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Happy Birthday Kevin Barnes!

Yesterday was Kevin Barnes’ birthday. He is of Montreal, having written almost every song the band has released, and at this point the group is pretty much a Kevin solo project. 42 is the meaning of life, the universe, and everything, at least according to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and 42 is also… Read More



Majoring in WRMC: An Interview with Jiffy Johnson ’65

In honor of senior week and upcoming reunion festivities, here’s an interview with WRMC alumna Jiffy Johnson ’65. Jiffy was not only WRMC’s first woman General Manager, but also led the transition from carrier current to FM. Respect your WRMC elders and read up. WRMC: What was WRMC like when you got to Middlebury? Like what are… Read More


Album Review

Death Grips // Bottomless Pit

The summers of 2014 and 2015 could not have been more different for me. 2014 was the start of a new relationship, and 2015 was the difficult ending. Although the two summers were a year apart, and although they corresponded to two opposite emotional poles of my life, I associate both summers with many of… Read More


Show Review


Arianna Reyes hosts Stay WOC, an R&B/Soul show, focusing on music made by women of color. Over spring break, I sat down with Arianna to talk about her show, underrepresentation, and guilty pleasures.  WRMC: How would you describe your show?  Arianna Reyes: I play music exclusively written, performed, created by women of color. And also… Read More

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Frankie Cosmos // Next Thing

Tiny green buds and blades sprouting underneath thin veils of crisp white snow are a first sign of the transition to spring. Winter tends to linger, washing the skies with dreadful gray streaks and leaving traces of biting winds. All the while, there is a bright optimism that situates itself amongst it. In it’s transition… Read More



WRMC Presents: Sepomana 2016

Sat 4/23: WRMC presents – SEPOMANA 2016 Kelela • Junglepussy DJ Yung Man & DJ Big Slurp @ The Bunker – Tix $5 in advance / $8 at the door – More Info Come party at Sepomana, WRMC’s annual spring concert! The Bunker’s capacity is very limited and tickets are cheaper in advance so be sure to get yours asap. Read bit more about the… Read More


Tame Impala // Back & Charting

Feels like we only go backwards huh? Well, you’re right! Tame Impala is at it’s all time peak here at WRMC 91.1 FM Middlebury College Radio. The band’s latest album Currents is doing so well it’s managed to sneak its way into every single position on the Top 30 charts. You may be asking yourself How… Read More



WRMC Acquired by Condé Nast

We have some very exciting news: WRMC has been acquired by Condé Nast, the media company that owns Vogue, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, GQ, Wired, and Pitchfork among many other esteemed editorial brands, and we’re honored to join their family. This is an extraordinary moment for us. In May, WRMC will celebrate its 67th birthday. We launched in 1949 out… Read More

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Welcome to the Spring 2016 edition of WRMC’s concert guide to the Champlain Valley and beyond! Most shows on this list take place at three main Burlington venues – The Monkey House, Signal Kitchen, and Higher Ground, but we’ve also noted a few shows worth going the extra mile (or 200) for.  However, some of the… Read More


Album Review

Andrew Bird // Are You Serious

A great effort by an established indie alt-folk artist, but unfortunately marred by one of his worst songs in years. Before the announcement of Are You Serious earlier this year, Andrew Bird fans were starting to worry he’d never release a proper follow-up to 2012’s excellent LP Break it Yourself. In the four years between… Read More


Show Review

SHOW SPOTLIGHT: The Other Side of Time

WRMC has well over 200 student DJs each semester, but we also have a few faculty members in our ranks. Among the few and the proud, Bradley Gardener, a teaching fellow in the Geography Department, (known to his listeners as Dr. BG Cooper) hosts the hip-hop radio show The Other Side of Time every week on Tuesday nights…. Read More

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