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WRUV April Rock Singles – 2017

music to draw to: satellite

kid koala’s new album, “music to draw to: satellite” is the perfect mellow record to get you through winter. mellow, dreamy, and out of this world — seriously, he created an ambient electronic sound that was inspired by the planning to go to Mars. best thing about it is that he teamed up with Emiliana […]

WRUV Rock Singles for January 2017 – 2 Mixes

WRUV Rock Singles for January 2017 – 2 Mixes

We got it from here…

A Tribe Called Quest’s long overdue album, “We Got It From Here…” is finally released! 18 years in the making, this is an amazing album, worth spending some serious time with. They are hip-hop legends for a reason—the lyrics, the beats, it is a really special album. FCC: Clean Play: 1, 2 (all of them!) […]

WRUV Rock Singles – October 2016

WRUV Rock Singles August 2016 – Mix 1 & 2

WRUV Rock Singles May 2016 – vol 1 & 2

WRUV Rock Singles May 2016 – vol 1  Classixx – Grecian Summer [Innovative Leisure] Gold Panda – In My Car [ghostly international] Henri Texier – Les Là-Bas (Bonobo remix) [Ninja Tune] Paul Simon – Wristband [concord music group] Avett Brothers – Ain’t No Man [Republic ] Little Barrie – Why Don’t You Do It [pias] Margaret Glaspy – You And I [ATO] […]

99 cents

SANTIGOLD is back with the record “99 CENTS.” She takes new wave music to an international level. You will find at least one song to dance to on this. FCC: None PLAY: 1, 4, 6 FIYL: M.I.A. LABEL: Atlantic

The Suffers

THE SUFFERS’s debut record is long over due. They have a soulful touch to the roots rock revival and are a softer sounding version of the Alabama Shakes. FCC: None PLAY: All of them FIYL: Alabama Shakes LABEL: Self-Release

!!!

MIIKE SNOW’s new record “!!!” is a synth-pop album from a Swedish trio who will lure you in with catchy pop tracks! FCC: None PLAY: 3, 11 FIYL: Santigold, Passion Pit LABEL: Jackalope Recordings/Atlantic

YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE

NADA SURF’s new record “YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE” is the NYC trio’s 8th album. Check it out if you like indie downbeat rock. FCC: None PLAY: 1, 2, 3 RIYL: Death Cab for Cutie, Bob Mould LABEL: Barsuk

ARRANGING TIME

PETE YORN’s new record “ARRANGING TIME” is the first studio album from this long-time folk rocker since 2010. He’s still got it. FCC: None PLAY: 2, 6, 1 FIYL: Ryan Adams, Guster LABEL: Capitol

THAT THING REALITY

BEAU’s new record “THAT THING REALITY” is the debut of two woman, Heather Boo and Emma Rose, friends since childhood and making music as they grow into adults. This is a rockin’ pop album. FCC: None PLAY: 1, 6, 4 FIYL: Gemma Hayes, Bob Dylan LABEL: Kitsune Musique

55

The Knocks new record 55 is all about the group’s live in NYC. A feel good album with hip-hop synth beats. FCC: 1, 4, 9 PLAY: 14, 10 FIYL: Madeon, Chromeo LABEL: Big Beat

SIDE PONY

Lake Street Dive release their 2nd album SIDE PONY with the same 60s pop rock hooks you love! FCC: None PLAY: 3, 10, 5 RIYL: The Strokes, Asteroid Galaxy Tour LABEL: Nonesuch

A MAN ALIVE

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down are a San Fran band with their 4th release, A MAN ALIVE.  It is a bit darker than their previous records, but has some pretty emotionally good indie rock tracks. FCC: None PLAY: 1, 5, 9 RIYL: St. Vincent, Mirah

MORE RAIN

M. Ward returns with this awesome new mellow album, MORE RAIN. Perfect record for a rainy spring (he wrote it based on rainy Portland, Oregon). it is his 8th solo album, and it holds up! FCC: None PLAY: 3,5,7 RIYL: Bright Eyes, Neko Case

WRUV March Mix #2 – Rock Singles

WRUV March Mix #2 – Rock Singles Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – I Need Never Get Old [concord] Mavis Staples – Take Us Back [anti] Laura Carbone – Silky Road [Duchess Box] Iggy Pop – Break Into Your Heart [Loma Vista/Concord] AURORA – Conqueror [Decca] Kristin Kontrol – X-Communicate [Sub Pop] El Perro Del Mar – Bread And Butter [Ging […]

WRUV March Mix #1 – Rock Singles

WRUV March Mix #1 – Rock Singles argonaut&wasp – Always [self] Balkan Beat Box – I Trusted U [Self-Released] Oscar – Sometimes [Wichita] The Knocks – Classic (feat. Powers) [big beat] Santigold – Chasing Shadows [atlantic] Holy Ghost! – Crime Cutz [DFA] Courtney Barnett – Three Packs A Day [milk rec] Charles Bradley – Aint It A Sin [daptone] Andrew Bird and Fiona […]

WRUV Rock Singles January 2016 Mix

WRUV Rock Singles January 2016 Mix 1. Iggy Pop – Gardenia [Loma Vista/Concord] 2. M. Ward – Confession [merge] 3. Eerie Wanda – To Dream Again [Hum] 4. Mavis Staples – High Note [anti] 5. The Dandy Warhols – You Are Killing Me [dine alone] 6. Ra Ra Riot – Absolutely [barsuk] 7. Junior Boys – Over It [city slang] 8. Thao & The Get Down […]

WRUV15 December Mix

WRUV15 December Mix Yacht – L.A. Plays Itself [DFA] Aurora – Half The World Away [oasis cover] [decca] Pete Yorn – Summer Was A Day [columbia] Junior Boys – Big Black Coat [City Slang] Boss Selection – flip and rewind (ft.Rashida Jones) [Orange Stella Music] Chemical Brothers – Wide Open feat. Beck (Radio Edit) Animal Collective – FloriDada [domino] Lucius – Born Again […]

WRUV December Mix 2

WRUV December Mix 2 Ra Ra Riot – Water [barsuk] AM & Shawn Lee – You Are In My System [ESL records] Wainwright Sisters – Hobo’s Lullaby [PIAS] Rüfüs Du Sol  – Like An Animal [Sweat It Out!] Husky Rescue – Mountains Only Know [merge] TEEN – All About Us [carpark] Robert Francis – Time After Time [Aeronaut Records] Michael Franti […]

WRUV Rock Singles -2015 November Mix 2

WRUV Rock Singles -2015 November Mix 2 St. Lucia – Dancing On Glass Kaskade ID WRUV Courtney Barnett – Boxing Day Blues Revisited [mom+pop] Neon Indian – Annie [Mom + Pop] !!! – All U Writers [warp] Duke Of Norfolk – Isabel The Modern Nancy [mint 400 records] Korey Dane – Let It Be Just For Fun [Innovative Leisure] Daughter – Doing […]

WRUV Rock Singles -2015 November Mix 1

WRUV Rock Singles -2015 November Mix 1 Widowspeak – All Yours [Captured Tracks] Diane Coffee – Everyday [Western Vinyl] The Dead Weather – I Feel Love (Every Million Miles) Joanna Newsom – Sapokanikan [Drag City] Yacht – I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler [DFA] Beach House – Bluebird [sub pop] Jarryd James – Do You Remember [interscope] Miss Eaves – TNT […]

the story of sonny boy slim

Gary Clark Jr. is from Austin and has a singer-songwriter rock and roll vibe you will dig. FCC:10 Play: 1, 2, 5 RIYL: B.B. King (if he had a rock and roll vibe)