Spotlight on Lake Street Dive

Last Tuesday night, July 11th, the attendees of the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg waited excitedly for 7:30 to finally roll around. The theater was packed; even those sitting in the farthest seats, like me, were surrounded by enthusiastic fans. Much of this excitement filling the theater flowed into the air when finally the lights dimmed and people walked onto the […]

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Bluegrass on the Grass Review

Bluegrass on the Grass, a Carlisle summer tradition, took the Dickinson College Academic Quad by storm on Saturday, July 8th. Lasting 8 hours, the festival hosted five different bluegrass bands, hailing from Tennessee to West Virginia. Families, students, and devoted bluegrass fans from Carlisle and beyond alike showed up and gave their support for a festival that has been around […]

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10 Rap Songs You Should Hear

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10 Rap Songs You Should Hear: Usually there’s too much music being released that I have a hard time keeping up on everything. Also being born in the generation that we were born in, so much good hip hop is in the past and needs to be brought back to light for those who also may have missed it. Below […]

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Student Podcasts to be Aired

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It’s finals week at Dickinson College, and that means final essays, exams, and projects are to finally be finished! This week, WDCV will be airing a series of podcasts from one of Dickinson’s courses, Lusomusics, a cross-listed class in both music and Portuguese studies. This course focuses on music influenced and created by the Portuguese, as well as Cape Verdeans, Brazilians, […]

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New Artist Spotlight: The Polychromatics

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This week, the WDCV music directors added a few featured artists, and we’ve decided to shine a light on one of the newest bands. The Polychromatics are an indie rock band based in Philadelphia, and their EP is a perfect depiction of the versatility of their talents. They’re refreshingly open to experimenting with their sound. John McKenna, the guitarist of the band […]

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Rap Songs of the Month

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Rap songs of the month: With new albums in the past month from A Tribe Called Quest, Childish Gambino, Smoke Dza, Post Malone, J. Cole, Meek Mill, Ab-Soul, and Anderson.Paak (NxWorries), there is a whole lot of good music floating around that you can find easily through iTunes, Soundcloud, or Spotify. The songs below aren’t necessarily all from the last […]

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Grumpus Visits the Whistlestop Bookshop

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On November 16th, Grumpus, a Dickinson alum, visited the Whistlestop Bookshop in Carlisle as a stop on his November Tour. It was an intimate setting for a very enjoyable and personal concert. WDCV live streamed Grumpus and his opening act, Alex Dillon. Listen and check them out!   Follow Grumpus on Instagram and like him on Facebook! Instagram: @grahamofgrumpus Facebook: […]

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Grouplove’s New Big Mess Album

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Big Mess Grouplove September 9th, 2016   Grouplove’s third studio album, Big Mess, brings this exciting band back to the front stage of indie rock. It is unlike any of their albums in the past because Big Mess is much more eclectic in sound. It plays more into the realm of pop than it does to the realm of alternative […]

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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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