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DESTINIES PROMO for 10/27/23

This week, Destinies continues its longest-running tradition by bringing you its extra-length 41st annual Halloween Special.

Tune in Friday night, at 11:15 PM, and celebrate the 85th anniversary of The Mercury Theater on the Air's broadcast of "War of the Worlds" with the debut of music from a new, heavy metal interpretation of the material, from the band Insensate Machine.

The band's lead vocalist, and the album's writer and producer Billy Davis will return to the WUSB studio to discuss the project and introduce selections from the album.

Learn about how Billy worked on this album for more than 30 years, before finally releasing it in 2023. Find out which elements of the classic broadcast most inspired the music, and how excerpts from the radio show were incorporated into the album. And discover where you can see Insensate Machine performing live in the near future.

Friday, October 27th, at 11:15 PM.

Hosted by Howard Margolin, with Billy Davis.

Destinies-The Voice of Science Fiction

WUSB's Sunday Street Series Presents: James Maddock

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James Maddock returns to the Long Island Museum on Sunday, November 19 at 5:00 PM.

Former frontman of the band Wood, James Maddock brings his new album Night Work to our stage! 

Acccompanying Maddock on the Steinway concert piano and accordion is the legendary Brian Mitchell.

Save money and buy tickets in adavance for $30 at www.sundaystreet.org through November 17th.

Captain Phil and Ross Amico Star in Captain Phil's Halloween Party

This Thursday, on the WUSB full power signal, tune in for a Halloween edition of Captain Phil's Planet featuring Ross Amico!

The Captain and Ross will examine some classic Halloween musi such as Renaissance, Bartok and a secret spooky classic list curated by Ross Amico. Prepare to scare as we go over some terrific seasonal music as the pumpkin spice flows and the children roam in search of sucrose!

Ross Amico is program host, and host of Picture Perfect which airs Saturdays at 6:00 PM and The Lost Chord which airs Sundays at 10:00 PM on KWAX.


This program airs Thursday afternoon from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

WUSB new transmitter launch date !!

Tune in Saturday and it will be a party ! WUSB chief engineer Frank Burgert turns on WUSBs new transmitter live during Communiversity Day 2023. Help us celebrate in person or tune in on air here or on 90.1 or 107.3fm.
Join WUSB Stony Brook at 12.30pm October 14th 2023.

ONE SECOND AFTER author William R. Forstchen Up Next on THE SOUNDS OF FILM

Fourteen years have passed since military historian William R. Forstchen, Ph.D., captivated readers with the harrowing aftermath of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack in his acclaimed bestseller "One Second After." Intrigued by public interest, Forstchen continued the narrative in three sequels, the latest being "Five Years After."


This will air on Thursday, September 21 between 6:00 and 8:00 PM.

Jack Licitra on The Bayou

Tune in this Thursday night at 8:00 PM when Jack Licitra the Heart & Soul of Jack’s Waterfall sits in on The Bayou with Chris LaPorta to discuss and play some of the NOLA-fied selections from his new release “Call Dr. John” a release focused on one of New Orleans' favorite Icons, Mac Rebbenac, a.k.a Dr. John.

On-air discussion will also include the return of the Riverhead Blues Festival this coming weekend where Jack will perform with South Bay Soul.
Take a trip down Basin Street way on The Bayou this Thursday night

Destinies meets Dr. Mego-part 1

This week, Destinies introduces you to a man whose name became known to early fans of Adult Swim's "Robot Chicken."

Tune in Friday night, and travel back to Eternal Con 2021 for part one of a three-part interview with Paul Clarke, a.k.a. Dr. Mego.

You'll learn how this child of the 1970s rediscovered his passion for Mego action figures in the 1980s and 1990s. You'll discover how he decided to become Dr. Mego by re-creating the accessories, costumes, and bodies sought by adult collectors, and how he became involved in the early days of "Robot Chicken." And, you'll find out how he was able to resurrect the Mego brand, and bring the line back, to match the sensibilities of today's more discerning fans.

Plus, in memory of actress Arleen Sorkin, you'll hear the origin of her best-known character on "The Harley Quinn Tapes," from the video game "Batman: Arkham Asylum."

Friday, September 1st, at 11:30 PM.

WUSB's Sunday Street Series: The Songs of Jimmy Webb

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Sunday, October 15, 5:00 PM

Long Island Museum

An evening devoted to the songs of Jimmy Webb with Gene Casey, Caroline Doctorow, Andrew & Cole Fortier, Delaney Hafener, Claudia Jacobs, Brian Kachejian, Ray Lambiase, Pete Mancini and Tom Moran.

Sunday Street continues to honor legendary musical artists, this time a songwriter, composer and singer known worldwide as a master of his trade who also happens to be a Long Island resident.

Alice Coltrane Birthday with Mr. Edison, Sunday 8/27 Jazz on the Air

A very special Jazz on the Air this Sunday at 3:00 PM with Mr Edison and his guest Marcella Goheen, Executive Director of the Coltrane Home.

The home, which the family of John, Alice (Turiya as she was later known) Coltrane and their four children lived in from 1964 until 1973 (John Coltrane died July 1967). Located in Dix Hills in the Town of Huntington, the home which is a designated local, state and national historic place will soon begin the long awaited major restoration eventually becoming a destination for fans and the curious to explore the place of the Coltrane’s spiritual awakening.

It’s also where John composed “A Love Supreme” and moved into the last musical period of his life. The home where Turiya, an accomplished pianist, who played harp as well and was a member of John’s last group recorded her first five albums after John’s death with members of that group and other jazz luminaries in the basement studio.

Biz Markie’s Wife Tara Hall & All Up in the Biz’s Sacha Jenkins Up Next on SOUNDS OF FILM

Showtime Networks’ “ALL UP IN THE BIZ" stands as a poignant tribute to the late rapper Biz Markie, affectionately known as the "Clown Prince of Hip Hop." The documentary, directed by Sacha Jenkins, unearths the remarkable journey of this beatbox virtuoso, celebrated for his humorous rhymes and offbeat persona, with his chart-topping hit "Just a Friend" as the cornerstone of his legacy. The film masterfully weaves together an array of elements, including never-before-seen footage, animation, puppet reenactments, and interviews with key figures in the hip-hop scene, from Fat Joe to Nick Cannon, providing an intimate look into the highs and lows of Biz Markie's life.


Airs Thursday, August 24, 6-8 PM.