Lit&Local: A Live Set With L.A. Trip

On February 12th, WGMU’s Jackie Reed (Jammin’ with Jackie) interviewed L.A. Trip in WGMU’s live on-air studio, to talk about their upcoming album, Intervals I (2017). From Fredericksburg, Virginia, the rock band came together to put on a live performance showcasing the best of their music. Bobby Barber, guitarist and vocalist, and Sean O’Neill, drummer and … Continue reading Lit&Local: A Live Set With L.A. Trip

Lit&Local: Sweater Beats, Getting Cozy & Ready “For The Cold”

Maryland native Antonio Cuna, better known by his DJ name Sweater Beats, debuts his For The Cold tour this holiday season, stopping by U Street Music Hall in D.C., November 23rd. His singles and mixes are a bundle of sharp production, textured sound bites, and modal elements of EDM rooted with R&B and pop undertones. He … Continue reading Lit&Local: Sweater Beats, Getting Cozy & Ready “For The Cold”

Lit&Local: The Strokes’ Valensi, Sheds “New Skin” With CRX Tour

Nick Valensi, NY-native and Frontman of CRX joins WGMU staffers Jackie Reed and Mikey Bamarni in an exclusive phone interview to talk about his fall tour. Known as the guitarist for headlining band The Strokes, having him a part of WGMU is something that Reed and Bamarni assumed to not just let go, or “Give [It] … Continue reading Lit&Local: The Strokes’ Valensi, Sheds “New Skin” With CRX Tour

Lit&Local: Live with Aztec Sun, Bringing Funk and Fire to New EP

DC-based funk band Aztec Sun joined Local Music Director Jackie Reed, Friday, November 4th, on WGMU Radio to talk about their EP, “Set You Free”, coming out this December. The 8-piece ensemble is a coming together of multiple musical disciplines, a creative space for them to express their sound as everyday virtuosos. Their tracks go beyond the funk scene in DC; they mix soul, jazz, Motown, blues, … Continue reading Lit&Local: Live with Aztec Sun, Bringing Funk and Fire to New EP

Lit&Local: VA Rapper Wolfe, “Hip-Hop Head” & Future Headliner

From Chesapeake, Virginia, Kevin Wolfe is a Virginia Wesleyan graduate pursuing his passion as a rapper and a “hip-hop head”. Having opened for artists like Juicy J, Wu-Tang Clan, and Trey Songz, his experience as a rapper and entrepreneur has grown extensively. His lyricism is built upon his gained knowledge as a political science junkie and … Continue reading Lit&Local: VA Rapper Wolfe, “Hip-Hop Head” & Future Headliner

A Talk With Keith Wortman, Creator/Exec. Producer of Dear Jerry 2

Over the weekend, Blackbird Presents played out two Jerry Garcia tribute shows alongside featured artists to embrace the musical legend’s 30 years of work and musical diversity. Last night, Dear Jerry 2 attributed Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia in a methodical performance that honors the artist who challenged the standards of music up until now. Before showtime, WGMU’s Director of … Continue reading A Talk With Keith Wortman, Creator/Exec. Producer of Dear Jerry 2