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WFUV's Take Five

The daily (M-F) podcast for music lovers that keeps you up-to-date on favorite artists and new talent from the worlds of rock, singer-songwriters, blues, roots, world and beyond.More from WFUV's Take Five »

Most Recent Episodes

From the FUV Vault: The Lone Bellow

From 2012: The Brooklyn trio The Lone Bellow taped its first-ever radio interview at FUV, and it was a great chance to get a taste of their self-titled debut album (which was eventually released in early 2013). Zach, Kanene and Brian create a gospel-rich sound with a hint of Laurel Canyon and some soulful, layered harmonies too.

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From the FUV Vault: Yeasayer

FUV Live 13 Artist (from 2010): Brooklyn-based Yeasayer said 'yes' to world music on their first record 'All Hour Cymbals,' and on their second full-length, 'Odd Blood,' they gave an affirmative nod to dance pop. One of the performances during the band's interview with host Russ Borris made it onto our CD, FUV Live 13.

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From the FUV Vault: Heartless Bastards

FUV Live 15 Artist (from 2012): Find out where the band name Heartless Bastards came from as Erika Wennerstrom and company rock their way through a Studio A session with FUV's Rita Houston, featuring tunes from their album, 'Arrow.'

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From the FUV Vault: The Heavy

FUV Live 13 Artist (from 2010): The Heavy have never met a genre they couldn't co-opt. The band's second album, 'The House That Dirt Built,' brought them to Studio A where they spoke with Alisa Ali about re-interpreting Screamin' Jay Hawkins and sampling from low grade horror films, reggae music, and garage rock.

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From the FUV Vault: Ryan Bingham

From 2010: Ryan Bingham's voice has been said to sound like 'Steve Earle's dad,' and he used that voice to tell host Claudia Marshall at FUV about an impromptu audition he had with T Bone Burnett. That audition eventually led to his Oscar for the song 'Weary Kind,' which he performed in Studio A along with other songs from his album, 'Junky Star.'

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