Stream Our Latest Sessions On Demand

While working from home WNRN is connecting you to some of our favorite musicians near and far with our Home Studio Sessions. Tune in all next week for new interviews and performances!

2021-03-02T13:49:11-05:00March 1st, 2021|Featured, In-Studios|

Devon Gilfillian and Illiterate Light Find “Freedom” With New Collaboration

(Hear the full interview above)

Desiré Moses chats with Devon Gilfillian and Illiterate Light about food, pandemic lifestyles, and how their collaborative single “Freedom” took shape in this wide ranging Home Studio Session. Plus, the trio teams up to share an exclusive acoustic version of “Freedom” and Illiterate Light revisits an early NRN favorite (videos below) (more…)

2021-03-02T13:22:52-05:00February 26th, 2021|Featured, In-Studios|

The Steel Wheels Get Inspired By Fans on Everyone A Song

Trent Wagler of The Steel Wheels connected with WNRN earlier this winter for the first time since his group’s 2020 tour dates were cancelled mere hours after the band departed from their Harrisonburg, VA headquarters. (more…)

2021-03-02T11:35:12-05:00February 25th, 2021|In-Studios|

See All Our Dead Air 2.4 Performances!

Thanks for joining us for the premiere of Dead Air 2.4! Watch the entire show streaming on demand below. Special thanks to all the musicians, engineers, crew, venues, non-profits, and local businesses who helped make this year’s event possible, and to our sponsors and members who allowed us to make this program free for everyone! (more…)

2021-03-02T13:52:22-05:00February 25th, 2021|Dead Air, Featured, In-Studios|

Gold Connections’ Will Marsh Talks About Growing Up and “Getting To Now”

Will Marsh of Gold Connections joined WNRN to talk about the Central Virginia band’s latest EP Ammunition. The five song collection of propulsive guitar-driven slacker rock seems tailor made for the stage, but with touring out of the equation Marsh found himself with the headspace to tackle other areas of the album release cycle, like creating a pair of ambitious cinematic music videos. (more…)

2021-03-02T13:30:20-05:00February 24th, 2021|In-Studios|

Free Union Looks to Recapture Momentum with New Music in 2021

Central Virginia’s Free Union started 2020 on a roll. The group was tapped by WNRN to appear live on the nationally syndicated program World Cafe, NPR was spinning their music, festivals were reaching out, and a palpable sense of momentum was emerging. The contours of the few months of the story are familiar by now. Tour dates postponed, festivals cancelled, creativity brickwalled. (more…)

2021-02-24T11:57:42-05:00February 23rd, 2021|In-Studios|

From Montana To L.A., Alaska Reid Tracks The Making of Her Debut Album

Alaska Reid discusses her musical influences from Dinosaur Jr. to Joni Mitchell as well as the making of her debut solo album Big Bunny and performs live in this Home Studio Session.

2021-03-02T12:43:45-05:00February 22nd, 2021|In-Studios|

Hear Our Favorite Sessions of 2020!

While working from home WNRN is connecting you to some of our favorite musicians near and far in a very personal way in our Home Studio Sessions.  We produced over 70 sessions between March and December and below we’ve shared 5 of our favorites. Enjoy!

2021-02-19T09:48:02-05:00December 30th, 2020|In-Studios|

Ivan & Alyosha Return With a Self-Titled Album Years in the Making

Coming off a five-year hiatus, Seattle indie folk band Ivan & Alyosha released their self-titled record Ivan & Alyosha in October. After a long run of albums, EPs and tours, the group took a collective breather from recording in 2015. (more…)

2021-01-04T10:04:36-05:00December 11th, 2020|In-Studios|