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ATTEY: ‘4Eva is a Mighty Long Time,’ breakthrough for Big K.R.I.T.

ATTEY: ‘4Eva is a Mighty Long Time,’ breakthrough for Big K.R.I.T.

Brendan Attey, Arts and Entertainment Reporter

November 9, 2017


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

As a thunderous intro to the project, K.R.I.T opens with hard raps over a banging soul sample. The drums are going crazy, and so is he.  He is taking no prisoners, and the track can’t help but set the tone for the rest of the album.

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PODCAST: Deputy athletic director Hardin talks about his move to Drake

PODCAST: Deputy athletic director Hardin talks about his move to Drake

Andrew Goldstein, Sports Content Executive

November 8, 2017


Filed under Podcasts, Radio Sports, Sports, Wire Featured

When deputy athletic director Brian Hardin arrived on campus in the summer of 2015, his house wasn’t quite ready to move into yet. He spent the summer in the Campus Town apartments, which are normally reserved for students. “I was the only one without red solo cups in my window,” Hardin said. Hardin prob...

Show of the Week: Sports 4 Sports

Show of the Week: Sports 4 Sports

Tim Haggerty, Radio Publicist

November 7, 2017


Filed under Featured, Radio, Shows

This week’s Show of the Week is "Sports 4 Sports," hosted by freshmen Jack Phillips and Alex Laboy. "Sports 4 Sports" is, you guessed it, a show dedicated to all things sports. This is Phillips and Laboy's first semester involved with Marquette Radio. Phillips is a journalism major with a digital...

Show of the Week: ‘Plus One’

Show of the Week: ‘Plus One’

Kennedy Perkins

November 5, 2017


Filed under Radio

"Plus One" is a music talk show that provides a diverse set of music. From Indie Rock to R&B to Folk, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Fogarty makes listeners feel as if they are in the studio with a welcoming vibe and witty humor.

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Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie electrify Riverside Theater with sounds of the ’70s

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie electrify Riverside Theater with sounds of the ’70s

Helen Dudley, Photography

November 3, 2017


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

Members of the infamous drama-infused rock-and-roll band of the 1970s Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie temporarily branched off from the band to produce a rock-and-roll album of their own, “Buckingham McVie.” After returning to Fleetwood Mac following a whopping 15-year leave,...

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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