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WLOY Late Night: Mark Hopkins and the Hotel 11/13

Monday, November 10th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

Mark Hopkins and the Hotel are coming to our next Late Night Event this Thursday. Make sure to “check in” to McGuire Hall to see this band play live. (See what I did there?) This Baltimore native is coming to Loyola to play for YOU! If you love G.Love, then Mark Hopkins and the Hotel will be music to your ears, literally. Snacks will be there to keep you refreshed. But, the music might be enough to keep you awake and happy. We’ll also have tickets for Baltimore Soundstage shows that you can win!

Where: McGuire Hall

When: Thursday, November 13 from 9:00-11:00pm

Why: Snacks, music and fun!!!!!!



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Review: Logic – Under Pressure

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 by Jeremy Stephenson

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Release Date: 10/21/14

Rating: 8/10

 

Congratulations Maryland the next best local rapper has emerged after Wale(Pac too) and that is, Logic. Widely known for his nickname Young Sinatra and his numerous mixtapes, Logic has finally released his first studio album, Under Pressure.

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Waka Flocka Flame and Riff Raff – Soundstage 10/28

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 by Jeremy Stephenson

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Baltimore Soundstage

Last Tuesday, Waka Flocka Flame and Riff Raff joined together to give one heck of a show for Baltimore. The concert was at the Baltimore Soundstage which was chock full of diverse fans and raging front rowers’. Coming into the show I was immensely skeptical of the show due the somewhat poor lyrical quality of the two artists. That being said, I could have never been more wrong in my life. (more…)



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Review: Caribou – Our Love

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

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Dan Snaith operates in subtleties. And he does it better than everyone else.

Arriving on the electronic scene in the late 90s, the Canadian-born composer turned the so-called IDM (intelligent dance music) movement on its head. This is his game—take what exists, tear it up, make it better. Snaith is permanently evolving and reinventing himself. While guised under the various stage names of Manitoba, Daphni and Caribou he has done everything from shoegaze to krautrock and back again. No matter the name, the project is the always the same for Snaith: to produce fully developed, deconstructed soundscapes to dance to.

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Dope New MF Doom & Bishop Nehru Collab. Album

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by Jeremy Stephenson

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Release Date: 10/7/14

Rating: 8/10

 

Buckle up! MF DOOM is back, accompanied by his new prodigy the 18-year old New York native, Bishop Nehru! So, sit back ladies and gents’ and enjoy the raw lyricism of the young rapper Bishop Nehru alongside the musical and lyrical genius of MF Doom. That being said do not expect the album to be chock full of Doom verses, however the few songs, which he is on, are more than fire, and Bishop Nehru is growing into a prospective great with his performance.

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Peter Whitaker and the Open Mic Night

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

Holy talent, Batman! Loyola is crawling with some great musical talent, including Peter Whitaker! Peter is a Senior at Loyola and was nice enough to bless us with his talents along with other students at last Thursday’s Open Mic Night. If you missed the fun, don’t worry we have a video for your viewing pleasure! Enjoy and make sure you come out to our event!



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alt-J: Musicians or Storytellers?

Friday, October 10th, 2014 by Lauren Puleo

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Release Date: 9/22/14
Rating: 9/10

alt-J’s second studio album is more than just a collection of songs. It is a holistic work of art, which has lately become something of a rarity in popular music. This album not only succeeds musically, but also as a piece of poetry, and a true example of innovation in today’s music scene.
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Shindig Fest 2014

Friday, October 10th, 2014 by Lauren Puleo

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Shindig Fest was, well, quite the shindig. Seriously, I’m talking circle pits and bass so loud it could knock over a toddler. Hosted in Carroll Park, Baltimore, this music festival drew out thousands of hard rock fans to see a solid line-up, including Jane’s Addiction, Rise Against, and Gogol Bordello.
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Happy College Radio Day 2014!

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 by The Professor

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It’s the day that we all celebrate college radio (even more than usual) with special shows, memories from alumni, shoutouts and more. Tune in all day for special shows, ticket giveaways and much more! Win a pair of tickets to I Love Lucy at the Hippodrome by listening in today!

Let us know what you think about college radio with the #CollegeRadioDay tag on Instagram and Twitter.



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Blind Man Leading – Coffeehouse 10/2/14

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 by The Professor

Blind Man Leading (with Rae & Kat) hanging at WLOY

Blind Man Leading (with Rae & Kat)

The boys are back in town. By boys we mean Baltimore’s very own Blind Man Leading. Vocals/Guitarist Dave Wentz, Bass player Tyler Wheeler, and Drummer Paul Mercer will be coming this Thursday, October 2nd for the free WLOY Coffeehouse Series. Don’t know what to expect? BML creates melodic, expressive songs that feature bright chords and upbeat, jazz-influenced rhythms. Last year they made an unforgettable Coffeehouse performance performing songs from their newly released EP Swords. Stop by, 9-11pm at the 3rd Floor Reading Room in the student College Center. (more…)



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