(Written by Mateo Muro) This week in musical history provides a milestone for my favorite guitar album. On November 16, 1968, the album Electric Ladyland by the Jimi Hendrix Experience went number one in the US. Released exactly a month earlier, the album was met with varying reviews. Today, however, it is considered the highest […]
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(Written by Emma Kelley) So I’m walking into Lai Lai Wok on Green Street and my friend and I break out into a god-awful rendition of Simon and Garfunkel’s “The Boxer,” lyrics matching the name of the lovely restaurant, “lie la lie…” My friend and I couldn’t have graced every customer in the place with […]
It’s the spookiest time of the year and that means candy, tricks, parties and all sorts of scary stuff. Throw on this Halloween playlist to prepare yourself for the terrors of the night. Nina Simone – Strange Fruit The first time I heard this song my hair stood on end. “Strange Fruit” is about the […]
(Written by Mateo Muro) For a while, I considered writing about how Kevin Federline’s terrible debut album Playing with Fire was the scariest thing to come out on Halloween, but something actually great started on this autumn holiday twenty five years ago. MTV first started recording Squeeze for its influential show MTV Unplugged. The premise […]
(Written by Justin Peters) In a lot of ways, the lead singer of a band is the identity of the group. They’re the voice, the face, and the personality that are most recognizable, which makes for an interesting change of pace when lead singers make music with a different group. In many cases, the identity […]
With the summer at an end and the leaves changing color, autumn means sweaters, midterms, coffee, pumpkins and all sorts of cozy activities. In this playlist, WPGU takes you through some songs that epitomize the feelings of fall. Nora Jones – Don’t Know Why Ahh the sweet smell of falling leaves and midterms. And nothing […]