About Joe Winner

(Music Director) When I’m not trying to major in math, you can normally find me doing things like listening to music, watching movies, reading and not giving a damn about an Oxford comma. I, generally, am a big fan of most alternative music. Although, I secretly have a soft spot in my heart for classic rock bands like The Who.

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Over the past few weeks I have been working on a write up of my top 10 all-time favorite live albums, which will hopefully be published here in the next few weeks. While writing it, I have been reflecting a lot upon my favorite live music experiences. I’ve come to the conclusion that over the […]

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Over the past year, I’ve grown a huge appreciation for the journalism being done by NPR. Whether it’s stories about current events, food or music, for the most part, everything they do is on point. My favorite show by NPR is Sound Opinions. It’s a weekly show and podcast done by Chicago music journalists Jim […]

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A lot of my favorite moments of summer occur in the evening hours hanging out around a campfire. It may just be my love of fire or just how inevitably intimate these gatherings are. Regardless, sometimes the music you put on in the background makes all the difference. Coldplay – Don’t Panic I love how […]

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We’re in the middle of the semester. The middle of the semester sucks. Classes are hard and tests are harder. All I want to do is break free from the library and walk out to the arboretum and really enjoy the pleasant fall weather. I want to just lie down on the quad and listen […]

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With finals approaching far faster than any of us would like to admit, we all need a good study playlist. We all have different habits when choosing study tunes, so I’m going to try and address all that, and maybe even some academic topics. “The Wolves (Act 1&2)” – Bon Iver Sometimes, I just need […]

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Review: Psychic Twin

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After a charming in studio interview with the band I was really looking forward to seeing them in action. I didn’t know what to expect from a band that is only made up of Erin Fein on vocals and Synth and Brett Sanderson and Jonny Sommer on electronic drum pads.  That said, they completely blew me out […]

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