Author Archives: music director

“Everything is the Worst,” Cedarsmoke Review

By Ethan Cook I view music through a qualitative lense, rather than a quantitative one. Qualitative and quantitative are big words that get tossed around a lot in STEM classes that involve a lot of technical writing, but the TLDRRead More >

SMILE: A reflection on life, womanhood and growth.

By Izzi Bavis On Aug. 5, 2020, Katy Perry held a collection of press conferences over Zoom for her most recent album, SMILE, released Aug. 28, 2020, where she discussed her inspirations, motivations and feelings towards her work. SMILE came … Read More >

Bob Dylan – “Rough and Rowdy Ways”

By Soham Dasgupta If some intrepid time-traveller had informed me a few months ago that a new Dylan album would be dropping, I honestly can’t say that I would have cared. For me, the last 40 years of Dylan have … Read More >

Bruno Major is Back!

By Julia Terhaerdt On June 5, Bruno Major self-released To Let A Good Thing Die, his second album after A Song For Every Moon in 2017. I spent the whole day spinning it. In the car on the way back … Read More >

The View From These Two Windows

By Martha Kowalski Let me tell you about a poem that a young man wrote about his move to Los Angeles while trying to salvage a failing relationship and juggle career struggles; it’s titled These Two Windows by AlecRead More >

Weekly Adds: 5/29

Every Tuesday at WSUM, our Music Director, Izzi, chooses her favorite new releases to add to our music library. Here are this week’s favorites, presented to you by WSUM’s Music Journalism Club. Jeff Rosenstock, NO DREAM HIGHLIGHT TRACKS: “Nikes … Read More >

WSUM Weekly Adds: 5/22

Every Tuesday at WSUM, our Music Director, Izzi, chooses her favorite new releases to add to our music library. Here are this week’s favorites, presented to you by WSUM’s Music Journalism Club. ARTHUR, Hair of the Dog  HIGHLIGHT TRACKS:Read More >