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Behind the scenes of “Working”

Behind the scenes of “Working”

Nicholas Cordonnier, Audio Content Director

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Radio

Marquette Theatre opens their 2017-'18 season Thursday, September 28th with "Working," a musical chronicling the lives of several different American workers. In the podcast above, actors Nadja Simmonds and Anna Otto provide some insight into what it takes to put on such a unique show. "Working" runs Thursda...

Campdogzz: Answering Questions that Matter

Campdogzz: Answering Questions that Matter

Jimmy Drenovsky, Radio Assistant General Manager

September 26, 2017


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

Chicago based indie-rock band Campdogzz released their debut full-length album, "Riders in the Hills of Dying Heaven," in 2015. Their music often weaves guitar harmonies with cataclysmic rhythm sections and lead singer, Jess Price’s, emotive vocals. Given the subject matter of many of their songs, when ...

Audiotree Music Festival 2017: A Real Tree-t

Audiotree Music Festival 2017: A Real Tree-t

Jimmy Drenovsky, Radio Assistant General Manager

September 25, 2017


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

Most people don’t think of Kalamazoo, Michigan, when they think of music. I’d be willing to bet most people don’t even think of Kalamazoo when they think of Audiotree. The session-streaming giant of the indie music world has been creating live sessions at their Chicago studio for years. The...

PODCAST: How will the volleyball team fare in conference play?

PODCAST: How will the volleyball team fare in conference play?

Connor Basch, Audio Producer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Podcasts, Radio Sports, Sports, Wire Featured

Host Connor Basch and sports executive Andrew Goldstein talk about Marquette volleyball's up-and-down season, their two matches this weekend and whether or not they'll make it back to the NCAA Tournament. Plus, Andrew provides more details about his feature story on Manon Geoffroy and breaks down how the team has been able to gain greater flexibility in its lineup.

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Opey Olagbaju shares his comedic journey

Opey Olagbaju shares his comedic journey

Brendan Attey, Arts and Entertainment Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Radio, Wire Featured

“For sure, something that attracted me to comedy was just how people could paint a picture, and everybody got it. I thought was an amazing thing," Olagbaju said. "That people could, through words and a little bit of physical movement, I could totally get what you were saying. And that amount of communication, I thought, was just powerful and a beautiful thing."

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The families of Brigg’s & Al’s Run & Walk

The families of Brigg’s & Al’s Run & Walk

September 19, 2017


Filed under News, Radio

2 Nicholas Cordonnier and Jenny Whidden attended the 40th "Brigg's and Al's Run and Walk," an annual event that raises money for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. They got the chance to meet some of the families involved and find out what the event means to them....

Marina Walker Guevara discuss Panama Papers

Marina Walker Guevara discuss Panama Papers

Ian Schrank, Radio General Manager

September 19, 2017


Filed under Featured, featured, Metro & Politics, MUTV, News, News, Radio, Wire Featured

Podcast by Ian Schrank Marina Walker Guevara, deputy director of the International Consortium Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), discusses the Panama Papers, global communication and investigative journalism in general. In the Panama Papers investigation, Guevara collaborated with 367 journal...

TRACY: Flaming Lips and Mac Demarco are a perfect duo

TRACY: Flaming Lips and Mac Demarco are a perfect duo

Dennis Tracy, Entertainment Executive Producer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Concert Review

That’s the best way to describe the Flaming Lips, a psychedelic band from Oklahoma City that’s been playing since 1983. When it was announced that the Flaming Lips and Mac Demarco would team up for a tour together, it seemed like the perfect duo. Mac Demarco has already established himself with his mellow rock jams from “Salad Days” and “2," and sounds very in tune with the discography of the Flaming Lips. I became a big fan of both acts within the last few years, so it was fun getting to see both Monday night. 

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Wire Sports Weekly: What are the keys to women’s soccer’s game against UWM?

Wire Sports Weekly: What are the keys to women’s soccer’s game against UWM?

Connor Basch, Audio Producer

September 15, 2017


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

In the debut episode of Wire Sports Weekly, host Connor Basch and women's soccer beat writer John Steppe talk about what to expect from the Milwaukee Cup on Sunday, plus the one phase of the game that has been missing from the team's performance so far. ...

John Schneider on MKE Fringe Fest

John Schneider on MKE Fringe Fest

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Radio

As its website says, “The Milwaukee Fringe Festival is a showcase of a diverse collection of artists that call Milwaukee home." From performers to writers and anywhere in between, the Milwaukee Fringe Festival celebrates the excellence of local art. We sat down with one of the founders of the ...

DOUGLASS: Young the Giant is young in age, giant in talent

DOUGLASS: Young the Giant is young in age, giant in talent

Noelle Douglass, A&E Reporter

September 12, 2017


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

Young the Giant drew attention as an alt-rock artist to watch in 2010 with the widespread tracks "My Body," "Cough Syrup" and "Apartment." Three albums and seven years later, a very excited fan had the chance to finally see them on a beautiful Saturday night in Chicago.

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New Music Monday: Jake Fejes

New Music Monday: Jake Fejes

GM Powell, Music Director

September 5, 2017


Filed under Radio, Shows

KG2 Jake Fejes, better known on Soundcloud as Fake Jesus, is an awe-inspiring producer and sound engineer. The New Music Monday Crew had a sit down to discuss upcoming projects, past work and inspiration.   Listen to Jake's music below:   https://soundcloud.com/jake-fejes...