Interview: Benjamin Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie

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Laura spoke with Death Cab for Cutie frontman Benjamin Gibbard about the band’s new album, Kintsugi, for our special fundraising edition of Live Lunch.

Contest: Bonnaroo Grand Prize

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In the Studio: The Hunts

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The Hunts are a band made up of seven siblings from Chesapeake, Va. The entire clan dropped by the WFPK studios to talk with Kyle Meredith about their life in a family band and their upcoming LP.

Nova: The Paws Report, April 15

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Our star of The Paws Report today at 3:30:

Meet two-year-old Nova, a lovable Australian Shepherd mix who came to the Kentucky Humane Society from an overcrowded shelter. Nova spent some time in foster care while being treated for heartworm. While Nova seemed timid in the shelter, once in her foster home she really came out of her shell, revealing this sweet girl’s true nature. According to her foster mom, she is a total lap dog, rubbing her beautiful coat against everyone she meets. She’s also very playful and loved running around the yard and romping with the other dogs in the household. Nova also appears house trained, having only two accidents during the entire duration of her stay in foster care. If you’re looking for a cuddly companion, come by and play with Nova! Nova is spayed, microchipped and up to date on all vaccinations. You can meet Nova at the Kentucky Humane Society’s Main Campus, 241 Steedly Drive. For more on Nova or any of our adoptable pets, please call 502-366-3355 or visit kyhumane.org.

Photos: Dr. Dog at the Mercury Ballroom

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Photos courtesy of C. Michael Stewart

WFPK Live Vol. 9 Is Here!

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It’s time for the spring membership drive, which means it’s time for WFPK Live Vol. 9! If you want the CD, you have to pledge at least $15/month or $180 lump sum. Call 502-814-6565 or donate right here on our website! Below is the tracklist for Vol. 9 and samples of the amazing tracks:

1. Broken Bells – “Holding On For Life”
2. Bahamas – “All The Time”
3. Sarah Jaffe – “Lover Girl”
4. David Gray – “Back In the World”
5. Martin Sexton – “You (My Mind Is Woo)”
6. Joan Shelley – “Something Small”
7. Asgeir – “King And Cross”
8. Glass Animals – “Gooey”
9. Steelism – “China Plate”
10. Fly Golden Eagle – “Far Out”
11. Nicole Atkins – “The Worst Hangover”
12. St. Paul and the Broken Bones – “Like A Mighty River”