2018 archive

Album Review: Jack White’s Boarding House Reach (2018)

What did I just listen to? A crazy brain at work. Top Tracks: Corporation, Hypermisophoniac, Ice Station Zebra, Over and Over and Over Rating: 9/10 By: Mikey Bamarni Jack White was losing interest and appeal over the past five years with consistently underwhelming and uninspired music, painfully awkward interviews, and comments that made the greatest …

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Lit&Live with Leon of Athens

London-based singer/songwriter Leon of Athens talked with WGMU’s Kate Klajbor and Fielder Wise to share details about his most recent album, Xenos (2018). By: Kate Klajbor and Fielder Wise London-based singer/songwriter Leon of Athens talked with WGMU’s Kate Klajbor and Fielder Wise to share details about his most recent album, Xenos (2018). Leon added insight about his U.S. tour …

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Lit&Local with Ghoul Kids

Bay-area based thrash punk duo Ghoul Kids talked with WGMU’s Christian Hernandez to share details about their most recent album, Dead Beat (2018). By: Christian Hernandez Bay-area based thrash punk duo Ghoul Kids talked with WGMU’s Christian Hernandez to share details about their most recent album, Dead Beat (2018). Taylor and Bailey added insight about …

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Lit&Local with The Flavr Blue

Seattle-based trio The Flavr Blue talked with WGMU’s Jackie Reed to share details into their third album The Blue Dream (2017). By: Jackie Reed Seattle-based trio The Flavr Blue talked with WGMU’s Jackie Reed to share details into their third album The Blue Dream (2017). Hollis of The Flavr Blue offered insight into artist collaborations …

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Album Review: Albert Hammond Jr.’s Francis Trouble (2018)

“The Stroke” shows off why he doesn’t need Casablancas and company on AHJ’s defiant fourth album. Top Tracks: Muted Beatings, Set to Attack, Stop and Go, Rocky’s Late Night Rating: 8.1/10 By: Mikey Bamarni Albert Hammond Jr. was the first Stroke to go out on his own in 2006 and has the most solo tracks …

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Individual Breakdowns of this Season’s Starters

A profile into Womens BBall players that ended the season strong. By: Domenic Allegra Stats from GoMason.com Nicole Cardaño-Hillary finished this season with a Field Goal percentage of 34.7, 68 3-pointers made, 137 free throws made, 605 total points, averaged 17.8 points per game, grabbed 113 rebounds, dished out 102 assists, and had 84 steals. …

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Mason WBB Season Highlights (Nov. 2017 to March 2018)

Nyla Milleson perfectly sums up this entire season – “Not sure I can be more proud of a basketball team.” By: Domenic Allegra FAIRFAX, VA — The Mason WBB Basketball Season ended with their final loss in the Second Round of the WNIT against Virginia Tech back on March 18. However, do not let this loss define …

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WGMU Exclusive: Alpha Phi Omega

By: Robert McGreevy WGMU’s Robert McGreevy hosts Kevin Embrey, member of GMU’s Alpha Phi Omega. Alpha Phi Omega is an inclusive, co-ed fraternity that promotes leadership, fellowship, friendship, and service. More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/apogmu/. Feature Photo By (Alpha Phi Omega/Facebook).

Dan Auerbach at 9:30 Club

It was a perfect close to possibly one of the best shows I’ve seen in a long time. By: Jesse Benitez Whoever said rock ‘n’ roll is dead is probably unfamiliar with Akronite Dan Auerbach. His contributions in songwriting, record producing, involvement with The Black Keys, The Arcs, and many other musical groups are prime …

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WGMU Exclusive: Society of Professional Journalists

By: Josh Biedrycki WGMU’s Josh Biedrycki hosts an interview with Lauryn Cantrell, president of GMU’s Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). The GMU chapter organizes industry events that connects students to media professionals who work in broadcasting, journalism, and media news outlets. Such opportunities offer insight into the media field through networking, socials with other campus SPJ …

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