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Wye Oak - “Shriek” The Baltimore duo has released one of the most anticipated albums of the year, a follow-up to their 2011 album “Civilian.” It seems that they have taken a note from singer Jenn...
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WVOF: What to listen to next

S. Carey - “Range of Light”   Sean Carey may be better known as the drummer and backing vocalist in Bon Iver, but his solo project is nothing to overlook. In “Range of Light,” Carey uses his...

WVOF: What to listen to next

“Pocketknife,” the debut full-length from Norwegian synthpop singer-songwriter Monica Birkenes (aka Mr Little Jeans), is easily one of the top releases of the year so far. Her versatility as an artist is highly apparent as the songs move from whimsical to moody without disturbing the overall flow of the album.

Making (sound)waves in hip-hop music

These Stags don’t dread Mondays. When night falls and the lower level BCC is quiet, a dim glass cube in the WVOF studio buzzes with Jess Mendes ‘14, Taylor Webb ’14 and David “Duzzo” Velasquez ‘14’s pursuit of a different kind of radio program.

WVOF: What to listen to next

After the breakthrough success of their 2010 single, “Pumped Up Kicks,” the Los Angeles-based band was put on the map as a frontrunner in pop music. They have returned with their sophomore album “Supermodel,” which lives up to this standard.

WVOF: What to listen to next

With the infectious single “Happy” already stuck in everyone’s heads, Pharrell’s latest release is nothing but feel-good vibes and funkiness. The album features many guests, including Miley Cyrus, Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys.
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If you’re a longtime fan of Real Estate or you’re just hearing about them now, be sure to listen to their newest album released this week. With the New Jersey band’s third and best record to date, they have found a way to make full use of their familiar sound without being redundant.

WVOF: What to listen to next

Los Angeles artist Lo Fang’s debut is a promising attempt at a first album. The fusion of classical and R&B with electronica undertones is fantastically minimalistic. Some might criticize it as too low-energy to be seen as anything but tame, but what it lacks in boldness it makes up for in composition.

WVOF: What to listen to next

The Brooklyn-based group's second album is overflowing with fast, rhythmic hooks and blaring beats. Pieced together over a three-year period, the album's lyrics touch on a wide range of subjects from agoraphobia to failed relationships.

WVOF: What to listen to next

Speedy Ortiz - "Real Hair" - The band is back with a four-song EP not long after last year's release of their debut album, "Major Arcana." Frontwoman Sadie Dupuis' precise vocals are carried by super satisfying guitar riffs throughout.