Noah Zark - The first two albums by Intelligent Hoodlum (originally released in the early 1990's) have just been re-issued with production from Marley Marl has just been released with liner notes by Noah.
Irwin Chusid - Papa Chu is sitting out the recently begun summer schedule. If you need a fix, he's launched four project-centric blogs which merit your periodic attention: Muriel's Treasure Calypso Artifacts | Jim Flora Blog | Raymond Scott Blog | Irwin's No-Comment Photoblog Also be on the lookout for Muriel's Treasure making a return appearance as a summer podcast in just a few short weeks.
Dave the Spazz - His triumphant lordship at Union Pool continues every Sunday throughout June. He'll also be spinning 500% Bo Diddley-related records on June 29th at Don Pedro's, along with fellow FMU residents Rex Doane and Todd-o-Phonic Todd.
Bronwyn C. - Following hot on the heels of her "Inside Edition" segment, Bronwyn C. is going to be profiled in a story about prosopagnosia (faceblindness) in a British women's magazine called "Bella." Bronwyn says: "it's a bit disheartening to realize that it's easier to become famous for a bizarre neurological disability than for one's accomplishments. On the other hand, [my] most notable accomplishment to date has been getting fired from WNYC for calling the editors of the New York Times "a bunch of xenophobic rubes," so ..."
Station Manager Ken - Our fearless leader recently penned an excellent critique for the Brooklyn Rail about the Don Imus incident, and what it all means in the broader context of increasing speech restrictions in the broadcast realm. You can read the article here.
Dorian Devins - The Speakeasy host will hold the next installment of her Secret Science Club on June 6th at 8 p.m. in the basement of Union Hall (702 Union St.in Park Slope, Brooklyn). Enjoy fizzy libations and thrill to the dizzying (or is that the drink?) ruminations of Dr. Edward Belbruno, who'll discuss the future of space flight, missions to Mars, detecting and deflecting Earth-threatening comets, and potential trips to the Alpha Centauri star system.