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Jack Tatum performs on WFUV as Wild Nothing.

Watch Wild Nothing: Dream-Pop's Leading Light WFUV

February 12, 2013 – Watch Jack Tatum and his band perform the dreamy title track to his popular Nocturne album. WFUV

Bryan Ferry.

Read Bryan Ferry Wants To Be Your Valentine

February 12, 2013 – Ferry: "It's a rather lonely occupation, writing songs."


Brian Eno.

Read Brian Eno On World Cafe

February 11, 2013 – The innovative composer, producer and musician discusses his latest album of ambient music, Lux.


John Murry.

Read Next: John Murry WXPN

February 11, 2013 – Hear two dark, deep, alluring rock 'n' roll songs from Murry's debut album, The Graceless Age. WXPN


Mumford & Sons (from left: Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall) accept the award for album of the year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

Read Mumford & Sons Take Home Album Of The Year Grammy

February 11, 2013 – No single act dominated, but rock bands — including The Black Keys and fun. — fared well.


Keith Richards collaborates with Tom Waits in "Shenandoah" for Son of Rogues Gallery, out Feb. 19.

Read First Listen: 'Son Of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys'

February 10, 2013 – Tom Waits, Patti Smith, Nick Cave, Beth Orton, Dr. John and more form a bleak-music Murderer's Row.

John Mark Nelson performs live on The Current in the Twin Cities.

Watch John Mark Nelson: A Teenager With Serious Talent KCMP

February 9, 2013 – Watch the 19-year-old Twin Cities songwriter and his cadre of teenage friends perform "Reminisce." KCMP

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' new album, Push the Sky Away, comes out Feb. 19.

Read First Listen: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, 'Push The Sky Away'

February 8, 2013 – Cave's songs seethe and surprise, marked by gorgeous strings and grabby, pervy innuendo.

Cover art for the "Good Vibrations" single, released in 1966.

Watch The Real Instrument Behind The Sound In 'Good Vibrations'

February 7, 2013 – Remembering the musician whose invention is almost always mistaken for a theremin.


Read Get Dumb: The Knuckle-Draggin' Riffs Of Endless Boogie

February 7, 2013 – "The Savagist" has the kind of boozy blues riff that sounds like boots sucking up mud.

Reg Presley in Hamburg, circa 1965.

Watch Reg Presley, The Voice Of 'Wild Thing,' Dies

February 5, 2013 – The lead singer of The Troggs, who had a string of hits in the 1960s, was 71.


Clockwise from upper left: Early photo of My Bloody Valentine, Grouper, The Knife, Ballake Sissoko.

Read New Music From The Knife, Four Tet And (Oh Yeah) My Bloody Valentine

February 5, 2013 – Hear how our show got hijacked by the most anticipated record of the last... wait for it.. 20 years.


Bat For Lashes performs live on WFUV.

Watch Bat For Lashes: Balladry, On Ableton And Autoharp WFUV

February 5, 2013 – Watch autoharp-wielding singer Natasha Khan perform "Lilies" live at WFUV's studios in New York. WFUV

My Bloody Valentine's Bilinda Butcher during the band's set at Coachella in 2009.

Watch Listening To My Bloody Valentine Three Ways

February 4, 2013 – Three writers spent Sunday soaking in the the band's first album in 22 years.

Trey Anastasio

Read Trey Anastasio: The Truth About 'Valentine' WXPN

February 4, 2013 – Listen to an in-depth interview with the lead singer of the beloved jam-rock band Phish. WXPN


Parquet Courts.

Read Next: Parquet Courts WXPN

February 4, 2013 – Hear two tracks from the up-and-coming post-punk band's first full-length album, Light Up Gold. WXPN


Cover art for Fleetwood Mac's Rumors album.

Read Is Fleetwood Mac's Expanded 'Rumours' A Bit Much?

February 4, 2013 – The reissued 1977 album includes several bonus tracks, but critic Tom Moon wonders if it's worth it.


My Bloody Valentine's first album in 22 years is titled m b v.

Watch Worth The Wait? Listen To My Bloody Valentine's 'm b v'

February 3, 2013 – On Saturday night, the band released its long-awaited new album, m b v. Hear the album and weigh in.

At age 76, musician Kris Kristofferson is still writing songs. His new album is called Feeling Mortal.

Read Kris Kristofferson On Writing For — And Outliving — His Idols

February 3, 2013 – The legendary songwriter is still performing at 76. His latest album is called Feeling Mortal.


John Darnielle and his band The Mountain Goats perform live at opbmusic in Portland.

Watch The Mountain Goats: 'This Year,' A Classic Revisited opbmusic

February 2, 2013 – Watch John Darnielle and his band perform one of their shout-along classics for opbmusic. opbmusic

Rock musician Dave Grohl recorded Nirvana's Nevermind at L.A.'s Sound City Studios; now, he's turned his musical memories of the place into a documentary film of the same name.

Read 'Sound City': Music And Memories In An L.A. Landmark

January 31, 2013 – Dave Grohl lights up a famed L.A. studio for one last session in the documentary Sound City.

Ron Sexsmith's new album, Forever Endeavour, comes out Feb. 5.

Read Ron Sexsmith: At Midlife, A Songwriter Ponders Mortality

January 31, 2013 – The Canadian musician reflects on personal setbacks and the strange comfort of sad songs.


Scene from the video for "How Long," from How To Destroy Angels' upcoming album Welcome Oblivion.

Watch Trent Reznor: New Band, New Song, New Video, Still Terrifying

January 31, 2013 – The video for "How Long," from How To Destroy Angels' debut album, imagines a dystopian future.

Clockwise from upper left: Bryan Ferry, Night Beds, Thom Yorke of Atoms For Peace, Ex-Cops, Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Listen A Secret Atoms For Peace Track, Roxy Music As '20s Jazz, More

January 30, 2013 – Hear a hard-to-find cut from Thom Yorke's latest project, Atoms For Peace and more.


The Helio Sequence.

Read The Helio Sequence On World Cafe WXPN

January 30, 2013 – Hear the duo play songs from its new album and discuss the natural disaster that changed its sound. WXPN


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