Author: Ricardo Wang

We came in the room and overpowered the house music beats and handed the station over to the What’s This Called? listeners who picked Two Hours of the Best Experimental Music of 2017! HEAR THE FIRST HOUR HERE! HEAR THE SECOND HOUR HERE! Playlist: Artist – “Song/Piece” – Album Jute Gyte – “Monadanom” – The […]

We do it for the participating affiliates. HEAR IT HERE. Playlist  – “Song/Piece/Track/Sound” – Album/Thang: Poison Dwarfs – ‘Don’t fear the Reaper” – Wohin? Cabaret Voltaire – “Yashar (John Robie Remix)” – Tonal Evidence 1991; Acid Mothers Temple – “Interplanetary Love” – Have You Seen the Other Side of the Sky ? Off World – “Scrubdown” […]

Experimental, noise, drone, post-punk, offbeat and weird music from artists of a goatly persuasion. Your host Ricardo Wang was born on the same day as highly successful radio personalities Rush Limbaugh and Howard Stern, which ought to be enough to make him disclaim all astrological notions. However, he has instead chosen to atone rather than deny, presenting […]

Have yourself a WEIRD little Christmas Special! Two hours of strange, noisy, droney, and experimental Christmas carols and anti-carols selected by What’s This Called?listeners! LISTEN to the 1st Hour Here! LISTEN to the 2nd Hour Here! Playlist : Artist – “Song/Piece/Carol/Sound” – Album or Stocking Kate Bush – “December Will Be Magic Again (bongo version)” – Single; The Residents – “Fire” […]

When we make mistakes, it’s for the betterment of the arts. LISTEN HERE! Playlist: Artist – “Song/Piece/Sound/Track” – Album/Source Goner – “YS 2 (edit)” – The Wire Tapper 45; Badaseck – “Nguewel’ – Streets of Dakar; Soundwalk Collective – “Nadqan” – Transmission; Mytrip – “She Didn’t Drown, She Loved the Sea” – Ocean of Sound – the […]

I went to this show mostly familiar with Flying Lotus‘ remarkable 2010 album of spiritual and experimental post-hip hop instrumentals Cosmograma. He’s done plenty of great work since that album, but that was my touchstone. I knew that he is Alice Coltrane’s nephew and equally fluent in free jazz, electro, and spiritual meditations, often all in […]

Songs of Thankfulness vs. Songs of Protest Pt. 2 Once again hear Listener Sourced Songs of Thankfulness back to back with your suggestions for Songs of Protest and Resistance. But first a little bit of AC/DC’s “Shot Down in Flames” to say goodbye to Malcolm Young. STREAM OR DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM HERE! Playlist: Artist – […]

Songs of Thankfulness vs. Songs of Protest Pt. 1 Listener sourced songs of Thankfulness back to back with your suggestions for songs of Resistance. This will be the focus for the next two WTC programs. STREAM THIS WEEK’s SHOW! photo credit: Fred Cole (R.I.P.) by Dick Pluim Playlist  Artist – ‘Song/Piece/Drone/Jam” – Album/Whatevs: Dead Moon – “These […]

Great NEW Experimental Music from all over the planet, dig! RIDE THE FREAKING STREAM! Playlist: Artist – “Song” – Album Senyawa – “Gerhana” – Aca Raki Sisto Palombella – “II Condor” – Small pieces of accordion on a broken table New Risen Throne – “Transmutation” – The Old Alchemist big city orchestra and Charles Goff – “Opium” – […]

So we dispensed with the phone number for call in ghost stories this week, as well as with Lennon’s “Transylvania” voice and with the rule that songs cannot have ghost in the title. This week, EVERY song has ghost in the title (with the exception of the Damned song used to fill a few moments […]


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