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Artists we lost in 2017

Artists we lost in 2017

Jimmy Drenovsky, Radio Assistant General Manager

December 31, 2017


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

We said goodbye to some true musical legends this year: artists who made some of the most recognizable songs in music history. Chuck Berry (1926-2017), Fats Domino (1928-2017) and Glen Campbell (1936-2017) enjoyed long, storied careers, and their influence on the music to follow them cannot be overstated.

FISCHER: Top collaborations of 2017

FISCHER: Top collaborations of 2017

Alec Fischer, Assistant Music Director

December 28, 2017


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

Assistant Music Director Alec Fischer's picks for top collaborations of 2017.

SCHRANK: Top songs of 2017

SCHRANK: Top songs of 2017

Ian Schrank, Radio General Manager

December 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music Reviews, Radio

Marquette University Radio is reflecting on the great music and performances of the past year, and to kick it off, here are my favorite tracks of 2017. This year, we got new albums from some of my old favorites like Walk the Moon and The Front Bottoms. We also got fantastic albums from artists I did...

Battle of the Bands now accepting submissions

Battle of the Bands now accepting submissions

Ian Schrank, Radio General Manager

December 20, 2017


Filed under Events, Featured, Featured, Radio, Wire Featured

Marquette Radio is now accepting submissions for the 2018 "Battle of the Bands." The event will take place at the Union Sports Annex on February 22, 2018. The event began in 2006, and it has been held on and off and under different names ever since then. Past winners of the battle won the opportunity...

Emmy-winning alum returns to campus

Emmy-winning alum returns to campus

Nicholas Cordonnier, Audio Content Director

December 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Podcasts, Radio

From humble beginnings as a Marquette undergrad, to a three-time Emmy award winning costume designer, Erin Slattery-Black has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry. Now, back on campus, Erin sits down with Audio Content Director Nicholas Cordonnier to talk about her time at Marquette and her jour...

New Music Monday: Life in a Tree

New Music Monday: Life in a Tree

GM Powell, Music Director

December 14, 2017


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

Milwaukee's own Life in a Tree started playing together before they even entered high school. Despite their young age, this band's trajectory is star-bound. The 20-somethings are ready to take on the next level, musically. Earlier this year, they released their second full-length album, Say Goodbye to the Nighttime Ski...

Show of the Week: The Good, The Ad and The Ugly

Show of the Week: The Good, The Ad and The Ugly

Tim Haggerty, Radio Publicist

December 12, 2017


Filed under Featured, Radio, Shows

The Good, The Ad and The Ugly is this week’s show of the week! The show runs Monday nights 9-10:30 P.M. and is hosted by Skyler Donachie, Joe Cahill and Michael Stearns. The three came together to start the show this semester. They are all good friends who share a passion for advertising. Each...

PODCAST: The story behind the story of the one finger salute

PODCAST: The story behind the story of the one finger salute

Brendan Ploen, John Hand and Brian Boyle, Sports Staff Reporters

December 8, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Radio Sports, Sports

This is an online podcast that is a continuation of the "One Finger Salute" series. Here's a podcast with Brendan Ploen, John Hand and Brian Boyle discussing their favorite quotes and stories from their nine interviews regarding their story "One Finger Salute." https://soundcloud.com/marquette-radio/the-story-behind-the-story-one-finger-salute-podcast ...

Making a difference through Amnesty International

Making a difference through Amnesty International

Nicholas Cordonnier, Audio Content Director

November 30, 2017


Filed under Featured, Podcasts, Radio

Amnesty International is a non-governmental organization devoted to the protection of human rights. The organization has chapters across the country and throughout the world. They raise awareness of human right violations, hold rallies and events and encourage people to contact their representatives about taking ...

Whitney has lots to offer at Turner Hall

Whitney has lots to offer at Turner Hall

Morgan Hughes, Executive Opinions Editor

November 29, 2017


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

It feels unfair to levy expectations upon someone solely because they created something remarkable, which is why I don't think I'd ever want to meet a musician whose music meant something significant to me. But people do form these conjectures, raising artists above the threshold of person-hood, despite...

Rachel Lindsay returns

Rachel Lindsay returns

Aly Prouty, Executive Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2017


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

"To be truthful, I thought Milwaukee was in Minnesota,” Lindsay said. “I was literally getting on a plane and telling everybody that I was going to Minnesota. I’m geographically challenged. And then I landed in Wisconsin.”

Galantis brings high energy to The Rave

Galantis brings high energy to The Rave

Sydney Wagner, Assistant Music Director

November 20, 2017


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

Galantis visited the Rave/Eagles Club Saturday night, as they continued their tour of their latest album, "The Aviary." The twosome was accompanied by The Him, who definitely hyped up the crowd as they constantly jumped around the stage throughout their set and encouraged the crowd to do the same.