Happy Birthday to Us!

March 25th, 2013 by The Professor

WLOY celebrated 10 years of 24-7-365 broadcasting with a huge party on Saturday March 23, 2013 at The Windup Space.  An amazing area of local artists came out to support us and perform some great tunes.  The capper, at the end of the well-over-time evening was this ditty:

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Thanks to all the amazing artists that came out: Sahffi, Caleb Stine, Claire Anthony, Ruben Dobbs, Matt Hutchison, Karyn Oliver, Kevin (Wendel Patrick) Gift and band, Sweet Leda, and Ken Gutberlet. What a great night! continue to photos Read the rest of this entry »



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Bow Down Who??

March 21st, 2013 by Joelle Hernandez

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We have all been waiting with baited breath for Beyoncé to release new music. After multiple Instagram posts of Bey in the recording studio, the announcement of a world tour and Baby Blue Ivy as fresh inspiration, all of her fans have been wondering when the new album will come out and what will the first single sound like. Will it be a ballad about the birth of her adorable new daughter? Or maybe a club hit like Run the World or Party? Read the rest of this entry »



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Top 40 for 3.21.13

March 21st, 2013 by Eric Loose

Wavves+gun+in+the+sunIt’s a new week here at WLOY, and that means new music — lots of it, in fact. At the station, we have wonderful new records from the likes of everyone from Kate Nash and Mudhoney, to Ra Ra Riot and Justin Timberlake. We’re really excited about the new Wavves record Afraid of Heights, as well. Check it out if you have a chance! He’s pictured over there, to the left.

 

 

 

 

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Sports Saturday: Mud Run?

March 17th, 2013 by Anthony Santiago

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Have you ever wanted to push yourself to the max? On May 5th, your dreams may finally come true.

Straight from the website, www.TerrapinMudRun.com, they say,

“Terrapin Adventures is teaming up with Playworks Baltimore to put together a 5K mud run to help raise money to bring recess to schools in the Baltimore area. The Terrapin and the Hare Mud Run is a fun, high intensity, obstacle course run through the woods of Savage, Maryland.

Starting at Terrapin Adventures, the Terrapin and the Hare will include 5 Kilometers of very tough terrain and will contain obstacles such as, climbing walls, tires, webs, and, of course, mud. This race is not for the weak of heart. If you like a challenge and some food topped off with a beer from the Rams Head Tavern at the finish, then the Terrapin and the Hare is the race for you. Come run, jump, climb and get muddy for recess on May 6. Bringing the family? Playworks coaches will provide games and activities for the kids while you run the course.”

So what else is there really to say but, “I am going for it, Anthony (that’s me, the Sports Director)”

For more information, go to www.TerrapinMudRun.com for prices and sign up information.



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Sports Saturdays: Tuesday and Thursday Runs at Goucher College

March 16th, 2013 by Anthony Santiago

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Sometimes, it is better to actually participate in an athletic activity than just catch the highlights on ESPN. Sometimes, it is better to just try and meet some friends and run somewhere.

Yes, running, America’s Past Time….I mean, America’s…thing we should all do once and a while.

At Goucher College, every Tuesdays and Thursdays, the BRRC Club runs along the trails that surround Goucher. Goucher graciously allows for private individuals to coordinate with each other and take recreational runs together. Runs are mostly at night and it is often smart to check ahead of time to make sure their is a run going on.

Now, the event is perfect for all levels. Beginners will often be able to run with each other and as you get more comfortable, along with your body becoming more acclimated to long distance running, you can move up with the next level and so on.

It is a great way to relax and de-stress and happens to be on key days of the week when stress is at its maximum

For more information and if interested, email brrcinfo@gmail.com.



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Join Us For Our 10th Birthday at The Windup Space!

March 14th, 2013 by The Professor

20130314-224324.jpgWe’re turning ten! Our birthday is on March 19th – the day that marks ten years of 24/7 broadcasting – and we’re inviting EVERYONE to come celebrate with us! The birthday party is this Saturday, March 23rd, at the Windup Space on North Ave. Artists include: Wendel Patrick, Sahffi, Maria Dontas, Swampcandy, Matt Hutchison, Karyn Oliver, Sweet Leda, QueenEarth, Caleb Stine and Claire Anthony! The party starts at 8pm, with performances by our Late Night Concert guests. Bring your friends, and we’ll blow out the candles together!



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Top 40 for 3.14.13

March 14th, 2013 by Eric Loose

936full-thom-yorkeLast week gave us m b v, and this week blesses us with Amok, the new album from Atoms of Peace. If you haven’t yet heard of them, it’s basically another vehicle for Radiohead-mastermind Thom Yorke to call his own. This time, he’s joined by Red Hot Chili Peppers’s bassist Flea, as well as a Radiohead produced, Beck’s drummer, and a Brazilian percussionist. The album has some sweet Brazilian vibes to it, and many have compared it to Thom Yorke’s other project, The Eraser. We highly recommend it if you’re into that kinda thing. Otherwise, enjoy spring break, WLOY listeners!
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WLOY Ticket Giveaways – Spring 2013

March 14th, 2013 by Christa Constantine

wedge_ticket_agentWelcome back to another exciting semester at Loyola, one that’s poised to be, well, interesting, at the very least, what with global warming temperatures, a record-setting flu season, and a disappointing year for professional sports.

Not to worry, Loyal Listeners! That’s where we come in. This is going to be an exciting semester for WLOY, what with our tenth birthday and Battle of the Bands all approaching in March! And, to go along with that, we’ve got a whole new set of tickets from the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC to give away! Didn’t win? Click on the links below to buy exclusive WLOY tickets to the shows. Keep checking back here for list updates and chances to win!

UPDATE 1/24: We’ve just received a shipment from Ram’s Head Live, 8×10 Club, and Baltimore Soundstage! Check out the new dates below!



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Sports Saturdays: Tri to Help Midnight Indoor Triathlon

March 14th, 2013 by Anthony Santiago

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This Saturday at 9PM, the Stroup Kid For Kids Epilepsy Foundation is hosting a triathlon at Meadowbrook Aquatic & Fitness Center.

The Stroup Kid For Kids Epilepsy Foundation is dedicated to helping individuals affected by epilepsy and other seizure disorders. They raise money for education, advocacy in government, and for research in treatments for those that suffer from this condition.

The organization was formed in 2004 after Adelyn Stroup, the daughter of Trent and Tina Stroup, had her first seizure and was diagnosed with epilepsy. Her parents didn’t know where to go after their daughter had just been diagnosed with a very rare form of epilepsy. They pooled some assets together and attempted to find research and others who may have been in a similar situation. Soon, a large organization formed and began to advocate for others like Adelyn. Read the rest of this entry »



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THE BATTLE IS ON!! 8:30-11pm McGuire Hall 3/21/13

March 12th, 2013 by Joe Lomuti

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Stop, rock, and roll! Because the sparks from guitar amp fuses will be setting fire to McGuire come March 21st! After these weeks of deliberation, WLOY has now chosen those worthy contenders who will enter the epic battleground of sound. First of the challengers selected are Stereostyle, Amarant, and Palace at 4am, all of which are comprised of current Loyola students. Next, WLOY presents the infamous alumni in soulfully slick, Greasy Hands. Come and see the showdown for yourself 8:30pm—and bring gauze, because they might blow your eardrums.

 



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