Author Archive: Mathew Schumer

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John Prine: A Retrospective

April 14, 2020 | By
John Prine: A Retrospective

Hello all, this is DJ Straight Edge here. As any listeners to my show The Road Trip may already know, I keep my musical horizons very wide. I know very well that many people who claim to be into an array of different kinds of music, then add on the caveat of their inability to […]

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Albums For The Apocalypse #7: Spiritualized’s ‘Ladies and Gentleman We Are Floating In Space’

March 30, 2020 | By
Albums For The Apocalypse #7: Spiritualized’s ‘Ladies and Gentleman We Are Floating In Space’

Imagine you’re sitting in your house reading this article. Imagine you’re in that house with your family, and that there are millions of people sitting in their own homes with their own families doing something very similar. Imagine you and all those millions, billions, trillions of people are situated on a massive rock; though the […]

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Albums For The Apocalypse #5: Beach House’s “Bloom”

March 29, 2020 | By
Albums For The Apocalypse #5: Beach House’s “Bloom”

I was going to start off by saying that Bloom is to dream pop what Loveless is to shoegaze; but the more I thought about it, the more I realized they’re more or less the same genre. Then again, Bloom isn’t what I would consider to be an entirely dream pop affair. With song structures […]

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*IMPORTANT* WXCI COVID-19 Update

March 22, 2020 | By
*IMPORTANT* WXCI COVID-19 Update

Given the decision of WCSU to close its campuses and resume the Spring Semester online, WXCI will be following suit and suspending all live programming until further notice from the university. The station’s automation system will still be up and running during this time, and some of our DJs will be able to air their […]

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Albums for the Apocalypse #3: Mount Eerie’s ‘Dawn’

March 22, 2020 | By
Albums for the Apocalypse #3: Mount Eerie’s ‘Dawn’

It’s certain that at this point of areas around the world legally mandating stay-at-home orders, that people are starting to feel a bit lonely being unable to go out. Surely we can venture to grocery stores and get the essentials, but socializing isn’t the easiest to do in a long line of mask-bearing lunatics willing […]

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