• WTJU Folk (World): Goldfinger Best of 2016

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    Goldfinger hosts Reggae Vibrations each Saturday afternoon from 12-2 (est). “Not arbitrarily rated. They all said something.” (Artist. Album or Single, [Label) Mighty Joshua (w/Corey Harris), Clean Hands (single), [Stable Roots] The Frightnrs, Nothing More To Say, [Daptone] Jah9, Bloody City (single), [VP] Dr. Dubenstein, Conspiracy Theory, [Big D Productions] Buddha Council, (re)Considered), [self] John […]

  • WTJU Folk: Alex Davis Best of 2016

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    Alex Davis co-hosts Atlantic Weekly II Saturday mornings from 10 til noon (est). Top Traditional Irish/Celtic Albums of 2016 Artist: Album (Label) followed by review and highlights 1. Josh Dukes and Dylan Foley: The New York Connection (Josh Dukes and Dylan Foley) Announcer Notes: This dynamic recording of accomplished New York/Washington DC musicians Dukes and […]

  • WTJU Folk & World: Best of 2016

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    Thousands of albums make their way to WTJU each year, and not all of them of course make it to our airwaves.  But each year there are a few standouts.  Below are some of the WTJU Folk announcers’ favorites*. John Bates (World Turning) Terry Carpenter (Atlantic Weekly I) Alex Davis (Atlantic Weekly II) Emily Gary […]

  • WTJU Folk: David Soyka Best of 2016

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    David Soyka co-hosts Jumpin’ on the Bed Saturday afternoons from 4-6 (est). (Artist/Album/Label) Leonard Cohen/You Want it Darker/Columbia David Bowie/Blackstar/Columbia Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds/Skeleton Tree/Bad Seeds Ltd. Rolling Stones/Blue and Lonesome/Interscope Margo Price/Midwest Farmer’s Daughter/Third Man Records Paul Simon/Stranger to Stranger/Concord Sturgill Simpson/A Sailor’s Guide to Earth/Atlantic Bob Dylan/Fallen Angels/Columbia Lake Street Dive/Side […]

  • WTJU Folk: Dave Rogers Best of 2016

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    Dave Rogers hosts Professor Bebop each Tuesday morning from 9 til noon (est). This list is in alphabetical order. (Artist – Album – Label) followed by comments Susan Alcorn – Soledad – Relative Pitch This has to be one of the most unique steel guitar discs of all time. Inundated with styles of music from […]

  • WTJU Folk: Rebecca Best of 2016

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    Rebecca co-hosts the Eclectic Woman Show Tuesday afternoons from 12-2 (est). (Artist – Album – Label) Leyla McCalla – A Day for the Hunter, A Day For the Prey – Jazz Village Hayes Carll – Lovers and Leavers – Hwy 87 Records Darrell Scott – Couchville Sessions – Full Light Lucinda Williams – The Ghosts […]

  • WTJU Folk: Pete Best of 2016

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    Pete hosts Sunset Road each Friday afternoon from 4-6 (est). These are in no particular order. For the sake of these “Best of Compilations”, the WTJU Folk announcers decided to not include local acts (defined here as within 100 miles of Charlottesville). (Artist – Album – Label) Mick McAuley with Colm Ó Caoimh – Highs […]

  • WTJU Folk (World): Bruce Penner Best of 2016

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    Bruce Penner co-hosts Radio Tropicale Wednesday afternoons from 12-2 (est). (Artist-Album-Label) 1. Baaba Maal-The Traveller-Palm 2. Axel Tosca-Axel Tosca-Alfi 3. Daniela Mercury-Virtual Vinyl-Biscoito Fino 4. Ana Moura-Moura-Universal 5. Beleza-Just for Fun– Beleza 6. Yotoco-Yotoco-Yotoco 7. Vishal Dadlani & Shekhar RavjianiI-Sultan Soundtrack-Yash Raj 8. Bambulaye-Los Hacheros-Chulo 9. Richard Bona & Heritage-Mandekan Cubano-Richard Bona 10. Djelimady Tounkara-Djely […]