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James Lepinsky is Listening: Deerhunter – “Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappared?”

James Lepinsky is Listening: Deerhunter – “Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappared?”

James Lepinsky

February 14, 2019


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Verdict: Pop and sound is everywhere! Money! One of the most notable bands to come out of the 2000s indie rock smorgasbord, Atlanta band Deerhunter have always jumped out different styles and genres throughout each release. The band can go funky on one release (Fading Frontier), dream pop on another...

Agendered and Going On a Bender: Punk Experienced by a Non-Binary Fan

Agendered and Going On a Bender: Punk Experienced by a Non-Binary Fan

Milo Paul

February 12, 2019


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The topic for this article could make for a compelling 200-page memoir in and of itself but I’ve been tossing this concept around in my head for awhile and I suppose it’s time I spilled some guts before they spill themselves for me. If you haven’t already taken a hint from the title, I am someone...

Phoebe Bridgers Has No Chill

Phoebe Bridgers Has No Chill

Shannon Durazo

February 11, 2019


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It’s another day, and indie/folk songstress Phoebe Bridgers has created another side project, this time a collab with indie rock titan and Bright Eyes front man Conor Oberst under the moniker Better Oblivion Community Center. Oberst and Bridgers have performed together in the past on the track “Would...

WVAU’s 2018 Albums of the Year

WVAU’s 2018 Albums of the Year

WVAU Staff

December 31, 2018


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Every year, WVAU asks its community about the music that moved them, the songs they listened to on repeat, and the albums they'll never forget. This year, in a new form, we're highlighting what our community says is this year's best. These are WVAU's albums of the year. 10. Spirit of the Beehive - H...

WVAU’s 2018 Songs of the Year

WVAU’s 2018 Songs of the Year

WVAU Staff

December 30, 2018


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Every year, WVAU asks its community about the music that moved them, the songs they listened to on repeat, and the albums they'll never forget. This year, in a new form, we're highlighting what our community says is this year's best. These are WVAU's songs of the year. 10. Childish Gambino - "This is ...

WVAU’s 2018 End of the Year Awards

WVAU’s 2018 End of the Year Awards

WVAU Staff

December 29, 2018


Filed under Current Columns, End of the Year Awards

Every year, WVAU asks its community about the music that moved them, the songs they listened to on repeat, and the albums they'll never forget. This year, in a new form, we're highlighting what our community says is this year's best. For this category, we see new and emerging artists, local heroes, live...

In Our Feelings: Just Groovy

In Our Feelings: Just Groovy

Morgan Bluma

December 17, 2018


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There really isn’t any way I can describe this song clearly. It is basically just one big groovy feel fest. I picked this song because the first line mentions Hermann Hesse who was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946. This is an arti...

A Band I Should’ve Been Loving For Years

A Band I Should’ve Been Loving For Years

Sam Graziano

December 10, 2018


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I’ve been a drummer for about half my life. My involvement in playing music has greatly influenced the artists I have listened to. Most, if not all, of the music on pop radio in my formative years was rhythmically monotonous. I’m not saying that songs that weren’t catchy or enjoyable didn’t ex...

Mirror Master

Mirror Master

Melissa Weinstein

December 7, 2018


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There’s a lot of perks to being short, especially at a concert. For example……  well, I can’t think of any right now. However, it didn’t matter that the tallest people in North America were standing in front of me for the first half of Young the Giant. Front man, Sameer Gadhia, carried eno...

Bohemian Rhapsody For Dummies

Bohemian Rhapsody For Dummies

Elyssa Dalaker

December 7, 2018


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Is it cheating to talk about a movie on a music column? Especially one that just about everyone has been talking about? This past weekend, I finally found the time to pay a visit to the local movie theater, overpriced popcorn in hand and a purse full of candy from CVS snuck in over my shoulder. With last mo...

An “Alternative” Horoscope Because HARD TIMES Already had a Punk One

An “Alternative” Horoscope Because HARD TIMES Already had a Punk One

Milo Paul

December 4, 2018


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I know you are looking at the picture for this article thinking to yourself, “Wow, this person can really use paint on Windows 10!!” and you are damn right I can use paint. I’m not GOOD at using paint, but I can USE it. What can you say you can use and not be a good at? Few things, I’m sure. ...

Earl Sweatshirt is Back and Better Than Ever

Earl Sweatshirt is Back and Better Than Ever

Shannon Durazo, Web Staffer

November 28, 2018


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This Friday, November 30, Earl Sweatshirt will drop his long-anticipated fourth album, Some Rap Songs. It seems like ages since Sweatshirt, full name Thebe Kgositsile, dropped his critically acclaimed, and unapologetically morbid third relese I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside. IDLS, IDGO is a ...

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