The Group Harmony Review For April 19

by Dan Romanello
Soul Stirrers (publicity shot)

On the Group Harmony Review at midnight,  a focus on the influence of gospel vocal groups into the development of the early rhythm and blues vocal group sound its roots and related areas. Artists featured will include Sonny Til and The Orioles, Sam Cooke and The Soul Stirrers, The Ravens, The Four Knights, Eugene Mumford and The Larks, the Dixie Hummingbirds and much more!

UKNY On FUV For April 19

by Kara Manning
Blur (from 'Parklife')

This Friday, April 25, marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Blur's Parklife, the album that truly heralded the arrival of Britpop. This past Wednesday, Blur frontman and solo artist Damon Albarn, who releases Everyday Robots on April 29, visited WFUV for an intimate session (which airs on May 5). So, tonight on UKNY at 11, expect a generous helping of Damon Albarn tracks as well as thoughtful new music from emerging artists like Aquilo, Throwing Snow, Bernard + Edith, Vancouver Sleep Clinic and more.

The Bottomless Pit With Marshall Crenshaw For April 19

by Marshall Crenshaw
Bobby Curtola and band (courtesy of the artist,

On tonight's "The Bottomless Pit" at 10, an "All-Bobby Edition" of the show, wherein only people named Bobby will be heard from. And that's Bobby, not Bob.. Nobody named Bob will be heard from, although I do talk about a guy named Bob for a few minutes (the show is prerecorded, as always).

Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight" For April 19

by WFUV Staff
Bob Dylan (courtesy of the artist,

Vin Scelsa is back! On tonight's "Idiot's Delight" at 8, it's the annual Easter Saturday show (streaming online only because of the on-air broadcast of Fordham's Holy Saturday mass until 10). Vin has centered the show around the opening words of Bob Dylan's classic song, "Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues" which are: "When you're lost in the rain in Juarez, and it's Eastertime too."

Vinyl On Our Minds

by Carmel Holt

The FUV Mixtape is having a day off today, and it's just as well: we've got a whole lot of vinyl to contemplate, as Record Store Day 2014 is just 12 hours away. It's a big list to wade through of new and exclusive RSD releases, as well as some amazing archival never-before-released records, live vinyl, and more, and more.... Here are just a few links to assist you on your vinyl-buying joyride tomorrow:
Time Out New York's guide to RSD in NYC