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The Sound(cloud) of (Smog)

When the words “Smog” and “Middlebury” are mentioned in the same breath, it’s natural for one to conjure an image of the large, black, polyhedron mass that looms ominously on the outside of McCardell Bicentennial Hall.  But, If you’ve ever had the pleasure of spending a few hours with WRMC automation, another thought may come to mind…. 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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Hot 91: Best Tracks of the Summer Past

Every spring, WRMC hosts Top 91, otherwise known as the best party/radio countdown event of the year. In order to be eligible for Top 91 a song must have been released in the past school year, inclusive of the summer, and it must receive enough votes from WRMC DJs to merit a coveted spot. After… 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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WRMC ALL DJ MEETING: Get a Radio Show this Fall!

This Thursday at 8 pm all Middlebury music lovers and radioheads alike are invited to convene in McCullough Social Space for the biannual WRMC All DJ Meeting.  This meeting is a must for anyone and everyone interested in having a radio show for the fall semester. WAIT…MIDDLEBURY HAS A RADIO STATION? Yes.  Since 1949. WHAT! WHERE?… Read More

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Top 30 Chart Update, 8/15/14: Shoegaze Hangovers

The summer has flown by and believe it or not WRMC’s summer programming ends this weekend.  Our charts have been chock full some great new music this summer, and now it’s time for us to get you caught up on anything you might have missed.   Weekly chart vets How to Dress Well, A Sunny Day in Glasgow and White Lung dominated the… Read More

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STATE OF SUMMER: NIGHT DRIVE

It’s August now and the summer seems more fragile. Here’s a spacey, shoegaze-y playlist for lonely late night drives: the highway rushing past, sneaking into the park after dark, the moon’s sliver hanging over the wink of the city lights, when it’s still warm at midnight, the road stretching on into the roar of the… Read More

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UPCOMING CONCERTS: August & September

Welcome to WRMC’s End of Summer/Back to School concert guide to the Champlain Valley (and beyond). This edition covers the upcoming month of August for all straggling summer bums hangin’ around Middlebury and September as well so all of you can start carefully planning your orientation/first few week shenanigans when your biggest concerns revolve around reading syllabi, decorating… Read More

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Music I Should’ve Grown Up With (2010-2013)

So we have reached it. The final post. What follows are four of the most innovative and exciting albums I’ve heard, period. They bode well for a future that is sure to hold its share of incredible music yet to come, music that I will likely be raising my own children on. That being said,… Read More

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state of summer: six songs

Born and raised in Southern California, the land of eternal July, sunshine and good vibes, whose identity and mythology sustains itself on the dream of summer and refuses the existence of non-perpetually beautiful forms of weather (or of anything), the concept of actual seasons has always been fascinating and foreign to me. My high school… Read More

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The Lesson from Snapline

Part 1: Do Chinese people, like, listen to music? I’ve been in Beijing for six months. It’s great, thanks for asking. The calendar days are shedding off quicker and quicker. In two months, I’ll be off the boat, and yet almost assuredly washed away in the undertow of my inebriated friends’ questions about Chinese food… Read More

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