Beth Orton's sixth album, Sugaring Season, delivers us into her world of deep thoughts and smooth vocals, a very comfortable place to be. As The Guardian describes the wait since Comfort of Strangers:
It's our annual Holiday Cheer for WFUV concert on Tuesday, December 10 at 8pm at the Beacon Theatre. This year's concert features a host of musicians who will join Iron & Wine (Sam Beam) for a special collaborative evening of music. Guests include Calexico, Nick Lowe, Glen Hansard, Kathleen Edwards, Beth Orton and Amos Lee.
Record stores have virtually disappeared from the landscape, but today a new one opens in a big, bold way in the Big Apple. Rough Trade NYC, a branch of the venerable London CD and vinyl purveyor, is planting its flag in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The 15,000 square foot store includes a cafe, bar and performance space. Let's welcome them to town with a set of songs about records and record stores. Leave your suggestions in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.
Here's what we played this morning: