The Baltimore LED Art Billboard

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 by The Professor

LED Art Billboard It began as a vision for Will Shanklin 8 years ago. At Artscape 2014 it was officially unveiled. This amazing structure is providing a much needed relief from the usual billboards crowding our streets and is creating visibility for a huge collection of artists in the region FOR FREE. Will Shanklin, the artist and visionary behind the billboard’s development and operation sat down for a chat with me right before the official launch of the billboard at Artscape 2014. He shared his idea for the billboard, it’s future and how it can impact art and Baltimore in a positive way. (more…)

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Honfest 2014 in Photos

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 by The Professor

A quick selection of the more than 600 photos we shot over the weekend of June 14th & 15th at the 20th Honfest. For a complete collection, check out the massive album on Facebook.

Sahffi started the weekend off right for us

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Fr. Jim Martin Interview

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 by Rachel

imagesMy lovely co-host, Kat, had the wonderful opportunity to sit down with Fr. Jim Martin, S.J., who visited Loyola University back on December 7th, 2013. Following his speech, Kat and Fr. Martin had a chance to discuss his position as an editor at America Magazine, his role as chaplin on the Colbert Report, and his role in the new Loyola University Maryland Campaign, Bright Minds Bold Hearts.  Check out the full interview below!

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Swampcandy Interview

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 by Rachel

swampcandyDeep from the archives of the WLOY station emerges the Kat and Rae interview with Baltimore natives, Swampcandy. Way back in the winter of 2014, Kat and I sat down with Swampcandy after their appearance at a WLOY Late Night. The energetic, floppy haired duo told us of their travels to Europe and what it’s like to tour. In addition to pleasing our ears with the sweet sounds. Check out the interview below and be sure to check out their music on youtube, reverbnation and

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Rachel Taft (Feed The Scene) Interview

Saturday, June 14th, 2014 by Rachel

FTSlogo Kat and I got to sit down with Feed the Scene creator, Rachel Taft. The things she provides for the Baltimore music scene and the greater music scene as a whole are pretty incredible. Check out our interview to learn a bit more about her and the amazing Feed The Scene project.

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Loyolapalooza 2014

Friday, May 30th, 2014 by WLOY Staff

Loyola’s annual closing-of-the-year celebration, Loyolapalooza, was held on Sunday, April 27th. Students, faculty, friends, families, neighbors and–yes–even strangers, gathered to commemorate another productive academic year. Winners of ┬áthis year’s WLOY Battle of the Bands, sisters Cecilia and Tessa Grace opened-up the show. The band Scavenger Hunt followed soon-after setting the mood and hyping-up the crowd for the main act: Capital Cities. The gallery follows (more…)

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Chthonic Interview

Monday, May 19th, 2014 by The Professor

Chthonic WLOY’s latest sensation Matt Weitzel ’17 (of It’s a Hard Rock Life) sat down with Freddy from Taiwan’s Chthonic for a chat before their show at the Ottobar during Paganfest on April 26. Listen in as Matt handles his very first band interview like a seasoned pro!


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Wendel Patrick Interview

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 by Rachel

30100334 Kat and I had the pleasure of sitting down with Wendel Patrick in April 3rd, 2014, just before his album release party at The Windup Space! He talked us through his new albums as well as talking about his life growing up. You’d never believe who his first crush was! And the story to match it will make you melt into a puddle… or at least it made Kat and I melt.


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Mark Hopkins Interview

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 by Rachel

Mark Hopkins1Kat and I recently sat down with the wonderfully talented Mark Hopkins, a local Baltimore artist who brings the heat both musically and in all his interviews. He didn’t shy away from our hard hitting questions and he performed two original songs from his six album discography. This awesome guy is worth the listen, he is sure to delight your ears. Listen to the full interview below, along with the two songs and jam out. We did.


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Star Search 2014!

Monday, April 28th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti

This year at WLOY, we have started a new tradition with our Star Search Talent Show! 12 Loyola talents took to the stage this past Thursday, April 24th and fought their hearts out for a 6-foot-tall Star Search Trophy! After the night, judges from WLOY and Greycom Studios named Mathew Dumbar the victor, followed by runner-up Brandon Newby & Brenden Clark, and second runner-up Amanda Fleck. Also, our special guest, Disable Time put on a face melting performance. Check out the photos!

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