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Local Live – Fistful of Bacon

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Fistful of Bacon has won a few awards at various blues competitions and have finished as finalists at a few others. A quick listen to their eclectic mix of sounds, composed by singer/bassist Jeff Shew and singer/guitarist Marv Druin, show why these are well-deserved accolades. The founder of the band, Eric Gaylord, rounds out the meaty compositions on drums, with …

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Local Live – Unholy UFO

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Unholy UFO returns for another performance in the WFHB studio. Self-described as “lo-fi bedroom pop,” these songs have an abrasive edge and wild spirit. Robert Craven plays guitar and sings, Robbie Sherman provides bass, and Cameron Vanover is on drums. 1. Jar of Molars 2. Chelsea of Maidenhair 3. Tell Me 4. She’s A Boy 5. Ramses for President 6. Let …

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Fireshouse Sessions – Marisa Anderson

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Guitarist Marisa Anderson played live on WFHB on May 18, 2016, before her show at The Bishop that night. Since then, her new album “Into the Light” has been released to critical acclaim from NPR Music and others. “She’s meshed folk, bluegrass and blues ideas together to create something closer to self-portrait than tradition, with hands-on scholarship digging for old …

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Local Live – TroutyB

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TroutyB has only been making music for about a year and is so prolific that he’s already put together his first album, Warts and All. In this set he plays radio-friendly versions of a few of his already released songs and another that is the newest of the new. SONGS 1.) Stage Fright 2.) My Therapist 3.) Untitled 4.) What’s …

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Local Live – J.D. Maulin

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JD Maulin plays a few songs for us, along with his brother Terry Lee Maulin on electric guitar, and his mother Nancy Pooley on backup vocals. The Americana trio play music that was inspired by a wedding cruise, the works of James Joyce and reactionary radio. 1. Barricade 2. What Kind of Love? 3. Ulysses Relapsed 4. Such Careless Love …

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Local Live – Siddius

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Fresh off of their victory lap from winning the most recent Battle of the Bands at The Bluebird, Siddius joins WFHB’s Local Live for an exclusive live on air performance and interview! SONGS “Don’t Be Afraid to Run” “Nothing’s There”/”On the Open Sea” “Broken Strings” Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang and Dan Withered Produced by Frankie Ferrell …

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Naytronix Interview

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Bloomington native Nate Brenner had a grand homecoming last fall when his band Tuneyards headlined Lotus Festival 2015. On April 6, 2016, Nate returned to Bloomington with his electronic music project Naytronix. WFHB’s Christine Brackenhoff interviewed Nate live on WFHB and featured some tracks from his latest Naytronix album Mr. Divine.

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Firehouse Sessions – Will Johnson

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In Bloomington for a house concert, Will Johnson performed live on WFHB on May 26, 2016. A prolific songwriter, producer and performer, Will Johnson has been a member of Centromatic, South San Gabriel and Monsters of Folk – along with a string of solo albums and collaborations, including one with the late Jason Molina. His most recent release is Swan City Vampires and he performed …

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Firehouse Sessions – M. Ward

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In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session is M. Ward. M. Ward is up to album no. 8 and just released More Rain early March 2016. He is in town to play a show at the Bluebird with Big Thief & NAF. We chat about the new album, his many collaborations on this and other albums, producing Mavis …

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Get Lotus Music & Arts Festival 2016 Weekend Passes!

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We are excited to partner with Lotus this year and offer WFHB supporters the opportunity to help two great organizations through your donation to WFHB. Get your tickets now!

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