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WVUD’s Top Albums of 2019

Here are our top albums of 2019, as selected by WVUD DJs, Music Department members, and Ops Board members: Taylor Carroll: Social Cues, Cage the Elephant Charles Zoeller: First Taste by Ty Segall Ryan Geary: Routine Maintenance by Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties Joe Mullen: Jaime by Brittney Howard Kiara Cronin: “I would say … Continue reading WVUD’s Top Albums of 2019

The Series: City in Sound, Newark DE

By: Caitlin Marsilii When walking around, I always seem to find music within people, places, and things typically deemed unmusical. Hikes through the woods inspire lyrics in my head. Certain friends I have remind me of playlists and songs, and even times in my past resonate with certain genres of music. I truly believe that … Continue reading The Series: City in Sound, Newark DE

Album Review: IGOR, Tyler the Creator

By: Wylie Feaster One of the more fascinating artistic evolutions of our current generation, Tyler Okonma, better known as Tyler, the Creator, presents us with IGOR, his fifth studio album, hastily following Music Inspired by Illumination & Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, the 10-minute, six-song EP released last November. After the mutinous, uncompromising sounds of his earlier work … Continue reading Album Review: IGOR, Tyler the Creator

The Beautiful Elements of Bon Iver’s Self-Titled Record (AKA The Pieces That Speak to My Soul)

By Ilene Frances The 2011 self-titled record by Bon Iver is one of the few records that I return to numerous times throughout any given year. The heavenly hymns flow so gracefully from one song to the next and tell a story of resurgence from long winter (as described in the debut record For Emma, … Continue reading The Beautiful Elements of Bon Iver’s Self-Titled Record (AKA The Pieces That Speak to My Soul)