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Valentine’s Day Playlist

Valentine

Valentine’s Day can be a huge bummer if the object of your affection has no idea that you even exist. We struggle with that feeling year ’round here at WPGU, so we’re taking Valentine’s Day to profess our love for those that will never love us back. 1. The 1975 – “Sex” Who doesn’t love […]

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100th Monday Mixer

Mixer

Monday Mixers began three years ago as a way for the WPGU writers to blog about their favorite music or to write about whatever they were listening to at the time. Since then we’ve brought you great music (almost) every Monday. Originally, Mixers consisted of a group of mp3s to be downloaded from the site, […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Staff Picks of 2014

2014

Phantogram – Voices It was hard not to notice as Phantogram slashed across our radar this year with Voices. This album feels like a rightful continuation of their 2009 album Eyelid Movies, preserving the clear-cut tempo throughout but managing to emphasize it. We’re given racier beats, but the tracks still have that backdrop of something […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Top 50 Albums of 2014: 1-10

2014

1. St. Vincent – St. Vincent St. Vincent’s self-titled album may be her best album yet. With multiple layers and textures all over the place, from the grainy bass tracks on “Birth in Reverse” to the jolty trumpets in “Digital Witness”, St. Vincent sounds completely unhinged while at the same time sounding robotically precise. Annie […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Top 50 Albums of 2014: 11-20

2014

11. TV on the Radio – Seeds TV on the Radio’s fifth album has the band’s signature sound, but at the same time sets it apart from the rest. The vocals on this album were impeccable. The harmonies on the single track “Happy Idiot” are fluid and but also crisp; lead singer Tunde Adebimpe did […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Top 50 Albums of 2014: 21-30

2014

21. Benjamin Booker – Benjamin Booker We all just need music that we can rock to now and then and Benjamin Booker gave us one of the most rockin’ albums of the year. This is the kind of album that when it comes on in the car you can’t help but turn it up to […]

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