Music Features

Lawrence Arabia, Chant Darling album cover

TAS in Session: Lawrence Arabia

May 24, 2010|Kara Manning

New Zealand's punchy popsters Lawrence Arabia, who will be touring with Crowded House this summer, dropped by Studio A...

Tim Teeling

TAS in Session: Shearwater

May 17, 2010|Alisa Ali

Shearwater began as a side project of Okkervil River members Will Sheff and Jonathan Meiburg. Over time the two decided to...

Dr. Dog (photo courtesy of ANTI-, PR)

Dr. Dog's Toby Leaman

May 10, 2010|Kara Manning

Philadelphia's own grass roots rockers Dr. Dog released their sixth album Shame, Shame last month. The Alternate Side caught...

Monsters of Folk's Jim James and M. Ward

November 18, 2009|Alisa Ali

Discussing the bandmates' deep affection for one another, the mysteries of Conor Oberst's basement and the unique...

Tucker Martine and My Morning Jacket

Tucker Martine: Five Essential My Morning Jacket Songs

December 04, 2017|Kara Manning

Producer Tucker Martine leant his ears and insight to "Five Essential My Morning Jacket Songs" for FUV Essentials.

Sam Beam of Iron & Wine (original photo by Veronica Moyer)

Iron & Wine

November 13, 2017|Carmel Holt
The elemental core of his artistry is visceral, tender and wise, like something mined from the earth. [Playlist]
(Original photo by Gus Philippas)

Neil Young

November 06, 2017|Laura Fedele
Essential for his vision, his heart, and the sweat and tears he put into becoming a transcendent artist.
PR Photo

Kate Bush

October 30, 2017|Kara Manning
She has the rare ability to heal, electrify and inspire with every song she's ever released. [Playlist]
John Prine (photo courtesy of the artist)

John Prine

October 23, 2017|Kara Manning
Among the great builders of songs, Prine was an indisputable master. [Playlist]
Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks (Original photo by ceedub13 on Flickr, CC2.0)

Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks

October 08, 2017|Darren DeVivo
Musicians with an uncanny, intuitive connection to their muse, the blues. [Playlist]
Ben Jaffe, center on double bass, and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band (photo by Danny Clinch, PR)

Ben Jaffe of Preservation Hall Jazz Band on Ani DiFranco

September 27, 2017|Kara Manning
"I was inspired by her fierce independence and fearless strength."
Ani DiFranco (original photo by Ancienne Belgique)

Ani DiFranco

September 25, 2017|Laura Fedele
Essential for her soul and her voice, her guitarwork and her growl, her never-dimmed spirit. [Playlist]
(PR photo)

The Beach Boys

September 18, 2017|Paul Cavalconte
The band that transcended themselves, then crashed and burned. [Playlist]
The Allman Brothers (PR photo / Atco Records)

The Allman Brothers Band

September 11, 2017|Kara Manning
Tragedy never really let go of them, but there is joy in the band's afterlife. [Playlist]
Michael Jackson ('Bad' album cover)

Michael Jackson

August 28, 2017|Kara Manning
Talented, fascinating, elusive, and tragic. [Playlist]
Tori Amos

Tori Amos

August 21, 2017|Kara Manning
Amos kicked open the door to an avenue of confessional songwriting. [Playlist]