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Director Sam Green Talks 32 SOUNDS on Tom Needham’s SOUNDS OF FILM

32 SOUNDS is an immersive documentary and profound sensory experience from filmmaker Sam Green that explores the elemental phenomenon of sound. The film is a meditation on the power of sound to bend time, cross borders, and profoundly shape our perception of the world around us.

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The program airs Thursday, April 27 between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

 

Zeitgeist’s Peter Joseph Returns to Tom Needham’s SOUNDS OF FILM

Peter Joseph is an American musician, filmmaker, author and activist. His most recent work is the live action film InterReflections.

Other projects include the award-winning “Zeitgeist Film Series”, the Culture in Decline web series and his book ‘The New Human Rights Movement.’ He currently hosts the Revolution Now! Podcast.
Peter is hard at work on his newest Zeitgeist film.

THE SOUNDS OF FILM is the nation's longest running film and music themed radio show. For the past 30 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and music to listeners all over Long Island, parts of Connecticut and streaming live worldwide on the internet. Past people interviewed for the show include Hal Hartley, Whit Stillman, Michael Moore, Ernest Dickerson, Mike Leigh, Alexander Payne, Carter Burwell, Cliff Martinez, Marco Beltrami, Barbara Kopple and Thora Birch.

Worldwide listeners can tune into the SOUNDS OF FILM internet livestream on Thursday, Aprul 20 at 6:00 PM est/

Bob Dylan's 82nd Birthday Celebration

Sunday, May 21st, 7 P.M. at The Long Island Museum, Rte. 25A, Stony Brook in WUSB's Sunday Street Series. 

with The Kennedys, Rod MacDonald, Pete Mancini, and Emily Duff & Brian Kachejian (piano), Don Olsen (bass) and Tom Ryan (drums)

Special guest: Ray Lambiase

We’re back live after three years of virtual celebrations on Zoom as we roam the extensive Dylan catalogue for ‘REDISCOVERING BOB - Dylan Rarities’ "Songs he wrote and gave to others, or deleted from his own albums, or only played in concerts or only appeared as single releases" 

Pete and Maura Kennedy return for their twelfth Dylan Birthday celebration. Guitars, sitars, lap steel guitars and even ukuleles come into play when The Kennedys "do Dylan."

Rod MacDonald, one of America's finest singer-songwriters and an acknowledged master at interpreting Dylan, returns for another Dylanfest.

Pete Mancini, former frontman/songwriter of Butchers Blind, Pete released his third album Killing the Old Ways in 2022 and has a new EP to be released early in May.

Emily Duff has been influenced by the blues of the Mississippi Delta, Memphis and Muscle Shoals and this all comes through in her powerful vocals and guitar playing.

Also in the band: Brian Kachejian on piano, Don Olsen on bass and Tom Ryan on drums

Special guest

Ray Lambiasethis veteran songwriter has recently released his fifth full length CD, The Road Ahead, celebrating a range of Americana musical genres.

Tickets are $35 and limited to 100 seats and are available at www.sundaystreet.org

The Sunday Street Series is a not-for-profit series sponsored by the collaboration of these not-for-profit organizations: WUSB-FM, The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council and The Long Island Museum.

Bold Captain's Radio Celebration - Tribute to a Long Island Legend

April 14, 2023
6:00am to 2:00pm (EST)

Celebrate and Commemorate Scott Vid (aka “Bold Captain”) with his WUSB Friends on Friday April 14.

Scott was truly a modern age renaissance man. An excellent sound-man, he had many more skills & interests including: graphic art; musicology; writing poetry and lyrics to name just a few. Scott wrote dozens of songs in partnership with Tom San Filippo. Eight hours barely scratches the surface of his works.

Our celebration is a multifaceted production containing music from Scott’s “Vault”, Local Musician Friends Recollections with Live In-Studio Performance, and whatever else we can drum up to send Scott off with honor and gratitude.

Beginning at 6am and going to 2pm, Friday April 14 is gonna be a radio special unlike any other. You’ll want to be there, too.

Model/Actriz Ticket Giveaway

Model/Actriz is one of the most exciting noise rock groups to come out of Brooklyn. On April 20th 2023, they will be playing at one of New York City’s hottest new venues, Racket NYC. Bowery Present’s, the company which owns and operates Racket NYC, has given WUSB four tickets to give to you! Winner will be announced April 13th 2023. Fill out this Google form for a chance to win four tickets to see Model/Actriz:

https://forms.gle/eAGRmzv4hXAW1KJD7