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Local Music Marathon: Saturday May 2nd.

Well, it's finally time to announce the lineup for this spring's Local Music Marathon. Please take a moment to perform your best drum roll impression:

12pm: Burnt Almonds
http://burntalmonds.bandcamp.com/releases 1: Durians
https://durians.bandcamp.com/ 2: Barrelhouse
http://www.barrelhouseacousticblues.com/ 3: Eric Henriksen
http://thevelvetsound.bandcamp.com/track/eric-henriksen 4: Quarter Horse
http://www.quarterhorseband.com/ 5: AfroDJMac
http://www.afrodjmac.com/ 6: Flak Jacket
http://www.flakjacketmusic.com/index.html 7: Jarvis Probes
https://www.facebook.com/JarvisProbes 8: SAD MAGIC
https://soundcloud.com/sadmagiclongisland 9: Carbon Thief
https://carbon-thief.bandcamp.com/ 10: Vanilla Coast
https://www.youtube.com/user/VanillaCoastMusic 11: Rebelmatic
http://www.rebelmatic.com/
So tune in all day, you know how. We'll be doing interviews during intermissions, and maybe sneak in a panel or two if there's some kind of massive technical failure, so you'll just have to listen the whole time to avoid missing anything.


Katrina Vanden Heuvel on the Sounds of Film

Tune into the Sounds of Film this Thursday to hear an exclusive conversation with Tom Needham and Katrina Vanden Heuvel, who is featured in the new documentary, Hot Type: 150 Years of the Nation, directed by Academy Award-Winner Barbara Kopple.  Katrina Vanden Heuvel is the editor, publisher and part-owner of the Nation Magazine.  She is a frequent guest on numerous television shows, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  She recently made news with her Edward Snowden interview.

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Tonight on Sounds of Film: Mike Leigh

Tune into Tom Needham's The Sounds of Film this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB to hear an exclusive interview with legendary director Mike Leigh. They will be discussing his latest film, Mr. Turner, which was recently nominated for four academy Awards.  Mike Leigh is the writer and director of many acclaimed films including Topsy-Turvy, Secrets and Lies, Naked and Life is Sweet.  In 1993, he won the Best Director Award at Cannes for Naked.  In 1996 he won the Palme  d'Or for Secrets and Lies. His film, Topsy-Turvy, won two Academy Awards in 1999.

RADIOTHON SPECIAL: Alex Miller on Fermented Radio


Friday morning April 3rd at 10am Fermented Radio welcomes Alex Miller to WUSB.  Alex worked as an Archivist for RCA Records and is responsible for discovering The Long Road To Freedom: An Anthology Of Black Music .  Alex will be in studio to discuss the discovery of this project and many more historic RCA recordings.