Category: Local

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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Lit&Live with Viniloversus

  Viniloversus The Neuro Farm Red This Ever Backstage: $15 Tickets Sun, Feb 11 Doors 7:30 pm Black Cat // Washington, DC . 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 …

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Lit&Local with Bell’s Roar

By: Jackie Reed New York-based R&B artist Sean Desiree, under the stage name bell’s roar (namely after American social activist bell hooks), called into the WGMU on-air studio on Monday, February 5. They spoke with WGMU’s Jackie Reed about their advocacy for LGBTQ and QTPOC artists, their recent album We Carry Us (2017), and touring the Art Funds …

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Lit&Local with Samantha Haas (HAAS)

Local singer-songwriter Samantha Haas (HAAS) joined WGMU’s Jackie Reed in the on-air studio on Friday, December 8. From Manassas, Virginia, she’s done covers from WALK THE MOON, Harry Styles, and Lukas Graham, all while creating her own music too. Her rock and pop-alternative covers are inspired by artists like Fleetwood Mac, PVRIS, and Paramore. Haas …

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MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Talks #RealNews At Mason

On Tuesday, October 24, host of MSNBC’s Hardball Chris Matthews opened this year’s Mason Communication Forum with a conversation addressing “fake news” and journalism today. The conference, named #RealNews2017, was an interactive event that enabled students to exchange insight about today’s “social-mediated world”, first illustrated by Matthews. Though “fake news” has become a hot topic …

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