06.26

2015

Interview: Dustin Wong

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/dustin-wong-interview-final.mp3 On November 22nd, 2014, V89 was happy to be able to interview the experimental guitarist and composer Dustin Wong. Following a show he played in collaboration with Takako Minekawa at FSU’s Club Downunder, Dustin was kind enough to speak with us over the phone about his process of making music, the video for “He She See Feel,” and […]

06.20

2015

Interview: Drew DeNicola

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/BIG-STAR-Interview-Album-Side.mp3 Here we have an interview with filmmaker Drew DeNicola, the creator of Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, a documentary film about Memphis band Big Star. Released in 2013, the documentary tells the story of Big Star, a band formed in the early 70’s to massive critical acclaim but little commercial success; resulting in a […]

06.12

2015

In-Studio: Hundred Waters

On June 9th, 2012, WVFS hosted then-Gainesville based group Hundred Waters for an in-studio performance. The band appeared in anticipation of their set headlining V89’s summer throwdown at Rehab, which also featured performances from Hold That Hand and Pat Puckett. Now on OWSLA Records and based in Los Angeles, Hundred Waters have recently become known […]

06.02

2015

Interview: Natalie Prass

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/Natalie-Prass-interview-final.mp3 Now based in Virginia, Natalie Prass is a singer-songwriter who recently released her debut album, Natalie Prass, on Spacebomb Records. Produced by Matthew E. White, the album features Prass’ tunes about love and heartbreak, backed by lush string and horn arrangements from over two dozen musicians in the Spacebomb studio. It’s been a recent favorite of ours at V89, […]

05.28

2015

Interview: Killer Mike

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/Killer-Mike-Interview.mp3 Another great piece from our archives, this is a 2008 interview that was conducted with Killer Mike by our Undaground Railroad program. Now best known as a member of Run The Jewels (whose most recent album, Run The Jewels 2, was voted “Best Hip Hop Release” of 2014 by our DJ staff, and our fourth favorite […]

05.22

2015

Interview: Dengue Fever

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/Dengue_Fever_Interview.mp3 Fresh from the vaults, we have an excellent interview with Dengue Fever, which was done prior to a show the group played at Club Downunder on April 22nd, 2009. The interview was conducted by our very own Nico Ws and Alexis Diao (@meowdiao), and representing Dengue Fever was Ethan Holtzman (keyboard) and Senon Williams […]

05.18

2015

Interview: Doug Martsch

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/doug-martsch-interview.mp3 Last Friday, WVFS was honored to host an interview with Doug Martsch, the longtime leader of Boise, Idaho indie rock band Built To Spill. A highly consistent and influential group, noted for Martsch’s distinctive voice and virtuosic guitar playing, they are now touring in support of their eighth album Untethered Moon. In anticipation of a show at […]

05.15

2015

Interview: Clark

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/clark-interview.mp3 On March 27th, 2015, V89 was excited to host a phone interview with the English electronic producer Chris Clark. A veteran of Warp Records, whose music has for years been at the forefront of the electronic scene, the man better known simply by his surname, Clark, spoke with us prior to his show at Club Downunder […]

05.12

2015

In-Studio: Thou

On November 1st, 2014, WVFS hosted the Baton Rouge-based metal band THOU for an in-studio performance. The group appeared on their way to The Fest in Gainesville, and played a special set featuring collaborator Emily McWilliams on keyboard and vocals. They performed tracks from their latest album at the time, Heathen, as well as previous record Summit […]

04.21

2015

Interview: Waxahatchee

https://wvfs.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/waxahatchee-interview.mp3 On April 17th, 2015, V89 hosted an interview with Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield. In anticipation of her show at Club Downunder, the Philly-based singer-songwriter came in and spoke with us on-air about relocating, the difference between writing sad music and being a sad person, and her third album, Ivy Tripp. Now, V89 is excited to present the interview […]

01.21

2015

Watch: Fungle Junk (Live On Hootenanny)

On December 1st, 2014, V89 played host to local band Fungle Junk for an in-studio during our Hootenanny program. Along with answering questions from our on-air DJ, the band performed several songs live on-air, which were captured on video by Ryan Zimmerman and Tyler Lee. Watch the videos below, and tune in every Monday night from […]

01.03

2015

Here Are Our Individual DJs’ Best Of 2014 Lists

At the end of 2014, V89’s DJ staff voted for its favorite albums of the year, to be tallied and counted down on-air during a seven hour “Best of 2014” special. That special aired  yesterday and the results have been announced (to view our list, click here), but we’re not done yet: while the top albums list has […]

12.04

2014

Interview: Hundred Waters

Formerly from Gainesville, Hundred Waters is a four-piece band that formed in 2011, consisting of Nicole Miglis, Trayer Tryon, Paul Giese and Zach Tetreault. After releasing their self-titled debut album in 2012, they’ve since toured with everyone from Julia Holter to Skrillex, relocated to Los Angeles, and signed to the OWSLA label for the release […]

10.13

2014

Interview: Cymbals Eat Guitars

Last Friday, Cymbals Eat Guitars came through town to play Part I of V89’s 27th Birthday Bash at Club Downunder, alongside Slothrust and Whateverer. Fresh off of some dates opening for Bob Mould, the Staten Island-based band is now touring in support of its third album LOSE, which reflects on themes such as the fear of losing your youth and […]

06.18

2014

Welcome!

We are so glad to have you here at our website!  We are the people behind the scenes of WVFS, Florida State’s nationally recognized, volunteer run, radio station.  Not only do we have a lot to play, we have a lot to say.  Check in here for the latest station chatter on great music, general […]