WFUV Hosts Words & Music From Studio A in November
Tuesday, November 1st Celebrating the recent release of her fourth studio album, Metals, Canadian singer-songwriter Feist stops by Studio A to talk to The Alternate Side's Russ Borris before her concert atBAM on November 2nd.
Wednesday, November 2nd Heralded by the New York Times as "one of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years." Willie Nile talks to Sunday Breakfast host John Platt before two upcoming New York area show dates:Bowery Electric on November 16th and Mexicali Live on November 19th.
Thursday, November 3rd Fiery rock, twangy country, pensive folk and even gospel describe KMAG YOYO, the new CD from songwriter Hayes Carll. He visits FUV Music Morning host Claudia Marshall today and plays theMusic Hall of Williamsburg the following night.
Friday, November 4th Brooklyn-based indie pop band The Drums come all the way uptown for an in-studio performance and to talk to The Alternate Side's Alisa Ali
Monday, November 7th Founding member of Genesis, relentless promoter of world music and human rights activist Peter Gabriel joins Claudia Marshall.
Tuesday, November 8th Los Angeles based punk band Mariachi El Bronx visit with WFUV Music Director Rita Houston
Wednesday, November 9th A multi-talented, democratic collective whose participants share vocal and songwriting duties, Ollabelle stop by Studio A to talk to Claudia Marshall before their show at the Landmark on Main Street on November 11th.
Thursday, November 10th The Akron, Ohio-bred/Brooklyn, N.Y.-residing singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur warms up with an FUV Live show with host Rita Houston, as he gets set to play Zankel Hall the following night.
Friday, November 11th North Carolina psych-folk band Megafaun, comprised of brothers Brad and Phil Cook and Joe Westerlund, drop by The Alternate Side studio to talk to Kara Manning and play songs off their self-titled fourth album.
Monday, November 14th A former member of Damien Rice's band, talented Irish songstress Lisa Hannigan crosses the pond to talk to Rita Houston.
Tuesday, November 15th A songwriter who melds day-glo psychedelic soul laced with glammed-up riffs and the acerbic energy of punk, Van Hunt visits Claudia Marshall.
Wednesday, November 16th Having released their fourteenth studio album, Grammy-winning folk-rock duo Indigo Girls stop by Studio A in front of a studio audience hosted by FUV Music Midday host Darren DeVivo
Thursday, November 17th Rhode Island indie folk band Deer Tick perform a special FUV Live show for WFUV members and talk to The Alternate Side's Alisa Ali. They play Webster Hall on November 20th.
Friday, November 18th A Stereogum Band To Watch, New Jersey band Real Estate, who released their new album days last month, talk to The Alternate Side's Russ Borris.
Monday, November 21st Seattle band The Head and the Heart makes music that pulses effervescently-both explosively danceable and intuitively intelligent. They visit Claudia Marshall before they open for Mavis Staples at the Holiday Cheer for FUV Concert at the Beacon Theatre on December 5th.
Tuesday November 22nd Indie-pop duo Mates of State, husband-and-wife team of Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel, join Russ Borris for an interview and performance session.
Wednesday, November 23rd Grammy Award-winning Alabama-raised singer Shelby Lynne sits downwith Rita Houston.
Friday, November 25th One time member of the Philadelphia Boys Choir, Pat Grossi, AKA Active Child, makes laptop-assisted indie-pop the backdrop for his falsetto on his debut album, You Are All I See. He stops by The Alternate Side to talk to Alisa Ali about influences ranging from choral music to electronica.
Monday, November 28th Prolific pianist, composer, singer and songwriter Tori Amos talks to Darren DeVivo about her long and fruitful career. She performs two nights at theBeacon Theatre on December 2nd and 3rd.
Tuesday, November 29th English rock band Elbow, who won a Mercury Prize for 2008's The Seldom Seen Kid, drop by to talk to The Alternate Side's Kara Manning on the heels of 2011's Build a Rocket, Boys!
Wednesday, November 30th More than a quarter of a century into his career, Chris Isaak releases Beyond The Sun, an ode to the music of Sun Records. He plays songs of the new CD and talks to Rita Houston.
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