollywood Argyles - "GUN-TOTIN CREATURE CALLED JACK" Hank Snow - "HI JACK" Monte Python - "HIJACK SKETCH" Village Sound - "HEY, DON'T HIJACK MY PLANE" Ramones - "RETURN OF JACKIE & JUDY" Chr ...…
 
Interview with Creston Spiers Original Air Date Sept 28, 2017 http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/75081 https://harveymilk.bandcamp.com https://www.patreon.com/user?u=5331890http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/79005
 
Chuck Edwards - "Downtown Soulville" - 45 Music behind DJ: The Skylighters - "Look a Here" - 45 The Royal Jokers - "I Don't Like You That Much" - 45 The Rays - "Zimba Lulu" - 45 Bobby Brookes - "Little Girl (Is It True)" - Teenagers Dance to Bobby Brookes Willie Johnson - "Say Baby" - 45 Music behind DJ: Johnnie Pate - "Muskeeta" - 45 Brook Ben ...…
 
"Building A Surveillance State," by A Small Woodland Animal.From Mark Hurst's Techtonic show on WFMU. Originally aired on the April 23, 2018 episode.LYRICS FOR YOUR SING ALONG:Building a surveillance stateGoogle, GooglePrivacy is what they hateAll Google day It's Facebook, tooThey're spying on youWe've got to change before it's too lateAll Goog ...…
 
"Building A Surveillance State," by A Small Woodland Animal.From Mark Hurst's Techtonic show on WFMU. Originally aired on the April 23, 2018 episode.LYRICS FOR YOUR SING ALONG:Building a surveillance stateGoogle, GooglePrivacy is what they hateAll Google day It's Facebook, tooThey're spying on youWe've got to change before it's too lateAll Goog ...…
 
Interview with Scott The Tammy's - "Egyptian Shumba" - What's So Sweet About Sweet Sixteenhttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/79080
 
In an episode first aired May 14, 2018:DJ Andrew Sandoval shares 20 of his 45rpm finds from WFMU's annual record fair by: John, Geoffrey & Brother Tom; The Voyage; The Wildflower; The Shillings; The Toads; Forte Four; Keith Green; The Trend; The Sterlings; The Village East; The Sweet Tymes; The Fruit Machine; David Kershenbaum; Bobby Whiteside; ...…
 
Loverboy - "When It's Over" - Get Luckyhttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/79062
 
Chuck Edwards - "Downtown Soulville" - 45 Music behind DJ: Sonny Forrest - "Madame Bootie Green" - 45 Richard MacAdoo - "Those Young Girls" - 45 Al Brown & His Tunetoppers - "Sweet Little Love" - 45 The Robins - "Empty Bottles" - 45 Effie Smith - "Water! Water!" - 45 Music behind DJ: Preston Epps - "Bongo Express" - 45 Mad Lads - "Hey Man" - 45 ...…
 
Chuck Edwards - "Downtown Soulville" - 45 Music behind DJ: Sonny Forrest - "Madame Bootie Green" - 45 Richard MacAdoo - "Those Young Girls" - 45 Al Brown & His Tunetoppers - "Sweet Little Love" - 45 The Robins - "Empty Bottles" - 45 Effie Smith - "Water! Water!" - 45 Music behind DJ: Preston Epps - "Bongo Express" - 45 Mad Lads - "Hey Man" - 45 ...…
 
Hearty White Hearty White Hearty White Hearty Whitehttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/78997
 
Hearty White Hearty White Hearty White Hearty Whitehttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/78997
 
The Tammy's - "Egyptian Shumba" Interview with Derek Pernesigliohttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/78975
 
"One Less Haircut"Written by Lizzy, Luisa, Elias, and BennettDirected and Produced by James MontañoDan: Jesse FriedmanDr. Roberts: Joel DerbyBarbra: Bridget HaberechtSecretary: Christina BrownNews Reporter: Shawn JainSiri: Katie RichAll performers are graduate students in acting at the American Repertory Theater Institute for Advanced Theater T ...…
 
"Thrust in the Spotlight"By Eva, Madeline and TheoDirected and Produced by James MontañoEmmaline: Katie RichAnthony: Joel DerbyThe Radio Host: Jesse FriedmanOfficer 1: Peter GiovineOfficer 2: Christina Brown.All performers are graduate students in acting at the American Repertory Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard Univer ...…
 
"A World's Ashes"By Lucy, Esme, Steele, and KiraDirected and Produced by James MontañoHorton: Peter GiovineDelphine: Bridget HaberechtLucy: Katie RichAmara: Me'Lisa SellersRandom Guard: Joel DerbyNarrator: Shawn Jain.All performers are graduate students in acting at the American Repertory Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harva ...…
 
"The Effect of a Butterfly"By Addie, Beatrice, and AveryDirected and Produced by James MontañoGeorge: Shawn JainRandom Woman: Christina BrownDr. Womantoo: Katie RichAll performers are graduate students in acting at the American Repertory Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University, Class of 2018. Music: "A1_Rogue" by P ...…
 
Potterhouse - "Can't Rock Tonight" - Other Planshttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/78933
 
Potterhouse - "Can't Rock Tonight" - Other Planshttp://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/78933
 
How much screen time is too much for kids? Mark speaks with author Anya Kamenetz about her new book "The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life." Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" - Machinarium Soundtrack - "Mark's intro" - "Interview with Anya Kamenetz, author of "The Art of Screen Time"" Kosmischer Läufer - " ...…
 
Mena Moeria Minstrels - "HANO HANO HANALE" Sol K Bright - "HE ONO" Spike Jones & His City Slickers - "HAWAIIAN WAR CHANT" Ray Kinney - "KANEOHE HULA" Annette - "HUKILAU SONG" Beach Boys - "HAWAII" Jan & Dean - "HONOLULU LULU" Jay Epae - "SURFIN ON WAIKIKI" Sol K. Bright Hollywaiians - "HEAT WAVE" Louis Armstrong - "ON A LITTLE BAMBOO BRIDGE" No ...…
 
Mena Moeria Minstrels - "HANO HANO HANALE" Sol K Bright - "HE ONO" Spike Jones & His City Slickers - "HAWAIIAN WAR CHANT" Ray Kinney - "KANEOHE HULA" Annette - "HUKILAU SONG" Beach Boys - "HAWAII" Jan & Dean - "HONOLULU LULU" Jay Epae - "SURFIN ON WAIKIKI" Sol K. Bright Hollywaiians - "HEAT WAVE" Louis Armstrong - "ON A LITTLE BAMBOO BRIDGE" No ...…
 
Interview with Martin Rev Original Air Date 4-5-18 - "http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/78244" http://www.martinrev.com Martin Rev - "T'amo" Interview with Martin Rev Interview conducted 2-5-18http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/78626
 
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