French pianist, Yvonne Loriod, the wife of and interpreter of the music of modern classical composer Olivier Messaien, passed away on Monday May 17 at the age of 86.
There is no time in Detroit like the month of May for Electronic Music. Each year, the Detroit Electronic Music Festival (Movement) takes place over memorial day weekend in Hart Plaza. To help lovers of Electronic Music get pumped up, WHFR's "The Journey into Trance" and "Midnight Mix" host, BAM, will be welcoming some very special DJ's to the shows.
Tune in Thursday May 20 at 9pm to hear house music legend Terrence Parker along with well know Detroit DJ Dan Guzman.
Then check out Thursday May 27 to hear another well-known Detroit DJ Mykel Waters spinning live.
Want to try something new? Then tune in Wednesdays from 10am - noon for "Wind on the Waves!" This show features a variety of genres -- all with an emphasis on wind instruments. You'll hear vocals and lots of other instruments; but as host Bobby Breeze says, "If it don't blow, it don't go!"
Face reading is based on a correlation between the structure of the face and the character or personality of an individual. Also known as "Physiognomy" or "Personology", face reading has been practiced around the world for 3000 years. Statistically, face reading is 92% accurate.
Lin Klaassen has been involved with face reading for 17 years. She assists trial lawyers in jury selection, corporations in sales and personnel advice, and life coaching. While working as an area manager for a beauty supply chain, Lin started using face reading as a way to hire and train employees.
For the best in Goth, industrial, EBM, synth-pop, 80's, new wave and electro tune in to "Ultra" with host DJ Nihil. Same great music -- just a new time: midnight and new day: Sunday. Check it out!
WHFR Radio and Tom Wilson host of "Space is the Place" (Fridays, 6-8pm) are PROUD to bring you a special 6 HOUR broadcast-birthday tribute in honor of the late Dr. Robert Moog (May 23, 1934-August 21, 2005). Moog was an electronic music pioneer and inventor of synthesizers that changed the course of popular music. This special event will be broadcast live as part of the "Space is the Place" program FRI. MAY 21, FROM 6PM-12 MIDNIGHT. Tom will be playing Moog standards ie.
Join host Jimmy as he floats through space in his new 10pm timeslot. He's still trying to make contact with you -- just two hours earlier!
Hear a very special performance this Thursday on "Motor Live Drive @ 5" when Northern Soul artist Melvin Davis joins Mr. White and Margaret. Melvin is backed by the rock historians and hard rockin' band "Party Stompers."
Melvin was an original Fortune Record artist and a Motown session musician at from 1961-1970.
Although he's done only a handful of shows in Detroit in the past 40 years, Melvin fills concert halls in Europe! He's performing locally this Saturday; then heading to New York and Europe for an international tour.
Join Mr. White and Margaret as they welcome back Mick Bassett and the Marthas to tomorrow's "Motor Live Drive at 5".
Mick's bringing the full band -- including two trombones! -- in anticipation of a cd release party Thursday, May 13 at The Loving Touch Pool Hall in Ferndale (248-546-3644).
Since last appearing on "Motor" in November 2007, Mick has been working with the Jason Stollsteiner group "The Hounds Below."
Remember, if you miss tomorrow's broadcast, you can catch the podcast anytime from the WHFR website!
Tune in 6pm tomorrow, May 5, for a spicey Latin-themed "Common Ground" show with guest-host Alex.
Then there's a dash of "Mexican Hat Dance" on "Noise Pollution" with Mike Intemann at 8pm.