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Hear New Brunswick Mayor, Rutgers prof and more talk coronavirus on “Knightbeat”; Listen to archived shows here
New Brunswick Mayor Jim Cahill was the headline guest on Thursday’s edition of “Knightbeat,” WRSU’s award-winning weekly news and public
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Rutgers cancels all in-person instruction for remainder of Spring Semester; Rutgers Day and Commencements cancelled due to coronavirus
Rutgers University President Robert Barchi sent the following email to the entire university community just before 3 pm on Tuesday,
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WRSU Suspends Live DJs; Special Editions of “Knightbeat” will air
To Our Listeners: While the entire world is working to minimize the spread of the coronavirus, Rutgers University is doing
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Brent Faiyaz – F*ck The World Album Review
Throughout his five year music career, two studio albums and myriad sultry singles/EPs, Christopher Brent Woods, better known as Brent
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The Happy Fits Holiday Show at House of Independents – Live Review
Just a few days before Christmas, The Happy Fits, supported by Jersey natives Shoobies and Deal Casino, rocked the House
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NLE Choppa – Cottonwood EP Review
Memphis rapper NLE Choppa has found great success that many other artists could only dream to achieve at an extremely
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Tipling Rock – Live in Concert
In the back of a Rough Trade NYC in Williamsburg, Tipling Rock put on a fun-filled show that gave memories
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Mac Miller – Circles Review
Mac Miller’s Circles, as of today, is the last album we will see from the deceased artist. Started before his
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Yams Day – Concert Review
January 18th, 2015 the A$AP Mob collective lost their “Yoda” in A$AP Yams as put by YG Addie (formerly known
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Anna Shoemaker Talks Sleep Paralysis Demon, “Funny” + More w/ WRSU
Singer/ Songwriter Anna Shoemaker sat down with Music Director Bennett Rosner to talk about, among other things, weed, her love
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The Happy Fits Holiday Show at House of Independents – Concert Review
Just a few days before Christmas, The Happy Fits, supported by Jersey natives Shoobies and Deal Casino, rocked the House
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Harry Styles — “Fine Line” Album Review
Harry Styles released his second album, Fine Line, on December 13th. The album continues Styles’ sound of classic rock, but
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WRSU gives alumni the chance to broadcast a B1G Ten Basketball Game
Back by popular demand, WRSU Sports will hold its basketball Alumni Day on Sunday, February 9, 2020. After the current
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WRSU named finalist for seven Intercollegiate Broadcasting System awards
The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System has named WRSU a finalist in seven categories for its annual awards, to be given out
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Wallows Talk the 2020s, Covers + More w/ WRSU
Braedan Lemasters and Cole Preston of rising Surf-Indie-Rock band Wallows phoned in to chat with WRSU Music Director Bennett Rosner.
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Freddie Gibbs Live At Sony Hall Review
Freddie Gibbs has had an outstanding year with his critically acclaimed album Bandana, the second collaborative project with legendary producer
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AJJ announces new album, releases first track
“A poem is a song that no one cares about,” declares AJJ frontman Sean Bonnette boldly on their new single,
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James Kratch Joins The WRSU Crew
James Kratch of NJ Advance Media joined The WRSU Crew Monday night to break down the wild turn of events
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Rutgers classes canceled, offices closed rest of Monday due to snow
Rutgers University has announced it has cancelled all classes and closed all offices on the New Brunswick and Piscataway campuses
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Eric LeGrand Talks Greg Schiano on The WRSU Crew
Former Rutgers defensive lineman and bELieve icon Eric LeGrand called into The WRSU Crew to voice his frustration about Rutgers
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Hobo Johnson: Live Review
Apologies to Justin Bieber, covers of popular songs, and stories of Frank’s nightmares. That is a perfect way to sum
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Amber Run Live at The Foundry
Walking in from the streets of Philadelphia, a haze of red light surrounded me as I walked into The Foundry. 
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Jeff Goldblum – “I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This” Review
After announcing a new album earlier this year, Jeff Goldblum has finally come out with his second feature length album.
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Jesus Walks, But Is Jesus King?
At times, following Kanye West feels like following the life of Play-Doh. It can take many shapes, it can make
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Hobo Johnson interview with WRSU
Grace Dermenjian talked with Hobo Johnson over the phone. They discussed his new album, the Tiny Desk Concert series on
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Amber Run Interview with WRSU
WRSU’s Emily Teubner got the chance to sit down with British indie rock band Amber Run before their show in
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“uknowhatimsayin?” Is Danny Brown’s Victory Lap
On the fifth studio album from Detroit rapper Danny Brown, he cements his veteran status as an imaginative hip hop
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Lauv – Live In Concert Review
Standing on the floor of Terminal 5 with my neck craned to catch the whole view of the stage, I
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Harry Styles – “Lights Up” Single Review
Harry Styles surprised us all with the release of his new single, “Lights Up,” a first look at the new
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Rutgers Women’s Soccer Captains Taylor Aylmer and Amanda Visco Join The Crew
The Scarlet Knights women’s soccer team defeated Indiana in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament on Sunday. They will
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Flipturn – In Concert Review
On the 19th of August, the city of Philadelphia was blessed with an amazing performance by Flipturn at Bourbon and
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Steve Lacy Live at Apollo Theater Review
On October 5th, Steve Lacy performed a sold-out show at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, on the
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Travis Scott – “Highest in the Room” Single Review
Fresh off his extensive tour for his chart-topping album Astroworld, Travis Scott finally releases his highly anticipated new single “Highest
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Tei Shi feat. Blood Orange – “Even If It Hurts (I Just Don’t Mind)” Single Review
Tei Shi returns in full bloom in both style and lushness on her new single, “Even If It Hurts,” featuring
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Flipturn Interview with WRSU
On October 18, Grace Dermenjian talked to the rising band, Flipturn, about Chicago, how they got into music, and thrifting
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Metronomy Interview with WRSU
Assistant Music Director Jon Bent had the chance to talk to Metronomy’s lead writer and producer, Joseph Mount. They talked
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Tyler the Creator Concert Coverage
Igor wigs, security carrying passed out fans, and stargazing is the only way a Tyler, the Creator concert should be
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Brittany Howard’s Autobiographical Masterpiece
September 20th, as Summer came to an end, rock-based, neo-soul group Alabama Shakes’ lead singer and songwriter, Brittany Howard, released
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Lolo Zouaï Interview with WRSU
French-Algerian/soon to be Pop-R&B Icon Lolo Zouaï sat down with WRSU Music Director Bennett Rosner this Friday to talk about
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Vulfpeck – Live Performance Review
Funk lovers came together last weekend to join Vulfpeck for a sold out performance at Madison Square Garden, and the
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The Faim Live at The Voltage Lounge Review
The Voltage Lounge is known around the Philadelphia music scene for hosting wild shows within a rather small venue, and
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“Jesus is King: A Kanye West Experience”
Kanye West’s highly-anticipated ninth studio album, “Jesus is King” drew hundreds to, what is sure to be a one-of-a-kind listening
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Men I Trust – “Oncle Jazz” Review
The dream pop trio, Men I Trust, just released their newest album this past month: Oncle Jazz. At twenty-four tracks,
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Slayyyter Slays on Her Debut Mixtape “Slayyyter”
The self-titled debut mixtape by 23-year-old Slayyyter has finally arrived wrapped up in a hot pink, bedazzled bow. The self-proclaimed
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JPEGMAFIA’s “All My Heroes Are Cornballs” is a Collage of Audial Brilliance
Baltimore-based rapper and producer JPEGMAFIA stitches together sonic vignettes on his new album All My Heroes Are Cornballs. On his
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Earthgang’s “Mirrorland” Review
Atlanta has become a hot spot for innovative up-and-coming rappers over the past few years. From Playboi Carti and 21
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“Crew Cuts” 10/8/2019
Miss yesterday’s edition of The WRSU Crew? Get caught up with “Crew Cuts”, and be sure to tune into The
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The Faim Interview with WRSU
WRSU’s Noah Edwards spoke with vocalist Josh Raven and drummer Linden Marissen of the up and coming alternative pop band
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“Crew Cuts” 10/7/2019
Best from Monday’s edition of The WRSU Crew, with Jake Ostrove, Troy DeSavino, and Brant Wolff. Get caught up on
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“Holy Terrain” – FKA Twigs feat. Future Review
FKA Twigs, preceding her upcoming album MAGDALENE, gave the music industry a peek of the production with her moody single
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Zac Brown Band’s “The Owl” Throws in the Country Towel
Two Fridays ago, the Zac Brown Band released their sixth studio album, The Owl, acquiring almost as many producers as
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Mike Teel Talks Rutgers Football with “The Crew”
Rutgers’ all-time passing leader, Mike Teel, joined Jake Ostrove and Justin Sontupe of “The WRSU Crew” Friday afternoon. Teel and
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Trash Island by Bladee, Ecco2k, Thaiboy Digital REVIEW
Two years after the release of their first collaborative, self titled album DG, the swedish rap collective Drain Gang is
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Live Review of Daniel Caesar at the Fillmore
At the Fillmore, located in the energetic Fishtown district on the edge of North Philly, Daniel Caesar performed to a
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Charli XCX – Charli Album Review
In the five years that have passed since her last studio album Sucker, Charli XCX has been hard at work
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The Self Proclaimed African Giant Returns
“They call me Burna Boy and these are The Outsiders.”  Burna Boy performed to a rowdy crowd on Friday the
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YBN Cordae The Lost Boy Album Review
YBN Cordae’s The Lost Boy is my favorite hip-hop album of 2019. Every aspect of the music came together perfectly.
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Brockhampton Returns to Form on “Ginger”
2018 was a rollercoaster of a year for Brockhampton. Riding the success of their popular self-produced Saturation trilogy, the group
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Lana Del Rey – “Norman F***ing Rockwell!” Album Review
Lana Del Rey has always been an intriguing figure in the pop scene. At a time when most pop stars
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Tool – Fear Inoculum Album Review
The wait is finally over. After thirteen years, legendary prog-alt-metal band Tool has finally released their fifth album Fear Inoculum,
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‘I’m Okay, Life Goes On, I Don’t Mind’ Song Review
Kelso is the solo project of Camp Cope’s bassist Kelly-Dawn Hellmrich. Her dream-pop sound is different from what fans have
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Jay Som’s “Anak Ko” – Album Review
Returning from her 2017 album, Everybody Works, Jay Som expresses the familiar feeling of returning home from afar in her
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Order in Decline is not so much an album as a statement. The 10-song, 36-minute album released this past July
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Broken Social Scene Interview with WRSU
Assistant Music Director Danielle Ciampaglia had the chance to chat with Brendan Canning, one of the founding members and guitarist
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The Marías Interview with WRSU
WRSU Assistant Music Director Danielle Ciampaglia had a chance to chat with the dreamy, L.A. based band The Marías before
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R.LUM.R Interview with WRSU
WRSU Hip Hop Director Seyi Aladejobi had the opportunity to interview RnB artist and virtuoso guitar player, Reggie William’s aka
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Duckwrth Interview with WRSU
WRSU Hip-Hop Director Seyi Aladejobi talked with rising star Duckwrth last week. Check out the full interview below!
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CHON Interview with WRSU
WRSU’s Bennett Rosner had the opportunity to chat with Mario Camarena from famed California math rock outfit CHON before their
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Parcels Interview with WRSU
WRSU’s Danielle Ciampaglia chatted with Patrick Hetherington of Parcels this past Thursday. The two discussed Govball 2019, creative inspirations, breaking
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WRSU News honored at Garden State Journalists’ Association Dinner
WRSU News was honored at last night’s Garden State Journalists’ Association dinner, after taking home two awards from the organization.
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Jonas Brothers’ “Sucker” Music Video/Song Review
It’s 2008. You seek refuge in your room plastered with J-14 posters of Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens. The largest one
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Grey Area Little Simz Album Review WRSU
Little Simz Shines on “Grey Area”
“I said it with my chest and I don’t care who I offend,” Little Simz raps on “Offence,” the opening
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Dance Gavin Dance Live Franklin Music Hall WRSU Review
Dance Gavin Dance Live at Franklin Music Hall Review
The newly created Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia hosted Post-hardcore linchpin Dance Gavin Dance to a sold out crowd on
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Andrew Bird’s “My Finest Work Yet” Album Review
Andrew Bird’s latest album My Finest Work Yet is a strong statement about today’s world. His twelfth solo album after
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WRSU Ghost of Paul Revere Interview Zach Bordelon
Ghost of Paul Revere Interview with WRSU
Zach Bordelon had the pleasure of talking to Max Davis from The Ghost of Paul Revere this past week. Check
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Geno Five Interview WRSU Joshua Valdez
Geno Five Interview with WRSU
Joshua Valdez caught up with Geno Five after his performance at WRSU’s “The Underground Hip-Hop Saga.” Check out the interview
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Superorganism Interview WRSU
Superorganism Interview with WRSU
Assistant Music Director Blake Lew-Merwin chatted with Tucan from Superorganism this past Thursday. The two talked about Gorillaz comparisons, the
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WRSU Interview with Beach Fossils
Beach Fossils Interview with WRSU
WRSU’s Nolen Riedel caught up with Beach Fossils before their show at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City. Check it
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Greeting Committee WRSU Interview with Bennett Rosner and Blake Lew-Merwin
The Greeting Committee Interview with WRSU
Assistant Music Directors Blake and Bennett sat down with The Greeting Committee before their performance at Corefest 2019. The band
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Bennett Rosner Jukebox the Ghost Interview
Jukebox the Ghost Interview with WRSU
DJ Bennett Rosner had the pleasure of talking to Ben Thornewill of Jukebox the Ghost this past Sunday. The two
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Tame Impala Patience WRSU Review
Kevin Parker’s Psychedelic Outfit Tame Impala Releases Comeback Single “Patience” (Track Review)
Tame Impala have a penchant for creating complicated pop songs that create a genre in itself. In their first single
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There’s a Stupid Amount of Shows Coming Up in the NYC/NJ Area: And You Should See Them All
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A Terrible Beauty is Born: The Irish Revolution in Music
The ground is covered in white, but the rapidly approaching holiday seems to be universally known as a time for
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WRSU Sports wins Best Football Play by Play award at IBS 2019
The WRSU Sports staff took home the trophy for Best Football Play-by-Play at the 2019 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s annual international
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Homeshake WRSU Review
Homeshake “Helium” Review
At this point, Peter Sagar is no stranger to the game. For years, he was the backing lead-guitarist in Mac
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Apple Music Spotify Article WRSU
Soundcloud Becomes a Distribution Platform: How Emerging Artists can now Upload Content to Spotify and Apple Music
Soundcloud has upgraded its distribution feature to “seamlessly” allow users to release content to streaming services such as Spotify and
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Talk Talk Frontman and Post-Rock Innovator Mark Hollis Dead at 64
Mark Hollis, co-founder and mastermind behind the British band Talk Talk, passed away on February 24, at the age of
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Tipling Rock Interview with WRSU
Tipling Rock Interview with WRSU
DJ Connor Boxczyk interviewed the band Tipling Rock after their show on February 23, 2019 at the Mercury Lounge. Check
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Why People Hate Country
At some point in life, you might have heard somebody say, “Yeah, I like all types of music EXCEPT for
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Maroon 5 Superbowl WRSU Review
Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show Leaves Much to Be Desired
On Jan. 13, 2019, the NFL announced that Maroon 5, Travis Scott, and Big Boi would perform at the Super
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WRSU Ariana Grande Thank U Next Review
Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” Album Review
Ariana has hit us with another surprise with the release of her most recent album Thank U, Next on February
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Bryce Vine Live at Gramercy Theater Show Review
I was disappointed to find the circular-red couch beneath Gramercy Theater missing on the night of February 5th, 2019.  It
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Can’t Hear You, I Have Air Pods In
Walk into a hipster coffee shop and hearing the scratching sound of the needle as it first begins to play
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My Exodus from Pandora to Spotify
I remember vividly when I was introduced to Pandora. My 12th grade physics teacher would use it whenever we would
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James Blake WRSU Review
James Blake “Assume Form” Album Review
When I first saw the track list for Assume Form, my eyes lit up. I immediately noticed the song “Mile
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Chase Atlantic EP WRSU Review
Chase Atlantic EP “Don’t Try This” Review
This past summer, I interviewed Chase Atlantic for WRSU. When I asked the Australian trio, Clinton Cave, Mitchel Cave, and
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Flycatcher Interview with WRSU
On January 27, 2019, the alternative rock band, Flycatcher, from New Brunswick, NJ, joined WRSU for an interview. The band
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John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants Interview with WRSU
WRSU’s Bennett Rosner had the pleasure of having an extended conversation with John F. (AKA the John with Glasses) of
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WRSU is nominated for four national IBS awards
WRSU’s national reputation for outstanding college radio programming has been recognized once again, as the station’s News and Sports departments
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Anderson .Paak’s “Oxnard” is a Boisterous Success
You really shouldn’t categorize Anderson .Paak (don’t forget that dot brotha, you paid for it) because his new album, Oxnard, shows
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CupcaKke is Incredible and Here’s Why
Chicago born rapper CupcakKe has a work ethic we barely see in the music industry anymore. At just 21, she
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Jaden Smith’s “The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story” Mixtape Review
Following his 2017 debut album, SYRE, and its synth-filled electric counterpart, SYRE: The Electric Album, released this past summer, the
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Badflower in NYC-11.29-Review & Recap
There is nothing better for frequent concert goers like myself to be unexpectedly taken back by the opening band. Badflower
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The Beatles: The Rare and the Remixed   
On November 22, 1968 the Beatles released their ninth studio album, and despite the fact that it’s self-titled, it’s often
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Matt Farley (Motern Media) Interview with WRSU
WRSU’s Bennett Rosner chatted it up with Matt Farley of Motern Media on December 2nd, 2018. On Spotify, Matt is
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Earl Sweatshirt Track Review WRSU
Earl Sweatshirt – “Nowhere2go” Track Review
  The first track from Earl Sweatshirt in three years paints a new, ever changing picture of the poetic Odd
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“Shadows on the Sun” Retrospective Review
Brother Ali is an American rapper based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota and has been active since 1998.  Signed to the
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Mick Jenkins’ “Pieces of a Man” Album Review
The Chicago based rapper, Mick Jenkins, came out with a new album that’ll give any listener peace of mind.  The
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Brockhampton Shines at Terminal 5
The self proclaimed “boyband” hip-hop collective Brockhampton performed their third night at Terminal 5 on Wednesday, October 24. The crowd was
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Bryce Vine Interview with WRSU
WRSU sat down with the genre-bending Bryce Vine to chat about his upcoming album, influences, and traveling. You can check
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Phony Ppl’s “Mozaik” Album Review
Phony Ppl is a Brooklyn-based musical group comprised of Elbee Thrie (vocals), Elijah Rawk (lead guitar), Matt “Maffyuu” Byas (drums),
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WRSU Kali Uchis Concert Review
Kali Uchis Live at Terminal 5 Review
On October 13, I got the opportunity to see Kali Uchis perform at Terminal 5 in NYC for her In
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WRSU Greta Van Fleet Album Review
Greta Van Fleet’s “Anthem of the Peaceful Army” Reuses Led Zeppelin’s Sound without the Rawness
The long awaited full-length debut album by Greta Van Fleet has finally arrived. Released on October 19th, 2018, Anthem of
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WRSU Mac Miller Swimming Review
Just Keep Swimming: A Review of Mac Miller’s Final Album
I was watching a live-stream of the Mac Miller Celebration of Life concert being thrown by his closest friends in
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Quavos’ Debut Album “Quavo Huncho” is a Test of Wills to Endure
I’m going to be blunt with this album. Listening to “QUAVO HUNCHO” is a form of sonic and cognitive self-harm.
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The “Proper Dose” of The Story So Far
One of the most loved bands in the pop-punk music scene and the ultimate “sad boy” group has finally made
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Twenty One Pilots’ “Trench” Stays True to their Brand
Through cryptic messages and obscure letters, Twenty One Pilots have finally released their highly anticipated fifth studio album Trench. The
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Matangi/Maya/MIA Film Review
Matangi/Maya/MIA doesn’t follow the typical music documentary formula, but Maya Arulpragasam (MIA) is not your typical popstar. The daughter of
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Logic’s “YSIV” Mixtape Review
Logic’s fourth and final Young Sinatra mixtape is a 75-minute exploration into the mind of Sir Robert Bryson Hall. It
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Weezer LIVE at PNC Center
Green Day is slowly fading into obscurity, Oasis suffered an explosive breakup, and Nirvana was pre-maturely disbanded in tragedy. Of
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“Weird Al” Concert Review
If someone in 1988 had been asked the question “which of the following things would be thriving in the year
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Bobby Deren Talks Greg Schiano on The WRSU Crew
Rutgers beat writer Bobby Deren of joined The WRSU Crew to talk Rutgers’ failure to hire Greg Schiano. Greg
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