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Cheef (Live In-Studio)

Ashley hangs out with Cheef live in our studio. Listen here: Catch Loud and Local every Sunday at 7pm on WPGU 107.1

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Monday Mixer

I’m not great at clever introductions to themed playlists, so here’s a bunch of songs about characters and people I think are super interesting. Tom Waits – Gun Street Girl I’ve always viewed Tom Waits as sort of a bizarro Bob Dylan. They share a penchant for genre jumping, raspy discordant vocals, and immersive songwriting […]

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Bones Jugs N’ Harmony (Live In-Studio)

Ashley sits down with Bones Jugs N’ Harmony to talk about their tour and listen to some tunes. Listen here:

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Monday Mixer

St. Vincent- “Huey Newton” I went to the Riviera Theater this Saturday to see St. Vincent play, and got to witness Annie Clark showcase her command of the stage and creativity on guitar. I saw St. Vincent’s tours for Actor and Strange Mercy several years ago, so I’ve been lucky enough to see Clark progress […]

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Cloud Nothings – Here and Nowhere Else (Review)

When you meet a Cloud Nothings fan, the conversation can vary depending heavily on which album they are familiar with, due to the vast differences between their first three albums. Attack on Memory is flooded with patterns of build-to-explode song forms, their self-titled is lighter and upbeat, and Turning On is fuzzy and has a […]

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The Hold Steady – Teeth Dreams (Review)

Listening to The Hold Steady’s six studio albums breeds a familiarity with the subject matter more than the entire discographies of most bands can. Vocalist Craig Finn frequently mentions his (anti) heroes Gideon and Holly. The antagonist’s, besides Gideon and Holly’s plentiful self-destructive vices, frequently appear as the Cityscape Skins, a tattooed gang of thugs […]

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