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Samsaya - FUV Live - 2014

by Kara Manning

Effusive, cheerful and self-determined, India-born, Norway-raised and Sweden-based pop singer Samsaya paints a crimson heart over her eye before every performance. It's a talisman of sorts, reminding the singer (and her fans) of her deep love of music, a passion that guided her through some lonely years as a child and teenager trying to bridge two very different cultures.

Question of the Day: Staying Together

by Corny O'Connell
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With yesterday's vote the people of Scotland have decided that they are better together with the rest of the U.K. And who are we to judge? So here's to working it out, making up, and staying together. Let's send them a set of your song suggestions. List your favorites below and we'll do that after 9am.

Richard Thompson with Teddy Thompson "Persuasion"

Michael Franti & Spearhead "Life Is Better with You"

The Beatles "We Can Work It Out"

Al Green "Let's Stay Together"

Marco Benevento - FUV Live - 2014

by Alisa Ali

Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Marco Benevento has been gracefully blending his jazz roots with indie rock, jam bands, and several other genres for more than a decade. His latest studio album, Swift, is his most musically consistent and thematic record yet and sees him singing for the first time. Marco Benevento recently stopped by Studio A to play some of the new songs and talk about his new album. We’ll hear that conversation and performance during this episode of The Alternate Side in Session.


Playing On The FUV Mixtape

by Carmel Holt

The all-request FUV Mixtape playlist for Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Ramones – Do You Remember Rock & Roll Radio? – End of the Century
LCD Soundsystem – I Can Change – This Is Happening
Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls – Please
Rusted Root – Send Me On My Way – When I Woke
Desmond Dekker – Israelites – Absolutely The Best of Desmond Dekker
10cc – Dreadlock Holiday – Bloody Tourists
Jason Isbell – Cover Me Up – Southeastern