Jesaline Benitez

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Frah Quintale – “Nei Treni La Notte” By: Kareem Mitchell Anyone who knows me would agree that I’m always wandering off to somewhere— physically, spiritually, or even emotionally to marvel at things, big and small. During this health pandemic, I’ve been stuck at home a little more than often, trying to keep things safe. Although …

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Wallows – “OK” By: Alexandria McAlpine Known for their mellow 1980s inspired sounds, the indie-rock trio Wallows, comprised of Dylan Minnette, Braeden Lemasters, and Cole Preston released their newest single, “OK,” and it does not disappoint. The first song released since their debut album, Nothing Happens (2019), “OK” is not quite recognizable as a classic …

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Grand Blanc – “L’amour Fou” By: Jesse Benitez Music has never not been a form of breaking away for me. Even more so now, that I’m at home with my family during the pandemic, the power of escapism is one reason we turn to artists during times like these. I’ve found myself scrolling through my phone …

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WGMU Radio 2020 Music & Art Festival: Musician and Artist Application NOW OPEN

UPDATE AS OF 03/16/20: Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the festival has been cancelled until further notice. We appreciate all of the buzz and support that came from Mason and the community. Your health and safety comes above all else. ~Jesse Benitez, WGMU Radio MD   WGMU Radio is proud to host a Music …

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Owen Broder @ The Blues Alley

By: Jesse Benitez On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019, New York based saxophonist, Owen Broder, took the stage with his ensemble in Georgetown’s hidden gem, The Blues Alley. Broder and his group captivated D.C. jazz enthusiasts by celebrating the 60th anniversary of Back to Back (1959) and Side by Side (1959), two incredibly phenomenal recordings by some …

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Touch the Buffalo @ Velvet Lounge

By: Jesse Benitez On Thursday, September 5th, 2019, indie grunge band, Touch the Buffalo, performed a powerful set in Washington, D.C. on U Street’s Velvet Lounge. Sharing the stage with three other bands, Touch the Buffalo closed the night off with tunes from their latest album release, Heart Is For (2019). Not only do these …

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