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Staff List: Our Top Albums of 2013

Jon Howard’s Top 10 Albums of 2013   1. Daft Punk – Random Access Memories After eight long years without a studio album (not counting the arguably perfect live/remix album Alive 2007 or the Tron Legacy soundtrack), Daft Punk made a triumphant return this year with Random Access Memories. The duo eschewed house styling in …

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WGMU Co-Hosts John Hill & Rohan Ramesh to host Radiothon

On December 6th, WGMU’s “Take it to the Hill” co-hosts John Hill and Rohan Ramesh will host a 5 hour radiothon to support a local Fairfax non-profit organization, Our Daily Bread (http://www.odbfairfax.org/). ODB is a volunteer-based organization focused on easing the plight of low income residents in the Fairfax County area of Virginia. They identify …

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Aaron Carter On-Air Interview with Jesse Robinson

Check out Jesse Robinson’s interview with re-emerging music artist Aaron Carter, who will be performing live in the DMV area this Sunday with a show at The Fillmore in Silver Spring at 7:30 PM. Tune in to “The Jesse Robinson Show” every Wednesday Night this semester from 7-9 PM on WGMU Radio! 

Moon Hooch Live In-Studio Performance and Interview w/ Alex Green

Have a listen to the very original group “Moon Hooch” play a song live in our WGMU Radio Studio, followed by a brief interview with “Greenhouse Effect” host DJ Alex Green. Stay tuned for more live interviews later in the semester. Enjoy!

Album Review: Drake – Nothing Was the Same

        Drake   Nothing Was the Same   OVO Sound, Republic Records, September 24 2013         Reviewed by Ben Simpson There is a large collection of artists that don’t think Aubrey Drake Graham deserves the recognition he has received. Common referred to him as “soft”. DMX, Li’l Kim, and …

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Album Review: MGMT – MGMT

        MGMT   MGMT (self-titled)   Columbia, September 17 2013         Reviewed by Jon Howard After taking the radio by storm in early 2008 with their inarguably catchy synthpop singles “Time to Pretend”, “Electric Feel”, and “Kids”, MGMT faced a tough decision.  Should they produce more radio-friendly synthpop and …

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Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – AM

        Arctic Monkeys   AM   Domino, September 10 2013           Reviewed by Jon Howard With four number one albums in the United Kingdom and a rapidly growing fanbase across the pond here in the United States, Arctic Monkeys are under more pressure than ever to continue delivering …

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Concert: Frightened Rabbit

By Ben Simpson They may not have the mainstream audience locked down yet, but judging from the rabid sold-out crowd at DC’s 9:30 Club, Frightened Rabbit will never have to worry about filling up a venue for the rest of their careers. Smack dab in the middle of their tour supporting their latest effort, their …

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WGMU Staff Position Openings Fall 2013

There will be paid positions opening up for the Fall 2013 semester. The positions below are both Executive Management level positions within the station. If you are interested in applying, please see the bottom of the post for requirements and instructions. Follow the steps closely. If you do not follow the instructions properly, your application will …

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