Interview: Sinead O’Brien

Our Music Director, Michael, caught up with Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O’Brien after her set at the British Music Embassy in Austin, TX during SXSW 2022 ahead of the release of her new album, Time Bend and Break The Bower, on June 10! Listen to the interview and read a full transcription of their conversation below: […]



SXSW 2022 Recap: Day 3

Day 3 of SXSW brought even more excitement and another fantastic round of artist showcases! Tamil-Swiss singer-songwriter Priya Ragu brought a unique blend of pop, hip hop, R&B with influences from South Asia. She and her band played an incredibly groovy and fun set for the crowd at Cheer Up Charlie’s as part of the […]



SXSW 2022 Recap: Day 2

Things are really starting to ramp up! Day 2 of SXSW brought even more excellent music to downtown Austin. During the official SXSW opening festivities, we caught a set from CIFIKA, a Korean electro-pop singer and producer. Her style blends various kinds of electronic music, including house, techno, IDM, and glitch. Her movements were as […]



SXSW 2022 Recap: Day 1

The SXSW music festival is in full swing here in Austin! After spending most of the day picking up registration and scoping out the area, we managed to attend our first official showcases of the festival. First, we managed to catch a couple of acts performing in our hotel lobby during the Embassy Suites’ evening […]



SXSW 2022 Recap: Day 0

Just because the SXSW music festival doesn’t start until today, that doesn’t mean the music has to wait! Performing in conjunction with the end of SXSW’s gaming conference, the crowd at Emo’s in Austin was treated to an amazing concert with legendary chiptune band Anamanaguchi as the headliner. The first act of the night was […]



V89 and Burrito Boarder present: Vquinox LIVE! Live club music with V89 for FSU’s Great Give

Catch a live Club Convergence set at Burrito Boarder next Wednesday, March 9 from 7 to 11 PM and support V89 during FSU’s Great Give event!



In-Studio: Kississippi

Here’s a blast from the past! On March 22, 2017, Philadelphia’s own Kississippi joined us in the V89 studio to perform a few tracks live on-air before playing at V89’s Spring Show, along with Prince Daddy & The Hyena and Cough Drop. Kississippi’s latest record, Mood Ring, is out now on Triple Crown Records. kississippi.bandcamp.com/ […]



WVFS Tallahassee’s Top 50 Albums of 2021 (& Top 25 Albums of 2020, Too!)

2021 was a fantastic year for music! Here are our Top 50 Favorite Albums of 2021, as voted on by our V89 DJs: Dry Cleaning – New Long Leg (4AD) black midi – Cavalcade (Rough Trade) Lingua Ignota – SINNER GET READY (Sargent House) Japanese Breakfast – Jubilee (Dead Oceans) Black Country, New Road – For […]



Once Great Estate on Hootenanny!

Tune into Hootenanny tonight, December 20th, at 10 PM for an in-studio interview with Once Great Estate!



WVFS Celebrates 34!

CDU and WVFS present the V89 34th Birthday Bash Friday, November 5, at the Bark Featuring Rohna, Kanise, and Maan D. Swaan



Here Are Our Individual DJs’ Best Of 2017 Lists

V89 may be magic, but our year-end Top 50 chart isn’t.  It’s an aggregate of individual ballots submitted by our DJs, wherein they list their Top 10 albums and up to twenty other albums they enjoyed. These are then weighted and used to create the station’s Top 50. For the fourth year now, DJs have […]



V89 & The Great Give!

WVFS Tallahassee is excited to be part of FSU’s Great Give! If you aren’t already familiar, FSU’s Great Give is a 36-hour online giving campaign in support of academic programs, scholarships and student activities at Florida State University. Supporters can make donations 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 30 until the campaign ends at 9 p.m. […]



Here Are Our Individual DJs’ Best Of 2015 Lists

V89’s year-end Top 50 Chart is an aggregate of individual ballots submitted by our DJ’s, wherein they list their Top 10 albums and up to twenty other albums they enjoyed. These are then weighted and used to create the station’s Top 50. For the second year now, DJ’s have been given the option to have […]



V89 Rotation: 2015

Every year, around this time, V89 polls our DJs to find out what their favorite albums of the year are. The DJs vote from a list of every album that was added to our rotation, and the results are then pooled together to make a Top 50 list, which is revealed in a big, on-air countdown. This […]



Interview: Guru & Solar [Unedited]

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/wvfs-071608-Guru-and-Solar-interview.mp3 Fresh from our archives, here we have a rather interesting interview conducted by V89’s Undaground Railroad program (specifically DJ Acrojam and Amond Jackson) with rapper Guru (formerly of Gang Starr), as well as producer Solar. It took place in 2008, a mere two years before Guru tragically passed away from cancer. For those in the know […]