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Ron Sexsmith

Ron Sexsmith - Words and Music - 2013

by Darren DeVivo

Ron Sexsmith's melancholic folk-pop has been so well-honed that even his idols like Elvis Costello and John Hiatt sing his praises. His new album, Forever Endeavour, was produced by his longtime collaborator Mitchell Froom, and it's fresh off the presses today. Celebrate with a few solo, acoustic, live performances by Ron in Studio A, which you can watch too.

WFUV Pop Quiz: Ron Sexsmith

by Laura Fedele

Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith started his own band when he was just 14 years old. His first recordings were in 1985 and today he has 11 albums. The most recent, Long Player Late Bloomer, in early 2011. In 2005 he won the coveted Juno Award (Canada's prestigious music awards) as Songwriter of the Year. His inspirations include Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies and John Hiatt. On a visit to WFUV he agreed to take the WFUV Pop Quiz.

Aside from gear, instruments or your band, what don't you go on the road without?

Ron Sexsmith - Words and Music - 2011

by John Platt
Canadian songwriter Ron Sexsmith has some impressive peers as fans for a reason: he is a master song craftsman. With the new album 'Long Player Late Bloomer,' Ron expands his sound with the help of a new producer and also tries his hand at film, and FUV's John Platt got more of the story when Sexsmith paid a visit to Studio A. [3/28/11]