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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitman Wire

The Best Tracks on “Lemonade”

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor April 28, 2016
Last weekend, Beyoncé released her sixth album “Lemonade” on HBO. Here are some of the tracks that stuck out.
Pay attention to effects of pop culture

Pay attention to effects of pop culture

Zan McPherson March 12, 2015

Illustration by Lya Hernandez. All have witnessed, experienced or at least heard of the "Frozen" craze that swept through American youth in 2013. Like many Disney movies, "Frozen" leapt into children's...

Animal Collective’s ‘Centipede Hz’ takes their sound in new direction

Clara Bartlett September 20, 2012
Animal Collective, a group known for their complex but bouncy tunes, are back with their newest album, "Centipede Hz." Clara Bartlett takes a look at the evolution their sound has undergone since their previous efforts.
Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

caitlinhardee May 9, 2012

Ensconced behind the soundboard in the cozy KWCW studio, it's easy for a college DJ to imagine that nobody is actually listening. Few Whitties own radio sets, and while friends and family might be...

‘Talk That Talk’ rarely ‘walks the walk’

Alex Hagen February 23, 2012
Rihanna, the pop world's most prolific star, has released an astonishing six full-length albums over the past seven years. Her most recent one, Talk That Talk, is an uneven but cohesive collection of songs that center on love and sex, two topics that have been present throughout her discography.
KWCW Show of the Week

KWCW Show of the Week

The Editors November 17, 2011
Dance meets pop and some dubstep on top. DJ Chap and esteemed guest hosts will lift you out of that midweek funk and shake your junk with the latest in those electro sounds you crave.

Conrad Murray’s conviction another distraction from Michael Jackson’s music

philipcheng November 17, 2011
On Nov. 7, Conrad Murray, who was Michael Jackson's doctor before Jackson's death, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter against Jackson. Coupled with the verdict was a recent documentary on Murray and his relationship with Jackson called “Michael Jackson and the Doctor: The Fatal Friendship." Though Murray was the subject of the documentary, what really drew people to watch it was to learn more about the King of Pop.
Illustration: Eddy Vazquez

Escape stress with Andy Grammer

Mallory Martin November 10, 2011
Pop artist Andy Grammer offers a sweet upbeat escapist album in the tradition of Jason Mraz and Mike Posner.
DJ White Shadow talks sacrifice, self-destruction, working with Lady Gaga

DJ White Shadow talks sacrifice, self-destruction, working with Lady Gaga

caitlinhardee September 15, 2011
The Pioneer talks with famed DJ and producer White Shadow at IDentity Festival on his new EP, sacrificing for greatness, and his work with Lady Gaga.

The New Pornographers to perform, supported by Dirty Mittens

Kate Robinette April 25, 2011

Whitman ups its indie cred as ASWC invites Vancouver-based indie rock band The New Pornographers to campus on Thursday, May 5. The New Pornographers, a talented conglomeration of Canadian musicians,...

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