Emmy The Great: TAS In Session

Singer and songwriter Emma-Lee Moss, who records as Emmy the Great, has been nomadic of late, drifting between her longtime home base of London, her native Hong Kong, Brooklyn, Los Angeles and other locales. That peripatetic spirit has informed the new songs for her forthcoming third album and her new EP, called S. She recently came by FUV's Studio A (accompanied by her brother as a handy backup band!) and discussed the impact of her romantic travails on her songwriting, life living out of a suitcase, the progress of her third album, and much more. Watch videos of Emmy the Great playing live in Studio A, listen to the session now in the FUV Vault or on TAS on 91.5 WNYE on Friday, March 27, at 11a.m. EDT, also streaming online.

 

The Districts Ticket Giveaway: Bowery Ballroom On February 10

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The Districts have received their share of blogosphere love over the last year and now the bluesy Pennsylvania rockers are primed to release their debut album, A Flourish and A Spoil, on Fat Possum next month. The quartet will celebrate their release date, February 10, with a show at Bowery Ballroom and The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to the gig. Enter by this Sunday, January 25, at 5 p.m. EST for a shot at a pair.

Johnny Marr: FUV Live

Johnny Marr might be most closely associated with his tenure in The Smiths, but his 30-year-plus career has taken him in a number of different directions with stints in Electronic, The Pretenders, The The, Modest Mouse and The Cribs. Recently, Johnny has been concentrating on his own work and last year he released his second album as a solo artist, Playland. The Alternate Side's Russ Borris caught up with Johnny backstage at the legendary Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey for a chat with one of rock 'n' roll's guitar gods. Listen to Johnny Marr's session on TAS on 91.5 WNYE this Friday, January 16, at 11 a.m. EST, also streaming online, or via the FUV Vault at any time.

FUV's Hangin' On The Hudson Dance Party On February 13

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Warm up your winter and dance the night away at FUV's next dance party—and this time it's in Westchester!  Hangin' On The Hudson is happening Friday, February 13, from 7-11 p.m. at the Lodge at Hudson Harbor in Tarrytown, NY.  FUV DJs Rita Houston, Corny O'Connell, Sarah Wardrop and Alisa Ali will be spinning the tunes while you dance and enjoy a complimentary cocktail, food (courtesy of RiverMarket Bar and Kitchen), Hudson River views, and the chance to support FUV at the same time. Your $50 contribution to WFUV gets you on the list. Space is limited, so get your tickets today!

 

Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup Includes Belle And Sebastian, My Morning Jacket, Billy Joel, The War On Drugs And More

The lineup for Bonnaroo 2015 has been revealed and the eclectic, multi-generational lineup includes the return of Mumford and Sons, Billy Joel, Belle and Sebastian, My Morning Jacket, Kendrick Lamar, Run the JewelsFlorence and the Machine, Flying Lotus, The War On Drugs, SBTRKT, Earth Wind and Fire, Hozier, Caribou and more. The festival takes place in Manchester, Tennessee from June 11-14 and tickets go on sale this Saturday, January 17 at noon EST. Watch the announcement show video here.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending January 18

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A quartet of new tracks from Twin Shadow, Modest Mouse, Mark Ronson, and Interpol jump onto this week's TAS Top 20.

First Listen: Sleater-Kinney, 'No Cities To Love'

The rock trio's first album since 2006 sounds as fresh and vital as a debut, but also as nuanced and skillful as the work of three players with a decade-long, inimitable rapport betwixt them. Listen to Sleater-Kinney's No Cities To Love streaming now via FUV and NPR Music before the album's release on January 20 on Sub Pop.

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