Author Archive: Mathew Schumer

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Album Review of ‘Force Majeure’ by Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas

January 14, 2021 | By
Album Review of ‘Force Majeure’ by Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas

  Douglass and Younger come through with a record as spiritual as it is sparse. Force Majeure by Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger Amidst the wave of home-recorded albums this year, comes a uniquely intimate affair which sees bassist Dezron Douglas and harpist Brandee Younger string together highlights from a series of livestreams to create […]

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This Week In Releases 1/4/2021 (Viagra Boys, Bill Callahan, Madlib)

January 10, 2021 | By
This Week In Releases 1/4/2021 (Viagra Boys, Bill Callahan, Madlib)

  It’s been a long first week of the year, luckily we’ve got some good tunes to boot.   Viagra Boys: “Girls & Boys” For their last single in anticipation of their new record Welfare Jazz (which was released Friday 1/10/2021), Viagra Boys remains in the realm of new wave influence with a driving drum […]

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WXCI Local Music Spotlight: Afghan Haze’s ‘Nihilistic Stoner Hymns’

January 5, 2021 | By
WXCI Local Music Spotlight: Afghan Haze’s ‘Nihilistic Stoner Hymns’

  CT stoner rockers Afghan Haze release their debut record, Nihilistic Stoner Hymns Nihilistic Stoner Hymns by Afghan Haze I’ll start by stressing that this album is not for the faint of heart. If you are currently finding yourself in need of a period of rest and relaxation after the trying time that was most […]

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MF DOOM: In Memoriam

January 4, 2021 | By
MF DOOM: In Memoriam

    WXCI Pays its Respects to Hip-Hop’s Greatest Supervillain   The news of MF DOOM’s passing was announced New Year’s Eve via a statement made by his wife Jasmine. He had died two months prior, on Halloween. When I found out, it got me thinking about the impact DOOM has had on my own […]

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WXCI’s Winter 2020/21 Listener Survey Is Here!

December 18, 2020 | By
WXCI’s Winter 2020/21 Listener Survey Is Here!

It’s a plain fact that WXCI is nothing without our loyal base of listeners who stick with us through thick and thin. Especially over the past year, in which we’ve had to jump through many hoops to make sure the station runs through these unprecedented times, our listeners have provided us with much needed support. […]

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