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From the FUV Vault: The Mountain Goats09/15/14
From 2011: John Darnielle, the only constant member of the ever-rotating cast of The Mountain Goats makes his first visit to WFUV to promote his 18th album — or third if you ask him. A fresh start and a slow recording process led to 'All Eternals...
From the FUV Vault: Jenny and Johnny
From 2010: Between working with Rilo Kiley, Elvis Costello, and even Lucille Ball, you would have thought that Jenny and Johnny — Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice — were having fun before, but their first release as a duo is the album 'I'm Having Fun...
From the FUV Vault: Here We Go Magic
From 2012: The Alternate Side's Kara Manning talks with the Brooklyn band Here We Go Magic about working with the long time Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich on its album, 'A Different Ship.' The band also performs live, acoustic versions of the songs...
From the FUV Vault: Spoon
From 2010: Listen in on Spoon's chat with FUV's Alisa Ali about their seventh studio album, 'Transference.' They told Alisa that their minimalist indie rock also needs minimal input from their label, and occasionally leads to maximal fun in-studio.
From the FUV Vault: Mike Doughty
From 2011: Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty went the extra solo step by releasing his album 'Yes and Also Yes' on his own label. He also stopped by FUV and told host Alisa Ali about that process, and some details about the batch of songs.
From the FUV Vault: David Gray
From 1993: Long before 'White Ladder' made David Gray a household name, Gray was a songwriter trying to make a change before the new millenium. 'A Century Ends' was his debut album, and the reason he paid his first visit to WFUV for an interview with...
From the FUV Vault: Sonny Landreth
From 2012: Sonny Landreth is a slide guitar wizard from southern Louisiana who pours out riffs in a gorgeous stream that sounds almost effortless. His instrumental album, 'Elemental Journey,' is a joyous exploration of blues, country, reggae, strings...
From the FUV Vault: New Multitudes
From 2011: New Multitudes combined the musical talents of Jay Farrar (Son Volt), Will Johnson (Centro-matic), Anders Parker (Varnaline), and Yim Yames (My Morning Jacket) and the words of Woody Guthrie, in a perfect addition to the Woody Guthrie...
From the FUV Vault: Morcheeba
From 2011: After 8 years and a succession of singers, Morcheeba linked up with their first, Skye Edwards, to create the album 'Blood Like Lemonade.' After its release, Skye and multi-instrumentalist Ross Godfrey shared acoustic versions of songs from...
From the FUV Vault: Natalie Merchant
From 2010: Since her 10,000 Maniacs days, Natalie Merchant has become a solo artist and as well as a mother. The latter role led her to record an album of lullabies and songs about childhood called, 'Leave Your Sleep,' which she talked about with...
From the FUV Vault: Bob Mould
From 2012: Seasoned alt-rocker Bob Mould looked back over this three-and-a-half decades on stage in his 2011 autobiography, 'See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody,' and he returned to his signature, power-trio sound on his album, 'Silver...
From the FUV Vault: Alice Smith
From 2013: Alice Smith has an intriguing combination of influences. Growing up between Washington, DC and a Georgia farm, this Fordham alum has developed a style that jumps fences, from rock to R&B and soul. With the release of her impressive and...
From the FUV Vault: Mountain Man
From 2010: The Vermont-based indie folk trio Mountain Man is actually composed of three young women who combine sweet 3-part harmonies with traditionally-influenced songs to create a uniquely quiet and moving sound. FUV’s Rita Houston talked with...
From the FUV Vault: The Kooks
From 2011: Personnel may have changed, but The Kooks survived quadruple-platinum success to continue their musical development. With the album 'Junk Of The Heart,' Luke Pritchard and Hugh Harris from the band stopped by FUV for an acoustic set and a...
From the FUV Vault: Bjork
From 2012: Before Biophilia visited New York City, FUV's Rita Houston visited the home of its creator, Bjork, to learn more about the show and the album behind it.
From the FUV Vault: The Walkmen
From 2012: 'Heaven' is the seventh full-length album from The Walkmen. When the band stopped by WFUV, they talked with The Alternate Side's Eric Holland about what it was like to work with the famed producer, Phil Ek, and they also performed some of...
From the FUV Vault: Brandi Carlile
From 2012: Songwriter and powerful singer, Brandi Carlile, has a spirited charisma, a no-nonsense appeal, and an album called 'Bear Creek' which is named after the studio where it was recorded. A NYC stop brought Brandi and her bandmates, Phil and Tim...
From the FUV Vault: The Raveonettes
From 2011: The Raveonettes described their album 'Raven In The Grave 'as 'the perfect winter soundtrack just in time for spring.' It definitely brought out the more reflective and moody sides of the Danish duo, and Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo told...
From the FUV Vault: Those Darlins
From 2011: They're summer camp friends - not a family band - and returned with an extra dose of country punk guitar rock on the album, 'Screws Get Loose.' It's the Tennessee band Those Darlins, performing in Studio A and talking music with FUV's Kara...
From the FUV Vault: Aimee Mann
From 2012: Aimee Mann burst onto the scene in the new wave band 'Til Tuesday, and continues to follow that act with a solo career as a wry singer-songwriter with an eye for witty detail. The release of her eighth studio album, 'Charmer,' brought her...
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