Friday, June 09, 2017

Trumpacolypse Now: What the COVFEFE?!

HERE is the show where we pray: Lordy, I hope there are Tapes, with Comey-Week 2017, more exclusive leaks from Trump & Russian Oval Office meeting, Keith O highlights the impeachables, Seth Myers helps explain the hearings and hookers, White House Correspondents and Colbert Covfefe, Thom H talks about tapes, and we dive right into the rising sea levels as Drump fleas the Paris Climate Accord. LOTS of new Kendrick Lamar's "Damn", Sylvan Esso, Lord Raja, RTJ3, Made of Oak, and some old school FlyamSam,

Friday, May 26, 2017

Trumpacolypse now: WTF is going on!?

HERE is the show where Boris and Natasha visit, a Guardian reporter gets body slammed,  feral Donalds invade in NATO, God complains about Trump, Russians spy, Oliver helps explain Stupid Watergate, Colbert calls Trump Putin's C*ck holster, WHCD with hasan minhaj; Olberman shreds, Dividin' and Concur'n, and Ron Reagan makes the best case for impeachment yet!

New music from Lord Raza's "Amadeus" album, French Montana, Bserious, Uzi Vert, KenLamar and also a little RTJ3 and Low End 6, too.


Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trumpacolypse Now: Worst 100 Days

HEREis the show where we celebrate surviving the first 100 days of the Trumpacolypse, with Trump's "Pro-Cog" from Gorman, Fiore's 100 days of superlatives, Simpsons get in some licks, Ivanka is Booed, Colbert gets into the action, and Killer Mike has fun, and Dana Carvey does all the presidents.
Credits: We also gave away TWO free tickets to MOOGFEST, and spotlighted much of that music, with ZensoFly from Raleigh, Talib Kwali, Flying Lotus, Tribe, RtJ and more...

Friday, April 21, 2017

Trumpacolypse Now: F' IT, DO IT LIVE

HERE is the show where we say, "FUCK IT, DO IT LIVE" with this good-riddance special to Bill O'Riley.  George Carlin starts us off, we get to Guess Where Bill is Going (hint: to Hell), Trev Noah shreds, Old Colbert returns to Send Bill off (to Hell), "What does that mean, the end of the show?"

And, with mad respect, we get going with music that will be at the MOOGFEST, including Flying Lotus, Black Madonna, and more.   Plus, we throw in a little R2J and new Slugabed, too.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

WIN TWO FREE MOOGFEST TICKETS on THE FURIOUS GEORGE SHOW!!



The 2017 MOOGFEST is happening May 18-21 in Durham.    We at WCOM are pleased to announce Moogfest organizers have donated two weekend tickets to be given away on the WCOM Furious George Show (Thursdays from 10:00 – midnight; www.wcomfm.org).  We will be giving away these tickets sometime between now and April 28 on the Furious Show... Be sure to tune in for your chance to win!!

More on Moogfest:  Check out the Moogfest day to night program schedule featuring over 100 workshops, 77 performances, over 300 sessions across all program types. Here’s Moogfest's Program press release. || Here’s Moogfest day to night schedule.

MUSIC:
Over 150 avant-garde and some of today's most forward thinking artists have been announced including headliners Flying Lotus, Animal Collective, Gotye, synth pioneer Suzanne Ciani, Detroit's legendary Derrick May, rave pioneers 808 State, and Syrinx (first and only performance in 45 years).

Over forty performing artists will lead workshops and sessions at the independent annual four-day conference and festival program that takes place in Durham, NC May 18-21.  This year marks its 11th iteration honoring the spirit of inventor Bob Moog.

PROTEST & ART:
Despite recent events surrounding HB2, Moogfest will stand its ground in North Carolina as a space for inclusivity which is reflected in many of our 12 Moogfest Programming Themes including ‘Protest’. In fact, this year Moogfest is dedicating a full stage to Protest.  Art installations such as the global debut from R.E.M’s Michael Stipe, durationals including Laraaji's Sleep Concert, and other exclusive durationals featuring the one-off collaboration between Nick Zinner of The Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Bjork’s favorite sound designer The Haxan Cloak. Check out the Moogfest Music Line Up for more exclusive performances.

EDUCATION/WORKSHOPS:
Various educational workshops from harps & guitar pedals, to video CGI will be on full display and hosted by many female experimentalists and icons including Paris from Grammy Winners KING, Nona Hendryx, Princess Nokia, Colleen, Marisa Anderson, Elysia Crampton.

Moor Mother's Black Quantum Futurism program will be making its Moogfest debut that explores race, futurism, history and the intersection of personal and political. Read more here: https://thump.vice.com/en_ca/article/moor-mother-explains-black-quantum-futurism

EXPERIMENTAL FILM SERIES:
Moogfest premieres its Experimental Film Series featuring live scores by 'Stranger Things' composers S.U.R.V.I.V.E, Suzy Analogue and VHVL collaborate to present the live score to the film they created and directed, No Moon No Man. Suzi Analogue will also lead a workshop. Dave Harrington of Darkstar fame premieres the score to occult film Haxan.

KEYNOTES:
This year, one of Moogfest's Keynotes: CERN, MIT,  Michael Stipe Installation will be delivered by Physicist Dr. Kate Shaw (ATLAS @ CERN) who will speak on behalf of the Large Hadron Collider and will tackle questions angling towards what the LHC tells us about the future.  Are we safe? What is worrisome about the future as predicted by LHC? What do we expect the LHC will continue to tell us about the universe?

Friday, March 31, 2017

Trumpacolpyse Now: Madness

Here is the show where we fall deeper down the rabbit hole, madness everywhere, with help from Maher, Colbert, Funny or Die,
Music from Jota Esse, gasslamp, Low End, and new Tribe.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Trumpacolypse Now: Tapp that Ass

HERE is the show Trumps "VOICE" deportation paratroopers, Tweet fails, Nixon's ghost visits Trump, Colbert's Real News Network, Russiagate gets crazier, Sam Bee rains down truth of gold, Trump goes Browntown, "Get Out" get's worse,  and the TSA get's intimate,   New music from TRIBE CALLED QUEST ("We the People"), new Gasslamp Killer, RTJ3, and Young Fathers, Fly am Sam, And, we are "Helped from what is not" (Music is the Message; first mix tape),
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