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Out of the Box with Paul Shugrue

 

 

Out of the Box with Paul Shugrue

Monday - Thursday at 7pm and Saturdays at 1pm on WHRV FM

Listen to OUT OF THE BOX, Monday through Thursday night from 7 pm to 9 pm and Saturday from 1pm to 5pm and you'll hear alternative, Americana, blues, reggae, singer/songwriters, Celtic, Cajun, world beat, electronica, local artists and more…..all mixed together by Paul Shugrue who will keep you up to date on all the great new music that's being released but rarely played on the radio anywhere else.

Out of the Box

"Out of the Box" Definition:

Paul Shugrue, Host of Out of the Box on WHRV FM1. an expression that describes things nonconformist and creative.
2. Used as a synonym for "brand new" meaning ready-made, immediate, just created.


OUT OF THE BOX is truly "alternative" music right here on WHRV-FM, 89.5

For the most recent episodes and playlists, visit Out of The Box Media Player page.

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Thanks for all the support during our pledge drive! Through Out of the Box membership alone we were able to raise over $40,000! Thanks again!

 

The 37 Best Albums of 2013:

 

#1: Patty Griffin's "American Kid"

 

 

 

 

 

Here are the albums that finished a close second:

Vampire Weekend—Modern Vampires of the City

The National—Trouble Will Find Me

Tedeschi Trucks Band—Made Up Mind

Over the Rhine—Meet Me at the Edge of the World

Arcade Fire—Reflektor

Amos Lee—Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song

Roomful of Blues—45 Live

Mike Aiken—Captains and Cowboys

Avett Brothers—Magpie and the Dandelion

Anders Osborne—Peace

The Last Bison—Inheritance

JJ Grey & Mofro—This River

Blitzen Trapper—VII

Robert Randolph & the Family Band—Lickety Split

David Bowie—The Next Day

John Mayer—Paradise Valley

Iron & Wine—Ghost on Ghost

Neko Case—The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight…

Mark Knopfler—Privateering

Junip—Junip

Josh Ritter—The Beast in its Tracks

Delbert & Glen—Blind Crippled & Crazy

Laura Marling—Once I was an Eagle

Guy Clark—My Favorite Picture of You

Sigur Ros—Kveikur

The Civil Wars—The Civil Wars

Pearl Jam—Lightning Bolt

Franz Ferdinand—Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Actions

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell—Love Has Come for You

Queens of the Stone Age—Like Clockwork

Dr. Dog—B-Room

The Mavericks—In Time

Valerie June—Pushin’ Against a Stone

Dawes—Stories Don’t End

Eels—Wonderful, Glorious

Jack Johnson—From Here to Now to You

 

The Out of the Box retrospective season continues through the end of the year. Each show will focus on a different aspect of the best music of 2013. Here's the schedule:

11/28--Comebacks (artists who have been gone for over five years,)

11/30--Re-issues (bonus tracks and rarities,)

12/2--Collaborations (different artists working together,)

12/3 Live albums

12/4--Veterans (eligible for the R & R Hall of Fame.)

12/5--Cover Songs

12/7--Best Albums (part 1)

12/9--Rock

12/10--Americana

12/11--Blues

12/12--Local Artists

12/14--Best Albums (part 2)

12/16--Female Artists

12/17--Male Artists

12/18--Bands

12/19--25--Christmas Music

12/26--CDs of the Week (part 1)

12/28--Best Songs

12/30--CDs of the Week (part 2)

12/31--Debuts.

You can listen to each show after they have aired on-demand by clicking on the "Listen Now" button above.

 

Find out more about Paul and his other shows here.

 

 

THE VEER MUSIC AWARDS
Out of the Box has won Veer Magazine’s "Best Media Program Supporting Local Music" two years in a row and the “Industry Award” in 2012 in the Veer Music Awards. Veer Magazine is Hampton Roads’ alternative, independent publication covering arts, culture, entertainment, beer/wine, travel and dining

CD of the Week

 

 

 

The CD of the Week : Ziggy Marley "Fly Rasta"

The elder statesman of this famous reggae family incorporates a broad range of styles to further his message of positivity. Hear Paul's review of the album by clicking on the album cover and listen from songs from it all this week.

 

Out of the Box CD of the Week podcast: Subscribe with iTunes or View All CD of the Week Archives

 

 

Most Played Albums of the Week

 

Most Played Albums of the Week (so far):

Various

Sunrise Sessions with host Hunter Hughes

Bruce Springsteen

High Hopes

Joan As Police Woman**add**

The Classic

Moe. **add**

No Guts, No Glory

Anthony Rosano and The Conqueroos

“Hallowed Ground”

Beck

Morning Phase

Black Keys

Turn Blue

Brian Eno & Karl Hyde

Someday World

Chrissie Hynde

Stockholm

David Wilcox

Blaze

Elbow

The Take Off and Landing Of Everything

Eliza Gilkyson

The Nocturne Diaries

First Aid Kit

Stay Gold

Foster The People

Supermodel

Ian Randall Thornton

End Where You Begin

Jamestown Revival

Utah (A Collection Of...)

John Gorka

Bright Side of Down

Nickel Creek

A Dotted Line

Peter Mulvey

Silver Ladder

Ray Bonneville

Easy Gone

Real Estate

Atlas

Sarah McLachlan

Shine On (Sarah McLachlan)

Simone Felice

Strangers

St. Paul and the Broken Bones

Half The City

Suzanne Vega

Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles

Thievery Corporation

Saudade

Tori Amos

Unrepentant Geraldines

Various

Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne

War on Drugs

Lost in the Dream

Wye Oak

Shriek

Joseph Arthur

Lou

7Horse**add**

Songs For A Voodoo Wedding

Black Prairie**add**

Fortune (Black Prairie)

Bobby BlackHat Walters**add**

Hot Blues Mess

Chris Robinson Brotherhood**add**

Phosphorescent Harvest

Dan Random**add**

Das Wha Dey Dew

Eels**add**

The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett

Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger**add**

Midnight Sun

G. Love & Special Sauce**add**

Sugar (G.Love & Special Sauce)

John Nemeth**add**

Memphis Grease

Justin Currie**add**

Lower Reaches

Kenny Wayne Shepherd **add**

Goin' Home

Long Division**add**

Untitled

Pixies**add**

Indie Cindy

Whigs**add**

Modern Creation

Ziggy Marley**add**

Fly Rasta

Jack White**add**

High Ball Stepper

 

 

 

 

 

2012 Archives

Here's a list of the best albums of the year (in no particular order) on Out of the Box:

 

THE SHINS Port Of Morrow

BONNIE RAITT Slipstream

MUMFORD & SONS Babel

JACK WHITE Blunderbuss

NORAH JONES Little Broken Hearts

HEARTLESS BASTARDS Arrow

DR. JOHN Locked On

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Wrecking Ball

GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS New Wild Everywhere

FIRST AID KIT The Lion's Roar

BAND OF HORSES Mirage Rock

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND Away From The World

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW Carry Me Back

KATHLEEN EDWARDSVoyageur

JOE LOUIS WALKER Hellfire

GARY CLARK JR. Blak and Blu

SANTIGOLD Master Of My Make-Believe

BEACH HOUSE Bloom

THE LUMINEERS The Lumineers

LYLE LOVETT Release Me

SETH STAINBACK Earth & Worm

CAT POWER Sun

BRANDI CARLILE Bear Creek

JD MCPHERSON Signs & Signifiers

JIMMY CLIFF Rebirth

THE XX Coexist

THE AVETT BROTHERS The Carpenter

DR. DOG Be the Void

REGINA SPEKTOR What We Saw From the Cheap Seats

BETH ORTON Sugaring Season

THE WALKMEN Heaven

EDDIE SHAW & THE 757 ALLSTARS Still Riding High

THE BLACK KEYS El Camino

LAWRENCE LAMBERT Soul Folk

JOHN MAYER Born and Raised

NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE Psychedelic Pill

 

At the end of 2012 we put the year into proper perspective with a month-long series of shows featuring a different aspect of the year's music. click the link to look at the playlist:

Saturday 11/24: Debut Albums

Monday 11/26: Collaborations

Tuesday 11/27: Re-issues

Wednesday 11/28: Veterans (eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)

Thursday 11/29: Live Albums

Saturday 12/01: Covers

Monday 12/03: Rock Albums

Tuesday 12/04: Americana Albums

Wednesday 12/05: Blues Albums

Thursday 12/06: Comebacks

Saturday 12/08: Albums (part I)

Monday 12/11: Male Artists

Tuesday 12/12: Female Artists

Wednesday 12/13: Bands

Thursday 12/14: Local Artists

Saturday 12/16: Albums (part II)

12/17-25: Out of the Box Christmas Music

Wednesday 12/26: CDs of the Week (part I)

Thursday 12/27: CDs of the Week (part II)

Saturday 12/29: Songs

Monday 12/31: Tribute Albums

Tuesday 1/01/13: 2013 Music!

 

 

Out of the Box Retrospectives


7/9 - 7/14, 2012
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats
One Wrong Turn
Hear the Review

7/16 - 7/21, 2012
Eddie Shaw & the 757 Allstars
Still Riding High
Hear the Review

6/25 - 6/30, 2012
Little Feat
Rooster Rag
Hear the Review

6/11 - 6/17, 2012
Metric
Synthetica
Hear the Review

6/4 - 6/9, 2012
Brandi Carlile
Bear Creek
Hear the Review

5/26 - 6/2, 2012
Regina Spektor
What We Saw From the Cheap Seats
Hear the Review

5/19 - 5/25, 2012
John Mayer
Born and Raised
Hear the Review

5/12 - 5/18, 2012
Beach House
Bloom
Hear the Review

5/7 - 5/11, 2012
Norah Jones
Little Broken Hearts
Hear the Review

4/30, 2012
Jack White
Blunderbuss
Hear the Review

4/19 - 4/16, 2012
Bonnie Raitt
Slipstream
Hear the Review


4/2 - 4/8, 2012
Great Lake Swimmers
New Wild Everywhere
Hear the Review


3/26 - 4/1, 2012
Sons of Bill
Sirens
Hear the Review

3/19 - 3/26, 2012
The Shins
Port of Morrow
Hear the Review

3/12 - 3/19, 2012
The Decemberists
We All Raise Our Voices to the Air
Hear the Review

3/5 - 3/12, 2012
Bruce Springsteen
Wrecking Ball
Hear the Review

2/27 - 3/5, 2012
Lyle Lovett
Release Me
Hear the Review

2/20 - 2/27, 2012
Galactic
Carnivale Electricos
Hear the Review

2/11 - 2/18, 2012
Heartless Bastards
Arrow
Hear the Review

2/4 - 2/11, 2012
Dr. Dog
Be the Void
Hear the Review

1/30 - 2/4,2012
Joe Louis Walker
Hellfire
Hear the Review

1/23 - 1/30, 2012
Various Artists
Chimes of Freedom
Hear the Review

1/16 - 1/23, 2012
Kathleen Edwards
Voyageur
Hear the Review

1/9 - 1/16, 2012
The Little Willies
For the Good Times
Hear the Review
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