Your Funeral Music

August 28, 2018
We've lost some notable names recently, including Aretha Franklin, Senator John McCain and Neil Simon. Their passing can remind us of our own mortality. Have you ever imagined what your funeral might be like? What...

Deejays

August 27, 2018
How many deejays does it take to host the morning show in August? We've gone through at least five. How many songs can we come up with that mention deejays? I don't know, but we'll play at least five after 9am.Here...

Amanda Shires

August 27, 2018
Amanda ShiresTo The SunsetSilver Knife RecordsTexas native Amanda Shires, a violinist, singer and songwriter, stirs things up with a new album that reshapes and redefines her music. Two years after her last solo...

Amanda Shires: 2018

August 27, 2018
The multi-talented Amanda Shires sings, writes songs, plays violin, and balances a rich creative, personal, and professional life.Shires is married to fellow musician Jason Isbell and she's also a member of Isbell...

UKNY for August 26

August 26, 2018
A preview of some late summer and autumn releases abound (some all in caps) on tonight's UKNY at 11 with Bristol's impassioned IDLES, the other trio that keeps Portishead's Geoff Barrow busy, BEAK>, and the return...

Paul McCartney: 2018

August 24, 2018
FUV had quite a thrilling late summer surprise: Sir Paul McCartney was on the air with me during my midday shift on Friday, August 24.Calling from somewhere in the Hamptons, the always-charming McCartney discussed...

Roots, Rock, Reggae?

August 24, 2018
All day today, FUV Essentials salutes reggae. The loping, skanking beat is irresistible on a summer Friday!Call it ska, soca, blue-beat, rock steady, two-tone — all kinds of Caribbean music is woven into rock and...

Petal: 2018

August 24, 2018
Petal is the musical project of Philly-based songwriter Kiley Lotz. She just released her new album, Magic Gone, an extremely personal collection of songs that encompasses her journey since the release her 2015...

What Song Can't You Get Out Of Your Head?

August 23, 2018
Happy Thursday, it's Russ Borris in for Yukon Cornelius this morning.Curious to know, what song has been stuck in your head lately? It can be new or old, but I'm wondering which one you just can't shake loose. Let...