Stevie Nicks (by Herbert W. Worthington III via

Stevie Nicks: Bella Donna

August 31, 2020|Kara Manning
Influential releases by women and their impact on music history.
Patti Smith at the 2016 Newport Folk Festival (photo by Neil Swanson for WFUV)

Patti Smith: Horses

June 22, 2020|Kara Manning
Music that matters: 'Horses'
Aretha Franklin (Photo Atlantic Records / Public domain)

Aretha Franklin: Lady Soul

August 10, 2020|Kara Manning
Music that matters: 'Lady Soul'
PR photo by Robert Manella, Matador Records

Liz Phair: Exile in Guyville

September 14, 2020|Laura Fedele
‘Every nasty teenage girl thought strung together.’

Listen: Juneteenth 2021 Playlist

June 19, 2021|WFUV Staff

In light of the focused awareness on the continuing damage that systemic racism does to humanity, and in recognition of the Juneteenth celebration of the end of slavery in the U.S., WFUV spent extra time amplifying...

Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart (photo courtesy of the artist)

Heart: Dreamboat Annie

August 17, 2020|Kara Manning
Why this '70s classic album matters.
John Grant (photo by Hörður Sveinsson, PR)

John Grant on Talk Talk

June 01, 2021|Alisa Ali
Pride series: LGBTQ+ musicians on their most loved albums
Photo from front sleeve for European release of "Time After Time"

Cyndi Lauper: She's So Unusual

July 27, 2020|Laura Fedele
Influential releases by women that changed music history.
Jamila Woods (screenshot from "Sula" courtesy of Secretly Canadian, PR)

Jamila Woods on Janelle Monáe

February 15, 2021|Alisa Ali

Alisa Ali speaks with Chicago-based poet and musician Jamila Woods about Janelle Monáe's futuristic debut album, The ArchAndroid.

Janet Jackson (photo by @Guzman, used with the permission of the photographers)

Janet Jackson: Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814

July 06, 2020|Kara Manning
Janet's invaluable impact on music history: few superstars have been more grossly underestimated.