Author Howard Bloom is Tom Needham's special guest this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM. He is going to be talking about his provocative new film, THE GRAND UNIFIED THEORY OF HOWARD BLOOM. In addition, the SOUNDS OF FILM is going to be featuring music from Hildur Guðnadóttir's Golden Globe-winning score for JOKER.

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Airs Thursday, January 16, 6-8 PM.

Captain Phil Interviews Joe Olnick and David Frankham

Captain Phil will be playing new music by John Hall (, talking about the World Premiere of Weathering with You ( the new Anime film hitting theaters that night, filling you in on tour dates for the Prog Rock band Nektar ( and also speaking with Joe Olnick (

Live on the air at 3:30pm about his album Iguana and then in the 4pm hour Part One of an exclusive interview with Actor David Frankham ( talking about his career in film and television, his time working with Vincent Price and his classic Star Trek episode: Is There No Truth in Beauty.

All this and the best new Prog Rock on any Planet!

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Airs Thursday, January 16, 3-5 PM.

Apocalyptic Filmmaker Bayley Sweitzer & UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD Music Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Are you ready for the Apocalypse? Well, then, you should tune into this Thursday’s SOUNDS OF FILM to hear Tom Needham’s exclusive interview with revolutionary filmmaker, Bayley Sweitzer, the director of EMPTY METAL.

Also, listeners will hear music from UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD, the classic Wim Wender’s film out on Criterion Blu-Ray. The soundtrack includes songs from Elvis Costello, U2, The Talking Heads, Lou Reed, Depeche Mode, Julee Cruise and more.

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WUSB Sunday Street Series Presents: The Kennedys.

Sunday, January 5th at 3 P.M.

Pete and Maura Kennedy return to begin 2020.  More than any other performers,
The Kennedys are the “musical soul” of WUBS’s Sunday Street Series, having
played the very first show in our fourteen year history, returning for frequent
Kennedys' shows, as well as being an integral part of our annual Bob Dylan
Birthday Celebration.
This January marks the 25 th anniversary of The Kennedys’ debut album, River Of
Fallen Stars, released on January 10, 1995. They will celebrate this milestone by
playing the entire album, in order, in their first set at this show, with the second
set devoted to classic Kennedys’ songs from subsequent albums along with
audience requests. ( )

The Kennedys began their performing career as members of Nanci Griffith’s Blue
Moon Orchestra and have continued that relationship to working with Griffith on
her most recent album.  As a duo, The Kennedys have released eleven studio
albums along with several solo albums by both Maura and Pete.
Advance sale tickets are $25 at   through Friday,
January 3rd with tickets at the door for $30 (cash only)

Morris Day & Prince’s Co-Author Talk PURPLE RAIN On TOM NEEDHAM'S SOUNDS OF FILM

The Time's Morris Day and Prince's co-author, Dan Piepenbring, are Tom Needham's exclusive guests this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM. Both of them will be speaking about their books about Prince. In addition to the interviews, the show will feature extensive music segments from Prince and Morris Day.

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Airs Thursday, December 26, 6-8 PM.