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Dirty Heads at Lupo’s

Dirty Heads gave an awesome performance last week at Lupo's! The audience came alive with the music and everyone had a great time. Miss out? No worries! Check out some highlights below!

Photos courtesy of WBRU Intern Megan Cook

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Night Terrors of 1927 at WBRU!

On 3/28/14, Night Terrors of 1927 stopped by WBRU before their show with The Colourist later that night. Formed by Jarrod Gorbel (The Honorary Title) and Blake Sennett (Rilo Kiley, The Elected) in 201

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Switchfoot at Fête!

Switchfoot, along with their opening act The Royal Concept, played their hearts out last Friday night at Fête in Providence. The show was incredible and touched the lives of everyone in the ballroom. Jon was especially energetic, moving through the crowds, jumping on top of the banisters, taking media intern Lauren's camera and snapping some pics, and simply gracing us with his beautiful voice

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Exposure: Monday March 31

Rhye - Open

Darkside - Paper Trails

Lykke Li - Love Me Like I'm Not Made of Stone

TUnE-yArDs - Water Fountain

Sylvan Esso - Coffee

King Krule - Easy Easy

Sun Kil Moon - I Watched the Film the Song Remains the Same

Hamilton Leithauser - Alexandra

Blood Orange - You're Not Good Enough

Cloud Nothings - I'm Not Part of Me

The Black Angels - Diamond Eyes

The Orwells - Who Needs You

Homelessness in Rhode Island: 2014 (Part II)

In Part II, WBRU News looks at the politics of homelessness and how our political structures affect efforts to get help to those who need it most.

Life on Mars?

WBRU's Ben Becker talks to NASA scientist Lynn Rothschild about the origins of life on Earth and whether it could have come from Mars.


Fitz and the Tantrums Announce Summer Tour

Remember our good friends Fitz and the Tantrums from their epic visit to WBRU and Providence this fall? Well if you, like us, are having Spring-onset Fitz withdrawal, fear not! The gang is gearing up to headline a summer tour! Although they unfortunately won't be making it back to Providence, you can catch Fitz, Noelle, and the rest of the crew at some of our favorite summer festivals (see below for full tour dates).

If we won't be seeing you on the festival bandwagon this summer, don't miss Fitz and the Tantrums on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," on April 9

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Black Keys Album Release: May 13!

The Black Keys released the first single off their new album, Turn Blue (set to release May 13th), today. Check out the song, "Fever," below or at


Like what you hear? Download "

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Exposure: Wednesday 3/19

Bastille - Flaws (cut extremely short due to an unfortunate cd skip)

Foster the People - Fire Escape

Lorde - The Love Club

Matt Nathanson - Mission Bells

The 1975 - Chocolate

Kaiser Chiefs - Coming Home

Chvrches - Recover

Deer Tick - The Dream's in the Ditch

Arcade Fire - Reflektor

Walk the Moon - Shiver Shiver

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Mark Foster of Foster the People Interview

Steve Olsen of the Afternoon BRU exclusively interviewed Mark Foster, of Foster the People, for WBRU.

To find out more on the meaning behind the new album Supermodel's cover art, on what it feels like to come out with 2nd album when their debut was such a success, and on Mark's appreciation for the working class and the music from Oliver (the musical!), tune in with Steve at 6pm or listen to the full length interview below!


And be sure to catch Foster the People's new album Supermodel -- released today!!

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