In case you haven't heard, the station's Summer 2010 schedule is in full effect! Go here to discover where your favorite DJs have migrated to, and get intrigued by all the new and returning taste-arbiters in WFMU's musical stable.
Jim Behrle, the poet and cartoonist who has riled up the literary world with his blogs since the early '00s, is dropping in on Thunk Tank with Bronwyn and Jay. Listen as Jim talks about fame, writin', his incendiary comic strip "Kreepie Kats," and sports Tuesday, 6/15, from 6 to 7 PM. Here is an article about him from the Village Voice.
John Allen will play a live set from the Black Swans on his web show. This folk/soul/blues group out of Columbus, Ohio have a new release, Words Are Stupid, out on St. Ides/Secretly Canadian. It will happen Wednesday 6/19, from 6 to 9 AM (web-only).
Diamondsnake on EFD Whaaaaaaaat!!! Evan "Funk" Davies welcomes Diamondsnake, the pop-metal collaboration between Phil Costello (Satanicide, Valley Lodge) and Moby. Rounded out by drummer Tomato of Sound of Urchin and mostly-bassist funnyman Dave Hill of Valley Lodge, these fellows are playing their first-ever gig at the Highline Ballroom on the 17th. Catch them here the night before, Wednesday 6/16, from 9 PM to midnight.
Finally, frenetic garage rockers the A-Bones grace the Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T. on Saturday, 6/19 from 3 to 6 PM. They will celebrate their most recent album Not Now! (Norton Records) having been named one of Terre's Top 10 of 2009. OK, they may also promote their upcoming Rocks Off Booze Cruise around Manhattan, taking place the evening of Wednesday June 23rd.
Now for zee featured archived song: last week Ryan Martin of Dais Records, along with Brian Turner, blew my poor little mind with this track about petting rabbits, by Drowning the Virgin Silence.