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The Wrap-Up: This Week in Music + 12 Cuts

NEW WBRU FEATURE, The Wrap-Up brings you the 10 largest music news stories of the week as well as information about the best new album and music video releases.
1. Julian Casablancas open


Throwback Thursday: This Week in History


1931: The first long-playing record, a 33 1/3 rpm recording, was demonstrated at the Savoy Plaza Hotel in New York. The high price of record players ($95, $1140 in today's standards) doomed the technology, however, and it would not be revived for another 17 years.

1955: Little Richard enters


Broods at Fete: All You May Have Missed!


I walked into Fete for about 2 minutes only to find myself back outside, standing in the parking lot with the rest of the crowd. The fire alarm had gone off during Jetty’s set. The openers took it all in stride and returned to t

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Exposure 9/8

Guster - Simple Machine

Alt - J - Hunger of the Pine

Bleachers - Shadow

Alvvays - Interview, three song set, and giveaway -

Manchester Orchestra - Top Notch

Foster the People - Fire Escape

The Kooks - Bad Habit

The Crookes - When You're Fragile

Somekindawonderful - Honeymoon

Young Liars - Night Window

Mogwai - Remurdered

Pixies - Greens and Blues

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Hailing from Canada and making big waves in the indie scene, Alvavys is definitely a band to watch
Hailing from Canada and making big waves in the indie scene, Alvavys is definitely a band to watch

Exposure Featured Artist: Alvvays

Molly Rankin, front-woman of Alvvays, called into BRU to chat about her debut album, what it's like to be in a band with your childhood best friend, and her "weird mountain accent."

Listen to the interview HERE!! and listen to

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Exposure, 9/4

It's Lucky, back in Providence after a long time tramping on the other side of the world.  Some new music for me, as well as you:

  1. "Easy Money" - Johnny Marr
  2. "Funny" - Black Lips
  3. "Repeat Pleasure" - How to Dress Well
  4. "Love is a Madness" - No Sinner
  5. "Be Mine" - Meiko
  6. "Time to Dance" - The Jezabels
  7. "Fuckabout" - Drenge
  8. "Thirteen Sad Farewells" - Stu Larsen
  9. "Hopeless" - Clockwise
  10. "G#" - Kitten
  11. "Love Myself" - Mad Caddies
  12. "Swimming Pool Blues" - Miniature Tigers
  13. "Monsters Calling Home" - Run River North
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Exposure 9/3

The Knocks - Classic (featuring Powers)

Pixies - Ring the Bell

Phantogram - Howling at the Moon

Local H - Team

The New Pornographers - Bill Bruisers

Cloud Nothings - I'm Not Part of Me

Kongos - I'm Only Joking

Bleachers - Rollercoaster

Cazzette - Sleepless

Afghan Whigs - The Lottery

Kiven - In the Fire

The Vines - Metal Zone

Kaiser Chiefs - Coming Home

Bear Hands - Agora


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Home BRU’d Session: Kid Mountain

An old Home Bru'd favorite, Kid Mountain stopped by the studios for this week's exclusive Home BRU'd Session (and broke new ground by bringing a Glockenspiel into the building). Check out the exclusive set RIGHT HERE. The latest from WBRU Home Bru'd:

A quick

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Home BRU’d Session: Ravi Shavi

Brace yourself, cyber travelers, because we may have the craziest Home BRU'd Session yet for you this week! Meet Ravi Shavi, one of the craziest names in Providence rock. Don't believe me? See for yourself - we have four exclusive live tracks and an interview BELOW!

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This week is all about new sounds. I know every week is about new sounds, but these are even newer.
This week is all about new sounds. I know every week is about new sounds, but these are even newer.

Best of Exposure: August 18-21

Best of Exposure: August 18-21

Charlie XCX- Break the Rules

You may know her as the collaborator and writer of Icona Pop's "I Love It" and Iggy Azalea's "Fancy." You may even know her from her own song, "Boom Clap"... but now you get to know her as an alt artist

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