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WVAU’s #10 AOTY: Relatives in Descent by Protomartyr

WVAU's #10 AOTY: Relatives in Descent by Protomartyr
December 22, 2017

Photo from Bandcamp Tessa and Max of WVAU asked Protomartyr‰'s singer, Joe Casey, what he would be doing if he wasn‰'t in a band. He said “I‰'d be at home probably watching old episodes of Family...

WVAU’s #10 SOTY: “Pure Comedy‰” by Father John Misty

WVAU's #10 SOTY: “Pure Comedy‰” by Father John Misty
December 22, 2017

Photo from The Sound of Vinyl Father John Misty, or FJM as I frequently see him referred to online, is an artist that I have frequently been recommended to listen to. However, I never could truly get...

WVAU 2017: BEST BEEF w/ MASE V. CAM’RON

WVAU 2017: BEST BEEF w/ MASE V. CAM'RON
December 21, 2017

Courtesy of The Source When Dipset announced their reunion on November 15, it was a big shock for the Harlem rap group‰'s fans who hadn't heard new music from the original members in over a decade....

WVAU 2017: BEST TWITTER PRESENCE

WVAU 2017: BEST TWITTER PRESENCE
December 20, 2017

If you don‰'t know CupcakKe, chances are you probably know her explicit songs "Deepthroat" or "Vagina" which have 21 million views and 2 million views respectively on Youtube. But if you haven‰'t explored...

WVAU 2017: BEST MUSIC VIDEO

WVAU 2017: BEST MUSIC VIDEO
December 19, 2017

Kendrick Lamar is a veteran of creating groundbreaking visuals to pair with his infectious albums. From creating an instagram style video for “King Kunta‰” to releasing four back to back music videos...

WVAU 2017: BEST LIVE SHOW

WVAU 2017: BEST LIVE SHOW
December 18, 2017

Detroit post-punk band Protomartyr played a killer set at Rock and Roll Hotel on October 26. It was so good that the WVAU community voted it ‰Best Live Show‰' of 2017. If you missed out on this show,...

WVAU 2017: BEST NEW ARTIST

WVAU 2017: BEST NEW ARTIST
December 17, 2017

Many musical powerhouses had comebacks and album releases this year, but none shone as bright as those by new artists. 2017 was the year of the up and coming musician. Artists like Dua Lipa, Post Malone,...

WVAU 2017: BEST LOCAL DC ARTIST

WVAU 2017: BEST LOCAL DC ARTIST
December 16, 2017

He‰'s come a long way from performing to the aroma of Elevation Burger fries and the screams of Centennial residents. In the span of 365 days, GoldLink has gone from performing in the Tavern by the way...

WVAU 2017: BEST RACKSPIN

WVAU 2017: BEST RACKSPIN
December 15, 2017

Jay Som‰'s sophomore album Everybody Works is one of the best indie rock albums of 2017. The project of California singer-songwriter Melina Duterte is detailed, thoughtful and intimate while still being...

WVAU 2017: MOST UNDERRATED ALBUM

WVAU 2017: MOST UNDERRATED ALBUM
December 14, 2017

It is an understatement to say Take Me Apart is a perfect album. With crystals dangling from her locs and nails and her stylish all white-outfits, Kelela is not a force to be reckoned with. Her debut,...

WVAU 2017: MOST OVERRATED ALBUM

WVAU 2017: MOST OVERRATED ALBUM
December 13, 2017

Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986), known mononymously as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur who has released four full length albums, one...

WVAU’s #1 Album of 2016: "Coloring Book" by Chance the Rapper

WVAU's #1 Album of 2016: "Coloring Book" by Chance the Rapper
January 1, 2017

“IGH! IGH! IGH!‰Û Three noises ‰ÛÒ not even words, and we already know. It‰'s Chance the Rapper, Lil Chano from the 79th, Chancellor Bennett ‰ÛÒ the voice of a generation, the star of 2016....

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