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Monday, December 31, 2018

Ring In The New Year with Big Planet Noise!

Happy New Year!!! Big Planet Noise rings in 2019 (literally) with a super-fun show stuffed with chiming 12-strings, tambourines, Sunset Strippers & assorted West Village wonders... Help us Rock-Folk it right into the new year! 
8pm • 7c TONIGHT on WFMU's Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban!!!


Sunday, December 30, 2018

and a Whiggy New Year!

Happy New Year from Richard Whig and djgirlgroupgirl! The Whig Out celebrates it's last show for 2018 tonight with the pounding rhythms of the Downliners Sect, Troggs, and the Loot, along with the latest from Mark Sultan, Revox,  glorious Glorias and Hey Joe's plus a handful of lysergic oddities. Tune in at 8pm right after The Real Nitty Gritty here on Rock'n'Soul Ichiban!

Friday, December 28, 2018

Mary Gauthier tonight on The Sit Down!

Mary Gauthier’s powerful album “Rifles And Rosary Beads” was recently nominated for a Grammy Award. Not long before it was released, Mary sat down with me to talk about the project and play a few songs.

Tonight on WFMU's Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban!  9pm Eastern, 8 Central.

Monday, December 24, 2018

TONIGHT! CHRISTMAS EVE! Our most special Big Planet Noise show ever! Join us for our 3rd Annual CHRISTMAS NOT CHRISTMAS show (the 100% original – accept no substitutes!) We'll go deep; two solid outer-planetary hours of the weird, wonderful & unexplainable (all of which somehow remind me of the holiday season)... Minimal banter from us this week – for the most part, we'll let the music do the talking. We'd be honored to be your Eve soundtrack – TONIGHT 8pm • 7c on WFMU's Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban...
listen•chat with us:

Friday, December 21, 2018

Instrumental 45 of the Week!

COUNT_DOWN! (listen/download)

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Make with the Shake 2018 'Mery Shakesmas' holiday shake-tacular!

Tonight, prepare to be jingled by the the Make with the Shake 'Shakesmas' holiday special! DJ Pat K will be broadcasting live from Santa's lap, spinning all his favorite holiday soul, garage, and r&b 45s, to put a smile on every girl & boy's face! Get the coal out of your ears and click here to tune in to the livestream, playlist, chat, & archive!

Hail Santa!

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The 2018 Fringe Factory Santa Garage & PsychOut!

Ho Ho Ho! It's the 2018 The Fringe Factory​ Radio Show Annual Santa Garage & PsychOut bound to get you in the holiday spirit! Tonight at 8pm ET!
Stream it now or later when it's archived at:

Crayons to Perfume! Naughty or Nice!

Tonight! Crayons to Perfume! You decide whether the girls are naughty...or nice! Presents or coal? What's it gonna be?  Cast your vote at 7pm right here:

Monday, December 17, 2018

Hey, Superdude!  Big Planet Noise salutes the dazzling world of 70's Blaxploitation!  Show 127 brims with the soulful sounds of wah-wahs, bongos, gunfire, car-crashes & sexy ladies... This coming Monday8pm • 7c on WFMU's Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban!

Friday, December 14, 2018

Instrumental 45 of the Week!

THEME_FROM_SPACENIK! (listen/download)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Crayons to Perfume! Christmas - not Christmas...

Tonite! it's Christmas - not Christmas! Crayons to Perfume! all - girls and no Christmas songs but a colorful, festive theme  - tune in to hear the sweet and sassy sounds of the Goodies, Lennon Sisters, Nina Simone, Patsy Ann Noble, the Apollas, Majorettes and so many more, and you can hear it all here on Rock'n'Soul Ichiban tonite at 7pm.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Big Planet Noise airs TONIGHT: 8pm • 7c on WFMU's Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban! Two killer hours of no-hit British Invasion wonders that were issued on U.S. 45s!! We'll consider this Part 1 ... of approximately 75! C'mon!
Listen! See the playlist! Chat with us live!  


Sunday, December 9, 2018

DJ Roulette - Christmas Edition!

Photo: Ruby Berry
Tune in to DJ Roulette on Sunday, December 23rd for the third annual Christmas with Andy Ross

Friday, December 7, 2018

Tune in to The Sit Down with Gina Frary Bacon Friday night to hear the great Whiskey Wolves of the West, recorded live in Nashville!

Plus one from the archives, with Robyn Hitchcock! He covers Syd Barrett and Roxy Music, and even works my name into Saturday Groovers!

9pm ET, 8 CT, only on WFMU’s Rock ’n’ Soul Ichiban!

Instrumental 45 of the Week!

BALI_HAI!  (listen/download)

Monday, December 3, 2018

Big Planet Noise Night!

Ahhh...Monday night of the week. Big Planet Noise night. Show 125. 8pm,  7c. Perfect.
We have a loose plan. We're gonna start by shoving you right off the edge of the cliff with some classic sides of fuzzy '66 snarl. Then, it's Pitstop Pop: as we sometimes do, we'll touch down on a kinder, more gentle planet for a couple of sets, spinning a handful of more familiar, more melodic sides. (Honestly, I often need to do this just to get these tunes out of my head, so thanks in advance for the indulgence.)
Then, it's off to the land of wooden shoes & windmill cookies as we pound our way through a batch of absolutely killer Nederbeat sides. We haven't really done that before. And, we'll eventually land back home to the soundtrack of some heady folk-psych-weirdness. That's the plan, LouAnn - we hope you're there with us. 8pm, 7c TONIGHT on the Big Planet, on WFMU's Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban!

Listen & chat:

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Screaming Teenage Fuzz - Whig Out!

8pm tonite!
Wild sounds abound on tonight's Whig Out! djgirlgroupgirl turns up the fuzz burners, teen tempo tantrums, and spins a few new releases from The Higher State, Courettes, Embrooks ... fave 60's freakouts and perhaps a few you haven't heard before!
Tune in right here:

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Instrumental 45 of the Week!

JUNGLE_FEVER! (listen/download)

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Make with the Shake :: tonight at 8pm EST

Tonight on Ichiban, it's another whopper of a hooper as DJ Pat K returns with a new episode of Make with the Shake! Beg, scream, and shout to thee 45rpm soul, garage, and r&b sounds starting at 8pm EST, only Ichiban! Click here for the livestream, playlist, chat, and archive!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Blast off and Freak Out! with the Fringe Factory!

Another Lysergic Dive into the sounds of the 60s underground with DJ Vikki V!

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Tonight at 8pm EST :: Make with the Shake Turkey Day Musical Feast

Tonight on Ichiban, it's the Make with the Shake Turkey Day Musical Feast special! Can't stand the after-dinner conversation on Thanksgiving? Want to feed your ears after you've finished stuffing your face? Make With The Shake has got you covered either way with our annual Turkey Day Musical Feast episode, where Pat K puts on his chef's hat and spins nothing but food songs! Get your earbuds salivating to the sounds of hot grits, mashed potatoes, mountain oysters, and more! Before your pass out into a tryptophan coma, make sure to click here to tune in to the livestream, chat, and archive!

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The 10th Annual Fringe Factory Thanksgiving Eve Special

Putting the TRIP in Tryptophan! It's The 10th Annual Fringe Factory Thanksgiving Eve Special! It's time to get groovin', cookin' and drinkin' with DJ Vikki V!

Listen & chat at

Sunday, November 18, 2018

The Big Planet Noise Soul Food Special!

Mark the calendar! This Monday night, please drop by for the "3rd Annual Big Planet Noise-Soul-Food-Smorgasbord"...I'll be spinning a 100% heart-stopping batch of super-greasy, overly-spicy, extra-crispy slabs of soulful 45rpm wax, just in time to ruin your Thanksgiving Week plans. Possibly a few short stories thrown in as well, detailing the most unexpectedly-worst, most gut-wrenching meals I've ever had. Sounds like good fun, no???

This Monday eve, 8pm - 7c on WFMU's Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban.
listen/chat/share recipes:

Richard Lloyd and Judy Blank on The Sit Down With Gina Frary Bacon!

Listen here:

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Instrumental 45 of the Week!

CONJAGUA! (listen/download)

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tonight! Make with the Shake - all new episode, 8pm eastern

Tonight! Dry those tears and quit snapping your shellac in half, because Make with the Shake with DJ Pat K returns with an all new episode of greasy soul, fuzzy garage, and hipshaking r&b! Click here to feast your ears on the livestream, archive, and chat board!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Psychedelic Soul Sisters

Booming bass, psychedelic sitar and trippy soul chicks at 7pm tonight on Crayons to Perfume! djgirlgroupgirl has so many psychedelic sisters, they can't fit into an entire hour ... so watch this spot for an extra set of lysergic lovelies   - over an hour of free downloadable acidified angelfaces featuring the Flirtations, Marvelettes, Martha Velez, Lotti Golden, Cher, Patricia Payy and more wildly warbling birdies. 

The Hearts of Soul: Sing A Simple Song
Gladys Knight & The Pips: Nitty Gritty
Gerry Woo & Jack Costanza: Evil Ways
Marlena Shaw: Liberation Conversation
 Bobbie Gentry: Mississippi Delta
Merry Clayton: Gimme Shelter
The Fifth Dimension: Puppet Man
Smith: I Just Wanna Make Love To You
Martha Velez: Swamp Man
Marsha Hunt: Wild Thing
Lotti Golden: Get Together With Yourself
Barbara Potts & The Explosion: Conquistador de Carton
Julie Driscoll: Indian Rope Man
Rosetta Hightower: Big Bird
The Flirtations: Hold On To Me Babe
Dusty Springfield: Ain't No Sun After You Been Gone
The Supremes: No Matter What Sign You Are
The Marvelettes: Sunshine Days
Carolyn Franklin: Chain Reaction
Ella Washington: Sweet Talkin' Candy Man
Patricia Payy: Fisherman King
The Sweet Inspirations: Shut Up!
Lulu: Love Loves To Love Love
Cher: I Walk On Guilded Splinters
Dee Edwards: A Girl Can't Go by What She Hears
The Honey Cone: Want Ads
Estelle Levitt: All I Dream
Rhetta Hughs: Light My Fire
Betty Davis: Politician Man
Ike & Tina Turner: I Wanna Take You Higher

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Instrumental 45 of the Week!

WILD_SAFARI! (listen/download)

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Ichiban Halloween!

Tune in to Ichiban on Helloween from 3-5 PM for a special edition of Bill Kelly's Teenage Wasteland with Debbie D.  Followed by a vintage Fool's Paradise Halloween episode from 2007 from 5-7 PM.  Then, it's Crayons To Perfume at 7 with DJ GirlGroupGirl and Fringe Factory with Vikki V at 8.  The fun continues at 9 PM with this year's Ghoul's Paradise.

And don't forget to make a pledge of support to your favorite radio station!!

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Whig Out ....Super Special show!

Tonite, right after the Real Nitty Gritty's Halloween Special, the Whig Out! continues with the spooky fun - a smattering of Halloween Howlers along with an extra special show filled with radio debuts! You'll hear 60's influenced psychesters The Reverberations from Portland Oregon and their brand new single So Strange from their forthcoming LP Changes, and a sneak peek at the forthcoming Jackets LP - with a live version of Dreamer, along with a few other live tracks from their recent US tour .... and then the Swiss 60's garage punk influenced Jackets spill the beans about the upcoming record! It's all here on Ichiban, 8pm Sunday!!

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Real Nitty Gritty Halloween Special! Sunday Oct. 28 at 7PM ET

BOO! Tune in Sunday night at 7:00 for The Real Nitty Gritty Halloween special! 

Tonight! Make with the Shake Halloween fright-fest!

Tonight on Make with the Shake with DJ Pat K, it's an extra-spooky Halloween spectacular! Pat K has exhumed a zombie army of fiendish 45s and ghoulish grooves for an all-new show of moldy garage, soul, and r&b from beyond the grave! Get ripped in the crypt, only on Ichiban! Tonight at 8pm EST, click here for the livestream, chat, playlist, and archive!

And don't forget to donate to WFMU's October Fundraiser if you haven't already! Keep freeform radio undead!

Monday, October 22, 2018


WHEN THE BOYS SING THE GIRLS!!! TONIGHT on Big Planet Noise  our fave Brit & Stateside GUYS tackle big GIRL group sounds!!!

TONIGHT - 8pm • 7c on WFMU's Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban! Join us, please!

A special show, for our all-important October fundraiser - please show the love, and support Big Planet Noise & WFMU with a few bucks so we can keep doing this!


October Fundraiser Update

Thank you everyone who has donated cold hard cash to WFMU's Rock 'n Soul Ichiban!

We are halfway to our take us over the top and keep the servers running!

We Are The Guest Stars

Hey folks!

You may be interested in two recent appearances of Ichiban DJs on the WFMU airwaves!

Andrew Sandoval of "Come To The Sunshine" was chatting The Kinks with Michael Shelley!

Matt Clarke of What's Happening?!?! was on the Gaylord Field's show with a 60s beat 45 throwdown!

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Debbie Does DJ Roulette


Saturday, October 20, 2018

Weird-O-Matic Wax 2018!

Time's up, weird-o-matic waxers! Dig out yer headphones, strap on yer straight-jackets, and settle in for a new batch of bone-rattlin' platters!

Whiggy Singles!!!

We've got our Whig Hats on, and our record boxes full to bring you some of our favorite singles today on The Whig Out! Richard brings you a handful of his Yardbirds influences records and Glynis has got a few L-O-U-D players like brand new Dirty Contacts - we've also got the latest from Satan's Pilgrims, The Freaks of Nature and we're debuting the BRAND NEW single from LA's latest sensations, The Night Times! Check out their video for I Don't Mind!!

Friday, October 19, 2018

Instrumental 45 of the Week!

BIG_SURF! (listen/download)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Fringe Factory Spookout #3! Garage Edition

Arghhh! Lil' Peanut won't leave DJ Vikki V alone at The Fringe Factory so she made him a guest DJ! Hear Vikki and WFMU Ichiban's only Canine DJ "P-Dawg" spin 100% Scary & Psycho Gruesome & Ghoulish Garage live at 8pm ET or in the archive at:

Beat Babes!

The Liverbirds! The Honeycombs! The Breakaways! Lulu! PP Arnold! The Chantelles! It's an hour of  Beat Girls tonight on Crayons to Perfume and from the height of the beat era, I've also got Toni Daly, a teenager with a huge, soulful voice - also the uncredited musical star of 1967's The Sorcerers a sci-fi/horror thriller starring Boris Karloff. Unfortunately the film didn't go far, and neither did Toni Daly's career ... but I've got the trailer for you here, and tonight you can hear Toni and the rest of the girls by tuning in at 7pm Eastern, 4 Pacific right here:

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Tonight! Make with the Shake with DJ Pat K at 8pm eastern!

Get dressed in your finest and stock up on supplies, because Make with the Shake is back with another new episode tonight at 8pm EDT! DJ Pat K returns with another set of raw 45rpm soul, garage, surf, r&b, and who-knows-what! Click here to tune into the livestream, playlist, and chat!

And don't forget to donate to WFMU's October Fundraiser, going on all through this month! There's all sorts of great swag available, including some hot new shirt designs, not to mention Make with the Shake's exclusive 2018 DJ premium! Give til it hurts!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Girls! Girls! Girls!

Tonight, djgirlgroupgirl opens her magic box full of girls and plays you some of her newest and oldest faves on Crayons to Perfume! where anything female fronted from the 1960's goes. She has  a handful of sunshiney pop girls, folk-rock femmes, soul sweeties, French Canadian filles and   even breaks her own rules with a super duper slab of sublime pop from 1973! Tune in today at 7pm Eastern 4 Pacific and don't forget to click on the woof moo widget above and show Ichiban some love by giving us a pledge this October! Thank-you!

Friday, October 5, 2018

Instrumental 45 of the Week!

RESTLESS! (listen/download)

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

You Turn Me On!

Double Entendres, fixes, strange strange feelings and more thrills tonight on Crayons to Perfume!
7pm Eastern   4 Pacific  listen here:

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Live Set from Les BOF!

Tuesday at 7PM EST on WFMU's Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban...

Fab Ye-Ye Garage from Edinburgh on What's Happening?!?! with Matt Clarke!

If you can't swing it live, check the archives here:

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Instrumental 45 of the Week!

BULLFROG! (listen/download)

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

What's Happening? The Fringe Factory Radio Show!

Time to take a trip in the Fringe Factory Rock-N-Roll Time Machine with your pilot DJ Vikki Vaden! Playlist, Stream and comments to this week's show here: 

it's another Cat Fight!!

Hiss! Meow! .... Cat Fight ... where the girls go head to head in a back alley rumble to see who's version of a song you, the listener, like the best! Tune in to Crayons to Perfume! and cast your vote ...will it be Andrea or Michelle's version of Sally Fool who wins, or perhaps you favor either The Crystals, Goodies or Breakaways version of He's a Rebel?  your host, djgirlgroupgirl has all these and more in store for you this evening.  Duke's up, 'cause I'm knocking it outta the ball park again tonight at 7pm Eastern, 4 Pacific right here on Rock'n'Soul Ichiban