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WXCI’s Comprehensive List of 2021 GRAMMY Nominations

November 24, 2020 | By
WXCI’s Comprehensive List of 2021 GRAMMY Nominations

  It’s that time of year again…   Every year, music industry bureaucrats put their heads together to tell everyone which releases from the past 365 days were the best in their respective categories. We might not share their opinions, but at least it’s entertaining to see what they are. It’s a big list, so […]

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DJ Straight Edge’s RSD 2020 Drop I Pickups

August 31, 2020 | By
DJ Straight Edge’s RSD 2020 Drop I Pickups

Record Store Day 2020 Part I 2020 has been a rough year for music lovers- not to mention the rest of the global population as well! Since mid March, we have been cheated out of our opportunities to see live music or to even really get together with people and listen to / talk about […]

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This Week In Releases: 4/26/2020 (Angelo De Augustine, The 1975, Juice WRLD)

April 26, 2020 | By
This Week In Releases: 4/26/2020 (Angelo De Augustine, The 1975, Juice WRLD)

  Artists have been busy dropping music this week. Here’s enough to keep busy listening!   Angelo De Augustine & Sufjan Stevens: “Santa Barbara” Apple Music / Spotify / Youtube Sharing a great deal with the barebones acoustics of Stevens’ 2017 ‘Carrie and Lowell’, this new collaborative cut from Angelo De Augustine and Sufjan Stevens […]

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This Week In Releases: 4/12/2020 (Car Seat Headrest, Bon Iver, Playboi Carti)

April 19, 2020 | By
This Week In Releases: 4/12/2020 (Car Seat Headrest, Bon Iver, Playboi Carti)

  There’s been a lot of good music released this week. Here’s some you should check out!   Built To Spill: “Mountain Top” (Daniel Johnston Cover) Apple Music / Spotify / Youtube Off the band’s forthcoming LP of Daniel Johnston covers. Frontman Doug Martsch’s boyish lead vocals really lend themselves to Johnston’s famously quasi-naive lyricism, […]

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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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