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WRMC Presents: Top 91 2014

  In the thick of finals week, pre-graduation jitters, and the sweet sorrow of see-you-next-September goodbyes,  May 12th, 2014 seems like a lifetime ago. But just under a week ago, we, your trusty WRMC DJs, gathered at 98 S. Main Street (more fondly known as The Mill) to count down the biggest and best tracks… 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

Album Review

SNEAK PEAK: The Growlers’ Gilded Pleasures

Artist: The Growlers Album: Gilded Pleasures Label: Everlong Release Date: November 12th, 2013 Genre: Neo-Psychedelic Grade: A- RIYL: Dr. Dog, Ty Segall, 1958 Chevy convertibles, rollies, Endless Summer, and The Cramps As SoCal as they come, garage rockers The Growlers stay true to their “beach goth” roots on their latest EP, Gilded Pleasures. Drenched in… Read More

Concert

The Best Band You’ve Never Heard of @ Bonnaroo: Ex Cops

Disclaimer: The title “best band you’ve never heard of” assumes a lot. I fully acknowledge that many of our readers are considerably more musically current and knowledgeable than I, and very well may have heard of every act at any given festival.  If that’s the case, just bear with me, because really, why are you… Read More

Album Review

Dylan’s Quick Pick of The Week: Dungeonesse’s Dungeonesse

Artist: Dungeonesse Album: Dungeonesse Record Label: Secretly Canadian Release Date: May 14th, 2013 Genre: Electro-R&B Grade: B+ RIYL: Jessie Ware, Blood Orange, Mariah Carey in Glitter, Lisa Frank The debut LP from self-proclaimed 90’s-children Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak, Flock of Dimes) and Jon Ehrens (White Life, Art Department) takes the ‘guilty’ out of every college… Read More

Album Review

Dylan’s Quick Pick of the Week: Devendra Banhart’s Mala

Artist: Devendra Banhart Album: Mala Record Label: Nonesuch Release Date: March 12, 2013 Genre: Freak Folk Grade: B+ RIYL: Joanna Newsom, Ariel Pink, Full-bearded men with a lot of soul On his latest release, the one-time “Long Haired Child” sheds his crazy curls along with his affinity for the extreme. With snappy, silly love songs… Read More

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