Author Archives: music director

The Mystery of Pop Punk Solved

By Olivia Chavez I am here to educate on the world’s most important topic: pop punk.  Why pop punk? When I was seven years old, my dad played the music video for “When I Come Around” by Green Day for … Read More >

WSUM’s Records Of The Week

Chukwu, Process HIGHLIGHT TRACKS: “Sun Tzu” “Quiche”RIYL: Earl Sweatshirt, MF DOOM As far as production is concerned, Brooklyn-based rapper Chukwu’s debut mixtape is an eclectic and intriguing mix of both lofi and traditional West African sounds. He is able to … Read More >

Sad Songs to Match Your Fall Mood

By Zoey Knox Happy fall, dear friends, and welcome to my favorite time of the year. I love autumn for many reasons, the most notable being that this is the season when my favorite sad songs make their way back … Read More >

Surf Curse: Live In Studio

Sam Buisman As their name implies, Surf Curse can sure put a spell on you. The wave of enthusiasm for the surf-rock infused, jangle-pop sounds on their third album “Heaven Surrounds You” is carrying them across the country on tour, … Read More >

WSUM’s Favorite Records Of The Week

Check out this list of WSUM’s 10 favorite releases of the week. Make sure to go through, and check out what our DJ’s and staff-members have to say about our official ads this week.  Kyle Roam: Jpeg Mafia, All MyRead More >

Chance the Rapper’s “The Big Day” in 22 Sentences

Zoey Knox Chicago’s favorite rapper is back. Chance the Rapper’s debut album “The Big Day,” released on July 26, 2019, follows his critically acclaimed and popularly embraced mixtapes “Coloring Book” (2016) and “Acid Rap” (2013). In the past few years, … Read More >

Musique Electronique: Recap

Omar S Spinning Vinyl at the Moon Tent, July 13th 2019 (Alice Alexeeva) Author: Ben Farrell Just over a week ago, a local music staple that’s been steadily growing over the past decade had its biggest weekend yet. The Musique … Read More >