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  • Interview: Dan Deacon
    Interview: Dan Deacon
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    Interview by Alec Moss | Written with Ryan Costigan WXJM Music Director Alec Moss had the opportunity to speak with Dan Deacon before his show at The Southern Cafe & Music Hall in Charlottesville on April 8th. For the sake of getting clear audio of our interview, Dan and I decided to leave the venue while Prince Rama…

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  • Interview: Mike Savino of Tall Tall Trees
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    You wouldn’t guess that Mike Savino, the man behind Tall Tall Trees, hails from Harlem, New York when he steps on stage with a banjo. However, don’t be fooled — he proves to play his banjo in more ways than you could even imagine. Having played with Kishi Bashi for a few years and touring…

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  • Interview: Jane Penny of TOPS
    Interview: Jane Penny of TOPS
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    In anticipation of their show at JMU, Music Director Alec Moss recently spoke with TOPS’ vocalist, Jane Penny. TOPS is a four-piece band with a “raw punk take on AM studio pop” from Montreal. All of their music is self-written, recorded, and produced. They have been touring the world since the release of their sophomore…

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  • WXJM nominated for 2015 mtvU Woodie Awards
    WXJM nominated for 2015 mtvU Woodie Awards
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    WXJM 88.7 Harrisonburg has been nominated for best college radio station of the year by the mtvU Woodie Awards! The Woodie Awards also feature categories like “woodie of the year,” best video, artist to watch and next level performance, all focused on recognizing independent and alternative artists. Members, fans and alumni — make sure to cast your vote for WXJM…

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  • Talking to Natalie Prass
    Talking to Natalie Prass
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    Natalie Prass is a solo artist from Virginia, who has spent the majority of her career in Nashville, however, she returned to Spacebomb Records in Richmond, VA to record her self-titled debut album with her old friend Matthew E. White. Natalie Prass, released on January 27th, is largely receiving critical success and WXJM Music Director,…

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  • WXJM presents Juan Wauters and Flyying Colors at Court Square Theater
    WXJM presents Juan Wauters and Flyying Colors at Court Square Theater
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    WXJM presents our first show of 2015! On Tuesday, February 17th, Juan Wauters will be performing at Court Square Theater with the local experimental psych group Flyying Colors. Juan Wauters is a Queens-based musician with “‘Dylan-esque’ vocals with refreshing sounds of a garage-folk band. Pitchfork describes him as ‘a kind of playground philosopher … a gum-poppin’ dude with holes in…

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  • Talking with Juan Wauters
    Talking with Juan Wauters
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    Juan Wauters, former member of The Beets, moved to New York in 2000 from Uruguay, and released his debut solo record, N.A.P. North American Poetry, in 2014, earning him the title, “One of Queens’ most idiosyncratic adoptive sons.”  Interview by Alec Moss, written with Ryan Costigan. Alec [WXJM]: Your tour is coming up in a few…

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  • A look back at Cupid Deluxe
    A look back at Cupid Deluxe
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    By Troy Fultz A certain comfort comes in the isolation of a big city. Looming anxieties are forgotten while wandering the city streets. A large metropolis offers the anonymity to be oneself, to get lost and be alone. Isolation is large part of the human experience, the feeling of being alone in the vastness of it all….

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  • Dead Possum (No. 3)
    Dead Possum (No. 3)
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    Dead Possum is WXJM’s monthly zine, featuring interviews, art, poetry, music reviews, posters and more. The third edition (and back2school special) was published in September 2014. We publish in print and on Issuu. If you’d like to submit or join the zine staff, contact Julia Beiro.

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  • Dead Possum (No. 2)
    Dead Possum (No. 2)
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    Dead Possum is WXJM’s monthly zine, featuring interviews, art, poetry, music reviews, posters and more. The second edition was published in May 2014. We publish in print and on Issuu. If you’d like to submit or join the zine staff, contact Julia Beiro.

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