We have a great show lined up for you tonight. Join us on the Whole Wide World for three full hours of nothing but vinyl. Rita puts her two turntables and a microphone to good use as she spins classics from Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole, disco hits from Blondie and Bronski Beat, and current tunes from Radiohead and Arcade Fire. Paul Cavalconte will join us later in the show to spin us some of his obscure favorites as well.
It's been a long, cold to be back in the gind of 2014. relax, kick back, warm up by the fire, and tune in for the Whole Wide World as we play you a night of new takes on classic tunes. In honor of the upcoming release of Sweetheart, the fifth annual Starbucks Valentine's day compilation, Rita has put together a fantastic show based on your favorite songs reimagined by new artists. Listen in for some of the covers created exclusively for this album as well as familiar songs by Chris Isaak & Brandi Carlile, Death Cab For Cutie, Lissie, Calexico, and many more.
Join us tonight on the Whole Wide World as Rita moves from Christmas celebrations and holiday joy to the best music in 2013. Tune in for Rita's favorite songs that were released over the past year by artists you have discovered at WFUV such as the Lone Bellow, San Fermin and Lucius as well as the year's most anticipated albums from David Bowie and Arcade Fire.