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Lake Street Dive - FUV Live at Clearwater - 2014

by Carmel Holt
Photo by Gus Philippas

There is nothing quite as exciting for music fans than watching a band you love get the attention and recognition they deserve. Hard work and undeniable talent has finally paid off for Lake Street Dive, nearly a decade after joining forces at the New England Conservatory. Their jaw-dropping performances and genre-spanning, outstanding new album, Bad Self Portraits, has landed them on many major festival stages this summer, and they fit right in at Clearwater. Killer vocals, harmonies, and a tight band make instant fans of newcomers, and growing numbers of die-hards.

Question of the Day: Songs on Your Cell to Keep Private

by Corny O'Connell

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that police cannot search your cellphone without a warrant. So all those embarrassing photos, texts...and songs on your phone can remain private. Or not. Which songs on your cellphone would you not want the police and the tabloids and WFUV to know about? Reveal them in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

The Carpenters "(They Long to Be) Close to You"

Was (Not Was) "Walk the Dinosaur"

Daft Punk "Get Lucky"

Ásgeir - FUV Live from Electric Lady Studios - 2014

by Carmel Holt
Ásgeir photo by Laura Fedele

In the Silence is the stirring full-length debut from Icelandic artist Ásgeir. His music is a cool mixture of electronic and folk, delivered in a haunting falsetto. During this live concert at the famed Electric Lady Studios, Ásgeir performs songs from his album and an inspired Nirvana cover.

White Hinterland: Five Essential Albums

by Kara Manning
White Hinterland's Casey Dienel (photo: Derrick Belcham)

Classically-trained Casey Dienel, who records as White Hinterland, breaks down genre barriers on her most recent album Baby, slipping between voluptuous pop, undulating R&B, bluesy laments and the rigor of experimental rock 'n' roll. Her ability to find a juncture between these multiple musical personalities is electrifying, especially in live performance. Curious? You're in luck. White Hinterland will be in New York this Friday, June 27, to play Rough Trade. Since White Hinterland's Casey Dienel has such a bold, catholic taste in music, we asked if she'd pull together a list of her Five Essential Albums: