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Check out recent live studio sessions along with remote concerts. Can't find what you're looking for? View the complete archives.

Katie Pearlman and Robert Bruey - Sunday Breakfast - 2015

by John Platt
Jeremy Rainer
Katie Pearlman and Robert Bruey are two of Long Island's finer singer-songwriters, though neither hails from there. Katie is a New Jersey native, who started piano lessons at age 5 before developing a lifelong love of the drums a few years later. These days she's most often seen with a guitar or her two daughters. She left the latter at home with husband Jeff (a musician himself), but brought the estimable Mark Newman to accompany her in Studio A.

Manchester Orchestra - FUV Live - 2015

by Carmel Holt

For anyone who has experienced unexpected life challenges (and who hasn’t?), a common discovery is that it can be the best gift we could have hoped for. It can bring about accelerated growth, opportunities to try new things, and ultimately strengthen us. Andy Hull and his band, Manchester Orchestra, have clearly benefited from a forced restructure in the last couple years. After almost a decade, three albums, and relentless touring, they lost both their record label and their rhythm section, but it all set in motion a number of positive changes for this Atlanta, Georgia-based band.

East India Youth - FUV Live - 2015

by Kara Manning

Nominated for a Mercury Prize in 2014 for his ambitious debut album Total Strife Forever, East India Youth's William Doyle didn't initially set out to be a solo artist. Back in 2010 his band, Doyle and the Forefathers, was getting a fair bit of attention in Britain. But the young singer felt himself drifting from guitar-driven indie rock. On the side, Doyle was composing electronic music, inspired by Brian Eno and Steve Reich. That ancillary project received Doyle's full-time focus when his band broke up in 2012.

Wannabe Jalva - FUV Live - 2015

by Russ Borris

Hailing from Porto Alegre, Wannabe Jalva may not be exactly what you might expect from a Brazilian band.  Referring to their music as "space groove rock," the quartet just released an extremely impressive EP called Collecture.  The five songs are all so diverse and interesting, so I couldn't wait to hear and see them live.  When they came to Studio A for this session, the band proved to really tight.  After recently playing their first shows in the U.S. for CMJ, we talked about that experience, opening up for Pearl Jam at Lollapalooza Brazil, the differences between American and Brazilian fans and lots more.  This is most definitely a band to watch. 

[recorded: 10/28/14]

Nils Lofgren - FUV Live - 2015

by Dennis Elsas

Nils Lofgren is probably the only person who has played guitar or piano with all of these bands: Neil Young’s Crazy Horse, Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and Ringo’s All-Starr’s, and his new 9-CD/1-DVD box set, Face the Music, chronicles everything else about his amazing forty-five plus year career.