By: Connor Fawcett I was lucky enough to see one of my favorite performers, Dominic Fike, play live at Franklin Music Hall this past November. Fike, one of the most popular indie/pop artists of recent years was touring during late 2022 alongside his opening band, Baird. I’ve featured Dominic on my show, The Alt Rock […]
By: Nick Langan My knowledge of country music isn’t necessarily extensive, but I know some of the hits, including the #1 Billboard banger from the Summer of 2021, “Famous Friends” from Chris Young and Kane Brown. Indeed, it pays to know friends in high places. WXVU alum Jeffrey St. Pierre is the Assistant Program Director […]
By: Gerry Dobson We Intend to Cause Havoc (abbreviated as Witch), is a Zambian rock band formed in the 1970s during Zambian’s early post-independence days. The lead singer and last surviving member of Witch is Emanual “Jagari” Chanda. Chanda’s name, Jagari, is an Africanization of Mick Jagger of the Rollong Stones. When Witch was first […]
In conjugation with WXVU’s acquisition of the 89.1 FM frequency full-time in the Main Line, Villanova’s Falvey Library’s Distinctive Collections is excited to announce their latest digital exhibit, The New Collegiate Sound. Explore the history of radio on Villanova’s campus from the early days as a radio club in the 1920s to today as FCC-licensed […]
By Colin Nemeth “There is staff present at this show who are distributing Rushium”, said a pharmaceutical company ad in front of thousands of people. “Be advised that Rushiums effects range from a minor expansion to large time collapses.” The message on the big screen has an almost hypnotic feeling, as the stereotypical pharmaceutical ad […]
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By Owen Hewitt “CAN ANYBODY REMIND ME WHAT DAY IT IS?!” yelled out Jason Yarger, lead singer of Southern California indie-rock outfit HUNNY, as they launched into their second single from their 2019 project Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes., “Saturday Night,” four songs into their set at The Foundry, upstairs above The Fillmore. The question, for all […]