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12 Cuts has MOVED!

12 Cuts Above the Rest, the twelve most requested songs of the week, is now 5pm on Fridays!

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Album Review: Pura Vida Conspiracy – Gogol Bordello

The first time I heard Gogol Bordello I wasn’t ready for it.

It was about a year and a half ago; I was in the car with my older brother, his wife, and my 9 month-old niece. We were listening to The Mysterious Production of Eggs, all of us singing along and bobbing our heads, my niece smiling in her car seat

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Said the Whale to Release New Album!

Vancouver based band Said the Whale just announced their new album Hawaiii set to come out September 17th!

Here's the official press release:

SAID THE WHALE confirm their new studio album, hawaiii will be released on September 17, 2013 via Hidden Pony Records. Intentionally using a lower-case ‘h’ and ending in a t

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Category: Albums, Music
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Family of the Year Recap!

As well as our free WBRU Dunkin' Donuts Summer Concert Series show featuring the 1975 last Friday in Waterplace Park, we also had a Summer Solstice show in Burnside Park featuring Family of the Year, along with The Silks and Gentlemen Hall!
Here's a recap video of the great show!

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New MGMT album out in September!

New self-titled MGMT album set to release September 17th!

Here is the official press release from Columbia Records:

(Columbia Records; New York, NY; June 25, 2013) – MGMT are back with their self-titled third studio album - MGMT  - set to be released on September 17.  The successor to 2008’s Oracular Spectacular and 2010’s Congratul

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Mumford & Sons performs this week’s Cover of the Week
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Cover of the Week – “Tesselate”

Some people criticize Mumford & Sons for having all their songs sound similar.  But boy, do they know how to make a cover their own.  Alt-J's got a pretty unique sound on their debut album An Awesome Wave, but Mumford knows how to make "Tessellate" their own, and that's why it's this week's Cover of the Week.

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The Kooks perform this week's Cover of the Week.
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Cover of the Week- “Kids”

A lot of people were disappointed that MGMT didn't get around to playing their famous hit "Kids" when they came to Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel last Wednesday.  To make it up to you, here's an unplugged cover performed by The Kooks for this week's Cover of the Week:

The Kooks last played Lupo's themselves in March, 2012

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Phoenix's newest album dropped April 23
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Album Review: Bankrupt! by Phoenix

BANKRUPT! is a synthed-up, technicolor hurricane and a romping good time, but you won't catch yourself singing along.

Phoenix has hit that delicate milestone in the musical career: Bankrupt! is their first post-success, post-international fame album, and it's a place where many other bands have fumbled. MGMT swung for t

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Here We Just Dream on Home BRU’d

 

Rock Hunt semi-finalists Here We Just Dream came into the station on Wednesday to talk about their music, rock hunt success and possible music video concepts. The fun-loving band from Boston has been busy playing shows around Providence and Southern Massachusetts, wit

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The Bitchin’ Aardvarks on Home BRU’d

The trio of brothers with Rock Hunt’s undoubtedly most awesome name – The Bitchin’ Aardvarks – are the competition’s wild card winners, selected by the fans. Two out of three of the band members came to the station to talk about this win, the Rock Hunt experience and

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