Amy Schriefer http://wuwm.com en First Listen: Franz Ferdinand, 'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action' http://wuwm.com/post/first-listen-franz-ferdinand-right-thoughts-right-words-right-action Almost 10 years after "Take Me Out" helped the band break through commercially, win a Mercury Prize and craft a zeitgeist-defining sound — and two years after a rumored breakup — <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15384969/franz-ferdinand">Franz Ferdinand</a> returns with its first new album since 2009. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 19:03:00 +0000 Amy Schriefer 11089 at http://wuwm.com First Listen: Franz Ferdinand, 'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action' Hanni El Khatib Gets Saved In The Desert http://wuwm.com/post/hanni-el-khatib-gets-saved-desert Hanni El Khatib and his band braved sharp desert succulents, chilly temperatures and an aggressive maraca for this performance of the appropriately titled "Save Me." The Los Angeles singer-songwriter, on a break from touring in support of his latest album <em>In the Dirt</em>, gamely stripped down his loud, bluesy garage-rock sound and let the stunning backdrop of Joshua Tree National Park provide the drama.<p><h5>Credits</h5><p><em>Featuring: Hanni El Khatib, Ron Marinelli, Hayden Tobin; Producers: Saidah Blount, Mito Habe-Evans, Collin Walzak; Videographers: Gabriella Garcia-Pardo, Mito Habe Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:03:00 +0000 Amy Schriefer 10152 at http://wuwm.com Hanni El Khatib Gets Saved In The Desert