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Throwback Thursday: This Week in History


1964: The Temptations record their hit song, 'My Girl,' which goes on to be their first US number one.

1965: Towards the end of a long European tour, Roger Daltry punches Keith Moon and is temporarily kicked out of The Who. (Moon was probably seeing st

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Album Review: This Is All Yours

As you may know, the English indie rock band alt-J released their second album, This Is All Yours, to the US this Tuesday, September 23nd. The interesting thing is that, a few days before their official album release, the band had the whole album streaming on Spotify.


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Home BRU’d Session: The Sugar Honey Iced Tea

Making their first ever Home BRU'd appearance, The Sugar Honey Iced Tea stopped by WBRU to promote their upcoming show with Zox on October 11that Lupo's.

The group came in to jam and chat and promote their first show at Lupo's

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Gettin’ ‘Wiggly’ Wit It

WBRU News Interviews Simon Pryce of The Wiggles (he's the red one). Simon lets you know what it's like to tour the world with The Wiggles, fills you in on how he got started with the famed kid's group, and offers many many other insights that'll make you want to wiggle!

The Wiggles are performing at the Vets Memorial Auditorium in Providence on September 25th

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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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