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Question of the Day: The Name Game

by Corny O'Connell
name tag Shutterstock

Is there a song with your name in it? You'd be the one to know, right? Share a song that mentions your name below. We'll have a roll call and spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"88 Lines About 44 Women" - The Nails

"Jack & Diane" - John Mellencamp

"Kathleen" - Josh Ritter

"The Name Game" - Shirley Ellis

FUV's New Dig: TV on the Radio

by Darren DeVivo

TV on the Radio
Harvest Records

TV On The Radio, Brooklyn's highly regarded art rockers, are back.

Tunde Adebimpe, Jaleel Bunton, Kyp Malone and David Andrew Sitek are harvesting new life, in the form of an album called Seeds. It's the sixth full-length album from TVOTR (counting the demo collection OK Calculator), and their first following the death of bassist Gerard Smith in 2011.

Spoon - FUV Live - 2014

by Alisa Ali
photo by Tom Hines

Spoon has been consistently churning out solid albums ever since its 1996 debut Telephono, and now the Austin-based band has released its eighth full-length album, They Want My Soul. The new songs see the band expanding its sound while still maintaining its unique style of smart and witty indie rock.

Nine Stacks in Search of a Show

by Rich Conaty

I won't whine about all the birthdays, although there are nine being celebrated on tonight's "Big Broadcast." The toughest part, especially when the nonet includes such major talents as Hoagy Carmichael, Tommy Dorsey and Coleman Hawkins, is getting it all to fit into four hours. The nine stacks represent Carmichael to Cecil Scott, and there are twenty more 78s that have to be added. So, it'll be another fruitcake dense program. But I'm not whining!