WFMU is at the festival for another year, and will be pre-empting regular programming on Saturday and Sunday for live sets in their entirety. Lineup includes performances by Wire, the Fall, Pavement, Mission of Burma, Endless Boogie, New Pornographers, Sic Alps, the Clean and many more TBA! WFMU hosts will be providing plenty of on-site commentary, talking with some of the artists, and reviewing Primavera's stable of sandwiches named after bands. ETA: Holy crap, acts just added to airlist include Mission of Burma, Van Dyke Parks, Gary Numan, Diplo, Major Lazer, Liquid Liquid, Polvo, Rother/Shelley/Mullan, and the Slits.
Friday, May 28th from noon to 11 PM
Saturday, May 29th from 1 PM to midnight.
Liz Berg welcomes X-Ray Eyeballs to her show on Monday 3/24 from noon to 3 PM, fresh from their weekend gig at Death By Audio, for a live set of fuzzy lo-fi pop. More info and free MP3s of this Brooklyn band's songs can be found on their blog.
Noah fills in for Jason Sigal with special guest The Custodian of Records, who shares his latest finds and self-produced treats. On Coffee Break for Heroes and Villains, Tuesday 3/25 from 9 AM to noon.
On Gateway to Joy with Donna, The New Heaven and The New Earth come to the studio to discuss their music and perform a live session. A chamber-pop group out of Philadelphia, The New Heaven and The New Earth will release their debut EP "All Saints' Day" on July 20th on Edible Onion. Tuesday 3/25 from 3 to 6 PM (fill-in for Brian Turner).
Journalist Dan Epstein visits Evan "Funk" Davies on Tuesday 3/25 from 11 PM to 2 AM. He fills us in on his book Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s, forthcoming this week from Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Press.
William Berger will host G. Lucas Crane, the tape collagist and member of Woods, known also for his solo drone project Nonhorse. Explore noise and ontological contradiction with them: Wm. Berger presents My Castle of Quiet, Wednesday 3/26 from 8 to 11 PM.
Access archives for any on-air event that has already passed via the show's "Playlists and Archives" page. http://wfmu.org/playlists
More info on the week's happenings can be found in the list of WFMU's Upcoming Special Programs.