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Sep 28

I thought so! Did I mention that the CD also features live, in-studio performances by the following artists (Handpicked by the honey-voiced Rita Houston, Music Director and just plain extraordinary gal)?

Brandi Carlile “Dreams”
Josh Ritter “Change Of Time”
Fanfarlo ” Comets”
Keane “Is It Any Wonder?”
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings “Give It Back”
Ozomatli “45″
Corinne Bailey Rae “Closer”
Citizen Cope “Healing Hands”
Janis Ian “At Seventeen”
Cory Chisel “See It My Way”
Rosanne Cash “Long Black Veil”
Mumford & Sons “White Blank Page”
April Smith & The Great Picture Show “Wow And Flutter”
Raul Malo “Around The World”
Norah Jones “Young Blood”
Yeasayer “Madder Red”
One EskimO “UFO”
Jonsi “Boy Lilikoi”
Laura Marling “Rambling Man”
Charlotte Gainsbourg “Trick Pony”
The Heavy “How You Like Me Now”

All you have to do is become a member at WFUV.ORG!

Big ups to Long Island artist Ken Brockhoff, whose art is featured on the cover of the CD! WFUV sponsored a talent search with the online design community Creative Allies, and Ken’s art was chosen!

Go git it! GO! Here’s that link again! >

Sep 25

Well, aside from the fact that we all love Tony Danza…this NFL spot. We recorded a cover of “You Don’t Own Me” which is featured in the ad, along with the beautiful Alyssa Milano and her women’s wear clothing line, Touch! The track was produced by J Dynamite & Clay Holley for Truth & Soul Productions in Brooklyn. Those guys are incredible! Check it out and let us know what you think!


Sep 19

Many of you know my dog and best friend, Scout. What you may not know is that Scout is a rescue dog who had a very painful start. She was abandoned and severely injured as a pup and it was after she had extensive surgery that I met her and knew I had to have her by my side from then on. Although I think she’s a Border Collie mix, I’m not sure what breeds she is. All I can say is that she is one of the most incredible, loving characters I have ever met.

Why am I telling you this? Because I just found out that there are just hours left in Pedigree’s “Write a post, help a dog” campaign. All you have to do is write a post on your blog and Pedigree will donate 20 lbs of food to a shelter!! And if we feed shelter dogs and keep them healthy and ready for adoption, someone else out there might meet their “Scout” and have a friend for life! So like this on Facebook and Retweet NOW! Check out the TWO LITTLE CAVALIERS blogspot for more info. Please, for Scout and me ; )

Sep 17

I guess 3 IS a magic number because the lovely folks at Showtime’s WEEDS have decided to use “Terrible Things” a THIRD time! It will play during the episode on Monday, September 20th (10 PM eastern/9 central time) so keep an ear out for it or set your DVR. Tweet me at @aprilsmithmusic when you hear it!

Aug 27

Hey friends!

My buddy Eric Ginsberg wants to open an all-ages venue in NJ! This will be a great thing, since there are few venues where kids can see live music. They are in the final hours of their Kickstarter project and only need a few hundred dollars to reach their goal. If you can spare even a few bucks, please pledge and maybe one day you’ll bring your kids to see us play there!


Aug 26

How ya doin’, sailor?

Aug 24

On Wednesday, Sept 8th we’re performing at the US OPEN! So slap on a tennis bracelet and let’s make a racquet. We’re playing the Baseline Stage from 6:00pm - 7:30pm…let the games begin!

For more info, visit the US Open official website!

Aug 17

Hey friends!
You may have heard the Weeds/ The Big C commercial featuring “Terrible Things” on the radio lately. The ad has been airing on major stations across the country and we hope to get those stations to ad “Terrible Things” into their rotation. If you want to help, give your radio station a call and request it. Since the commercial will only run this week, the sooner the better. After you’ve requested the song, leave a comment on my website saying which station you called and you’ll be entered to win the limited edition Brooklyn Bowl poster! Here’s a list of stations that have already added the track:


KEZE-96.9 River
Spokane, WA

Sandpoint, ID

Request here!

KTAO-101.9 Solar Radio
Taos, NM

Central Ohio

WMMM-105.5 Triple M
Madison, WI

Ferndale, CA

Portland, OR

WNCS-104.7 The Point

WUIN-106.7 The Penguin
Wilmington, NC

Freedom, CA

KCLC-89.1 The Wood
St. Charles, MO

KZMV-106.3 Mountain Voice