The Best Show

Listen To James Murphy On The Best Show

Tonight, LCD Soundsystem main man James Murphy is stopping by Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster's New Jersey radio institution The Best Show. The broadcast starts…
Peter Helman | August 8, 2017 - 8:51 pm

Hear Kurt Vile Perform, Impersonate Zack De La Rocha On The Best Show

Kurt Vile stopped by Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster's The Best Show last night. As Pitchfork points out, the Philadelphia rocker's visit to the esteemed…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2016 - 9:38 am

Listen To Yo La Tengo On The Best Show

Yesterday, eternal Hoboken indie deities Yo La Tengo announced the impending release of their new album Stuff Like That There, a collection of covers. They…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2015 - 11:42 am

Watch Ted Leo Play A Really Awesome Chris Gethard Show

The comedian Chris Gethard, most recently known around these parts as an illiterate, felonious Real Estate street teamer, hosts an absurd and delightful variety show…
Amrit Singh | February 27, 2012 - 3:42 pm

Ted Leo And Jon Wurster Pitch In To Help The Best Show, As Should You

Tonight Tom Scharpling's The Best Show On WFMU channels its mirth and mayhem in efforts to raise funds and secure another year of listener-supported free-form…
Amrit Singh | March 2, 2010 - 5:27 pm

The Best Show On WFMU Fundraiser 3/10/09

Whenever I've recommended The Best Show on WFMU (91.1 FM, WFMU.org) to friends, I've been confronted with the complaint that the show is three hours…
Gabe Delahaye | March 11, 2009 - 11:50 am

Ted Leo, Aimee Mann Join The Best Show Fundraising Marathon

Tonight's your last chance to open your wallet and save Tom Scharpling's brilliant indie rock friendly WFMU program. Pledgers get an exclusive Paul McCartney covers
Scott Lapatine | March 10, 2009 - 12:36 pm

Death Cab, Ted Leo, Portastatic, Cover Paul McCartney For The Best Show On WFMU’s Pledge Drive

There is generally one thing every comedy nerd I know agrees on, and that is The Best Show On WFMU with Tom Scharpling being the…
Amrit Singh | March 3, 2009 - 2:58 pm

Zach Galifianakis & Fiona Apple – “Up In Them Guts”

Old chums and videomates Zach and Fiona make a promo. "Up In Them Guts" comes to us via the giving hands of the ever-great Chunklet
Amrit Singh | September 18, 2008 - 10:28 am

New Ted Leo And The Pharmacists – “The World Is In The Turlet”

When Ted Leo and The Best Show'a Tom Scharpling get together, they expect you to give it up. Last time we checked in with the…
Amrit Singh | June 4, 2008 - 9:46 am

Ben Gibbard, Ted Leo, Patton Oswalt Visit The Best Show

The excellent WFMU is in the midst of their 50th anniversary pledge drive, so last night the unlikely trio listed above variously stopped by Tom…
Brandon Stosuy | March 5, 2008 - 1:18 pm

New Ted Leo And The Pharmacists Video – “Colleen” (Stereogum Premiere)

We always knew Ted Leo was an intense performer, but never equated him with Sylvester Stallone until this Tom Scharpling-penned, Mike Bellino-directed video for "Colleen."
Stereogum | November 12, 2007 - 9:12 am