Tonight’s show featured an explanation of how hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, works from a scientific perspective. We considered the rock-splitting processes involved in commercial fracking, with a particular emphasis on the the costs and benefits of this mode of energy production. … Read More
By: Kyle Gordon
Check out what Kyle Gordon thought of Day 1 at Coachella!
Foals at Coachella cancelled any fear of rock n roll being on its death bed. You could say Foals gave CPR to rock n roll because they revived a crowd of 30,000 with some heavy bass and guitar.… Read More
On a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Miami, when many people would find themselves either on the beach or frolicking among the rich and famous at a pool party, I spent roughly nine hours in a dark room, watching strangers play pretend.… Read More
The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is back at it again with Wanee Festival coming up in a just a few days! Anyone who’s been to the park knows it’s an absolutely magical place. It’s a place to sit back, listen to music, and live in the tall and sprawling Live Oak trees covering the park.… Read More
It’s time for Radiothon 2k16! Radiothon is WVUM’s annual fund drive. Donations are what keep our station on air playing the sick jams, sports broadcasts, and talk shows you love! We’ll be asking for donations and having Radiothon-centric programming all week, this Monday, April 11th to Sunday, April 17th.… Read More
Sunday @ 6pm
We all have heard about the impact of social media on building and sustaining social movements and creating social change. Taylor Scott, a PhD Student from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has recently done some digging into this relationship to better understand how and when social media tools can contribute to and leverage our work for creating change.… Read More
For a band whose catalog is as easily searchable in Google Maps as it is in Spotify, it comes as a surprise that last night Beirut made not just their debut in Miami, but in all of Florida. At least Transatlantic Festival, championing their motto “The Sound of the World Right Now,” was the perfect place for them to do it.… Read More
There’s hardly a better way to celebrate April Fool’s Day than getting foolishly funky with Lettuce.
The inaugural Fool’s Paradise, hosted at the St. Augustine Amphitheater by
NY-based funk outfit, Lettuce, was a great time. I arrived just before Lettuce’s 1st set of the weekend began and was surprised by how intimate the St.… Read More
To kick off last weekend, Of Montreal and opener Pillar Point (currently featured in WVUM’s regular rotation) met a heavy crowd at Fort Lauderdale’s Culture Room with a whimsical, psychedelic, and overall satisfying show.
The doors opened at 8 to welcome a number of concert goers I’ve never seen paralleled at this show–the place was packed.… Read More