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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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Les Sin // Michael

Chaz Bundick, also known as Toro Y Moi, has put out a recent LP under the name Les Sins. Releasing three 12’ records, this is the first full length album that has been put out under the name of Les Sins. For those of you familiar with Toro Y Moi self-title work, you will find… Read More

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Exec Files: Vol. VII

The WRMC executive board presents their favorite tracks, albums, artists, and/or music videos of the week, old and new, but mostly new. CONCERT: Big Freedia The Queen Diva Big Freedia is coming to campus THIS FRIDAY and I’m all too excited about it. I’ve been bumpin to Big Freedia all week in anticipation and I suggest you… Read More

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Hookworms // The Hum

The Hum, Hookworms’ latest album, continues their tradition of noisy, droning, and lively neo-psych, full of the feedback and strong bass lines we’ve come to expect from their past works. I truly love drone, but find a lot of drone rock is bland, overly repetitive, and dull. Hookworms is never dull. Minimalistic in spots, but… Read More

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Exec Files: Vol. VI

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 – “Bathtub” Fuck T.S. Eliot, October is the cruelest month. I hold strong and true to my belief that October, more than any other month, is packed with aching. It’s a kind of aching that urges… Read More

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Flying Lotus // You’re Dead!

Consistency is key, says the new indie-n proverb I decided was true for the sake of this write up. A well-crafted, unique sound is any musician’s best friend; experimentation is the double-edged résumé-stuffer that critics crave (nay, demand!)  but only when done right. Change too little and you’ll become boring and cantankerous. Change too much… Read More

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Hozier // Hozier

Hozier – “Take Me To Church” Irish singer-songwriter Andrew Hozier-Byrne (Hozier) returned on October 7th with his spectacular, soulful, self-titled full-length album. Following the brilliant 2013 single “Take Me To Church,” which criticizes Russia’s anti-homosexual policy and whose haunting music video went viral in late 2013, this soulful artist had quite an expectation to live… Read More

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Wampire // Bazaar

Wampire’s second album, Bazaar, released October 7th, is all we could hope for and more. The group takes the dancey, synth-psych sound of Curiosity, their first album, and pumps even more energy and innovation into it. From beginning to end, it’s delightful. Various styles are incorporated, from dance, to punk in “Sticking Out,” and even… Read More

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Exec Files: Vol. III

The WRMC executive board presents their favorite tracks, albums, artists, and/or music videos of the week, old and new, but mostly new. TRACK: Run the Jewels – “Oh My Darling Don’t Cry” Barring the fact that it has run rampant underground for the better part of a decade, industrial-inspired house-tinged rap has blown up these past few years on… Read More

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Exec Files: Vol. I

The WRMC executive board presents their favorite tracks, albums, artists, and/or music videos of the week, old and new, but mostly new. TRACK: Mr. Twin Sister – “Blush” The Long Island dream-pop band Mr Twin Sister (formerly known as Twin Sister, androgyny win) just released an eponymous full length LP. The music is equal parts lovely, dancey,… Read More

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Cymbals Eat Guitars // LOSE

You’re driving on the densest highway system in the most densely populated state, passing more diners, shopping malls, and toxic waste dumps than than anywhere else in the country.  You’re on your way to ride the tallest Roller Coaster in the world with your best friends in a town named after the biggest slaveowner in… Read More

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