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Astronautalis Interview

I sat down with Jacksonville FL rapper, Astronautalis (“but for the love of God, call me Andy”) before his set at High Ground last month. He spent September and October on tour with Flobots and he’s now on tour in Russia. He crafts music that blends hip-hop, folk and indie rock into something really unique… Read More

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Vacationer Interview

Last month, WRMC introduced the first annual Grooveyard- a new tradition for the radio to host a concert on Halloween weekend. I sat down with Kenny Vasoli, the singer of Vacationer, the show’s headliner. An old-timer in the music scene, Vacationer is Vasoli’s new project hailing from Philly, with a shoe-gaze, Beach House-inspired vibe. The… Read More

Music News

WRMC featured on NPR website!

In some of the most exciting station news of the semester, WRMC is currently featured on the NPR music site for our help in curating their 2012 CMJ Preview Mix.  Dylan Redford, our general manager, was approached earlier this fall about collaborating with other prominent college radio stations on this mix and brought the project… Read More

Summer Programming

Programming resumes for the summer! Priority goes to the language schools, but there’s still a lot of room in the schedule. Sign up for a show by emailing wrmc911@gmail.com, no experience necessary! Just include YOUR name(s), your SHOW’s name, and your preferred times. For all you listeners, check back soon for a complete summer programming… Read More

Fenster! Live! In OUR STUDIO!

I’m not sure if many people are aware of the momentous event that occurred last friday (April 6) but let’s all take a second to recap. Our Special Prods room was used and boy was it used for the coolest of things! The band Fenster came in to sing a couple songs and do a… Read More

Bon Iver’s Video Epic

Last week, Bon Iver released the deluxe edition of their 2011 self-titled album, featuring 10 videos corresponding to each track on the cd.  Bon Iver’s official website described the videos as “the comprehensive vision for the record captured in moving picture.  The visual works both complement and enrich the audio on the album…while not music… Read More

Music Video: YACHT "I Walked Alone"

The new YACHT seems to at first to be a mere epileptic fit, but it quickly evolves into something much more. The video is supposed to convey a sense of community, and for that there are many circular camera pans that create a sense of gathering around a central figure–YACHT’s newest song. By starting the… Read More

Show Profile: Second Hand Groove Machine

DJs: Erik Benepe 13.5, Jebb Norton 13.5 Time: Monday 1:30-3:00am Semesters on air: Three Discussed: Mysterious text messages, Abraham Lincoln, Orc blood, Parlament Funkadelic’s influence on De La Soul. WRMC: Your show is on late at night, what’s the strangest call you have received while on the air? Jebb Norton: Erik’s brother’s really weird.  He’s done… Read More

New Releases: 10/5/2011

Feist’s fifth LP, Metals, was released on Tuesday.  After her fourth album, The Reminder, brought her mainstream media attention, Leslie Feist took a four year hiatus from writing music.  Now, she is back with a collection of songs that is not as pop-driven or immediately accessible at the now-infamous “1234,” but instead a grittier, more… Read More

Final Radio Event of The Year

So WRMC’s Top 91 will air this Sunday at 9pm. The top 91 songs of the year as decided upon by the greater WRMC DJ community. Tune in to hear some of the best music of the past 365 days (yeah, we adhere to the school calendar, Jan. 1 is meaningless) hosted by a slew… Read More

Balls of Steel – Acidstep EP

Hello radioheads, Yours truly, Balls of Steel, has just self-released his debut EP, the Acidstep EP. It’s acid (the music, not the drug)-influenced dubstep. The first track is a dubstep stomper, and the second is some weirder late night business featuring the sultry vocals of the mysterious “Messmore” (who could this Messmore be?). Acidstep EP… Read More

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