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Brandon Flowers- The Desired Effect (Review)

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Written by Brenda Herrera Listening to the second solo album of the Killers’ front man Brandon Flowers is a delightful surprise that strongly emulates all the elements of classic pop album from the eighties. Any one of these songs can easily stand alone as a single. With the surplus amount of catchy hooks and the […]

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Mumford & Sons- Wilder Mind (Review)

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Written by Brenda Herrera In the recent release of the lovable quartet that is Mumford & Sons, anyone looking for another folk-rock banjo infused album might find themselves in a very difficult and dark place. This foursome first found success with their signature sound which consisted of quirky, fast paced licks alongside prominent accordion and […]

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Spring Playlist

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Finals may be right around the corner, and thousands of our fellow students are about to be thrust into the working world, but here at WPGU we wanted to take a few moments to appreciate this beautiful weather. Here’s a short playlist to fit the overdue transition to spring. Flogging Molly – “If I Ever […]

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Remember Whensday- Stairway to Heaven Controversy

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Written by Julia Antonson This week in history, on April 28, 1982, the California State assembly consumer-protection-committee heard the testimony from specialists citing that when “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin is playing backwards, it contains backward masking. Unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard this never-ending controversy. Today we will […]

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Remember Whensday- The Rolling Stones

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Written by Julia Antonson This week, we pay tribute to the band that set a high standard for future generations of music: The Rolling Stones. 50 years since the peak of their career, The Rolling Stones can be associated with their energetic performances and their even more wild acts when not performing. Throughout their career, […]

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Discs From the Desk

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Written by Brenda Herrera Doldrums- The Air Conditioned Nightmare Airick Woodhead’s solo project, the Doldrums, first originated in 2010, following later on with a widely successful debut album, Lesser Evil. Doldrums’ latest release, The Air Conditioned Nightmare, first caught my attention with the illustration on its cover of a haunting image of a shadow, with […]

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