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Weekly Mixtape 09/27/16

Weekly Mixtape 09/27/16

Listen Here The Duke of Norfolk, Anthemeossa, Acoustically driven folk music born from winters of Scotland This Wild Life, Falling Down, Soft acoustic verses burst out into huge, upbeat choruses STRFKR, Open Your Eyes, through this new synth-pop single that we got in the station into the mix Handsome Ghost, Eyes Wide, Feel good alt-electronic vibes are abundant in this catchy tune Crushed Out, Out of The Blue, alternative beach/surf...

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Weekly Mixtape 09/20/16

Weekly Mixtape 09/20/16

Listen Here 1. AHI, Drought, Mumford and Sons vibes but also gets you in your feels and fills your heart 2. Ryley Walker, The Roundabout, Calming acoustic guitar with folk rhythms and longing lyrics 3. Kishi Bashi, m’lover, folk song with beautiful instrumentals and super sweet lyric (the lowkeyest of jams) 4. Mac Miller, Dang! ft. Anderson .Paak, the funkiest from Mac Miller trying to seduce you ft trumpets and vibraphone 5. Computer...

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Interview With Beach Slang at Hopscotch Music Festival

Last weekend Beach Slang rocked the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh during the Hopscotch Music Festival. The music was a mix of loud rock and roll and punk with honest lyrics and an energetic sound. The band’s front man, James Alex slung himself and his guitar around the whole show, and some of the crowd followed suit. Despite the band’s aggressive sound and Alex’s wild stage presence, he is a kind-hearted and...

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Wednesday Mixtape 09/07/2016

Wednesday Mixtape 09/07/2016

Listen Here (wakeradio/playlist/1Reg8JmSfpirgjEwpoyrhm) 1. Skies Turn to Gold, Ramona Flowers, sounds like Peter Gabriel made 80s pop w/ modern techniques 2. My Number, Paper Lions, another 80s influenced track by a band that reminds us a lot of Haim 3. Get Loud, STS9, think disco electronic band with hella cool vocals 4. Fountain of Youth, Local Natives, slowly building alt rock that hits an all time high w/ catchy hooks you won’t...

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Top Ten Albums of 2015

Wake Radio recommends that you check out these albums from last year: Grimes – Art Angels Art Angels is an authentic look inside the head of Claire Boucher’s who is professionally known as Grimes. The selfmade album includes original recording and album art. Art Angels is different from her previous releases because it is mostly a pop album, while retaining its unique creativity. There are a wide variety of songs on the album from the...

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Wednesday Mixtape 4/20/2016

Wednesday Mixtape 4/20/2016

Listen Here 1. The Coathangers, Watch Your Back, On this track the traditionally girl punk band hails that they can’t go back as they mix pop hooks with their familiar sound 2. Ronnie Heart, Groovitate, for people who still haven’t gotten over neon indian’s phuzz pest performance   3. All India Radio, Can You Hear the Sound, Any lovers of Tycho or Bonobo will instantly be hooked by this instrumental add that builds...

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