Lo-Fang - FUV Live -2014

by Alisa Ali

Matthew Hemerlein is the man behind the moniker Lo-Fang. He is a classically-trained musician who likes to experiment with as many different sounds as he can. In fact, he played all of the instruments on his full-length debut, Blue Film. The album touches on a great variety of styles – from Pop to Krautrock. He recently stopped by WFUV to perform some of his songs and to talk about the new record.

The Mixtape Is Music To Your Ears.

by Carmel Holt

The FUV Mixtape playlist for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Peter Gabriel – D.I.Y. -  Peter Gabriel
Portugal. The Man – Purple Yellow Red and Blue – Evil Friends
Rare Earth – I Just Want To Celebrate – Rare Earth
Everything But The Girl – Missing – Amplified Heart
The Rolling Stones – Emotional Rescue – Emotional Rescue
Beck – Peaches and Cream – Midnight Vultures
The Decemberists – June Hymn – The King Is Dead

Question of the Day: Film & TV Theme Songs

by Corny O'Connell

Henry Mancini was born 90 years ago today. He composed numerous TV and movie theme songs including the themes to The Pink Panther, Peter Gunn and "Moon River" from Breakfast at Tiffany's. So today we're looking for some of your favorite theme songs from film and television. Leave them in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played

Sarah Vaughan "Peter Gunn"

Johnny Rivers "Secret Agent Man"

Harry Nilsson "Everybody's Talking"

Real Estate - FUV Live - 2014

by Darren DeVivo

Back in 2011, I was introduced to the band Real Estate while listening to WFUV’s “The Alternate Side” in the car. I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. There were jangly guitars and catchy hooks galore. Those are two music ingredients that are sure to get my attention every time! Hearing this band brought back memories of the guitar-based alternative bands that I played on WFUV in the mid 1980s. From that point on, their first two albums became favorites that could be found in my CD players fairly often. In recent years, Real Estate expanded from a trio to a quintet and now they are back with their third album, Atlas. Needless to say, I was pretty excited to spend some time with the band in the WFUV studios. Their in studio performance was flawless. Hear it for yourself!

Ray LaMontagne: May 2 On Sale Today

by WFUV Staff

Here's an announcement for WFUV listeners that you're hearing about first:

WFUV presents Ray LaMontagne in concert at Town Hall Friday May 2 at 9pm. Tickets went on sale Wednesday, April 16 at 10am. Catch this early, intimate, performance of Ray LaMontagne doing songs from his brand new album, Supernova.

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