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Cleo Sol – “Rose in the Dark” By: Rhema Johnson I believe we can all agree with Jesse that music has served as the main source of escapism during this stressful period. Being home, artists have retreated to livestream concerts, nostalgic DJ battles, releasing albums/singles/EPs, etc. in order to help bring the collective together and …

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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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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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Rosemary’s Reviews: Nipsey Hussle

By: Rosemary Idisi Nipsey Hussle, Grammy nominated rapper and songwriter from Los Angeles, California, was shot and killed on Sunday March 31st. The world lost a brilliant artist, philanthropist, activist, entrepreneur, and family man.   The last album Hussle produced was titled Victory Lap and was released in February of 2018. This album was his first …

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WGMU APPLICATIONS FOR EXEC STAFF 2019-2020

  WGMU Radio’s Executive Staff positions are going live on March 27th, 2019 at 12pm (noon) via Handshake! If you’ve been a current DJ and would like to get more involved in the behind the scenes operations of running the station – please apply! The priority deadline for consideration is April 10th, 2019 at 12pm …

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Vince Staples @ 9:30 Club

By Jonathan Ibarra On February 22nd and 23rd, 2019 the Long Beach, California rapper Vince Staples took the stage at the 9:30 Club on his “Smile, You’re On Camera” tour. Having originally scheduled only one night in DC, Staples had to add a second show after the first night sold out in a matter of …

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MASON ALERT | BE PREPARED

WGMU strongly encourages our Patriots to sign up for Mason Alerts. Here’s more information about the system provided by David Farris, PhD, the Executive Director of Safety & Emergency Management: Dear Patriots, Safety is a top priority at George Mason University. The Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS) and the Department of Police and Public …

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