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About WFMU

WEB SITE:http://wfmu.org
REGISTERED:Dec 3, 2008
CONTRIBUTIONS:21174
PLAYLISTS CREATED:149
WFMU-FM is a listener-supported, non-commercial radio station broadcasting at 91.1 Mhz FM in Jersey City, NJ, right across the Hudson from lower Manhattan. It is currently the longest running freeform radio station in the United States. The station also broadcasts to the Hudson Valley and Lower Catskills in New York,
Western New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania via its 90.1 signal at WXHD in Mount Hope, NY. The station maintains an extensive online presence at WFMU.ORG which includes live audio streaming in several formats, over 8 years of audio archives, podcasts and a popular blog. Rolling Stone Magazine, The Village Voice, CMJ and the New York Press have all at one time or another called WFMU "the best radio station in the country" and the station has also been the subject of feature stories in The New York Times and on the BBC. In recent years the station has gained a large international following due to its online operations and counts Simpson's creator Matt Groening, film director Jim Jarmusch and Velvet Underground founder Lou Reed, among others, as devoted fans of the station. WFMU's programming ranges from flat-out uncategorizable strangeness to rock and roll, experimental music, 78 RPM Records, jazz, psychedelia, hip-hop, electronica, hand-cranked wax cylinders, punk rock, gospel, exotica, R&B, radio improvisation, cooking instructions, classic radio airchecks, found sound, dopey call-in shows, interviews with obscure radio personalities and notable science-world luminaries, spoken word collages, Andrew Lloyd Webber soundtracks in languages other than English as well as Country and western music. All of the station's programming is controlled by individual DJs and is not beholden to any type of station-wide playlist or rotation schedule. Experimentation, spontaneity and humor are among the station's most frequently noted distinguishing traits. WFMU does not belong to any existing public radio network, and close to 100% of its programming originates at the station.

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WFMU / FMA SXSW, March 18th 2011 live @ Barbarella

On Friday, March 18th, 2011, WFMU returned to the State To Which Not To Mess for another sauce-slathered evening of curated live music at the SXSW festival in Austin! WFMU teamed up with the Free Music Archive to co-curate the night.    For the 4th year in a row, WFMU broadcasted full sets live from Barbarella (formerly Encore, formerly Spiro's) at 615 Red River in the heart of downtown Austin.     Please enjoy these fantastic recordings!   

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