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WWSP-90FM Top 10 Albums Nov. 23

1. Oneohtrix Point Never “Garden of Delete” 2. Stiletto Feels “The Big Fist” 3. Grimes “Art Angels” 4. Golden Rules “Golden Ticket” 5. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard “Paper Mache Dream Balloon” 6. Cass McCombs “A Folk Set Apart” 7. Deerhunter “Fading Frontier” 8. Made of Oak “Penumbra” 9. Babes “Untitled (5 Tears)” 10. SPORTS “All of Something” Read More »

90FM Summer Playlist

In no particular order, here are some artists and albums that will make waves in the music ocean this summer. There’s a plethora of fantastic music fresh out of the oven, so here’s a baker’s dozen to feast your ears on. 1. Alabama Shakes – “Sound and Color” Brittany Howard, singer and guitarist, has one of the best voices in music ... Read More »

Album Review: ‘Beat the Champ’

It is rumored that The Mountain Goats is actually a pseudo-mystical motorcycle cult from the badlands of South Dakota that raises money through running a chain of discount-furniture outlets with an occasional music release. I can’t comment on the legitimacy of those claims, but I do know their latest album “Beat the Champ” chronicles the lives of professional wrestlers. This ... Read More »

‘Half a Native’ Album Review

Buxton has been a rustic band since 2003 and has made a name for themselves within this style of music. However, their most recent and fifth LP release, “Half A Native,” marks the band’s continuing deviation from twangy southern rock to utilizing elements from every branch of experimental music. All five of the members of the La Porte, Texas based ... Read More »

‘Policy’ Album Review

When Will Butler isn’t busy going ballistic playing all kinds of synthesizers, percussion and other what-nots with Arcade Fire, he’s writing his own music. His debut solo-album, “Policy” was released on March 10. It is short, sweet, and to the point, clocking in at roughly 27 minutes long. Despite its brevity, there is truly something for everyone on this record. ... Read More »

Media Students Share Victory

The 2015 Wisconsin Broadcasters Association awards presented a unique opportunity for students from SPTV and 90Fm to solidify a supportive relationship between their organizations. The awards were held Saturday, March 6, in Madison to recognize students who submitted entries to the competition. Students from organizations didn’t just walk away with awards, but a stronger sense of collaboration. As Promotions Director ... Read More »

‘Uptown Special’ Album Review

“Uptown Special,” the latest release from English musician, DJ, singer and producer, Mark Ronson, is a star-studded, funky tug-of-war featuring more variety than you can wag a finger at. Ronson produced a number of wildly successful records, including Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black”, Adele’s “19” and Bruno Mars’ “Jukebox.” He’s had his hand in over 40 albums since 1998. Bruno ... Read More »

‘In The Shower’ Album Review

Coming straight from the smoky streets of Montreal, Homeshake is the once side-project, now full-time musical endeavor of Mac Demarco’s ex-touring guitarist Peter Sagar. “In The Shower” is Sagar’s first full-length LP released under the pseudonym Homeshake, featuring jangly guitars, crackly vocals and bass lines so funky even your 80-year-old grandmother with osteoporosis can’t help but wiggle along. Although “In ... Read More »

‘Live in San Francisco’ Album Review

For starters, Ty Segall is pronounced “Tie Seagull,” like you’re capturing a bird by the ocean, and his latest album is a set of ten songs performed by The Ty Segall Band over the course of two nights at the Rickshaw Shop in San Francisco, California. He has already released several albums since the recording. Ty Segall is a creative ... Read More »

WWSP 90FM Gears Up for ‘Trivia on 45’

With this year’s annual trivia contest starting on April 11 and running through the 13, WWSP 90 FM has been under a whirlwind of preparatory activities and looks forward to another successful year. Just as the 45 rpm records did back in the day, this year’s trivia contest is bound to shake things up with nostalgia. “I started to think ... Read More »