Article by Jenny Thompson

Ah yes, the wonderfully weird and absolutely eccentric movement that is the underground bass music culture! I had the incredible pleasure of attending Miami’s own Fractal Beach–a relatively new festival held at Virginia Key Beach Park. This year, the art-friendly music festival celebrated all that bass music culture has to offer, from late night DJ sets alongside a giant inflatable octopus on the beach to yoga sessions led by professionals in a tent that simultaneously broadcasted the Super Bowl on Sunday.Read More

In Rotation: Hollie Cook- Vessel of Love

One of the most difficult genres for many listeners to really get into is reggae. While it has some classic albums (e.g. Bob Marley’s Natty Dread and Peter Tosh’s Legalize It come to mind) it’s mostly a singles genre.… Read More

Every week, our music staff led by music directors Peter Melero and Jordan Abrams, choose new music to add WVUM’s extensive library. Check back every week for new adds!

In Rotation: Meat Beat Manifesto- Impossible Star

IDM ( intelligent dance music) has always gotten a bad rep for being the most pretentious and least humorous of all electronic music subgenres.… Read More

America’s new favorite boyband brought their “Love Your Parents” tour to Revolution Live in Ft. Lauderdale this past Thursday. Hours before doors even opened, the area was packed with rabid, mostly teenage fans. Some even came equipped with a full orange bodysuit and blue body paint, donning the signature look of the “boyband”, and the line stretched around the parking lot several times over.… Read More

While in the past the Oscars has been subject to criticism due to the more than disappointing exclusion of women and people of color across the board, this year proved different. With the nominations today, it was announced that Jordan Peele and Greta Gerwig, both of whom were snubbed by the Golden Globes, were nominated for best director for Get Out and Lady Bird respectively.Read More


Going in with very minimal knowledge of the life and career of Tonya Harding, I honestly had no idea what to expect walking into this film. I walked away feeling enlightened, empowered, emotional, and entertained.

The film creates one of the thinnest lines between drama and comedy that I think I have ever seen and spends the entire runtime teetering from one side to the other.Read More

2017 was a whirlwind in every different way, but fortunately, it blessed us with some incredible music. As the year comes to a close, our staff is looking back at some of our favorite tracks of the year. Check out the playlist below of songs ranging Igooghost’s out of this world single “White Gum” to SZA’s stripped back “Supermodel” and “20 Something.” Happy New Year from WVUM, keep it locked!Read More