Author Archives: music director

In Her Own Right: Women in Post-Punk

by Sophia Abrams “In Her Own Right” is a column dedicated to showcasing influential women musicians whose contributions to their respective genres are, more often than not, undervalued. Aligning with Sophia Abrams’ radio show, Modern Girl, which plays all-female artists … Read More >

WSUM’s Records of the Week: 11/17/2019

We return with a relatively short list of our weekly favorites list. Check these out, and make sure you take a listen to the Spotify playlist below, which features tracks from these records, and many more. Friendship, Dreamin’ HIGHLIGHT TRACKS: … Read More >

Grime: An Introductory Playlist

Jane Lazzara Hey, remember in 2017 when this rapper named Big Shaq went onto BBC Radio 1Xtra and freestyled this strange song that became “Man’s Not Hot”? Remember every “THE TING GOES QUACK” meme? Because I do. It turned out … Read More >

WSUM’s Records of the Week: 11/8/2019

Hello and welcome back to WSUM’s records of the week! This week’s wide-ranging records come from indie rocker turned musical polymath Toro Y Moi, synthy sojourners Chromatics, illustrious R&B powerhouse Sudan Archives. Enjoy! Chromatics, Closer to Grey HIGHLIGHT TRACKS: “You’re … Read More >

WSUM’s Records of the Week: 11/3/2019

It’s getting chilly, but our weekly recs remain toasty. Check out what DJs and trainees had to say about our weekly ads, featuring Aussie punk-rockers Skeggs, English DJ and producer Floating Points, and much, much more. Scroll down for the … Read More >

Desert Sessions Volumes 11 & 12

Author: Ayden Schultz Album Rating: Imagine, if you will, a desert; a hot, quiet, and beautifully empty desert. Imagine you’re walking in that desert, under the beating sun. You climb one of the many nearby rocky outcroppings to get your … Read More >