WVAU 2016: BEST NEW ARTIST

WVAU 2016: BEST NEW ARTIST

December 17, 2016

WVAU 2016: BEST ALBUM ART

WVAU 2016: BEST ALBUM ART

December 16, 2016

WVAU’s #1 Album of 2015: "To Pimp a Butterfly" by Kendrick Lamar

Calkie Fisseha

December 31, 2015

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Courtesy of Genius To Pimp a Butterfly? What does that even mean? Why are all these shirtless dudes in front of the White House on the cover? Therapeutic. That's the only word to describe To Pimp a Butterfly. As I write thi...

WVAU’s #1 Song of 2015: "Hotline Bling" by Drake

Jack Fitzpatrick

December 31, 2015

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Courtesy of Pitchfork When I was selected to write about Hotline Bling as WVAU‰'s Song of the year, I was excited, yet felt a plague of pressure. This track is just so much more than a song. Hotline Bling is the summation of Drake...

WVAU’s #2 Album of 2015: "Carrie & Lowell" by Sufjan Stevens

Luke Palermo

December 30, 2015

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Courtesy of Wikipedia Sufjan Stevens‰' musical journey has left few territories uncharted - over the course of his career, the Detroit native has explored acoustic folk, ambient rock, orchestral ballads, electronic, and everything in between. But on his latest album, he strips e...

WVAU’s #3 Album of 2015: "I Love You, Honeybear" by Father John Misty

Luke Palermo

December 29, 2015

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Courtesy of Wikipedia In I Love You, Honeybear Josh Tillman AKA Father John Misty takes a big, gaudy, rhinestone-lined heart and sews it onto his sleeve for all to see. According to Tillman, himself, the album is a concept album of his life, and it focuses very he...

WVAU’s #3 Song of 2015: "Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)" by Father John Misty

Kathleen Lovito

December 29, 2015

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Courtesy of  Village Voice Say what you will about Father John Misty- trash his grimy hippie persona, poke fun at his hackneyed lumbersexual hairdo scoff at this pompous interview responses- but the man knows how to write a love song. And not just any love song, but a love song that truly speaks to...

WVAU’s #4 Album of 2015: "The Most Lamentable Tragedy" by Titus Andronicus

Jonathan Skufca

December 28, 2015

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Courtesy of Merge Records It‰'s not every day that a band announces that their next album is going to be a rock opera. Sure, they were en vogue in the 70‰'s and 80‰'s, ushered in by the Who‰'s Tommy and Quadrophenia, b...

WVAU’s #4 Song of 2015: "Pedestrian at Best" by Courtney Barnett

Jack Marsden

December 28, 2015

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Courtesy of  E-Verse Radio Just like any other weekend, my friends and I were in my beat up Volvo cruising around suburban New Jersey with no destination in mind. The routine was simple: pile the whole friend group in the small sedan, fill up on gas, ...

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