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UPCOMING CONCERTS: Spring 2015

Welcome to the Spring 2015 edition of WRMC’s concert guide to the Champlain Valley and beyond!  Most shows on this list take place at the three main Burlington venues – The Monkey House, Signal Kitchen, and Higher Ground.  Some major must sees include: the Cloud Nothings and T-Pain shows here at Midd, St. Vincent and Jenny Hval tearing it… Read More

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Screaming Females – “Hopeless”

At the tiny bar/music venue called the Monkey House in Winooski, VT, there’s a bathroom stall in the girl’s room that has some graffiti scrawled about Screaming Females frontperson Marissa Paternoster. It reads “M. PATERNOSTER IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TALENTED LADY I KNOW”  Every time I go to the Monkey House for a show I use this stall, and every time… Read More

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Album Review

Drake // If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

​ ALBUM: Drake – If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late ​(2015) Label: Cash Money // Genre: Hip-Hop // RIYL: ​Degrassi, Excessive Contemplation, Triumphant Bragging and Crippling Self-Consciousness in Quick Succession // Best Tracks: 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 17  // Grade: B+ For about the last four years, Drake has pretty much been on a constant victory lap. His out of-the-blue release of If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late​ moved… Read More

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Exec Files: Vol. X

The WRMC executive board presents their favorite tracks, albums, artists, and/or music videos of the week, old and new, but mostly new. TRACK: Waxahatchee – “Air” On January 3, Katie Crutchfield aka Waxahatchee rang in her 26th year with a gift for the world– the first few snippets of a new album and the assurance of a… Read More

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THE TOP 10 MUSIC VIDEOS OF 2014

Last year, Friday, January 17, 2014 to be exact, WRMCers convened in Jewett to celebrate the first annual WRMC Music Video Awards Countdown and Party.  (If you’re curious as to what made last year’s list, look no further.) Exactly one year later, Saturday, January 17, 2015, we reconvened up the street in Meeker House to make the event a J-term tradition.  Thanks to… Read More

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SUBMIT TO WRMC’S PRINT ZINE

J-term is just around the corner and we’ve got some big plans for events, some new shows and DJs, and for the first time in a while….A WRMC PRINT PUBLICATION. According to various ephemera gathered around the station, tales of old, and the internet, WRMC’s original publication, FMPhasis hasn’t been in publication since 2004ish, but its history dates… Read More

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WRMC’s 2014 in Review

2014 was a weird year for music. This year Miley Cyrus‘ Bangerz and Pavement‘s Brighten the Corners received equal airplay on WRMC whether we could help it or not, streaming services began counting towards Billboard charts, Apple discontinued the iPod Classic, Vinyl sales shot up by 49%, The Knife and Crystal Castles broke up, the Grammy nominations and Rolling Stone‘s… Read More

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PLAYLIST: Exams Shmexams

A playlist of sometimes wordless, sometimes weird, sometimes worthwhile music for studying/writing/procrastinating purposes.  If this playlist doesn’t workout for you, try listening moving your body to the new Arca album to get your neurons firing.  Full Spotify playlist below. Todd Terje – “Inspector Norse” (It’s Album Time) Com Truise – “Sundriped” (Cyanide Sisters EP) Caribou – “Silver” (Our Love) Jamie xx… Read More

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Album Review

Girlpool // Girlpool EP

^^^me, finals week If you’re counting down the days until Sleater-Kinney‘s new album comes out this January like I am, you’ll be pleased to find your rumbling appetite satiated in the meantime by the self-titled debut from the up and coming L.A. duo, Girlpool.  Though their EP is just sixteen minutes long, these girls know… Read More

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Exec Files: Vol. VIII

The WRMC executive board presents their favorite tracks, albums, artists, and/or music videos of the week, old and new, but mostly new. TRACK: Beyoncé – “7/11″ I woke up last Saturday morning thinking that I must have had a strange dream—Beyoncé and a bunch of girls in matching undies dancing around a messy hotel room? But no,… Read More

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