Yes they know how to work their samplers and loops, but combining tech with hard-hitting guitars, percussion, and the harmonies of two who Know they hail from Motown, make this a show you'll be glad you tuned in to. If you've ever wondered what Soft Cell or The Pet Shop Boys would sound like were they from the West End of Detroit, home to The Stooges and MC5, find out this Thursday, May 11 at 5p.m. Nigel & The Dropout will slam hard for one hour right here at 89.3 on the FM dial, and streaming at WHFR.fm, where you'll find a podcast of the show immediately afterwards.
Our local police chief will be in the studio to update us on a wide variety of crime prevention and enforcement topics, including Dearborn's highly regarded police training programs. In the second half of the show, retiring HFC professor of World Religions, William Secrest, will speak about his long career and the programs he has begun. This program can be listened to any time after broadcast as a podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date).
We're counting down the hours to get USED in Studio J! Jackie Stahl & The White Russians are going to get pared down, intimate and personal, and share tracks that mean something special to them. From their latest release, USED, come a diverse collection of covers that are broad, but so are their tastes. And talent! Tune in Thursday @5 and hear what's motivated Jackie & the fellas. Where? 89.3, WHFR.fm. Let's Make Waves.
Beginning on Tuesday, May 5, from 2-4 PM, "The Malt Shop" featuring 50's and 60's rock with host Daddy G. moves here from Thursdays, and our two new variety talk hours, the "TED Radio Hour" and "Philosophy Talk," switch to Thursdays. Happy listening!
Host David Twichell interviews Penny Kelly, a writer, teacher, author, publisher, consultant, and Naturopathic physician, who has been researching consciousness and perception for over 35 years. She and the late biophysicist, William C. Levengood, investigated crop formations, cattle mutilations, UFO materials, contactees, and people with unusual abilities of consciousness. Remember, this show is available as a podcast from this website anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).
Bronze Mambas are so original, when you go to a show you get a free CD that was recorded JUST for that event! When you’re prolific songwriters like David Bronze, Zander Way, and Dan O'Leary, YOU CAN DO THAT. Psych-Rock? Oh yeah, in full effect. The Motor delivers this tour-de-force Thursday. Now you be sure to deliver those ears to 89.3 on your FM dial, or tune in to WHFR.FM and stream this most happening event. Podcast always available for download under our Music Performances button.
Live Local Electronic/Industrial music Artist--Voltage Controlled Ficus--Tonight! Please join host Tom Wilson for a Special Presentation. Think Throbbing Gristle meets J.M. Jarre with a side of Allen Ravenstine! Of Ficus, Tom say's, "I've been presenting music of the Pioneers of Electronic music on this program since 2005, and I honestly hear elements of these Innovator's in the work of VC Ficus"! Not To Be Missed!
Here's how you do it- get a four-piece band with great harmonies, solid songwriting. Tight musicianship. A willingness to hit every club with a dance floor, and you've got Old Empire. Better yet, you've got your chance to hear them LIVE on WHFR.fm, starting at 5p.m., this Thursday, with none other than Stone Perkins as guest host. So tune in, IF you're prepared to dance.
WHFR would like to thank everyone who pledged during RADIOTHON 2015. Thanks to those of you who have already fulfilled your pledge. Those receiving a donation envelope--don't forget to fulfill your pledge promise. Incentive items will be mailed out in the next month or so (after pledge fulfillment). If you missed out on RADIOTHON 2015 and still want to donate, you can still call in your pledge to our General Manager Susan McGraw at 313-845-9842, OR donate online at https://foundation.hfcc.edu/whfr
WHFR would like to thank all the WHFR staff. alumni, loyal listeners, family, friends, and musicians who came out to the WHFR 30th Anniversary Gala Celebration last night at Park Place Catering. The food was delicious and the entertainment was great. Thanks to RJ Spangler's Kansas City 6 wsg Camille Price and Brazil and Beyond Duo for preforming last night. Such a fun night. WHFR will have more 30th Anniversary events all year leading up to our "Birthday Party" in December.