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Gen Board Playlist 10/4

Here are some tunes (both recently released and oldies) that djs at gen board have been listening to and loving! Check them out if you’re in a musical rut, and especially think about spinning the first half of the playlist on your show–– those the new ones!

Music

Interview – The Narcotix

This summer, I met Essie Quoi and Becky Foinchas at Devoción Coffee in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. As founding songwriters of Afro-psych outfit The Narcotix, they share a sisterly familiarity, often giggling at inside jokes and finishing each other’s sentences. Essie (guitarist, bassist, and vocalist) rolls a joint as I pull up my chair. Becky (drummer, keyboardist,… Read More

Album Review

Album Review: Lavender, by Half Waif

Listening to Lavender is like reading a fantasy novel. Nandi Plunkett—A.K.A. Half Waif—crafts haunting melodies that suspend you in a dusky dreamworld. She takes on the role of this world’s troubadour, disturbed by her travels, by homesickness, by a very beautiful kind of sadness. We follow her as she drifts between coasts, exploring the complications… Read More

The Struggles of Writerhood

You’re sitting in your room with two of your best friends. In your arms, you’re holding the acoustic guitar that you purchased over the summer. To your right, there is a cellist. To your left, another guitarist. You’ve been experimenting with different tunings for weeks, looking for different ways to experiment and different ways to… Read More

Winter/Spring Concerts Guide

Go see Long Neck on Friday 3/3 at Foam Brewers! Instead of spending the next few months twisting your ankles in the snow and/or mud, hop in a carpool with friends to attend one of the many upcoming concerts in the Champlain Valley. Most of the concerts are in Burlington but we have included some… Read More

Music

Interview: Eric Benoit on finding inspiration in trauma

On a guitar rich in bass tones and coated with tasteful reverb, Eric Benoit conjures a series of gentle arpeggios, punctuating them with a few well-placed harmonics. Then, with his lilting tenor, he carries us through simple, evocative lyrics: “I’ve never been to New Mexico / Never seen the canyons there / But I open… Read More

Album Review

WRMC’s 2017 Year in Review

Here lies 2017, the year she told you not to worry about. And look what came of it: 2017 took your net neutrality, brought Charles Murray to campus, and made your annoying twelve-year-old cousin Bitcoin rich. And what’s your consolation prize? A fidget spinner in your stocking and tide pods for Christmas dinner. More seriously—2017… Read More

Arabic Language Music for Students

Alex Bacchus (left), Elizabeth Saylor and Katrina Spencer (right) have put together an Arabic-language music playlist for you all to listen to as you prepare for the end-of-the-semester, eat over the holiday break and get your last assignments together. Let us know what you think and don’t forget to follow Katrina Spencer at katleespe on… Read More

Fall Concerts Guide

Go see Sinkane on Friday 11/17 at Arts Riot! The sun is setting earlier and the temperature is dropping as WRMC DJs emotionally prepare to trek up College Street for their early morning shows in the middle of a December snowstorm. The blistering cold of the next few months might make you want to stay… Read More

MEET THE EXEC BOARD: JORDANA SOLOMON (’20)

Hell hello, I’m Jordana (she/her) and I’ll be one of your Music Directors for this year. I’m from a tiny town near New York City and am a general fan of most tiny things, as well as lemons, poetry, and of course ~music~. I’m stokkkkkkked to be part of WRMC exec this year and am… Read More

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