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Emmy The Great - FUV Live - 2015

by Kara Manning
Singer and songwriter Emma-Lee Moss, who records as Emmy the Great, has been nomadic of late, drifting between her longtime home base of London, her native Hong Kong, Brooklyn, Los Angeles and other locales. That peripatetic spirit has informed the new songs for her forthcoming third album, still untitled and due out late this year or early in 2016, and her new EP, out now on Bella Union, called S
 

Question of the Day: Sweet

by Corny O'Connell

March Madness® is getting down to brass tacks. After starting with a field of 64 teams, we're down to the sweet sixteen in college basketball. Which has us thinking of "sweet" songs. Got any in your playbook? Tip us off in the comments below and we'll play a set of "sweet" songs after 9am.

Here's what we played: 

"Sweet Old World" by Lucinda Williams 

"My Sweet Lord" by George Harrison 

"Sweet Disposition" by The Temper Trap 

Houndmouth - FUV Live at Hill Country Live - 2015

by Carmel Holt

This rootsy indie rock band from New Albany, Indiana won us over a couple years ago with their four-part harmonies and wonderful story-songs on their debut, From The Hills Below The City. So we were thrilled to bring Houndmouth back once again to Hill Country Live, just as they were about to release their sophomore effort, Little Neon Limelight – an album that they joke almost got the title Super Thriller (yes, as in, Michael Jackson’s Thriller). Listen in as Matt Myers, Shane Cody, Katie Toupin, and Zak Appleby showcase their fantastic new collection of songs, their voices, and their sense of humor, with this high energy, live set.