3 Day Winter Reggae Marathon February 4th-7th 2021


The 30th Annual Winter Reggae Marathon honoring Bob Marley for Black History month, is proudly hosted by WUSB 90.1 FM Stony Brook.

The kickoff starts early Thursday, February 4th @ 8pm with Bayou/Global Rhythyms with Dj Chris Laporta followed @ 10 pm by No Sound Test with Massapan.

Friday, February 5th, the winter reggae marathon continues with Trim Mix party with Dj Cut Supreme from midnight to 6am followed by Whizzy's Brew featuring T-Man until noon.

Then we'll have Reggaematic Vibes with Tony Stir and Randy until 4pm, followed by Dj Benji, our first Stony Brook Alumni until 7pm when it’s Rockin Iration with Jessie Irie, our second Stony Brook Alumni to finish the night.

Saturday, February 6th is A Party with Lister(the originator of the Reggae Marathon) until Reggae Basketball @ 1:45pm, Go Seawolves !

Kibret and Massapan bring the reggae vibes back until midnight.

Sunday, February 7th continues with Massapan, Tman , and Dj Cut Supreme playing non stop reggae music until Reggae Basketball at 1:45pm, Go Seawolves!

Massapan, Angella and our fine reggae staff will finish the reggae marathon at midnight when Purple Starlight returns WUSB to its regular scheduled programming.

Please support WUSB at www.wusb.fm

We thank All our WUSB listeners and supporters for All the years and tune in for our 30th anniversary of our Summer Reggae marathon celebrating America July 2021 !

Filmmakers Stéphanie Chuat & Véronique Reymond, Ayn Rand Institute's Yaron Brook, & Carmine Appice


Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond, the writers and directors of MY LITTLE SISTER, author Yaron Brook, and Vanilla Fudge's Carmine Appice are Tom Needham's special guests on THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Filmmakers-Stphanie-Ch...

Airs Thursday, January 21, 6-8 PM.

Captain Phil's Planet Interviews Pat Tallman of Babylon 5 & Night of the Living Dead!


From Captain Phil...

On Thursday, January 28th, please welcome to the WUSB Airwaves and Captain Phil's Planet, Patricia Tallman well known for her role as Lyta Alexander in the Hugo Award winning series Babylon 5 .

Tallman is the author of Pleasure Thresholds, Patricia Tallman’s Babylon 5 Memoirs , has over 50 appearances in the various Star Trek franchises and played Barbara in the 1990 version of Night of the Living Dead .

Also joining Captain Phil will be MaryBeth Ritkouski of the Star Trek set Tours in Ticonderoga New York. She will be talking Trek with Pat and examine some Progressive Rock music that Captain Phil put on her ProgMix Tape including Big Big Train, Barock Project, Moon Safari and Finisterre.

It is the Dawn of the Prog Age of Music on Captain Phil's Planet!

See you there!

WOODSTOCK'S Melanie & 48 LAWS OF POWER'S Robert Greene Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

WOODSTOCK legend, Melanie, and 48 LAWS OF POWER author, Robert Greene, are Tom Needham's special guests on THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

For more information, visit:

Airs Thursday, January 14, 6-8 PM.

Long Island Music Hall Of Fame Inductees Elliott Murphy & Jimmy Webb Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM


Elliott Murphy, independent investigator Alison McDowell, and Jimmy Webb are Tom Needham's special guests on the THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Long-Island-Music-Hall-Of-Fa...

Airs Thursday, January 7, 6-8 PM.

Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane & Eric B. Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM NEW YEAR'S EVE SPECIAL


Long Island Music Hall of Fame Inductees Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane & Eric B. join Tom Needham on THE SOUNDS OF FILM NEW YEAR'S EVE SPECIAL. The radio special airs before the Long Island Music Hall of Fame's Best of the Awards Galas TV show on News 12+.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Darryl-DMC-McDaniels-C...

Airs Thursday, December 31, 6-8 PM.

Dionne Warwick, SPONGEBOB'S Tom Kenny & Paul Williams Join Tom Needham On THE SOUNDS OF FILM CHRISTMAS EVE SPECIAL


Legendary singer Dionne Warwick, SPONGEBOB'S Tom Kenny, A MUPPETS CHRISTMAS CAROL'S Composer, Paul Williams, and Long Island Grammy-Nominee, Brady Rymer, are Tom Needham's exclusive guests on a very special SOUNDS OF FILM CHRISTMAS EVE.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Dionne-Warwick-SPONGEBOBS-To...

Worldwide listeners can tune into the internet livestream at 6 pm EST on December 24, Christmas Eve.

THE NATION'S Jeet Heer & Argentine Director Juan José Campanella Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM


The director of the Academy Award winning SECRET IN THEIR EYES, Juan José Campanella, and THE NATION'S Jeet Heer are Tom Needham's special guests on the next SOUNDS OF FILM.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/THE-NATIONS-Jeet-Heer-...

Airs Thursday, December 17 6-8 PM.

Iranian Director Massoud Bakhshi & 76 DAYS Director Hao Wu Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM


Hao Wu, the director of 76 DAYS, and Massoud Bakshi, the director of YALDA: A NIGHT OF FORGIVENESS, are Tom Needham's exclusive guests this Thursday on THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Iranian-Director-Masso...

Airs Thursday, December 10, 8-10 PM.



The Winter Solstice and the holiday season are celebrated in “Songs for Wintertide,” a special webcast on

Long Island Museum’s Facebook page 

on Sunday, December 20th at 7 P.M. This is a collaboration between WUSB's Sunday Street Series and The Long Island Museum.

WUSB’s Charlie Backfish has produced this streaming event featuring many musicians who have played the radio station’s Sunday Street Series in The Long Island Museum’s Gillespie Room along with others who will play the series when live performances return.

Long Island based musicians Gathering Time, Gene Casey, Caroline Doctorow and Bob Westcott join nationally-touring musicians Tom Russell, The Kennedys, Ellis Paul, Sloan Wainwright, Rod MacDonald, Joe Jencks, Jesse Terry and Brooks Williams. The webcast takes on an international flavor with contributions from Canada’s Lynn Miles, and England’s Jez Lowe and Alan Fish.

The webcast begins with Sloan Wainwright who played the Sunday Street Series’ last live show on March 8th, before the lockdown due to COVID-19.