Stagnant Pools are one of those bands I found through another band that I found through another band on Facebook. This was a few years ago, at the height of my My Bloody Valentine phase, and not long after my brother and I started our two-piece band, The Gentlemen Broncos. So of course I was excited by two people playing something like shoegaze. The song “Consistency” really struck a cord with me. The swirling distortion was everything I loved about shoegaze, and proof that two people could make that sound. Plus the opening line (“This i the last place that I want to be…”) is dramatic in all the right ways. My brother and I never actually wrote any shoegaze, but this song is still super groovy. What a tune from some fellow dudes trying to make it.
WOBC is working with the Backspace, a youth program at the Bridge (Oberlin’s Community Technology Center), to bring a group of middle school students into the station every saturday from 2-3 pm. The students choose the music, come up with DJ names, and talk on the air. Check out the second show here! Featuring: DJ Savage Nemo, DJ Happy Badger, DJ Double Bubble, DJ Minecraft, DJ Spongebob, and DJ Sincere
Email email@example.com with questions, suggestions, or if you want to get involved.
WOBC OUTREACH IS STARTING UP A BUDDY PROGRAM WITH OBERLIN HIGH-SCHOOLERS ! !
Local teens will be paired with WOBC DJs in the genre of their choice and will have the opportunity to experience the *chills* and *thrills* of having a radio show. Buddies will be taught how to use station equipment, learn each ! and every ! aspect that factors into a weekly radio show, be encouraged to explore deep into the WOBC vaults, and will interact with real LIVE station members, getting the chance to encounter new music and share their own gems.
INTERESTED??? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up to be a host DJ or buddy
The Indiana Jones movie with Sean Connery in it because it’s also about looking for treasure that you’ll only find if you have a pure heart. Also sometimes I feel like a kooky old knight.
Here’s some of the best stuff so far:
Electric Cars-The Heurs
All Confused-Cult Babies
I Keep My Wallet in My Back Left Pocket-Andrew Jefferies
Shop Drop-King Champion Sounds
Don’t Hold My Hand-Back Pages
Superstardome-The Artificial Flower Company
Cassie (Come Home) The Royal Wees
Constantly In Love-Younghusband
Pin Me Up-Mavis Gary
Sad Songs-Girl Brains
Green Fire-King Virus and the Bubbling Foggy Eye
Robinhood Loves Shooting Arrows for Nothing-Bison
The Joneses-Zapoppin’(w/ Julian Gaskell and Dave Hart)
Police Academy VII-Ermine Coats
your favorite WOBC show (when and which dj)
Truly a hard question because we’re shreddin’ this semester. Earwax is always excellent (DJ MJ, Tuesdays 4-5 pm). Junky Bea’s got great taste and is super fun ‘cause you never know when she’s gonna be popping in for a set. 12-Inch Single (Steve Friday’s 6-8) is the perfect soundtrack to get you jazzed for the weekend. But I’m honestly most excited about Live From Studio B because it’s as good as anything any “professional media outlet” puts out and also I love Oberlin bands and TV.
favorite band right now
Probably Game Theory. They’re not new or anything but they’ve got a big catalog of weirdo pop songs, kind of a midway point between 80s pop and the work of the late Lou Reed. Recommended for weirdos.
who in the world do you wish would listen to your show (dead or alive)?
Somebody that can pay me to do this. Ryan Schreiber? Carles? The eBay dude?
Here are some c o o l new albums and EPs that have found a home on our new POP! shelf recently. Our workgroup meets every Tuesday and Thursday 7-8pm EST. We usually have a lot of fun. We always share secrets
Arcade Fire – Reflektor
do we really have to embed yet another arcade fire video on this page?