David Bowie Retrospective/Blackstar Album Review

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I think it would be self-indulgent to spend more than a paragraph or two writing about what David Bowie meant to me. I was just at a bar the other night talking about how he’s my all-time favorite artist, and how I was disappointed that I’d probably never get to see him perform live, although I always held out hope […]

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Best Albums of 2015 – WDCV DJ Picks

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As we get ready to ring in the new year, we at WDCV took a look back at our favorite albums of 2015. Here are some of the albums we had on repeat this year. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Think Speedy Ortiz – Foil Deer Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly Grimes […]

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Black Lines – Mayday Parade Review

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For the past ten years, Tallahassee-natives Mayday Parade have been pumping catchy, emotional pop-punk into the alternative music scene. Through hits such as “Three Cheers for Five Years” and “Miserable at Best”, Derek Sanders and company have poured their hearts out into emotional lyrics and soaring melodic lines that evoke sadness and exasperation from their audiences, taking the listener by […]

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Inspirational Electronica to Wake You Up

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Fatima Al Qadiri’s recent EP Genre-Specific Xperience, released originally under a pseudonym, brings an eclectic taste the table. Mixing cultural sounds as broad as Islamic chants, Catholic hymns, and steelpans, this relatively short album leaves you both entranced and frightened. The eerie mix of the ever-present electric steel drums and elevated chants imagines a horror film set at a tropical […]

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WDCV Alums Release New Albums

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Two WDCV Alums have released free albums over the past month that you should check out.  Dwight Dunston (Sterling Duns), ’10 and Ryan Sarno, ’09 are coincidentally both located in Princeton, NJ.  Here’s hoping we can convince them to come back and play a show together at Dickinson College.   Ryan Sarno: Stuck in the Present, the third volume in my […]

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New Pornographers at Union Transfer, Phila. 11/20/14

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By Aurora Wetherill of LightsOn w/ Aurora, Thursdays at 10pm. Last Thursday, 11/20/14, a darling friend of mine took me to see the New Pornographers in Philadelphia at Union Transfer, a show at the end of their “Brill Bruisers” tour. It was fantastic. Herein lies the account of my experience. First off, I’ve got a bone to pick with Philadelphia. […]

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A Very Tropical Interview w/ Thero

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By Aurora Wetherill, of LightsOn w/ Aurora, Thursdays@10pm. So, Thero is amazing. “Who is Thero?” you might ask. Well, he’s the man. He’s producing some of the most innovative and invigorating tropical house music to date. He’s the man out-doing his heros. And you definitely haven’t heard of him yet. You might also be wondering what tropical house music is. […]

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NEW Featured Artists (11/18/14)

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Hello WDVC-ites. The Music Directors had a few new featured artists that we’d like to share with you this week, so look out for these awesome bandz!     Dorothy – Dorothy EP Currently obsessed with her wicked vocals and hard-hitting sound, Dorothy is reckless and cool. You can download the band’s EP off of this Skullcandy.com page, but also […]

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