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New Music Monday: Horace Greene

New Music Monday: Horace Greene

Alec Fischer, Assistant Music Director

February 27, 2018

 The indie-rock trio known as Horace Greene were the latest artists to visit the MUR studio for New Music Monday. We got the privilege to learn a little bit about their unique sound, thoughts on the Oshkosh music scene and their upcoming shows and projects. It was an all-around great time with plenty ...

Andre Aciman talks ‘Call Me By Your Name’ on Marquette Radio

Andre Aciman talks ‘Call Me By Your Name’ on Marquette Radio

Nicholas Cordonnier, Audio Content Director

February 26, 2018

In 2007, Andre Aciman published a novel titled "Call Me By Your Name." In 2017, he watched that novel turn into an academy-award nominated film. In 2018, he sat down in the Marquette Radio studio to discuss his inspirations and the journey it took to get his story from page to screen. "Out of Egypt," "Enigma V...

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

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

Jack Phillips, Audio Producer

February 23, 2018

With the stretch runs of both men's and women's basketball approaching, John Steppe and Chris Reisner joined the podcast to break down whether men's basketball will reach the tournament and how high of a seed the women will get. ...

BROCKHAMPTON: rap group or boy band

BROCKHAMPTON: rap group or boy band

Albert Perales, A&E Stringer

February 22, 2018

They’re the hottest rap group/artist in the country right now. They’ve taken the rap world by storm in the past year with the release of the standout "Saturation" trilogy and dozens of electric performances and concerts across the country.

New Music Monday: Pat Egan

New Music Monday: Pat Egan

Sydney Wagner, Assistant Music Director

February 21, 2018

 Podcast by GM Powell Chicago-based artist Pat Egan of "Pat Egan and the Heavy Hearts" joined Marquette Radio last Monday. Marquette Radio had the pleasure of talking to Pat about his beginnings, where he's been recording, his vinyl collection and even his interesting encounters at Chicago Music Exchan...

Battle of the Bands returns

Battle of the Bands returns

David Goldman, A&E Reporter

February 20, 2018

With Marquette Radio's Battle of the Bands quickly approaching, eight bands from around Milwaukee are preparing to compete. On the table for the champion is a 414 Live session on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, an opening slot for "An Evening With Abby Jeanne" April 5 at The Tonic Tavern and an opening slot at the Marquette Radio Spring Concert.

PODCAST: Lacrosse teams hold home openers

PODCAST: Lacrosse teams hold home openers

Jack Phillips, Audio Producer

February 16, 2018

Men's and women's lacrosse are playing their home openers this weekend. Beat reporters Brendan Ploen and Meghan Rock join the podcast to talk about both teams and answer some trivia questions, too. ...

Rostam shines at Milwaukee’s Turner Hall Ballroom

Rostam shines at Milwaukee’s Turner Hall Ballroom

Reilly Tracy, A&E Stringer

February 14, 2018

Batmanglij, 34, made a famous exit from Vampire Weekend in 2016. He skyrocketed to fame after the band met and formed in college at Columbia University. Originally from Washington D.C., Batmanglij remained on the East Coast for school and stayed in New York City, where the band got their music start.

Danny Pudi, Carisa Barreca and Pat Finn on Marquette memories

Danny Pudi, Carisa Barreca and Pat Finn on Marquette memories

Ian Schrank, Radio General Manager

February 12, 2018

 After the Marquette-Providence game concluded, students went to the Alumni Memorial Union for a special National Marquette Day performance from improvisational comedy group "The Avalancheros." "The Avalancheros" are Danny Pudi, Carisa Barreca, Pat Finn, Chris Marrs, Kevin and John Farley. Marque...

Marquette professor’s film premieres at Slamdance

Marquette professor’s film premieres at Slamdance

Nicholas Cordonnier, Audio Content Director

February 11, 2018

 Marquette Radio recently had the chance to sit down with digital media professor Drew Britton to discuss his latest film, "Back at the Staircase," and the Milwaukee film scene. Check out the trailer for Drew Britton's film "Back at the Staircase" below:  ...

New Music Monday: Marz Lightyear

New Music Monday: Marz Lightyear

GM Powell, Music Director

February 9, 2018

Podcast by Alec Fischer Last week, Milwaukee artist Marz Lightyear stopped by the Marquette Radio studios to talk about his music, as well as his influences and style. He also gave an exclusive performance of his songs "32" and "Struggle." The Chicago native moved to Milwaukee a few years ago and has since started to ...

Business school launches student-run program, promotes experiential learning

Business school launches student-run program, promotes experiential learning

Jenny Whidden, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2018

After receiving funding last year, the College of Business Administration has worked to build a student run business program, or SRB program. The college is formally launching the program this spring.