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Modest Mouse, despite musicianship, disappoints at the Eagles Ballroom

Modest Mouse, despite musicianship, disappoints at the Eagles Ballroom

Morgan Hughes, Staff Editor

May 7, 2018


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

I have loved this band for my entire life. My parents were early fans and as I grew into myself I leaned on Brock's snarling frailty to balance out my own. Perhaps my expectations were too high. I didn't see God, so of course I was underwhelmed. But I don't think I was alone in my dissatisfaction (I could hear my complaints echoed by fellow disciples.) I would see them live again, if only to verify that my disappointment was a fluke.

J. Cole releases ‘KOD,’ the music world goes crazy

J. Cole releases ‘KOD,’ the music world goes crazy

Joey Hess, MUR DJ

May 2, 2018


Filed under Featured, Radio

J. Cole released his long-anticipated album "KOD" on Friday, April 20. The album has three different subtitles: Kids On Drugs, Kill Our Demons and King Overdosed. Each one is a reference to the recent drug crisis among young rappers, ultimately foreshadowing what the album is about. The album is also...

Dean Kimo Ah Yun breaks world record

Dean Kimo Ah Yun breaks world record

McKenna Oxenden, Journal and Special Projects Managing Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Podcasts, Radio, Wire Featured

Kimo Ah Yun, dean of the College of Communication, and Gary Meyer, the senior vice provost, visited 74 casinos in 24 hours, shattering the previous world record – one that he had previously tied – of 69. 

PODCAST: Men’s, women’s lax approach day of reckoning

PODCAST: Men’s, women’s lax approach day of reckoning

Jack Phillips, Audio Producer

April 27, 2018


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

With women's lacrosse in a win-or-go-home situation Saturday and men's lacrosse gearing up for the BIG EAST Tournament, host Jack Phillips has Meghan Rock and Brendan Ploen on the pod to break it all down.

Alumna Mary-Ann Bendel on career, journalism

Alumna Mary-Ann Bendel on career, journalism

Ian Schrank, Radio General Manager

April 23, 2018


Filed under Featured, Podcasts, Radio

 Mary-Ann Bendel graduated from Marquette University in 1957, but as woman in news media in the 1950s, it was not until 1964 that she got her first job as a radio producer. Ever since then, Bendel has been a trailblazer in print and broadcast journalism. She has interviewed everybody from Lucille...

Twin Peaks’ last show for now

Twin Peaks’ last show for now

GM Powell, Music Director

April 23, 2018


Filed under Artist Live, Events, Featured, Radio

Twin Peaks, the Chicago-based garage rockers, lit up Turner Hall Saturday night. They’re just finishing up a three-year run touring all over the United States and Europe, and they ended it in style. Soon, the band will go back home to write and record new songs to add to their already extensive discogr...

Born Ruffians’ Luke Lalonde on latest album and tour

Born Ruffians’ Luke Lalonde on latest album and tour

Alex Langosch

April 22, 2018


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

Canadian rock group Born Ruffians is coming to Milwaukee Friday, April 27. The group is touring in support of their latest album, "Uncle, Duke, and the Chief," and Marquette Radio had the chance to speak with frontman Luke Lalonde about the new album, touring and his acting career. ...

PODCAST: Lacrosse seasons near BIG EAST Tournament time.

PODCAST: Lacrosse seasons near BIG EAST Tournament time.

Jack Phillips, Audio Producer

April 20, 2018


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

Meghan Rock and Andrew Goldstein join host Jack Phillips to chat about whether Marquette lacrosse can knock off Duke and unsung heroes in the women's lacrosse seasons.

Wire Weekly: April 18

Lucie Sullivan, News Audio Producer

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, News, Radio

 

New Music Monday: Shle Berry

New Music Monday: Shle Berry

GM Powell, Music Director

April 18, 2018


Filed under Artist Interview, Artist Live, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, MUTV, Radio

 The New Music Monday crew were delighted to host the lovely Shle Berry in the MUTV studios for a performance of her songs "Rose Bushes" and "Blueberries." The Milwaukee rapper is gaining an impressive audience with recently released music and live shows. She also sat down in the Marquette Radio st...

MUR Classroom Session: CASE

MUR Classroom Session: CASE

Alec Fischer, Assistant Music Director

April 18, 2018


Filed under Artist Interview, Artist Live, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Featured, MUTV, Radio

 If you haven't already had the pleasure, meet CASE — the five-piece urban folk band currently taking Chicago by storm. The group happened to be in the Milwaukee area for a few weekend shows and somehow found the time to stop in for an exclusive MUR Classroom Session. We talked about Milwaukee in co...

New Music Monday: AWillThaGreat

New Music Monday: AWillThaGreat

Alec Fischer, Assistant Music Director

April 17, 2018


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

 “That’s A-W-I-L-L-T-H-A-G-R-E-A-T, and no you’re not hearing things, it’s T-H-A.” AWillThaGreat, or AWill if you will, just so happens to be one of the most promising up-and-coming rappers in Milwaukee right now, and Marquette Radio was lucky enough to recently have him on for New Music Mo...