Songs of the Week – September 18, 2017

Mondays suck but these tunes don’t.

And a bonus track because we know you love SoundCloud.

xoxo,

the WCFM Board :-*

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~XMAS IN OCTOBER~

Christmas is coming early this year, courtesy of WCFM. You’re welcome.

Featured Show – Deadbeat Summer, Saturdays at 2 PM

Chris Jimenez ’20 & Ashwin Dasgupta ’20

Chris and Ashwin couldn’t get through one question without breaking into a bit. Asked about their show’s name, the two said they had originally called it The Library but ditched the idea after their WOOLF leader called it garbage. Radically during their first show, “I announced live on air, ‘Our new name is Deadbeat Summer,’” Ashwin started—and the banter began. 
“And just like that our email inbox exploded with fanmail. All The Library lifers are so upset right now, though” Chris added
“Yeah, I know dude. My ex-girlfriend got The Library tattooed on her arm”
“Yeah, that’s tough.”

Sarcastic riffs like these are typical of Deadbeat Summer, a half comedic talk show, half music show. Evidently, the show takes its name from a song by Neon Indian, a group frequently played by the duo. The title “doesn’t fully make sense as a phrase,” Chris says. But don’t attempt to find deeper meaning in the phrase, as there’s “no symbolism here, don’t read into it—we’re not Freudian boyz,” Chris says, the ironic “o-y-z” audible in his voice. 

Aside from a reliably mature mockery of nearly everything, the show also features an impressive and sometimes international mix of music. Tocque Certeiro by the Brazilian Metá Metá is a favorite as is the Japanese artist Mariah. Chris is awaiting King Krule’s new album, and Ashwin recommends Iglooghost and Chino Amobi, an artist from his home state of Virginia. 

Check out Deadbeat Summer every Saturday from 2 to 4 pm.

Songs of the Week – September 11, 2017

Fresh hand-picked songs to jam to for the first real week of school! 

xoxo,

the WCFM Board <3

 

The Official WCFM Summer 2017 Playlist

It’s true, summer’s almost over. But you know what lasts forever? A playlist! Enjoy this selection of this summer’s greatest hits, selected by the WCFM board.

Songs of the Week – April 25, 2017

Check out the latest and greatest music, handpicked by the WCFM board!