WVAU’s #8 Album of 2015: "Perpetual Motion People" by Ezra Furman

December 24, 2015

Courtesy of Pitchfork Almost every review/feature/write-up I find about Ezra Furman‰'s Perpetual Motion People uses the word “outsider.‰” Ezra Furman writes “outsider music‰” or from an...

WVAU’s #8 Song of 2015: "Broken Necks" by Eskimeaux

December 24, 2015

Courtesy of Buffablog I was sitting on a deflated air mattress in my best friend‰'s dorm in Boston the first time I heard "Broken Necks." While that maybe isn‰'t the most picturesque setting, I like...

WVAU’s #9 Song of 2015: "Alright" by Kendrick Lamar

December 23, 2015

Courtesy of Empire Radio It‰'s ironic that I was asked to write an article about a song from Kendrick Lamar's sophomore album To Pimp a Butterfly because I had not actually listened to the album...

WVAU’s #9 Album of 2015: "What For?" by Toro Y Moi

December 23, 2015

One of the most hotly contested indie albums of 2015, a lot has been said about Toro Y Moi‰'s fourth studio album What For?. Drastically different than anything frontman Chaz Bundick had ever released,...

WVAU’s #10 Album of 2015: "T R A P S O U L" by Bryson Tiller

December 22, 2015

T R A P S O U L is not only novel and exciting, but it is a display of how much Bryson Tiller has advanced since his last mixtape, Killer Instinct, was released in 2011. All 14 tracks featured on T...

WVAU 2015: Best Rackspin Find

December 19, 2015

Royal Headache- High Courtesy of  Stereogum I was rummaging through the rack looking for material for my first show when I stumbled upon Royal Headache. Although High was put on the rack at the beginning...

WVAU 2015: Best Local Artists

December 18, 2015

Genocide Pact Courtesy of Decibel Magazine As a long-haired metalhead freak, the first thing I did when I came to AU was try to connect with the local scene. And although DC is rich with musical history...

WVAU 2015: Best Music Videos

December 16, 2015

Titus Andronicus ‰ÛÒ The Magic Morning As my entire cohort of Facebook friends and Twitter followers probably know, I was super excited for the release of Titus Andronicus‰'s fourth LP, The Most...

WVAU 2015: Best Twitter

December 15, 2015

Lil B The Based God @LILBTHEBASEDGOD Possibly the only rapper that follows (1.31 million) more people than follow him (1.2 million) on twitter. People today are awfully concerned with their ratios...

WVAU 2015: Best Beef

December 14, 2015

The Beef of Our Generation: Meek Mill and Drake                It seems like a millennium ago… rolling through my neighborhood on a beautiful July morning bumping Dreams Worth More Than...

WVAU’s #1 Album of 2014: FKA twigs – LP1

December 31, 2014

Courtesy of Pitchfork. British singer FKA twigs astounded music critics and lovers with her debut album LP1, a true tour de force that topped nearly every year-end “best albums of 2014‰”...

WVAU’s #1 Song of 2014: Pile – "Special Snowflakes"

December 31, 2014

Courtesy of Pile's Bandcamp. “Special Snowflakes‰” is, in many ways, the sound of potential being reached. It feels sort of ridiculous to say so, being that Pile have an incredible...

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