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 […]



In-Studio: Roamer X

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/roamer-x-at-v89.mp3 Here we have a live in-studio performance from former local artist Roamer X. A longtime Gainesville and Tallahassee resident who was also a member of Dead Legs, Roamer X recorded this prior to a show at The Charles Mansion with Woset, Langtry, and Woodthrush on December 14th, 2014. The performance features two untitled, unreleased songs […]



In-Studio: Woozy

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/Woozy-Live-At-V89-2-26-15.mp3 Last week, V89 was incredibly excited to hold our 28th birthday bash at Club Downunder, with performances by Ex-Breathers, Crocodiles, Woozy, and Dark Tunnels. Co-presented with FSU’s Union Productions, the show was a huge success for us, and we were particularly happy to be able to do it with bands we like, as well as a couple of bands we have a […]



Call-In: Krill

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/krill-forever.mp3 On Sunday, October 11th, V89 ran a feature on the Boston band Krill, who recently announced that they will be breaking up. In honor of the group’s legacy, we played Krill’s music for two hours during our Artist Feature program, which runs every Sunday night from 10pm until midnight. The band caught word, and decided to […]



In-Studio: Yautja

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/yautja_instudio_5_8_141.mp3 Here we have an in-studio performance from Nashville metal trio Yautja, who were gracious enough to stop by our studio before a show at Liberty Bar on May 8th, 2014. Featuring members of Gnarwhal, Coliseum, and Sallow (who we’ve also hosted in-studio), Yautja was on tour at the time in support of their debut album […]



In-Studio: The Spirit Of The Beehive

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/The-Spirit-Of-The-Beehive-08-17-15.mp3 On August 17th, 2015, WVFS Tallahassee was excited to host an in-studio performance from Philadelphia shoegaze band The Spirit Of The Beehive. Named after a Spanish film from the 1970’s, the band was in town for a show with fellow Philly band Amanda X, as well as Tallahassee locals Ex-Breathers and Buffalo Buffalo. The […]



Interview: KRS-One

This past week, V89’s Undaground Railroad program had the honor of interviewing the legendary MC KRS-One. Prior to his performance at The Side Bar, the man also known as the Teacha spoke to our very own DJ A To The L for over an hour about his past, present, future, and more. The interview is among the most […]



In-Studio: Sallow

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/Sallow-2-24-15.mp3 Here we have a live in-studio recording from Sallow, an indie rock band from Nashville. Featuring members of both Graphic Tease and Yautja, they stopped by our studio last February during their first tour to perform a few songs in anticipation of their show at All Saints Cafe. Some of these songs were from their first […]



In-Studio: Ben Varian, Jake Tobin, Disguiseworks, and Miracle Roy

This past month, V89 was very pleased to host an absolute whopper of an in-studio on our Hootenanny program. On August 10th, local favorites Ben Varian, Jake Tobin, Disguiseworks, and Miracle Roy performed a “mega-set” featuring each of the participating artists’ music. Each of them performed three songs and chatted, before switching things up so that another […]



In-Studio: Atrocitus

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/atrocitus_hoot_full.mp3 Tallahassee lost one of its recent favorites in heavy music when the wrestling-themed, stoner metal/hardcore punk hybrid band Atrocitus played its last show a couple of weeks ago. The show came after a year of inactivity, which was preceded by about four years of existence for the band. During this time, they put out […]



In-Studio: Nude Tayne

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/nudetayne_liveinstudio_fromtampaFL_7.26.15_16bit320kbps.mp3 On July 26th, 2015, V89 had the pleasure of hosting Tampa noise-rock band Nude Tayne for an in-studio. Fresh off the release of their new album Nude Beach, the now five-pieced group stopped by in anticipation of a show at Liberty Bar (with Derek Poteat and Cult Cosmos) to perform the album in its entirety. The […]