WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en 5 things to know http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416516 <p>&#39;5 things to know&#39; is a weekly feature highlighting different parts of the WWOZ world that you may have missed this week, including unique WWOZ programming and video, plus New Orleans events, artists, releases, places, features, and more.</p> <p>For the week ending February 12, 2016:</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416516" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416516#comments Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:38:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 416516 at http://www.wwoz.org Hear Soul Sister's Archived Tribute to Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416546 <p>On Thursday, February 4, Maurice White, legendary founder of Earth, Wind &amp; Fire, died at the age of 74. I paid tribute to his influential work and sound by playing an all-Maurice White edition of my Soul Power show on February 6. I decided to highlight only my favorite EWF songs that featured his lead vocals, as well as a few non-EWF songs that White produced.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416546" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416546#comments Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:55:00 +0000 Soul Sister 416546 at http://www.wwoz.org Bobby Rush, "Night Fishin'" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416456 <p>Homer, Lousiana's Bobby Rush, a 2014 Blues and BBQ Fest headliner, performs the title track from his 2005 album <em>Night Fishin' at Music City Roots Live from the Factory in Nashville on February 3, 2016.</em></p><p><em><br /></em></p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416456" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416456#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:27:00 +0000 David Stafford 416456 at http://www.wwoz.org New music spotlight: Roar! http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416451 <p>Roar! is a fun New Orleans-based duo that incorporates electronics into trombone, vocals, and live drumming into pop and punk music. The group has a sound reminiscent of a mishmash of unexpected artists-- Bjork, Portishead, Interpol, and Sylvan Esso. The mixes of loops and effects with instrumentation creates a unique, cheerful sound.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416451" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416451#comments Recorded music review Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:25:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 416451 at http://www.wwoz.org Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416421 <p>Derek Warfield &amp; The Young Wolfe Tones will perform at the Irish House on St. Charles Avenue as part of their U.S. St. Patrick&rsquo;s Day Tour.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416421" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416421#comments Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:45:00 +0000 Sharon Armstrong 416421 at http://www.wwoz.org Make a free music video http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416061 <p>WWOZ is once again teaming up with the New Orleans Video Access Center and the New Orleans Jazz &amp; Heritage Foundation to produce free music videos for local musicians. This program, now in its second year, pairs talented local filmmakers with students (age 17 &amp; up) who want to learn all about the creative process behind music video production.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416061" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416061#comments Sun, 07 Feb 2016 04:24:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 416061 at http://www.wwoz.org World Journey Playlist Carnival Edition http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416376 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th>Num.</th> <th>Title</th> <th>Artist</th> <th>Time</th> <th>Release</th> <th>Start Time</th> </tr> <tr> <td>1</td> <td>Last Time (Triumph Riddim, Precision) &quot;2015 Soca&quot;</td> <td>Alternative Quartet</td> <td>03:12</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td>2016/2/6 16:07:32</td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416376" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416376#comments Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:12:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 416376 at http://www.wwoz.org Rhythm Room Playlist 02/06/16 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416346 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th>Num.</th> <th>Title</th> <th>Artist</th> <th>Time</th> <th>Release</th> <th>Start Time</th> </tr> <tr> <td>1</td> <td>Carnival Baby</td> <td>Square one</td> <td>04:03</td> <td>Soca</td> <td>2016/2/5 22:02:44</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2</td> <td>Indians Her</td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416346" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416346#comments Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:26:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 416346 at http://www.wwoz.org Preservation Hall Jazz Band, "Go To The Mardi Gras" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416056 <p>How can you get more New Orleans? It's the Preservation Hall Jazz Band doing Professor Longhair's "Go To The Mardi Gras." And before you try to see the Zulu king "down on St. Claude and Dumaine," be advised: that intersection went away in the 1960s in the name of "urban renewal" and later became part of Armstong Park.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416056" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/416056#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:41:00 +0000 David Stafford 416056 at http://www.wwoz.org New music spotlight: T'Monde http://www.wwoz.org/blog/414631 <p>Cajun musicians today still tend to come to the music through tradition, and T&#39;Monde is no exception.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/414631" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/414631#comments Recorded music review Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:14:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 414631 at http://www.wwoz.org