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Inside Mister Sister

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] WBRU’s Emily Wooldridge talks with Robert McAlston of Mister Sister, the “erotic boutique” on Wickenden Street on Providence. It turns out there’s more than meets the eye.    

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Cooking up a World Record

WBRU talks to Ben Perry, a student at The Met School in Providence, who just broke the Guinness World Record for longest time spent cooking.

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Rhode Island in 2114

The WBRU News Team steps into their time machine once again to give you a look at Rhode Island in the year 2114.

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview w/ Joe Principe

Meet Joe Principe. Bass guitarist, backing vocalist, and co-founder of punk rock band Rise Against.

Intrigued? So were we! So we got Principe on the phone w/ Steve Olsen to chat. Check out what he had to say on his new

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ANNOUNCING: Boston Calling Art Contest!

We're big fans of neighboring Boston Calling Music Festival, bringing you all you need to know, exclusive giveaways, and more!

We are proud to share with you all Blank Canvas, a contest giving artists the opportunity to imagine and create a 36x60" Boston-Calling-inspired mural. Five winning works will be displayed at the festival Se

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Throwback Thursday: This Week in History

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
1944: Jeff Beck was born, guitarist. Beck worked with Screaming Lord Sutch before replacing Eric Clapton in The Yardbirds. As a solo artist, he released the 1967 single 'Hi-Ho Silver Lining', before forming The Jeff Beck Group, which featured Rod Stewart on vocals and Ron Wood on bass. His 1975 album

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Providence in 1914

WBRU News dusts off the ol' time machine and gives you a look at what Providence was like one hundred years ago.

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Sleigh Bells at Fête

American noise pop duo from Brooklyn, New York, Sleigh Bells, visited us in Providence earlier this week for an awesome show at Fête!

Derek E. Miller rocked guitars with Alexis Krauss on vocals. The duo also travel with a

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Throwback Thursday: This Week in History

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY

1963: The Beatles, on the last night of their tour with Roy Orbison, performed at King George's Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire. It was during this tour that The Beatles' fans started throwing jelly babies at them while they were on stage, after an off-the-cuff remark on television that George Harrison enjoyed eating them.

1965: The Be

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NEW JACK WHITE!

Breaking Music News: Jack White has done it again. With a brand new album, new tour dates, and some great television appearances lined up, we could not be more exited by one of our latest favorite artists!

White's second solo album, Lazaretto is now available worldwide! Purchase your copy today via

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Throwback Thursday: This Week in History

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY

1942: Glenn Wallichs launched Capitol Records in the US. The label became home to such artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Glen Campbell, Steve Miller, Dr. Hook, Bob Seger

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Mastodon at the Worcester Palladium

I am long overdue on this post, but it has taken me 2 solid weeks to recover from the face-melting show Mastodon put on at the Worcester Palladium on May 16, 2014.

Upon arriving in Worcester, it was clear that a metal band was in town

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