6:20am – Vinyl Lust – a song from a real live LP
9am-12pm: John Timmons
MEMORIAL DAY SPECIALS NOON-6PM! Noon-2pm – American Routes
NEA Heritage Fellowship Concert – a look at past winners of the National Endowment For the Arts award then a concert from this year’s winners including a Piedmont bluesman, klezmer musicians, mariachis and more.
2pm-3pm – Bob Dylan: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Just as Dylan turns 75 we’ll look back at his arrival in New York City in the early 1960’s.
3-4pm – Miles Ahead
You’ll hear how Miles Ahead, a new film about jazz legend Miles Davis, starring Don Cheadle came together. Interviews with Cheadle, members of Miles’ family and lots of music from the soundtrack!
4-6pm – Please Kill Me: Voices from the Archives
Music, stories and voices of people who were there when the 60s morphed in to the Punk 70’s. Interviews with Iggy Pop, Patti Smith, Debbie Harry, The Ramones and more!
6-8pm: World Café With David Dye
A Vintage Cafe that looks back to a 2012 session with the Australian hit-maker, Gotye.
8pm-9pm: The Guest List with Sean Cannon
Each week, Sean will have in-depth, casual conversations with musicians, comedians, actors, authors, and other notable weirdos. After the talking is out of the way, they’ll give a glimpse inside their musical minds by curating diverse and thoughtful guest DJ sets. You’ll also hear regular features from Bonnie “Prince” Billy, among others.
9pm-12am – FPK’s Afterdark with Meg Samples
12am-2am: Night Visions With the OK Deejays and Sam Sneed
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.
2am-5am: WFPK Overnight
Hear your favorite mix of FPK tunes all night long.
This morning, public radio stations across the country are premiering genre-bending rock band TV On The Radio’s new single, Million Miles. It’s the group’s second single from a yet-to-be-titled fifth studio album, due for release sometime soon on producer Dave Sitek’s own record label, Federal Prism. It will be TV On The Radio’s first album since parting ways with Interscope Records, which released the group’s prior three albums.
Posted by WFPKAugust 27
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Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin has been pretty busy. In addition to working on a new album called Fly by Wire, which is out Sept. 17 on Polyvinyl, the band recently filmed a documentary about a trip to Russia that was organized by the US State Department and the Boris Yeltsin Foundation. Here’s a trailer for the film and the lead cut from the record, Nightwater Girlfriend.
Posted by WFPKJune 26
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It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Volcano Choir, Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon’s collaboration with fellow Wisconsinites Collections of Colonies of Bees. So it came as something of a surprise when a new Volcano Choir album was announced. It’s called Repave and will be out Sept. 3 on Jagjaguwar. Here is the first taste of it, Byegone.
While the John McCauley’s lyrics and most of the instrumentation on The Rock are unquestionably despondent, the horns give you the feeling that maybe – just maybe – there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Negativity is out Sept. 24 on Partisan Records.