Many WFMU DJs, including Kenny G, Rob Weisberg, Pseu Braun, Kevin Nutt, Tony Coulter, Scott Williams, Kenzo, and volunteer Cheese Snob Wendy participated in the AV Festival's Radio Boredcast stream which ran all March and will be repeated in April. It was curated and programmed by Vicki Bennett aka People Like Us. Archives available here.
WFMU's Music Director Brian Turner (right) hits the Europe circuit in April: Julie Tippex booking has BT spinning and lecturing April 19-28, including several days participation at Nantes' excellent Le Lieu Unique festival. He promises Budgie, Billy Bond, and Blah Blah Blah for all, dates here.
The National Association of Community Broadcasters honors Station Manager Ken with an award for leadership and innovation.
Wed Apr 4th, 8pm: Sergei Tcherepnin and WFMU's Woody Sullender will turn ISSUE Project Room into a site for listening and touching music, with sonic tables and other unconventional sound-producers channeling their electronic improvisations. RSVP (free, $10 suggested donation).
Thurs Apr 5th, 9pm: Inspired by the Miami Bass theme of his recent Marathon premium, WFMU DJ Billy Jam has teamed up with three Bay Area DJs (DJ Quest, DJ Stef, and Marc Stretch of Foreign Legion) to present a one-off night of all Miami Bass booty shaking dance music at SOM Bar in the Mission District of San Francisco.
Thurs Apr 5th, 12pm-1pm Australian time (Wednesday April 4, 10pm New Jersey Time) DJ Keili will be the guest on Sydney's FBI Radio's "Out of The Box" radio show, sharing ten songs that have influenced or affected her life and her show.
Henry Lowengard's band Mamalama's latest CD "The World of Color and Light" will be out In April and they're having a release show at the Bearsville Theatre in Woodstock, NY on Sat Apr 7th, 8PM door with opening act Marc Sloan on guitar.
Noah Uman was interviewed in Flea Market Funk about record collecting, DJing & producing re-issues. See it here. His Marshall McLuhan & Profile Records re-issues were recently featured on NPR. The show on McLuhan is here and the one on Profile Records is here. Noah also was interviewed on DJ Eclipe's Halftime Show on WNYU March 14th, you can see that on ustream here.
Thursday April 12th at 7pm, Scott McDowell will be one of the featured panelists at a free roundtable dialogue called Aether: Is the Medium Still the Message? in Bryant Park. For more information and to register go here and here.
Saturday April 28th, Kevin Nutt as DJ Casequarter will be spinning vinyl with Tuscaloosa's DJ Tom Cat Kitten at Egan's Bar in Tuscaloosa Rockabilly, Soul, Gospel, Garage, Country & Cajun 45s and 78s, 9 until it's over.
Nathaniel Roe is playing a lot of shows in April. On Saturday, April 5th he will be at Secret Project Robot for the Birthday show with DJ Dylan Going (also of wfmu).. On Saturday April 14 Roe will beat Death By Audio for the White Suns record release with Pop. 1280 and C. Spencer Yeh. April 21, Roe will be at Spirit Bar with Rat Bastard, Mark Morgan (from Sightings), Mr.Matthews + Bob Bellerue (member of Telecult Powers)
Here's a Brooklyn Rail piece on post-Megaupload blog scene with quotes by Doug Schulkind.
El Pais had a great article (in Spanish) on the Free Music Archive and you can see it here.
Julie from Dark Night of the Soul was interviewed in a podcast by the Musicnbandsndan blog. Scroll down to see it here.
Every Sunday, Dave the Spazz spins rock & roll records at Union Pool starting at 10 pm (484 Union Ave at Meeker in Williamsburg, Brooklyn), free.
Mr. Fine Wine spins at Botanica (47 East Houston St.) every Wednesday, 10 pm till late, free.