In preparation for the upcoming exhibit at American University in February, DJ Mackie has special guest Topper Carew -- the founder of the influential arts space The New Thing --to talk about its revolutionary approach to community building in DC, 1966 to 1972. Musicians who played at various The New Thing concerts will also be featured. 94.3 FM and streaming at www.takomaradio.org
Lost Treasures on Saturday 8/5 highlights bands who played Fort Reno in Tenleytown in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s with some commentary by musicians who played the stage and journalists who researched 55 years of Reno concerts.
Locally at 94.3 FM + streaming at www.takomaradio.org
On Sat July 1 at 9am, DJ Mackie celebrated 100 specially-themed episodes of LOST TREASURES. The program started on WOWD in February of 2018 so there's been more than 100 episodes. This show highlights guests from the show: DJ Mackie curated interviews and episodes with luminaries from the music cosmos, including Ann Magnuson, Wizz Jones, Miriam Linna, Ian MacKaye, Danny Ingram, Billy Swann, Dave Newhouse, Paul Sears, Tom Scott, Steve Feigenbaum, Daniel Bachman, Max Ochs, Jack Bryant of the Fallen Angels, Eugene Chadbourne, Jim Kweskin, John Berberian, among others.
Sat 6/24: Episode 99 of Lost Treasures celebrates PAUL SEARS, legendary DC drummer. A member of The Muffins, Sane Day, Tinsel’d Sin, 9353, Thee Maximalists, and many other musical collaborations, Sears reflects on 50 years of performing in DC and around the world. 9am-10am. Locally at 94.3 FM + streaming at www.takomaradio.org
In celebration of Pride Month, DJ Mackie plays music by queer songwriters, including the luminary Peter Grudzien, South Carolina’s finest queen Esquerita, British writer & producer Joe Meek, and others who are somewhat forgotten. Sat June 17 at 9am. Locally at 94.3 FM + streaming at www.takomaradio.org
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