Artist Spotlight: Dermot Kennedy

  Artist Spolight: Dermot Kennedy By Lucy Patterson  Dermot Kennedy is an up and coming artist who is a lyrical genius with soulful and hearty vocal cords. He gets his inspiration from the extremes—life and death, love and pain. His tunes express heartache and achievement that evokes a mix of genres—hip-hop and R&B in collaboration with slow rhythms and electronic […]

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Concert Review: Mumford & Sons

On December 7th, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA, Mumford & Sons performed for about two hours of sheer enjoyment. Even from their opening act (Maggie Rogers, a ridiculously talented emerging artist in the indie music scene reviewed by another DJ– read about her here!), I knew this was going to be an unforgettable experience. Even though my […]

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Artist Review: Maggie Rogers

  Review by Hannah Guy-Mozenter   If you have not yet listened to Maggie Rogers you’re doing something wrong. Rogers is an up-and-coming artist who’s sound is an eclectic mix of indie, folk, R&B and dance. Her tone is graceful, haunting, and intriguing, and her lyrics are beautiful yet relatable. Rogers grew up in Maryland, studied music at NYU and […]

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Album Review: Odyssey by The Accidentals

Album Review: Odyssey by The Accidentals  By Erica Wells    The Accidental’s album, Odyssey was one of the heavy rotations featured artists last school year. I really enjoyed the couple of songs I heard in the station and played on my show, “Porch Culture” and explored more of The Accidental’s music afterwards.  The Accidentals are an American band formed in Traverse City, Michigan […]

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Thom Yorke – Suspiria

Singer, producer, frontman of Radiohead Thom Yorke, exhibits his known vocal beauty while also revealing extraordinary compositional production on Suspiria (Music for the Luca Guadagnino Film).     Radiohead’s talent is difficult to analyze, mostly because it all comes in the same package. Even though Philip Selway doesn’t sing, does he ever add anything to Yorke’s lyrics? Because Yorke is […]

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Concert Review: Rainbow Kitten Surprise

  Concerts are always great. Seeing a band live, is everything compared to just listening to their music on your phone and this concert was certainly no different. The venue, Ram’s Head Live, was standing room only allowing, with some maneuvering, to get ridiculously close to the band, and the music. I came to this concert already liking their music […]

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Pinegrove & I: A review of Skylight

Pinegove & I: A review of Skylight By Jonah Skeen (his show, Playing It by Ear, is on Wednesdays from 10-11pm)   Pinegrove and I are both from Montclair, New Jersey. There is no avoiding Pinegrove as an indie music fan in Montclair. For a while, that was a blessing. Evan Stephens Hall, the lead singer and mastermind behind Pinegrove, […]

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Shakey Graves ‘Can’t Wake Up’

Shakey Graves 2018 World Tour Shakey Graves’ new album Can’t Wake Up (March 2018) Last Tuesday night in Philadelphia, Shakey Graves performed at the Fillmore, accompanied by the Wild Reeds. Alejandro Rose-Garcia, an Austin-born native who renamed himself Shakey Graves in 2007, released his most recent album, Can’t Wake Up, in early 2018. In December of 2017, Shakey Graves posted on […]

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Mac Miller: 1992-2018

Rest in Peace In his short 26 years of life, Mac Miller developed into the definition of a complete artist. He played five instruments, sang, rapped and produced music for over a decade since his start as a promising young teenager. Pittsburgh loved him and was loyal before his career really took off, spreading his relatable college rap to young […]

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WDCV Archive: 88-91

We are dipping into a few archived shows from yesteryear.  4-27-88 Mello Mike & DJ Red in Full Effect (Hip Hop Show) 2-8-89 Manifesto with DJ Joe George (Alternative) You can still catch DJ Joe George on WDCV-FM Tuesday Mornings from 6-8am 11-2-88 manifesto 6-30-91 Manifesto

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