Jackie Reed

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Monk Tamony Interview

Two-piece New York City rock band, Monk Tamony stopped by WGMU’s studio for an interview with DJ Jonathan Ibarra last Friday before they played their second night at the 9:30 Club in DC with Highly Suspect. Click below to listen to the band talk about playing a sold-out show the night before, their writing process, and …

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Ethan Parker Interview

Singer/Songwriter Ethan Parker stopped by WGMU’s studio to talk about his latest album, “Sailing to Beverly” with Music Director Christian Hernandez. We were also treated to an electrifying performance of his songs “Deep Blue Sea,” “Roll,” and “Sailing to Beverly.” Click below for the full interview and performance. You can listen to more of Ethan’s music …

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I Wish I Could Skateboard Interview

Boston, Mass./Tyler, Texas emo band I Wish I Could Skateboard stopped by WGMU’s Studio for an interview and in-studio performance with WGMU Music Director Christian Hernandez. Click below for the full interview and performance of their songs “I Don’t, Do You?” and “Deconstruction.” You can check out their music at https://iwishicouldskateboard.bandcamp.com. Feature Photo By (Ron Akins/Facebook).

Lit&Live with Chaand Soorij

Local artist and producer Talha Mirza (aka Chaand Soorij) talked with WGMU’s Jackie Reed to share details about his upcoming projects and recent performances. By: Jackie Reed Local artist and producer Talha Mirza (aka Chaand Soorij) talked with WGMU’s Jackie Reed to share details about his upcoming projects and recent performances. For more information, go …

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra at 9:30 Club

Right off the bat, I could sense that this wasn’t going to be just like any ordinary show. By: Jesse Benitez Following the release of their fourth studio album, Sex & Food (2018), New Zealand-American psychedelic rock band, Unknown Mortal Orchestra (UMO for short), embarked on a full-length international tour with London-based, electro-dance artist, Makeness. …

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Album Review: The Voidz’ Virtue (2018)

Julian Casablancas, the man who wrote arguably the best album of the 2000’s, now might have a two-decade streak. Top Tracks: Leave it in My Dreams, QYURRYUS, ALieNNatioN, Lazy Boy…… All the songs. Rating: 9.8/10 By: Mikey Bamarni If you’ve ever looked up anything on Google about The Strokes you know how much Julian Casablancas …

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Lit&Live with Mason Day Performers

WGMU’s deejays interviewed 2018’s Mason Day performers prior to their shows on April 27. By: Jesse Benitez, Christian Hernandez, Jonathan Ibarra, Kate Klajbor, Saige MacLeod, Jackie Reed, and Fielder Wise WGMU’s deejays interviewed 2018’s Mason Day performers prior to their shows on April 27. Mason Some Noise: masonsomenoise.com/ Rare Fruit: @rarefruitmusic WusGoodTJ: www.youtube.com/channel/UCbhMuvxc-rvQ3b1SatMqVVA Chud Music: @chudmusic …

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Lit&Local with Twin Shadow

Dominican-American singer and producer George Lewis Jr. (Twin Shadow) talked with WGMU’s Jesse Benitez to share insight about his most album Caer (2018), out April 27. By: Jesse Benitez Dominican-American singer and producer George Lewis Jr. (Twin Shadow) talked with WGMU’s Jesse Benitez to share insight about his most album Caer (2018), out April 27. …

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Lit&Local with Crashing Hotels

Brooklyn-based dark electro-dance duo Crashing Hotels talked with WGMU’s Christian Hernandez and Jesse Benitez to share details about their most recent album, Exploration Exploitation (2018). By: Christian Hernandez and Jesse Benitez Brooklyn-based dark electro-dance duo Crashing Hotels talked with WGMU’s Christian Hernandez and Jesse Benitez to share details about their most recent album, Exploration Exploitation (2018). …

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Thirdstory at 9:30 Club

“Tell me you want me, tell me you need me to love you. I’ve been searching everywhere!” By: Rhema Johnson “Tell me you want me, tell me you need me to love you. I’ve been searching everywhere!” Those memorable lyrics were written by an American band entitled Thirdstory who consists of artists by the name …

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