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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).

Art + Music Exhibition | November 9, 2018

WGMU’s planning to host our first ever Arts and Music Festival on November 9th, 2018 from 8pm-11pm. This event will be held in the Hub Ballroom and will host local bands/musicians playing live and Mason artists who wish to show off their artwork. Musicians like Cinema Hearts, Promise Nothing, Quick “O” Clock and Knope will be …

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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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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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WGMU Exclusive: Opioid Crisis Symposium

On April 19, a slew of researchers, scholars, and politicians visited George Mason University to propose solutions toward ending the opioid crisis in Northern Virginia. By: Jackie Reed FAIRFAX, VA – On April 19, a slew of researchers, scholars, and politicians visited George Mason University to propose solutions toward ending the opioid crisis in Northern …

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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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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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WGMU Hiring For 2018-2019 Academic Year

Join the Team! WGMU Radio is hiring paid and volunteer executive/general staff positions for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year. The station is looking to fill six positions.  The list of the six positions are below.  To view the job description, click on the title. Music Director/Assistant Program Director Independent/Local Music Director Sports Media/Sports Programming Director …

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