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Melting World 11/19/23 World of Dub

From Ed Roller:

As part of Radiothon’s Caribbean marathon, we present a journey through Dub Reggae, a bass heavy effects laden electronic sub genre of Jamaican roots music mixed in the studios by reggae musicians, producers and engineers.

Originally created as b-sides for singles, DJs started to include them in their mixes with great success while playing clubs.

We'll be tracing the roots of dub music back to its originators: King Tubby, The Prophets, The Aggravators, Lee “Scratch” Perry & The Upsetters. Our journey will also highlight contemporary dub master Ryan Moore of Twilight Circus Dub Sound System and his collaborations with artists like Michael Rose, Ranking Joe, Big Youth, and others

We will also check out the Cosmic Hour Dub Techno and Ambient Dub from Porter Ricks, Varient and Martin Stürtzer.

It will be a special mind altering edition of the Melting World you can groove to bringing the good vibes this Saturday at midnight (Sunday 12:00am).

Please consider a donation during Radiothon, our biannual fundraising effort to keep WUSB operational and independent. wusb.fm/pledge

Ryan Moore

DESTINIES PROMO for 11/17/23

From Howard Margolin:

Last week, The Marvels opened in theaters, setting a new box office low for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

This week, the Destinies Film Review Team assembles live to discuss The Marvels.

Tune in Friday night at 11:15 to learn if the story accessible if a viewer is not familiar with the events of Captain MarvelWandaVision, and Ms. Marvel?

Are the action scenes exciting or even coherent? Are the visual effects up to the usual Marvel standards? Is the musical sequence amusing, gratuitous, or just annoying?

Is the film really a zero-star disaster, as Newsday described it? And, if not, what is the movie worth on the Famous Destinies Zero to Nine Dollars Rating Scale?

Find out on Friday, November 17th, at 11:15 PM, when hosts Audrey Dettmering, Dave Campfield, Timothy Gillespie, and Howard Margolin, who celebrates 33 consecutive years as producer, review The Marvels on Destinies-The Voice of Science Fiction

Destinies sings the blues

This week, Destinies joins in WUSB's 24-hour Blues Marathon.

Tune in Friday night, for the first science fiction blues special since 2010, and learn that the blues isn't just limited to planet Earth.

You'll hear songs by Timothy P. Wood, filksinger Tom Smith, and legendary genre actors William Shatner from Star Trek, Bill Mumy from Lost in Space, and Jim Byrnes from Highlander-The Series.

Plus, learn how you can receive your choice of over 316 different exclusive premiums for your pledge of support during this Radiothon special.

Friday, November 10th, at 11:30 PM.

Freddie Bryant on Captain Phil's Planet talks about Upper West Side Love Story

Tune in on Thursday, November 2, for a special guest appearance on Captain Phil's Planet.

Freddie Bryant received a master’s degree in classical guitar from Yale School of Music and is in demand in the New York jazz and Brazilian scenes, where he has worked with Eliane Elias, Tom Harrell and many others. He was a member of Ben Riley’s Monk Legacy Septet and has played with the Mingus Orchestra for two decades.

He leads his own group, Kaleidoscope, and has released eight CDs as a leader. His impressive array of guitar styles have been featured on numerous CDs showcasing his work on acoustic and electric guitars.


Airs Thursday, November 2, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Dave Diamond on Fermented Radio

Fermented Radio kicks of the WUSB 2023 Fall Fundraiser with an extra special in studio guest deejay.

The inimitable Dave Diamond steps up to the mic with his Music and Stories.

Dave is a band leader, veteran sideman, teacher and amazing family person. Let’s find out what motivates Dave and how he got so gosh darn kool.

Then go to Beau’s Bar in Greenlawn to see Dave Diamond and Friends on 11/3 at 9:00 PM.

This Friday, 11/3, from 10:00 AM to noon, Fermented Radio is on tap, only on WUSB 90.1 FM, Stony Brook.