Lotte Kestner – The Bluebird of Happiness

February 13th, 2013 by Eric Loose

lotte-bluebird-300x150When a relatively unknown name strikes out on their own apart from their bandmates, the stage is set for what usually ends up as a more experimental shift. Understandably, the solo album is a template for the creative juices that couldn’t fit within the frames of the band’s construct. Personal interests and tendencies seep in, and you’re left with a clearer picture of the artist by themselves, unobstructed apart from compromise or settling. This is what makes Read the rest of this entry »

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Valentines Day Extravaganza!

February 11th, 2013 by Jordan Hernandez

Valentines Day Heart ColorWell depending on where you stand on the relationship spectrum this Thursday could mark either your favorite, or most dreaded day of the year. That’s right, I’m talking about Valentines Day. Thankfully, no matter how existent/non-existent your love life is, WLOY is here to offer a grand experience for all. This Thursday, February 14th WLOY will be hosting a Valentines Day event in the Reading Room between 9pm and 11pm. 

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9:30 Club Giveaway of the Week – Yo La Tengo

February 11th, 2013 by Christa Constantine

Yo La TengoMissed out on all of our other HUGE 9:30 Club giveaways? Don’t forget — we have one every week! This week’s featured giveaway is for Yo La Tengo, playing in D.C. this Friday, February 15th. Wanna win? Click the link and head to our Facebook to keep up on how to win. And, as always, keep listening to WLOY all week — you never know what you could walk away with!

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Top 40 for 2.7.13

February 7th, 2013 by Eric Loose

220px-Toro_y_moiHave you ever heard of Toro y Moi? If not, you should definitely check out his new album Anything in Return. That goes doubly if you enjoy soulful indie or chill chillwave. There’s one guy behind the project, and this is his fourth album. Toro y Moi is pictured to the left, in some goofy glasses. Read the rest of this entry »

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Marvin Miller: Architect of Free Agency in Major League Baseball

February 7th, 2013 by Anthony Santiago

MarvinMiller_50 Marvin Miller passed away last year but left a lasting legacy on baseball and sports. Our Sports Director discusses the historical context and impact Marvin Miller left on sports.


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Pantha Du Prince and The Bell Laboratory – Elements of Light

February 6th, 2013 by Eric Loose

The release is a collaboration between producer Hendrik Weber (a.k.a. Pantha Du Prince) and various percussionists, including a member of Jaga Jazzist, based out of Oslo, but its cohesive nature leads me to imagine while listening that it’s a product of a single band that’s known each other for decades. Weber’s technique was Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb. 8: Chanel Nicole on A Double Dose of Entertainment

February 6th, 2013 by Joelle Hernandez


New R&B/ Hip-Hop artist Chanel Nicole is calling in to WLOY for an interview! Chanel Nicole is a singer, songwriter and performer from Brooklyn, NY and has already taken the music industry by storm. Her single “Good Lovin” is reminiscent of Mya, Ciara and Ashanti mixed together into one song that is sure to be heard on radio stations across the country very soon! She has even been featured on hip-hop legend Busta Rhymes’ single “Do It Again.” WLOY is so excited to welcome Chanel Nicole to Baltimore! Tune in to A Double Dose of Entertainment on Friday, February 8 from 7-9pm for the interview!


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Fractal Cat & Brooks Long

February 5th, 2013 by The Professor

On Thursday January 31, 2013 WLOY presented two great local acts – Brooks Long and the Mad Dog No Good, and Fractal Cat

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Broken Boundaries of Existence

February 4th, 2013 by Jordan Hernandez

Look for Von Tae's interview on WLOY. Coming Soon!

Soulful, inspiring, talented, relatable, and smooth are all words that may come to one’s mind when listening to Baltimore native hip hop/ R&B artist Von Tae’s album Broken Boundaries of Existence. At just 20 years old, his lyrics can relate to those of all ages who have been in love, through a tough break-up, or just looking to have a good time. Von Tae provides his listeners with a variety of melodies, beats, and sounds that are coupled with a wide range of very relatable lyrics. Each track offers a different sound but all provide an enjoyable experience. This upcoming artist delivers a great mix of rap and vocals that are sure to please anyone looking to hear good music.

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9:30 Club Giveaway of the Week – Rufus Wainwright

February 4th, 2013 by Christa Constantine

Rufus WainwrightIt’s time to bring out the big guns. Our 9:30 Club Giveaway of the Week is Rufus Wainwright! The show is on Tuesday, February 12th, in Washington, D.C. Who wants it the most? Head over to our Facebook and tell us why you want them!

Find out what our next giveaway of the week is next Monday!

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