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KWCW Open Mic brings DJs Together

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017

KWCW’s open mics allow members of the Whitman and Walla Walla communities to demonstrate their talents within an intimate space. On November 30, musicians, comedians and poets took their place in Kimball Theater for one such open mic. They relaxed as the first musician, Corey Cogley, took to the...

A Plush Platform to Share Music with Tiny Futon Concerts

A Plush Platform to Share Music with Tiny Futon Concerts

Emma Chung, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017

An underground music scene is brewing at Whitman College. Tiny Futon Concerts, a project started by Jake Barokas ’18, is an online platform for student bands and musicians to share their music. What started as a casual jam session between band mates and a joint desire to share their music became a...

Fall Composers Concert: A Showcase of Musical Talent

Fall Composers Concert: A Showcase of Musical Talent

Emma Chung, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Whitman's Fall Composers Concert featured music composed and performed by students.

Built to Spill comes to Main Street Studios

Built to Spill comes to Main Street Studios

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

November 17, 2016

On Saturday, November 12, Walla Walla's indie rock lovers stormed into Main Street Studios. They had come to see a three-and-a-half hour concert headlined by the 90's Idaho band Built to Spill, in their first major tour since the release of their 2015 album "Untethered Moon." In addition to Built...

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

Catherine Fisher, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Looking up at the KWCW banner on the mezzanine floor of Reid Campus Center, one might wonder how the DJs even reach this seemingly inaccessible station. In reality, it’s quite easy to reach the KWCW offices; one just has to enter the elevator and press “M.” A big emphasis for KWCW this year is...

Student bands energize live music scene

Emma Cooper

November 19, 2015

Walking into a party on a Friday night, something is different. Instead of hearing the bee-bops of Dj-ed dance music, the familiar voices and instruments of fellow students set a different vibe at the party. Whitman’s students bands bring a musical dimension to campus life. Each of the student bands adds an elem...

This is a Talking Heads Cover Band Exudes Talent, Funk

This is a Talking Heads Cover Band Exudes Talent, Funk

Emma Dahl

April 25, 2013

You might have heard of This is a Talking Heads Cover Band, a new student band taking campus by storm. This reporter can say with confidence that this group of student musicians is incredibly talented. Members include junior Max Reikosky on vocals, bass and some trumpet; junior Nat Stevens on vocals; sophomore Kyle Seasly on guitar; sophomore Josh Tacke on drums; sophomore Marga deJong on bass; and junior Riley Hernan...

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