There are nine spare, simple songs on Julien Baker‘s debut album, Sprained Ankle, and every one of them is sad. In fact, she came to the Tiny Desk with an untitled new one — since given the name “Funeral Pyre” — and she appropriately introduced it as “Sad Song #11.” But Baker’s shimmering electric-guitar picking, […]
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WNXP’s Nashville Artist of the Month performed for us – live from her home.
Joy Oladokun — WNXP’s Artist of the Month — is a singer-songwriter from Nashville Tennessee. Previously, Oladokun was kind enough to send us a playlist of music that inspires her work. Here’s a video introduction.
WNXP’s Nashville Artist of the Month performs two songs — The Head and Stay — live from his home in Nashville.
This live performance from Phoenix, captured in the studios of WFUV in 2017, sounds more like a polished studio recording than a live radio set.
This 2015 session from the studios of KCRW in Los Angeles shows of Lianne La Havas’s dexterity on the semi-hollow body electric guitar — accented by hypnotic finger snapping and a chorus of counter-melodic unison singers.
Here’s an acoustic performance of the song Georgia from World Cafe Live in 2014.
KTX in Dallas spent a rainy afternoon in Nashville with Becca Mancari. She performs “First Time” from her newly-released sophomore album, The Greatest Part, in her home studio.
Namir Blade — WNXP’s first Artist of the Month — is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, and artist from Nashville Tennessee. Here’s a video introduction.
Nashville band Kopecky performs Quarteback at the WFUV studios at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York.