Miles Kane (photo by Lauren Dukoff, PR)
Paul Weller's choppy fringe might be on the snowier side of silver these days, but the British rocker, who turned 60 on May 25, ha
Paul Weller (photo courtesy of the artist)
[Ed. Note, October 2018: John Prine, along with the Lone Bellow and Shannon Shaw, will be performing at Holiday Cheer for FUV on December 3. Tickets are available now. Prine's latest album is The Tree of Forgiveness, released in the spring of 2018. It's his first collection of original songs since 2005's Fair and Square].
Joe Henry (photo by Glen Hansard, PR)
For PJ Harvey's birthday on October 9, FUV asked Wolf Alice's Ellie Rowsell if she might have some favorite Harvey tunes. So from a 2018 Mercury Prize winner to a two-time recipient of the award, this is Rowsell's "Five Essential PJ Harvey Songs" for FUV Essentials.
Wolf Alice (photo by Jono White, PR)
A first-time immersion into the ecstatic sound orgy that is the Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland is an excursion to rock 'n' roll nirvana. As the 50th anniversary of the album approaches, Hendrix is this week's FUV Essentials artist.
Jimi Hendrix (image from promotional photo of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, via Wikimedia Commons)
There's as much myth as veracity that guides the legacy of Cat Power, the feral and fierce moniker of singer and songwriter Chan Marshall. As she releases her tenth album, Wanderer, we're honoring this late night consoler of the lonely and sculptor of intimate masterpieces as an FUV Essentials artist.
Cat Power (photo by Stefano Giovannini, courtesy of the artist)
Jealous of the Birds' Naomi Hamilton's husky alto and voluptuous lyricism have raised inevitable comparisons to Cat Power. As it turns out, Hamilton is a big fan of Chan Marshall and explains why in her "Five Essential Cat Power Songs" for FUV Essentials.
Jealous of the Birds' Naomi Hamilton (photo courtesy of Big Hassle PR)