Question of the Day: Vanished Venues

by Corny O'Connell

Lady Gaga is closing out Roseland Ballroom in New York City tonight. The historic venue which has hosted concerts, dances and radio broadcasts since the 1920s is lowering the curtain for the final time. In doing so, Roseland joins other storied show places in the Big Apple such as the Palladium, CBGB's, and The Bottom Line. Whom do you remember seeing at these or other vanished venues? Share with us in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

FUV's New Dig: Future Islands

by Darren DeVivo

Singles
Future Islands
4AD Records


The very bright future has arrived. After evolving over eight years and three albums, Future Islands are poised to make their move and capture our hearts and souls. Their time is now.

Future Islands are a synth-pop trio: Vocalist Samuel T. Herring, keyboardist and programmer J. Gerrit Welmers, and bassist William Cashion. They all hail from North Carolina and were close friends long before they became a band. Today they call Baltimore home.

Typhoon - FUV Live - 2014

by Alisa Ali

The latest album from this Portland-based band is called White Lighter and it is a wonderful masterpiece of highly-orchestrated pop music. Frontman Kyle Morton leads this 12-piece band which includes Toby Tanabe, Dave Hall, Pieter Hilton, Alex Fitch, Tyler Ferrin, Ryan McAlpin, Eric Stipe, Devin Gallagher, Shannon Steele and Jen Hufnagel.