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Weekly Mixtape 10/26/16

Weekly Mixtape 10/26/16

Listen Here Not Ur Fault, Zion I, this one’s the lowkeyest on the album but kind of Kendrick-esque? it’s dope Clear, Pusher, so. good. indie electro pop, basically Mura Masa but even more hype If I Ever, Orchin, Upbeat “sound pop” that makes no sense, but that’s because Orchin is trying to reach your soul via emotions Utopia, Austra, For those who love neon night, this one is full of heavy synth and...

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Weekly Mixtape 10/18/16

Weekly Mixtape 10/18/16

Listen Here   FIL BO RIVA, The Falling, piano and folk and rock and hozier and I JUST LOVE IT A LOT (can you tell this is Abby yet?) Wax Tailor, The Road Is Ruff, blues but also hip hop ?? weirdly so good ?? Let It All Go, Beats Antique, yo this is for you if you love Vulfpeck. Like seriously. Vulfpeck, Animal Spirits, YO DID YOU GUYS KNOW THERE’S A NEW VULFPECK ALBUM THOUGH? THIS SOUNDS KINDA JACKSON 5-y The Seshen, Right Here,...

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Weekly Mixtape 10/11/16

Weekly Mixtape 10/11/16

Listen Here Revive, Crying, Arena rock for lovers of “We Built This City”.   Oh Sarah!, French Horn Rebellion, indie electro funk??? it is a bop?? you will have this stuck in your head forever ???   Faithfully, Skylar Spence, a WAKE RADIO FAVORITE RETURNS. this new single came out last night under the radar. it’s FUNKY. it’s FRESH. it’s PURE JOY. Invincible, Big Wild, Abby has listened to this song 54...

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Weekly Mixtape 10/04/16

Weekly Mixtape 10/04/16

Listen Here Pixies, Classic Masher, Sounds violent but is really just a classic alt rock jam that both you and your dad can enjoy Elephant Stone, Cast the First Stone, this is funk alt-rock at its finest but also harder near the end. think a funky Portugal. The Man Boreal Sons, Another You, parallel universes are the subject matter of this catchy pysch-rock tune Norah Jones, Flipside, OLD NORAH JONES IS BACK AND IT IS DIVINE, jazzy piano...

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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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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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Wednesday Mixtape 4/13/2016

Wednesday Mixtape 4/13/2016

1. Com Truise, Silicon Tare, Remember the Tycho remixes? This is the artist that had the most popular track and his solo work is astounding, reminiscent electropop   2. Museyroom, Ballad, This band focuses on putting a funky altrock twist on a typical folk sound and the result is a truly engaging liste   3. Suuns, Translate, post-punk and dark electronic strike a beautiful balance   4. Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop, Every Songbird Says,...

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Wednesday Mixtape 4/6/2016

Wednesday Mixtape 4/6/2016

Listen Here:   1. RJD2, We Come Alive, I know what you’re thinking, but this is not related to star wars, this is what they call nu jazz   2. Gramatik, Anima Mundi, electronic hip-hop producer fresh off the festival circuit   3. Mikael Lind, Intentions and Variations, Mostly an ambient instrumental featuring pianos and violins, Mr. Lind shines with soft distortion techniques that invoke a sense of beauty in the anxiety around...

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Wednesday Mixtape 3/30/2016

Wednesday Mixtape 3/30/2016

Listen Here   1. Explosions in the Sky, Disintegration Anxiety,  instrumental alt rock that reminds you of simpler times   2. The Thermals, Hey You, an indie staple, this album is very dark, but impressively catchy   3. Bleached, Wednesday Night Melody, mix of old-school punk w/ sunny SoCal rock   4. Tacocat, I Hate the Weekend, Even if you disagree with a sentiment you can enjoy a song, and you have to like the band’s...

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