Angela Sheik Late Night – 2/21

February 18th, 2013 by Christa Constantine

Did you miss our Valentine’s Day Extravaganza? Didn’t make it in time to weather the pizza line? Not to worry! WLOY is back this Thursday with a fresh dose of Late Night entertainment, featuring up-and-coming local electro-acoustic artist Angela Sheik, winner of the 2011 BOSS U.S. National Loop Championship. Angela’s brand new album One By One just dropped this Friday. And, as always, we’ll have FREE refreshments! You don’t want to miss it! Get in line this Thursday, February 21st at 9pm in the Reading Room!

Need an Angela Sheik preview? Follow the link to watch her music video for “My Turn,” debuting today, 2/18.

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Novo Festival Interview

February 14th, 2013 by The Professor


Russell de Ocampo (The Windup Space) & Mat Leffler-Schulman (Mobtown Studios) are giving instrumental musicians a place to have a voice. Annually. Festival style. 4 years and counting.

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Top 40 for 2.14.13

February 14th, 2013 by Eric Loose

Frightened-RabbitHappy Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re celebrating with someone special or not, the place to be tonight is at WLOY’s Valentine’s Day Extravaganza, where the real spirit of the day will be in full force. Yes, in the form of heart-shaped pizzas. Otherwise, between eating chocolate and receiving flowers or crying while sappy movies, maybe check out new releases from Frightened Rabbit or Foals? New releases from the aforementioned could make any day better!  Read the rest of this entry »

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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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