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Location:

Norfolk, VA

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You’ll hear alternative, Americana, blues, reggae, singer/songwriters, Celtic, Cajun, world beat, electronica, local artists and more, mixed together by Paul Shugrue who will keep you up to date on all the great new music that’s being released but rarely played on the radio anywhere.

Twitter:

@WHRO

Language:

English

Contact:

5200 Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23508 757-889-9400


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Episodes

Bruce Cockburn

9/18/2017
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“Bone on Bone” is the first album in six years from one of Canada’s most accomplished artists.

Duration: 00:03:57


LCD Soundsystem

9/4/2017
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The unexpected comeback album, “American Dream” arrives following an equally surprising 7 year hiatus after releasing a trilogy of the some of the best dance rock of the 2000’s. James Murphy’s trepidation with getting older not withstanding, he is the hippest 40-something on the planet.

Duration: 00:04:18


Iron & Wine

8/28/2017
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Sam Beam's new album "Beast Epic" returns to the more purely acoustic style of his first few albums.

Duration: 00:03:59


Rick Estrin & the Nightcats

8/21/2017
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The coolest blues band in the world is back for more big fun and world class rhythm and blues on “Groovin’ in Greaseland.”

Duration: 00:03:48


Arcade Fire

7/31/2017
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How do you comment on the over-consumption of society while adding more content to consume? The band’s fifth album, "Everything Now" never answers that question but dances its way through a great set of songs trying to.

Duration: 00:04:17


Stu Larsen

7/24/2017
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His second album "Resolute" is a travelogue of his wanderlust, relating the places he’s been to his romantic relationships.

Duration: 00:03:55


Broken Social Scene

7/17/2017
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As the title suggests “Hug of Thunder," their first album in seven years, is a balance of big anthemic rockers and more intimate, downbeat gems.

Duration: 00:03:53


Randall Bramblett

7/10/2017
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“Juke Joint at the Edge of the World” is the eleventh album by the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist and it’s musical grit and funky tunes make it one of his best.

Duration: 00:03:54


The Cash Box Kings

7/3/2017
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"Royal Mint" mixes classic covers and their own originals using their unique mix of Chicago blues and Memphis rockabilly…bluesabilly!

Duration: 00:03:21


Steve Earle & the Dukes

6/19/2017
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After a couple of experiments, he is back where he belongs on his new album “So You Wanna Be an Outlaw,” banging out rocking new tunes on the fringes of the country music world.

Duration: 00:04:00


Dan Auerbach

6/5/2017
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“Waiting On A Song” is the epitome of what a solo album should be; a triumphant glimpse at another side of the artist few have heard.

Duration: 00:04:17


Justin Townes Earle

5/29/2017
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“Kids in the Street” completes a trilogy of music about his family, putting the lamenting of “Single Mothers” and “Absent Fathers” behind him, the focus more comfortably trained on himself with great results.

Duration: 00:04:24


Pokey Lafarge

5/22/2017
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His eight album “Manic Revelations” is a sly collection of thoughts and impressions of present day life seen through a musical way-back machine.

Duration: 00:04:23


BNQT

5/1/2017
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As fleeting as so-called super-group formations can be, the new album by BNQT “Volume 1” has compelling contributions from the leaders of the bands Midlake, Band of Horses, Franz Ferdinand, Grandaddy and Travis.

Duration: 00:03:56


Ray Davies

4/24/2017
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The recently knighted Sir Ray Davies has always had a love hate relationship with America and on his new solo album "Americana" he expands on his fascination with this country.

Duration: 00:03:38


Anthony Rosano & the Conqueroos

4/17/2017
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This self-titled album from one of the hardest working bands in Hampton Roads is the perfect introduction for blues-rock fans around the world to a band whose party mantra is “Get Rood.”

Duration: 00:03:57


The New Pornographers

4/7/2017
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"Whiteout Conditions" is this collective of solo artists' seventh album and their better late than never realization of the power to be more than the sum of their parts.

Duration: 00:03:47


Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors

3/27/2017
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The quintessential musical troubadour further refines the anthemic roots-rock music he’s been making for over ten years on his new album “Souvenir.”

Duration: 00:03:20


Conor Oberst

3/20/2017
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On “Salutations” his best solo album by far, he has musically colorized the songs from his solo acoustic album “Ruminations” last year with a full band.

Duration: 00:03:41


The Shins

3/13/2017
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The Shins have been around long enough to fall into the not-as-good-as-they-used-to-be stereotype by jaded critics. But on their fifth album “Heart Worms,” their music continues to charm and this being only their second album in ten years, they also know how not to wear out their welcome.

Duration: 00:03:51

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