Filmmakers Talk Tribeca Film Festival, Coronavirus & Immigration Issues On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Tune into the SOUNDS OF FILM this Thursday to hear Tom Needham’s in-depth interview with the award-winning filmmakers, Alejandra Parody and Elizabeth Phillipson-Weiner.

They will be talking about their latest film, “Gets Good Lights,” which was set to debut at the recently postponed Tribeca Film Festival. The movie focuses on discrimination against immigrants.

Director Alejandra Parody’s previous film, “Rosa,” received the honor of Best Student Film at the American Pavillion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at The Cannes Film Festival.

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Airs Thursday, April 2, 6-8 PM.

Yaron Brook Talks Ayn Rand's ATLAS SHRUGGED, FOUNTAINHEAD & Covid-19 On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Tune into Tom Needham’s SOUNDS OF FILM this Thursday to hear a timely interview with Yaron Brook, Chairman of the Board of the Ayn Rand Institute.

Yaron Brook will be discussing how Ayn Rand’s films/books, ATLAS SHRUGGED & FOUNTAINHEAD, offer useful insights for all during this Coronavirus Crisis.

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Director Dan Roher Talks Robbie Robertson & The Band Documentary On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Tom Needham speaks with Dan Roher, the award-winning director of ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND, this Thursday on THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

This amazing music documentary features insightful interviews with Robbie Robertson, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Van Morrison and Martin Scorsese.

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Airs Thursday, March 19, 6-8 PM.

Captain Phil on 42 years of Hitchhiker's Guide with NAIL & IZZ!

Join Captain Phil this Thursday March 12th for brand new music from Snack Cat ( Young Love ( )!

Then the Captain welcomes back Neil Alexander ( in the 3pm hour to discuss The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and 42 years of knowing where your towel is!

Hitchhikers Guide first aired on the BBC on ‎March 8th, 1978.

In the 4pm hour, Captain Phil will feature the music of IZZ ( and their album Don't Panic! He will talk with the band as they discuss Jackie Robinson, Douglas Adams and their upcoming tour with the band Big Big Train!

All this and the best Prog Rock on any planet when you set the coordinates to 90.1 fm on Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and land on Captain Phil's Planet!

TOM BERGERON on The Sounds of Film.

Tom Needham will be speaking with TV’s Tom Bergeron, known for his work on DANCING WITH THE STARS, AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS & THE MASKED SINGER, this Thursday on the SOUNDS OF FILM.

We will be talking about his new song featured on the ‘Thank You, Mister Rogers: Music & Memories' Album, and about his recent appearance on THE MASKED SINGER.

In addition, the show will feature music from all of your favorite movie soundtracks.

Listeners can listen to the exclusive interview live online this Thursday at 6 pm EST on


Sloan Wainwright In WUSB’s Sunday Street Series at The Long Island Museum

Sunday, March 8th, 5 P.M.

Sloan Wainwright is simply unique! She is at ease in variety of American musical styles --- pop, folk,jazz and blues--- all held together by the melodious tone of her rich contralto.

Her family tree (brother and folk-music luminary Loudon Wainwright, nephew Rufus Wainwright, nieces Martha Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche) reads like a who's who of contemporary folk music. Sloan's incredible gift is not only her unique songwriting ability but also her dramatically voiced rendition of original songs. Sloan brings original songs from her most recent album, Bright Side of a Rainy Day, to this performance, as well as her interpretations of songs by Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and others.

Sloan will be accompanied by her long-time guitarist and collaborator Stephen Murphy for this performance.

Advance sale tickets are $25 through Friday, March 6th at with tickets at the door for $30 (cash only).

Director Matt Ratner Talks New Billy Crystal/Ben Schwartz Movie On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Matt Ratner, the director of the new Billy Crystal movie, STANDING UP, FALLING DOWN, and Vince Ebert, who is starring in the show: SEXY SCIENCE: SERIOUS HUMOR at the SoHo Playhouse are Tom Needham's exclusive guests this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM.

STANDING UP, FALLING DOWN is about a struggling stand-up comedian who moves back home to Long Island with his tail tucked between his legs, and strikes up an unlikely friendship with his eccentric dermatologist. The movie, written by Peter Horse, was recently featured at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Vince Ebert, physicist and comedian, is a big hit in his native Germany. After his 2018 sold out debut at the Edinburgh Fringe, he's on the road to export his unique sense of German humor to NYC. SEXY SCIENCE: SERIOUS HUMOR is a witty and inspiring performance about skeptical thinking, fake news, and the secret of German cars.

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Airs Thursday, February 27, 6-8 PM.

Captain Phil Interview Anton Phillips. Neil Alexander and Joe D!

Join Captain Phil this Thursday as he welcomes Neil Alexander( in the 3pm hour to discuss his gig in Garwood, NJ at Crossroads, his CD releases including Bent, Tugging At The Infinite, Galvanized and his work with Piktors Metamorphosis and More!

Also join us in the 4pm hour for our good friend Joe Deninzon and Stratospheerius ( for their upcoming Stringfest show at Arlene’s Grocery 95 Stanton St..NYC 7:00pm. and also his upcoming tour with Potter's Daughter and Dark Beauty!

Finally return to Moonbase Alpha with actor Anton Phillips who played Dr Bob Mathias in Space 1999 in an interview recorded at the 2019 Space 1999 convention in Bethlehem PA!

All this and the best Prog Rock on any planet when you set coordinates to 90.1 fm on Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and land on Captain Phil's Planet!

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Airs Thursday, February 27, 6-8 PM.

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