Trooper, “Boys in the Bright White Sports Car” (download mp3 here) This delightfully cheesy rocker comes out of Canada’s left coast. You too will be asking “Where did they get that car?”
Edward Bear, “Best Friend” (download mp3 here) Best known for their sappy ballad “Last Song,” Toronto’s Edward Bear pick up the pace in this organ-driven powerhouse!
Find ‘em on Evan “Funk” Davies’ 100% CanCon! This 2012 WFMU Premium is an unrepresentative selection of mostly rockin’ recordings from Our Neighbors to the North. All songs guaranteed Canadian as defined by the official MAPL System!
Last week’s adio show with USC professor Josh Kun was a real treat – and it’s now streaming. An hour of real talk on the current state of narcocorridos – Mexican drug ballads – prefaced by two new heaters from Tijuana’s blooming indie scene. Listen close:
DJ Rupture’s 2012 DJ Premium is T.S. Eliot Was Wrong: The world ends with a BANG, not a whimper. This DJ Rupture party mix offers plenty of proof.
Little-known Long Island punk group sings about a weird girl on Amanda’s 2012 DJ Premium, Parking Lot Romance: “Unknown pop-punk songs about food, TV, girls, and punk rock, sarcastically crafted for the teenager within us all.”
Amanda’s show airs Wednesdays 12-3pm ET on WFMU’s Give the Drummer Radio Stream — listen here (.pls)
Unreleased remix by legendary Chicago producer & Common’s musical director, the Twilite Tone.
Find it on Duane’s Party Remedies for Your Broken Social Scene.
This 2012 WFMU DJ Premium contains exclusive/rare tracks, remixes and edits from Dam-Funk, Ex-Cops, Phenomenal Handclap Band, James Pants, and other faves, sliced and diced together for your pleasure chest.
This Victor recording is one of the greatest comedy call and response tunes of all time, and a hugely popular record from 1922.
Find it on MAC’s 2012 WFMU DJ Premium, Antique Phonograph Music Program presents Hits of the Acoustic Era: The BIGGEST songs from America’s pre-1925 musical history recorded from period crank-up phonographs. A must for any pop enthusiast!
Get it by calling 1-800-989-9368 from 8-9pm tonight with a premium-sized pledge, or by pledging at any point before the end of the marathon (March 4th!) at wfmu.org/pledge.
My Grand Prize (one per show) is an extra-cool Orange Stereo Micro Crush Mini Amp with built-in tuner, stereo aux in (hook up an iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc) and a headphone jack.
Way back in 1989 Aerial View became the first reguarly-scheduled phone-in talk show on WFMU, which was and remains (of course) a music-centric station. Doing a talk show on FMU once felt lonely but I look around the schedule all these years later and see so many phone-in talk shows that I know talk radio will always have a place among the music.
Show you care about talk radio on WFMU and make a pledge right now at http://aerialview.me. And please feel free to forward this e-mail or embed the Pledge Widget code wherever you’d like!
Riff-laden NY hardcore by way of shoegaze, from Brian Turner’s DJ Premium, Budget Budokan II: Another compendium of blazin’, full live sessions from Brian Turner’s show from the recent past: Wire, The Men, Ice Age, Legendary Pink Dots, Kurt Vile, Skullflower, Prince Rama and more! (MP3 disc)
A strange psychedelic concoction from Tony Coulter’s Radio Homebrew-Best of the Unsigned: A collection of sizzling tracks by “unsigned” local acts, taken off of radio station comps from the ’70s and ’80s.
Mercyful Fate was a Danish heavy metal band from Copenhagen originally active from 1981-1985.
Find this rare, unreleased live recording on the 2012 WFMU DJ Premium, Professor Dum Dum’s Disc of Curiosities. Professor Dum Dum has selected songs that are either out of print, hard to find, or just too delicious to leave out.
This track was digitized from WFMU’s cassette library by Dan Bodah, host of Airborne Event.
Find it on his 2012 WFMU DJ Premium, Break the Tabs & Check Dolby B: More fistfuls of cassettes from WFMU’s famed tape library. Rock stompers, bedroom-pop dazzlers, noise scrapers, & goofy self-indulgence from the ’80s to the Oughties.
This is a track from Bethany’s Tango Until You’re Sore. The host of WFMU’s A440 and Stochastic Hit Parade has compiled a premium mix of historic tangos like you’ve never heard ‘em before, only available for a premium-sized pledge during WFMU’s Marathon.
Obed Pickard Of Station WSM Nashville Tennessee, "The Old Grey Horse" (via soundcloud)
From the grand prize Dust to Digital box set that you can win by pledging $75 or more to Benjamen Walker’s Too Much Information marathon show, 6-7pm ET tonight on WFMU.
I Listen to the Wind That Obliterates My Traces brings together a collection of vintage photographs related to music, a group of 78rpm recordings, and short excerpts from various literary sources that are contemporary with the sound and images. Culled from artist Steve Roden’s collection of thousands of vernacular photographs related to music, sound, and listening. (via Dust to Digital)