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 to chaandsoorij.bandcamp.com/.

Feature Photo By (Chaand Soorij/Facebook).


 

Lit&Live with Mason Day Performers

WGMU’s deejays interviewed 2018’s Mason Day performers prior to their shows on April 27.


By: Jesse BenitezChristian 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
A.S.K. (King Khalafalla): @kingkhalafalla
Ray Maj: @callmemaj
ÁVON DESÍAR: @avondesiar
Apprehension Engine: apprehensionengine11105.bandcamp.com/
StormmxTony: stormmxtony.bandcamp.com/releases
Timberbrooke: timberbrooke.bandcamp.com/

More information can be found at si.gmu.edu/masonday/. Feature Photo By (Student Involvement/Official Website).

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. He will be performing at U Street Music Hall on April 27.

For more information, go to http://www.twinshadow.net/.
Feature Photo By (Twin Shadow/Official Website).


9:30 Presents at U Street Music Hall: Twin Shadow

Featuring Yuno

GA: $30

Tickets

Fri, Apr 27

Doors 7:00pm // Show 7:00pm

U Street Music Hall // Washington, DC

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). The artists added insight about redefining band merchandise and future endeavors.

For more information, visit www.crashinghotels.com.
Feature Photo By (Crashing Hotels/BandCamp).


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 and future endeavors.

For more information, go to leonofathens.com/.
Feature Photo By (Leon of Athens/Twitter).

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 local California scene and future endeavors.

For full artist discography, go to open.spotify.com/artist/4c0lqzW0b…0S-u4bBY1dzFgaA/.

Feature Photo By (Ghoul Kids/Facebook).


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 and future tour plans.

For full artist info, go to theflavrblue.com/.

Feature Photo By (The Flavr Blue/Official Website).


 

Lit&Live with Luke James Shaffer

By: Kate Klajbor and Jackie Reed

American singer-songwriter Luke James Shaffer stopped by WGMU’s on-air studio to reflect on his experiences making covers and original songs, tour life, living in New York and DC, current projects, and future plans. He will be performing at Volition’s Open Mic on March 8.

Follow Luke James Shaffer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and their official website for updates.

To stream/buy Luke James Shaffer’s music, tune in to his iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp, and YouTube pages.

Feature Photo By (Luke James Shaffer/Official Website).


Volition Open Mic – Music Industry Night

Featuring Mannywellz, Luke James Shaffer, & Sydney Franklin

FREE FOOD & SWAG

Thurs, Mar 8

7:00pm-10:00pm

GMU’s JC Bistro // Fairfax, VA

Lit&Live with Mannywellz

 By: Jackie Reed

Nigerian-born and Maryland-based artist Mannywellz stopped by WGMU’s on-air studio to share insight about his debut album Soulfro (2018), tour life, his DACA experience, and future plans. He will be performing at Union Stage on March 5, and at Volition’s Open Mic on March 8.

For interview and in-studio links, go to https://soundcloud.com/wgmu/sets/litlive-with-mannywellz/.

Follow Mannywellz on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and their official website for updates.

To stream/buy Mannywellz’ music, tune in to his iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, and YouTube pages.

Feature Photo By (Mannywellz/Official Website).


Union Stage & Songbyrd Present: Mannywellz

GA: $15

Tickets

Mon, Mar 5

Doors 6:00pm

Union Stage // Washington, DC

Volition Open Mic – Music Industry Night

Featuring Mannywellz, Luke James Shaffer, & Sydney Franklin

FREE FOOD & SWAG

Thurs, Mar 8

7:00pm-10:00pm

GMU’s JC Bistro // Fairfax, VA

Lit&Live with Viniloversus

 

Photo By (Viniloversus/Official Website).

Photo By (Viniloversus/Official Website).

Viniloversus

Sun, Feb 11
Doors 7:30 pm
Black Cat // Washington, DC

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Venezuelan alt-band Viniloversus stopped by WGMU’s on-air studio for a conversation revolving around their debut English album, Days of Exile (2017), tour life, advocacy, and future plans. They will be performing at Black Cat DC on Sunday, Feb 11.

Interview, co-hosted by WGMU’s Kate Klajbor and Jackie Reed:

Part One:

Part Two:

 

In-studio Acoustic Performance, featuring songs off Days of Exile:

“So Many Stars”

“Disintegrate Me”

“So Long Schoolboy”

“Broken Cities”

 

Follow Viniloversus on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates.

To stream Viniloversus, tune in to their iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, and YouTube pages.

 

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