People all over the country are standing up against the wealthiest 1%, the corporations, and the banks that control our political system and our jobs. To join the movement and take action in your city go to occupytogether.org. We are the 99% and our voices will be heard.
This is one of those perfect freakout moments when most don’t register the weirdness within the pop hit. Mariah hits this one note which must be something like a quadruple high C, and then she sings her own harmony with it. Pop perfection.
Name: Rachel Ishikawa Show: What I Found, Fridays 8PM Favorite Recent Song: St. Vincent “Cheerleader”
The song gets me every time. As Annie Clarke moans about adolescent woes, I melt. Sexy guitars paired with charming vocals; fulfills my pop dreams.
Name: Kalila (Kaylee) Holt Show: Nomad (Or What!), Fridays 7AM Favorite Recent Song: St. Vincent “Cruel”
This entire album is fantastic (I’ve been listening to it non-stop) and this is the first track off it I got obsessed with. I really like the dreaminess of it mixed with the guitars. St. Vincent is pretty much my idol.
Name: Michael Stenovec Show: Uncle Mike’s Party Van, Thursdays 4 AM Favorite Recent Song: The Middle East “The Darkest Side”
Although breathy harmonies and fast-strummed nimble fingerpicking are well-trod territories, The Middle East manages to sound fresh, desperate and beautiful. It’s catchy and morose, without wallowing in self-pity. Give it a shot.
Name: Aria Dean Show: Tales & Tunez, Wednesdays 7 AM Favorite Recent Song: Youth Lagoon “17″
This week as a fall chill swept through Oberlin, I broke out my sad, ambient pop playlist. This quickly led to me listening solely to Youth Lagoon. On this song in particular, Trevor Powers’ affected vocals get me every time.
Songs about the slow death of love should not be this catchy. This Yeasayer cut off of most recent album Odd Blood will have you humming all day. Beautiful and disturbing video starring Kristen Bell and something with lots of vestigial limbs.
Name: Asher Kaplan Show: Mothers of Motown, Sundays 4-6am Fav Recent Song: “A Cold Freezin’ Night,” The Books
An audio sample of a sibling rivalry is chopped up and sprinkled over a skittery beat on this track from The Books latest, The Way Out. Check out the music video too–nothing I’ve ever seen looks or sounds quite like it.
WOBC is excited to announce that we will be broadcasting the internationally syndicated program Democracy Now! every weekday from 5:00-6:00pm.
Democracy Now! is an independent news program hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez that airs on over 900 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the United States. WOBC is the only station in Lorain County to broadcast this award-winning program, and we are happy to join the network of community radio stations and public access television stations across the country that support independent journalism and progressive media.
Fresh off a big Fashion Week, New York DJ, performer and founder of one of NYC’s most forward-thinking and exciting parties, GHE20G0TH1K, Venus X will be DJing live and being interviewed at 1 am tommorrow night after She and GHE20G0TH1K partner $hayne open up for Gang Gang Dance.
Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact // This Thursday at the Sco!
top 30 is a weekly section of the WOBC blog where we highlight the top 30 most-played albums at the station that week. all of these albums are in the station, and most of them are on the new music shelf, so check them out!! they are good!!
Another semester of great programming begins at WOBC, wednesday 9/14 at 6pm!
dj simon jesse toop reading a goosebumps novel
Kicking off the semester is DJ Simon Toop’s HOSTAGE CRISIS, a shhhhtshow of weirdo-punk jams that starts off punk nite rite….
1. How would you describe yourself? i’m a junior creative writing major. likes and influences: napping, i just woke up. space. satan. bbq. sports. scott walker. taco bell. rush hour. kfc. wing night. the mall. jean-paul belmondo. the beach. 40s. and those big cans of arizona iced tea
2. How would you describe the show?
some songs by weirdos and jerks to stress you out. some songs to help you stay mellow in these mellow times. some classic tunes. one unforgettable hour.