WNRN’s in studio sessions are supported by Blue Mountain Brewery and listeners just like you. Below watch artists like Washed Out, The Avett Brothers, Lake Steet Dive and Manchester Orchestra play live from home for our In Studio at WNRN Vol. 9 compilation. We’ve picked our 15 favorite Home Studio Session performances for this limited edition CD/Digital Download. Scroll down to see the full tracklist and order your copy when you become a Member this fall!
Washed Out - Too Late (WNRN's Home Studio Sessions)
Lake Street Dive - Hypotheticals (live for WNRN's Home Studio Sessions)
Manchester Orchestra - Bedhead (live for WNRN)
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Cars In Space (Live for WNRN's Home Studio Sessions)
Avett Brothers - Victory (WNRN's Home Studio Sessions)
Paul Thorn connects with Bob Mosolgo from home in Tupelo, MS on the eve of his fall tour to perform songs from latest album Never Too Late to Call. In addition to performing the title track, written for Thorn’s late sister, he talks about performing at the Grand Ole Opry with his wife, and lets us in on the inspiration for the title of “Sapalo” from the new album. Click on the player above to stream the full session including performances of “Never Too Late to Call” and “Breaking Up for Good Again”!
En route to Newport Folk Festival to perform Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On with an all star cast of musicians, Devon Gilfillian stopped by the WNRN studios for a surprise in studio session for Member Appreciation Week. In addition to answering questions from WNRN’s Lindsey Goldin he performed two songs solo including “Unchained” and “The Good Life” from debut album Black Hole Rainbow as well as unveiling a gorgeous new ballad “Love You Anyway”. Stream the full session above!
WNRN favorites Illiterate Light returned to Charlottesville Friday July 23rd to perform the first show at the Jefferson Theater of 2021. Before the show Jeff and Jake stopped by the station to perform an acoustic set. Stream it above to hear the pair play two new songs (including a web-only bonus track “Wake Up Now”) and chat with WNRN’s Lindsay Goldin for Member Appreciation Week! Playlist: “February 1st”, “Sometimes Love Takes So Long”, “Wake Up Now”)
Monday we kicked off Member Appreciation Week with our first member in studio session in nearly 18 months! 20 lucky members joined us to hear Leftover Salmon perform live and chat with Tad Abbey about their new album Brand New Good Old Days. Stream the full session and check out their performance below featuring Central VA’s own Jay Starling on dobro.
Just before the start of the pandemic, MC Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger was at a crossroads in his career. From releasing four new albums and an assortment of live records to spending most of that five year period on the road, he found himself pondering the very nature of being an artist in what has become a transactional industry.
Scott Miller joins us at the WNRN studios as we continue our return to live sessions this summer. Hear Scott talk about balancing farming and performing, picturing his audience as cats, and why performing in his hometown is still a challenge, plus he plays live in this In Studio Session for WNRN.