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PODCAST: Women’s basketball prepares for start of season with high expectations

PODCAST: Women’s basketball prepares for start of season with high expectations

Connor Basch, Audio Producer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Podcasts, Radio Sports, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's basketball's first game tips off in 10 days against the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, so it's time to preview the season. Women's basketball reporter John Hand joined host Connor Basch to break down everything you need to know about the No. 17 Golden Eagles, including what needs to...

Postmodern Jukebox to visit Riverside Theater

Postmodern Jukebox to visit Riverside Theater

GM Powell, Music Director

October 30, 2017


Filed under Artist Interview, Featured, Music Reviews, Podcasts, Radio

Marquette Radio loves the internet, if you haven't noticed. As such, one of our favorite gems to escape the online realm is Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox. Since its inception, the intimate cover performance series has fascinated over 3 million subscribers on its Youtube channel. Listen to the interview above wit...

PODCAST: Men’s and women’s soccer approach end of respective seasons.

PODCAST: Men’s and women’s soccer approach end of respective seasons.

Connor Basch, Audio Producer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Podcasts, Radio Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

John Steppe and Brendan Ploen join host Connor Basch to talk about how women's soccer will fare in the BIG EAST Tournament and what men's soccer needs to do to stay in position for its own tournament appearance. ...

Alt-J hits hard at Riverside

Alt-J hits hard at Riverside

GM Powell, Music Director

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Concert Review, Featured, Music Reviews, Radio

Since their last Milwaukee show, I’ve been waiting on Alt-J’s return as patiently as humanly possible. Anyone who knows me is aware that I’ve been itching to see them with an intensity that borders on intimidating. Last night, the band did not disappoint. After a pretty great performance from...

Girlpool brings it in Milwaukee

Girlpool brings it in Milwaukee

GM Powell, Music Director

October 23, 2017


Filed under Artist Live

There are a few ways to end a successful Fall break. You could curl up with a good book (Chemistry, of course). You could scroll through Instagram and see if your ex liked that one post. Alternatively, you could go to an amazing concert and have the time of your life. Last night, Girlpool visited...

Widespread Panic is ‘music in your face’

Widespread Panic is ‘music in your face’

GM Powell, Music Director

October 22, 2017


Filed under Artist Interview, Music Reviews, Podcasts, Radio

Widespread Panic is an American rock band going on 30 years of touring. Every year, they play a sold-out three day bout at Milwaukee's Riverside Theater. Marquette Radio had the pleasure of speaking with long-time percussionist for the band Domingo Ortiz, who described the band's sound as "music in your face." Wide...

Girlpool talks new album, touring

Girlpool talks new album, touring

GM Powell, Music Director

October 20, 2017


Filed under Artist Interview, Arts & Entertainment, Music Reviews, Podcasts, Radio

The band recently expanded to four members, adding drums for the first time. This makes their latest record, "Powerplant," a more complex and interesting album than Girlpool's previous works.

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PERALES: Jhene Aiko sets herself apart with ‘Trip’

PERALES: Jhene Aiko sets herself apart with ‘Trip’

Albert Perales, A&E Reporter

October 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CD Review, Music Reviews, Radio

Los Angeles artist, Jhene Aiko took listeners on a trip through her life struggles with her new psychedelic-inspired rhythm and blues sounds. Aiko stepped out of her boundaries and set herself free from typical R&B music. Instead, she developed unique and profound lyrics.

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PODCAST: Volleyball holds the No. 1 spot in the BIG EAST

PODCAST: Volleyball holds the No. 1 spot in the BIG EAST

Connor Basch, Audio Producer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Podcasts, Radio Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball beat reporter John Hand joins the pod this week to talk about what Marquette has done right in its ascent up the BIG EAST ladder, along with potential roadblocks in their way for the rest of the year. ...

Moon Taxi has MKE ‘Put ‘em Up’ at the Pabst

Moon Taxi has MKE ‘Put ‘em Up’ at the Pabst

Jimmy Drenovsky, Radio Assistant General Manager

October 13, 2017


Filed under Artist Live, Featured, Music Reviews, Radio, Uncategorized

“We were trying to think before (the set) if we’ve ever played a proper Milwaukee club show,” lead singer Trevor Terndrup told the crowd about mid-way through Moon Taxi’s Thursday night set at the Pabst. “We’ve played Summerfest a few times but this is our first official Milwaukee show.”...

MUR Show of the Week: Too Much Noise

MUR Show of the Week: Too Much Noise

October 12, 2017


Filed under Featured, Radio

For this week’s Show of the Week, Marquette Radio is turning the mic over to David Goldman and Nick Nuemann on their show, “Too Much Noise.” The show is sports-based but isn’t afraid to venture off of that topic from time to time. Every week, Nick and David recap the week in sports. They like...

New Music Monday: Lorde Fredd33

New Music Monday: Lorde Fredd33

Gabby Powell, Music Director

October 12, 2017


Filed under Artist Interview, Arts & Entertainment, Music Reviews, Podcasts, Radio, Wire Featured

Like many, some of the first songs he heard were gospel records. After moving away from the genre to focus on hip hop, Lorde Fredd33's new album is a homecoming of sorts.

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