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  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    Yola was on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, performing "I Don't Wanna Lie," from the deluxe digital edition of her debut album, Walk Through Fire. You can watch it here. She heads to Los Angeles for the Grammys, performing at the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute to Aerosmith on Friday, the AmericanaFest Pre-Grammy Salute to Willie Nelson on Saturday, and the Grammy Premiere Ceremony on Sunday afternoon. Yola has been nominated for four Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    Yola recently stopped by Minnesota Public Radio's The Current to perform three songs from her multiple Grammy-nominated album, Walk Through Fire—the title track, "Ride Out in the Country," and "Shady Grove"—and talk with host Bill DeVille about her life and music. You can watch it here. And tune in to see her on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon tonight.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio Video
  • Friday, January 17, 2020

    Yola stopped by NPR to perform a Tiny Desk Concert of songs from her debut album, Walk Through Fire—"Faraway Look" and "It Ain't Easier"—as well as "I Don't Wanna Lie," from the deluxe digital edition of the album released in December. "Yola's presence behind the Tiny Desk was commanding, her energy captivating and, oh, that voice!" exclaims host Bob Boilen. She "is front-and-center and up for four Grammy awards in 2020, including Best New Artist. At this Tiny Desk Concert, you'll hear why." You can do so here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Thursday, January 9, 2020

    Yola performed a Billboard Live session of songs from her multiple Grammy-nominated album Walk Through Fire, answers fan questions, and shares a secret to overcoming adversity: Use what she calls "life scissors" to cut out the toxic so-and-sos "and funnel all that energy, much like pruning a rose, to the bud, which is your inspiration, your personal growth, your happiness, all the things that we're living for." You can watch the performance and interview here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Tuesday, January 7, 2020

    David Byrne was on Late Night with Seth Meyers to discuss the joys and surprises of performing his American Utopia on Broadway. Meyers says the show "put us in the best mood, which is a very nice gift to give to an audience right now." Byrne also shares some humor advice he received from Jerry Seinfeld. You can watch their conversation here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Sunday, January 5, 2020

    David Byrne spoke with CBS Sunday Morning contributor Serena Altschul about his life in music both with and after Talking Heads, his Reasons to Be Cheerful project, and the current Broadway production of David Byrne's American Utopia. "I love working with these musicians so much, I love performing, I love what I'm doing, I love the message that we're putting across," he tells Altschul, "that that gives me optimism." You can watch their conversation here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Yola was the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC last night. She performed “Faraway Look” from her multiple Grammy Award–nominated, critically acclaimed debut album, Walk Through Fire, as well as her cover of Elton John’s classic "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road." You can watch both here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News On Tour Television Video
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019

    Vagabon has shared a live video for "Every Woman," from her critically-acclaimed self-titled sophomore album, featuring Angel Olsen on backing vocals. The video, which can be seen here, was filmed by Conor Hagen earlier this month at Oakland's Fox Theatre during Vagabon's recently-wrapped US tour with Olsen.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Friday, December 13, 2019

    Rhiannon Giddens is the latest guest on Come Hear North Carolina's In the Water series. She visits Wilmington, NC, to discuss the massacre that occurred there in 1898, in which a democratically elected, biracial government was overthrown by a mob of white citizens. She also performs three songs—"Pretty Saro," "At the Purchaser's Option," and "He Will See You Through"—and discusses the importance of storytelling in her own music. You can watch it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    Yola spoke with NPR member station 88Nine Radio Milwaukee for its Yours Truly series of up-close artist interviews. She talks about meeting Mavis Staples—with whom she performs at Holiday Cheer for FUV in NYC next week—and surrounding herself with "golden people." "The environment that I've built for myself—it is so important to connect," she says. "Certainly you'll hear this from women far and wide that there are environments that don't let them self-actualize, and that was definitely No. 1, people that accepted me as I was." Watch it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Monday, December 2, 2019

    Devendra Banhart stopped by WFUV to talk with FUV Live host Alisa Ali and perform three songs from his new album, Ma—"Taking a Page," "Carolina," and "October 12"—which you can watch here. Banhart also spoke with Pitchfork for its The Song I Wish I Wrote series; his choice: Joan Armatrading's "Willow." "I think this is the perfect song," he says in the video you can watch here. His North American tour concludes with concerts in Montreal, Boston, Brooklyn, DC, and Philadelphia this week. He heads to Europe in January.

    Journal Topics: Artist News On Tour Radio Video
  • Wednesday, November 27, 2019

    Rachael & Vilray recently performed at The Club Car at The McKittrick Hotel in New York City, where public radio’s WFUV was on hand to record the set for an FUV Live show. “Like Rachael and Vilray themselves, the songs have a timeless quality and an unpredictable sense of humor,” writes Rita Houston. You can watch two of their performances here, and listen to the entire session at wfuv.org

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio Video

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