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Some Songs Last A Long Time: The Legacy of Daniel Johnston

Back in 1990, minimalist mastermind Daniel Johnston released 1990, an album chock full of longing, loss, heartbreak, and satan.   On the album’s fifth track, “Some Things Last a Long Time” the ever vulnerable Johnston trembles and lisps his way through the experience of a stifled and unrequited love to the tune of spare piano chords, stray guitars, muffled laughter, and… Read More

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Freddie Gibbs & Madlib // Piñata

What do you want out of life? What’s your grandest ambition, your most personal desire? What small idea motivates you through each day, and swims in your mind as you fall asleep? For Tupac lookalike, Young Jeezy hater and Gary, Indiana’s best rapper, Freddie Gibbs, the answer is a piñata filled with cocaine. “I mean, what… Read More

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SHOW SPOTLIGHT: Run the World

From I Woke Up Like This  Mondays at Noon to The Diva Hour Fridays at 6 pm, WRMC has its fair share of divalicious programming.  On this week’s show spotlight we checked in with WRMC’s yougest female pop-star enthusiasts, DJs Alyssa Taylor ’17, Addis Fouche-Channer ’17, and Sasha “Fiercey” Whittle ’17.  They are girls, they run, they love… Read More

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Music for Monday

It’s Sunday evening, which means Monday morning is coming up fast. Sad. We could all use some good music to get us through the week, so here’s the first of a weekly Sunday playlist. No particular theme, just some groovy tunes to help you get over those Monday blues. Acid Rain - The Growlers Cooking Up… Read More

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Notes From the Underground: Vol. 1

Hey all. Welcome 2 my new series, “Notes from the Underground,” based (v loosely, only in name) on Dostoevsky’s novel by the same name. The plan is to bring to all of you my penchant for compulsively mining the deepest corners of the Soundcloud Esotercica-verse. If this sounds daunting, don’t worry. I’m doing the work, you… Read More

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Upcoming Concerts: Spring 2014

Welcome to WRMC’s guide to concerts in and around the Vermont area for Spring 2014.  While the Green Mountain state is hardly a popular tour stop for most bands, there are plenty of great shows on the docket for this spring.  Most of the venues are located in Burlington (50 minutes away ), and some are… Read More

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SHOW SPOTLIGHT: Helter Skelter

To quote St. Vincent’s latest masterpiece; “what’s the point of even sleeping”…when you could be listening to WRMC’s late night programming? There ain’t no rest for the wicked, and there certainly ain’t no rest on Thursday nights for WRMC’s freshest faced radio babes, DJs Surya Tubach ’17.5  and Simon Willig ’17.5.  We checked in with them to talk… Read More

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News

Lefsetz or Rightsetz?

Bob Lefsetz is an American music industry analyst and critic, and author of the email newsletter and blog, the Lefsetz letter, not to mention a Midd graduate! In his newsletter he critiques music, the changing tides of the industry and adds in his personal feelings on all sorts of topics, from politics to pets. This… Read More

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Bollywood Remixed

Every wondered if Bollywood house/dubstep/trap exists? I did. And so I did some research. And it does. Don’t be scared. I was worried it wasn’t really going to be good too. Surprise, surprise. It’s amazing. And you should listen to it. Here’s my playlist from last week: Tumse Hi Pretty much a guy singing about… Read More

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The HAIMlich Maneuver

Do you know that guy who always seems to fish you out from the crowd in the library? You look like you’re completely into your work and have no breathing room for unnecessary conversation, so you hope that he/she doesn’t approach you, but it’s inevitable. Well, this past week, I was that guy. While I… Read More

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