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NYC Pride Playlist

June 27, 2019|Rita Houston
Rita Houston's Spotify playlist: LGBTQ+ stories through music.
Bob Dylan (photo by John Shearer, courtesy of Columbia Records)

Bob Dylan

May 23, 2019|Kara Manning
Rita Houston's Essential Bob Dylan Spotify playlist.
Dan Auerbach (original photo by Neil Swanson for WFUV)

Dan Auerbach

May 14, 2019|Kara Manning
Singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer, studio owner, label exec, modern bluesman. [Playlist]
Al Green (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Al Green

May 02, 2019|Kara Manning
For his enduring voice and his embrace of both the spiritual and the secular.
Tank and the Bangas (photo by Alex Marks, PR)

Tank and the Bangas: Five Essential New Orleans Songs

April 25, 2019|Kara Manning
As joyful ambassadors of the city's resurrection and revival
Richard Thompson (original photo by Gus Philippas)

Richard Thompson

April 03, 2019|Kara Manning
One of the best-kept secrets in British music. [Playlist]

Indigo Girls

March 26, 2019|Laura Fedele
There is a perfect yin-yang balance to Emily Saliers and Amy Ray. [Playlist]
Patty Griffin (photo courtesy of Big Hassle, PR)

Patty Griffin: Five Essential Rickie Lee Jones Songs

February 28, 2019|Kara Manning
From one "serious badass" to another.
Rickie Lee Jones in 2010 (photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Rickie Lee Jones

February 28, 2019|Kara Manning
Her songs are not so much sung as viscerally lived. [Playlist]
Courtney Marie Andrews (photo by Laura E. Partain, PR)

Courtney Marie Andrews: Five Essential Dolly Parton Songs

February 08, 2019|Kara Manning
From one great country songwriter to another.
Dawes (photo by Magdalena Wosinska, PR)

Dawes: Five Essential Warren Zevon Songs

January 24, 2019|Kara Manning
Goldsmith cites Zevon's "true sensitivity," "bleak cynicism," and bold lyrical risks.
Warren Zevon in 1989 (AP Photo/Alan Greth)

Warren Zevon

January 24, 2019|Kara Manning
Essential for his uncanny way with words, wit, intensity, and final legacy. [Playlist]
Nick Sanborn and Amelia Meath of Sylvan Esso (photo by Brian Karlsson, PR)

New FUV Faves: Week of August 22

August 23, 2022|WFUV Staff

A snapshot of some of the new music you're hearing on WFUV:

Alvvays, "Easy on Your Own?"
This pretty, shoegazy track —...

Son Little (photo by Cynthia Perez, PR)

New FUV Faves: Week of August 8

August 09, 2022|WFUV Staff

A quick snapshot of some of the new releases you'll be hearing on WFUV this week:

Son Little "6 AM"
Longtime FUV friend...

Lizzo (photo courtesy of Atlantic Records, PR)

New FUV Faves: Week of July 25

July 27, 2022|WFUV Staff

New releases this week from Lizzo, Margo Price, Rachel Chinouriri, and Tegan and Sara.

The Go-Go's photo by Emily Assiran/Getty Images, courtesy of Universal Music, PR)

The Go-Go's Charlotte Caffey

September 14, 2020|Eric Holland
Interview, 2020
Josh Ritter (photo by David McClister, PR)

Josh Ritter

August 31, 2020|Eric Holland
On 'See Here, I Have Built You A Mansion,' how music relates to art, and writing songs on pizza boxes.
The Pretenders (photo by Matt Holyoak, PR)

The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde

July 27, 2020|Eric Holland
A freewheeling conversation that covers an impressive amount of ground.
Perfume Genius (photo by Camille Vivier, PR)

Perfume Genius: Q&A

July 09, 2020|Kara Manning
Mike Hadreas released the stunning Set My Heart on Fire Immediately when the world shut down.
Margo Price (photo by Bobbi Rich, PR)

Margo Price: Q&A

June 16, 2020|Kara Manning

Quarantined Artists is an FUV feature that includes online Q&As and on-air conversations with musicians dealing with life in...

Nicole Atktins (photo by BarbaraFG, PR)

Nicole Atkins: Q&A

May 29, 2020|Kara Manning

Quarantined Artists is a new FUV feature that includes online Q&As and on-air conversations with musicians dealing with life...

Lucinda Williams (photo by Danny Clinch, PR)

Lucinda Williams: Q&A

May 21, 2020|Kara Manning

Quarantined Artists is a new FUV feature that includes online Q&As and on-air conversations with musicians dealing with life...

X (left to right: DJ Bonebrake, Billy Zoom, Exene Cervenka, John Doe: photo by Kristy Benjamin, PR)

John Doe of X

May 18, 2020|Eric Holland
John Doe on life in lockdown
Thao Nguyen of Thao and the Get Down Stay Down (photo by Shane McCauley, PR)

Thao Nguyen: Q&A

May 12, 2020|Kara Manning
Thao Nguyen's unveiling of her inner truth continues.
Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield (photo by Molly Matalon, PR)

Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield: Q&A

May 07, 2020|Kara Manning

When Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield decided to give up drinking following her tour behind 2017's rambunctious Out in the...

Jade Bird (photo courtesy of Glassnote, PR)

Jade Bird

April 30, 2020|Kara Manning

Quarantined Artists is a new FUV feature that includes online Q&As and on-air conversations with musicians dealing with life...