Fri Oct 7: Sinner's Crossroad's Kevin Nutt will be DJing a set or two of gospel / soul / rocksteady 45s at El Rey Burrito Lounge in Montgomery, Alabama (1031 East Fairview Ave) for the El Rey Burrito Lounge's Oktoberfest 2011. Kevin will personally spring for one of El Rey's famous, deadly margaritas to any WFMU-sters in the area who show up.
Sat Oct 15: Music Director Brian Turner DJ's on Saturday, October 15th at NEON MARSHMALLOW, an experimental/electronic 3-day fest happening at Public Assembly 70 N. 6th Street in Williamsburg.Info and lineup (which includes over the three days Rhys Chatham, Phill Niblock, Grouper, Tim Hecker and more) here.
Sat Oct 15: Mr. Fine Wine DJs at the Commodore (366 Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg)
Thurs Oct 20: Merging her love of art and music DJ Trouble will be spinning for the after party for Steven Harvey fine art projects at a new show called The Gap, about the relationship of what we see to what we know. There will be an opening at the gallery (208 Forsyth Street) from 6-8 and then a second opening starting at 9pm upstairs at 2A, (25 Avenue A at 2nd Street). Artists opening at the gallery include Sangram Majumdar, Stuart Shils and Kurt Knobesldorf.
Every Sunday, Dave the Spazz spins rock & roll records at Union Pool starting at 10pm (484 Union Ave at Meeker in Williamsburg Brooklyn) FREE.
Every Wednesday, Mr. Fine Wine spins soul 45s at Botanica (47 East Houston St.) 10 till late, free.
Too Much Information with Benjamen Walker was featured in a post on Rhizome on the topic of pseudonyms.
About.com interviewed former WFMU DJ and Wreck This Mess host Bart Plantegna about pirate radio.
Dave Mandl, who in one of his lives is a member of the writers' collective the Unbearables, has a piece about topless bars in the new anthology "The Unbearables Big Book of Sex." Dave encourages you to buy the book, but you can read his essay here for free, A Boob Stamping on a Human Face Forever. Dave also did a long interview with conceptual poet Kenneth Goldsmith (otherwise known as WFMU's Kenny G.) for the current issue of The Believer magazine. You can read it online here.
Currently on-WFMU-hiatus DJ Trent has gathered a bunch of mixtapes in one place for your free downloading pleasure at http://djtrent.com/mixtapes. The latest one came out this week and it's called Had to Make the Song Cry. Enjoy!
Noah teamed up with Get On Down to produce his latest re-issue. The Definitive Arthur Russell Sleeping Bag Recordings vinyl box set (also available on CD). The collection contains the Dinosaur L "24 -> 24 Music", Felix, Indian Ocean, Bonzo Goes To Washington and Sounds Of JHS 126 Brooklyn. Unpublished photos from Janette Beckman with liner notes, additional artwork, testimonials all housed in a screen printed box! Here's more information. Check out a video of the silk screening process for the box.
Fabio is included in an exhibition in Philadelphia called The Big Idea: An Exhibition of Work Concerning Failure, October 1 to October 29 at Little Berlin, 2430 Coral Street, Saturdays 12 to 5 and by appointment.
Bob Brainen celebrated his 34th anniversary on the air at WFMU last month by playing his first show from on September 8th, 1977. Hear it here.
DJ/Rupture (Jace Clayton) from Mudd Up interviewed Paul Octavian Nasca, the guy who wrote the 'Bieber stretch' software, for this article in Frieze (on slow music).