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In The Spotlight: Jane Fonda, John Lydon and Joan Jett Movies on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Acclaimed director, Susan Lacy, is Tom Needham’s exclusive guest this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’ She is going to be discussing her new HBO film, ‘Jane Fonda in Five Acts’ which is being presented by the Hamptons International Film Festival at Guild Hall’s Co-Chair, Alec Baldwin, on Saturday, September 22nd.

Tom will also be speaking with director Tabbert Filler about his film ‘The Public Image is Rotten.’ Lastly, ‘The Sounds of Film’ will be featuring the music of Joan Jett, whose new film, ‘Bad Reputation’ is playing at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington on Wednesday, September 26th.

‘The Sounds of Film’ is also going to be featuring the film music of Joan Jett, whose new movie ‘Bad Reputation’ will be playing at the Cinema Arts Centre on Wednesday, September 26th at 7 pm. The film gives you a wild ride as Joan and her friends tell you how Joan rose from the 70’s punk scene to rock stardom.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/09-19-18/in-the-spotlight-jane-fonda-joh...

Airs Thursday, September 20, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

George Rudolph Talks with Guitarist JJ Sansaverino on Smooth Jazz Radio

Tune into Smooth Jazz Radio this Tuesday Sept 18th from 2-4pm when George Rudolph will chat with Jazz Guitarist JJ Sansaverino about his new project International Groove, which is being released on September 19th. JJ has had two releases from the cd so far, Festivo and just recently Footsteps, and both have had an enthusiastic response from listeners. Beginning on Sept 23rd, JJ will begin a nine-stop tour to promote the cd. Stops include Los Angeles and Atlanta. For New York fans he'll be appearing at Trumpets in Montclair NJ on Oct 25th. We'll also be giving away a pair of tickets to this weekend's Blues on The Beach Event at Long Beach In Nissequogue.

Judy Carmichael on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Sag Harbor’s Judy Carmichael, is Tom Needham’s featured guest this Thursday at 6 pm EST on WUSB’s the ‘Sounds of Film.’ They will be discussing her humorous autobiographical collection of essays “Swinger! A Jazz Girl’s Adventures from Hollywood to Harlem.”

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/09-11-18/judy-carmichael-on-tom-needhams...

Airs Thursday, September 13, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

LOVE, GILDA director, Lisa D’Apolito, on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

‘LOVE, GILDA’ director, Lisa D’Apolito, is Tom Needham’s featured guest this Thursday at 6 pm EST on WUSB’s the ‘Sounds of Film.’

‘LOVE, GILDA’ is a remarkable documentary about Saturday Night Live’s first female star, Gilda Radner. The film uses rare personal recordings and journal entries to tell Radner’s unique story in her own words. The documentary features insights from Chevy Chase, Paul Shaffer, Martin Short, Amy Poehler, Cecile Strong, Lorne Michaels, and many others. ‘LOVE, GILDA’ reflects on Gilda Radner’s trailblazing comedy, and focuses on her continuing cultural impact.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/09-05-18/love-gilda-director-lisa-dapoli...

Airs Thursday, September 6, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Martin Barre on The Spin Zone with Jersey Jim

Martin Barre will be live with Jersey Jim on Tuesday, September 11, at 9:00 AM. He will be previewing Barre's new album during the 8:00 AM hour. Tune in!

You can catch The Spin Zone with Jersey Jim alternating Tuesday mornings from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Dr. Jordan Peterson, The World’s Most Influential Intellectual, Critiques Sam Harris Debates on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

YouTube/Internet sensation, Dr. Jordan Peterson, is Tom Needham’s featured guest this Thursday at 6 pm EST on WUSB’s the ‘Sounds of Film.’ Dr. Jordan Peterson, the author of “12 Rules For Life,” will be on Long Island on September 6th at the NYCB Theatre in Westbury, NY.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/08-28-18/dr-jordan-peterson-the-worlds-m...

Airs August 30, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

The LYNNeS (Lynn Miles & Lynne Hanson)

The LYNNeS are Canadian heartbreak poets Lynn Miles and Lynne Hanson.Their debut album as The LYNNeS, “Heartbreak Song For the Radio,” pairs hauntingly gritty lyrics with tight vocal harmonies. In addition to their beautiful harmonies, the two are skilled multi-instrumental musicians so expect to hear acoustic and electric guitars, piano, harmonica, mandolin and percussion.

Lynn Miles has fourteen albums to her credit and has won several Juno Awards as well as Canadian Folk Music Awards. Her song, “Black Flowers,” has been recorded by Red Molly and Claire Lynch. Lynne Hanson has been playing her brand of “porch music with a little red dirt” for a decade, has released six albums, and has been nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award.

A rare US appearance by these two great artists. Some may recall two shows by Lynn Miles in our series in 2006 and 2010. We're thrilled to welcome her back

in the company of Lynne Hanson. A Canadian friend of ours who gets to a lot of shows writes:"In the last two weeks, we've seen Tom Rush, James Keelaghan, and The LYNNeS. While TR and JK were super, The LYNNeS show was our favorite!"

Advance sale now at $22 through Friday, September 7th, at www.SundayStreet.org with tickets at the door $27 (cash only).

Other shows:

Sunday, September 23rd, 5 P.M. - John Gorka (renowned singer/songwriter) with Amelia k. Spicer opening

Sunday, September 30th, 5 P.M. - Scotland's Archie Fisher and Canada's Garnet Rogers in their "farewell tour" (this show at the First United Methodist Church, Port Jefferson)

Sunday, October 14th, 5 P.M. - Kate Campbell (Nashville-based singer/songwriter whose story-filled songs are inspired by the people and culture of the modern south

Friday, November 16th, 7 P.M. - Elliott Murphy, singer/songwriter celebrating his induction into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in a "homecoming" tour with guitarist Olivier Durand (this show at The Sail Loft Room at The Port Jefferson Village Center)

Sunday, December 9th, 3 P.M. - Ellis Paul, the acclaimed singer/songwriter in his annual holiday show

Tickets and information for all shows at www.sundaystreet.org

Bradstock XXV - Tune in Sunday, September 2

It's that time again... WUSB will broadcast the 2nd day of the festival, which will be Sunday, September 2. Our broadcast will begin at approximately 12:00 PM and end at the conclusion of the last performance.


For more information about Bradstock, including a schedule of performers, visit http://bradstock.org/

Happy Bradstock!

Emmy-Winner, Lauren Greenfield, Talks ‘Generation Wealth’ on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Popular documentary filmmaker, Lauren Greenfield, is Tom Needham’s featured guest this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB’s the ‘Sounds of Film.’

‘Generation Wealth’ is Lauren Greenfeld’s multi platform project including a museum exhibition, a photographic monograph, and a documentary film. The film features Lauren traveling across America and beyond, as she documents how we export the values of materialism, celebrity culture, and social status to every corner of the globe. In the film, we hear stories of people overwhelmed by crushing debt, yet determined to purchase luxury items and houses. The movie also showcases the celebrities who are the social influencers that shape our consumer desires. With sharp social commentary from “Empire of Illusion” author, Chris Hedges, ‘Generation Wealth’ shines a light on the world’s desire to be rich at any cost.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/08-20-18/emmy-winner-lauren-greenfeld-ta...

Airs Thursday, August 23, 2018

Faith No More and Mr. Bungle’s Mike Patton Talks Film Music on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Film composer Mike Patton and filmmaker Hana Noka are Tom Needham’s special guests this Thursday on WUSB’s the ‘Sounds of Film.’

Mike Patton, is best known for being the lead singer of Faith No More and Mr. Bungle, but he is equally committed to his successful film scoring career. His latest soundtrack is for Netflix’s Steven King film ‘1922.’ Ipecac Recordings just released the ‘1922 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ on CD and vinyl. Patton has also done scores for the films ‘A Perfect Place,’ ‘Crank: High Voltage,’ and ‘The Place Beyond the Pines.’

Hana Noka is an international model, actress, media personality and filmmaker. He film ‘HANA’ was just featured at the La Jolla International Fashion Festival, the world’s largest gathering of fashion filmmakers. The movie was nominated for three awards including Best Cinematography, Best Editing and Best Music.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/08-14-18/faith-no-more-and-mr-bungles-mi...

Airs Thursday, August 16, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.