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WUSC’s Most Anticipated Albums of 2020

Posted by WUSC Public Affairs on January 20, 2020

The new year is here, and we are excited for all of the new music that this year will bring us!  Whether they have confirmed releases or speculated albums, there are a number of artists that we are looking forward to hearing new music from. The following is a selection of a few of our […]

Album Review: I Disagree by Poppy

Posted by WUSC Public Affairs on January 13, 2020

By Sebastian Lee Bubblegum pop princess turned heavy metal matriarch, Poppy, has reinvented herself in the new decade with her latest album, I Disagree.  Upon her first two releases, the EP Bubblebath and album Poppy.Computer, Poppy’s sound was a simple mix of bubblegum pop and synth/electro pop. While there was there wasn’t much depth, they […]

Concert Review: Hippo Campus

Posted by WUSC Public Affairs on January 13, 2020

By Erin Slack In their first-ever concert in South Carolina, Hippo Campus sure knew how to bring down the house. Hailing from Minnesota, Hippo Campus combines indie-rock music with electronic sounds, along with some trumpets thanks to DeCarlo Jackson. Other members are Jake Luppen (lead vocals/guitar), Nathan Stocker (lead guitar/vocals), Zach Sutton (bass/keyboard), and Whistler […]

Life Drive – The Year in Un-death Metal

Posted by WUSC Public Affairs on January 2, 2020

By Schuler Hi there. This is Schuler from Death Drive 90.5, WUSC’s Saturday night death metal date with the county coroner. It’s been a banner year for quality death metal releases, and if you’re into that kind of thing, check out Death Drive 90.5’s TWO end-of-the-year countdown shows; the first is Saturday, December 14th from […]

Concert Review: Badflower

Posted by WUSC Public Affairs on December 28, 2019

By Dan Sharp On Thursday, October 24th, Badflower, Dead Poet Society, and Weathers came to play at The Senate. This was my second time going to The Senate, the first being for the pride afterparty last month. The Senate is a pretty good location, basically just an indoor stage and a bar, but what else […]

Festival Review: Jam Room Music Festival

Posted by WUSC Public Affairs on December 25, 2019

By Dylan Leatherwood On Saturday, October 26th, I got to check out Columbia’s own Jam Room Music Festival. This festival has been an annual occurrence in downtown Columbia for the last couple of years. It’s an all-day festival with two stages and 12 bands total. Some of the acts this year were fun and energetic, […]

Concert Review: Mt. Joy at Music Farm

Posted by WUSC Public Affairs on November 6, 2019

By Erin Slack Mt. Joy is classified as an indie rock band, but they also combine elements of folk into their songs. They are based in Los Angeles and consist of Matt Quinn (vocals, guitar), Sam Cooper (guitar), Sotiris Eliopoulos (drums), Jackie Miclau (keyboards), and Michael Byrnes (bass). Mt. Joy released their first single, “Astrovan”, […]

Playlist: A Chill in the Air

Posted by WUSC Public Affairs on November 4, 2019

Some slower songs for your fall season By Ben Spells // Polar Tundra Tunes, Saturday 12am-2am Fall has always been my favorite time of year, and as the weather here in Soda City starts to cool off, I find myself reflecting on where I have been and where I am going. I spend more time […]

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