Preview: Omar Apollo brings you his funky tunes

By Sandra Bazubwabo

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The 22-year-old self-taught musician, Omar Apollo, will be making stopping here in the DMV on Friday, the 13th of December. This show is likely to be magical. When Apollo released his first single ‘Ugotme’ on Spotify about 2 years ago, overnight, the song was at about 20,000-30,000 streams.

Preview: Mac Ayres - ready, set, cry

By Sandra Bazubwabo

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In the song “Waiting”, Mac Ayres said “Last year, everybody had their doubts. This year, every single show’s sold out”. This declaration of positivity is one of the many things that keeps me and many other listeners coming back for more from him.

Crumb at Black Cat Nov. 20 review

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Brian Aronow played saxophone, Lila Ramani played guitar and Jesse Brotter played bass at the Black Cat on Nov. 20. / Photo by Camryn DeLuca

Brooklyn-based Crumb performed a hypnotic set at the Black Cat in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 20.

I Just Wanna Pass Mahmood’s Vibe Check

By Madeline Redding
Subject to Change

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I got hit with a curveball in my Italian test last week, we had to fill in the lyrics to “Soldi” by Mahmood. We listened to the song 3 times in a row, and it’s quite the earworm. Since I couldn’t get this beautiful man out of my head, here are my initial reactions to Mahmood.

Tumblr ate up these albums in 2013, but I’m still obsessed

By Emily Williams
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A Thanksgiving Feast For Your Ears

Join Dominick of Electric Candle Radio and Dave of Dave's Record Collection for the annual celebration of Thanksgiving. It is freeform radio with all the trimmings. Music, comedy and spoken word about Thanksgiving, eating, drinking and being merry.

No need to get decked out or even mind your table manners. This is the Thanksgiving you're always wanted. Bad table manners, chewing with your mouth open, reaching across the table, belching, eating and drinking to excess...all the things of which Thanksgiving is made.

Dave and Dominick will be your hosts on this audio adventure Saturday November 23, 2019 from 3:00PM till 10:00PM.

In keeping with tradition, the broadcast will include Arlo's reading of Alice's Restaurant along with other Thanksgiving staples. We hope you'll join us for the broadcast. If you miss any of the broadcasts you may download it from the "Show Archive MP3" page.

So tune to 88.1FM or listen online beginning at 3:00 PM!

"Turn on, tune in, and let us groove."

Here are the essential links:

Click here to listen Live: WMUC 88.1 FM

The Playlist: Thanksgiving Feast 2019

Audio Archives:
Thanksgiving Feast 2019 Part 1 of 2

Thanksgiving Feast 2019 Part 2 of 2

Electric Candle Radio Show
"Beatnik & Hippie Music Ad Infinitum"
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Drop the Pop Sneak Preview: Interview with Kim Petras

By Eric Harkleroad and Sabrina Li

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Kim Petras, the German-born singer behind hyper-pop hits “Heart to Break” and “I Don’t Want It at All,” is coming to the DMV on Nov. 20. We sat down with her and talked pop music, dream collaborations and memorable tour moments. To hear our fun-filled interview with her in full, be sure to tune in to Drop the Pop tonight at 5:20 p.m.


By Alquan Brooks
We Cope to Music

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L.A. Salami, a Slow Evening, and a Campfire

Madeline Redding
Subject to Change

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I adore L.A. Salami. The 32-year-old English artist first won me over in his most recent single “We’ll Solve it After”, which prompted me into a long Salami binge. Here are my initial reactions to this artist.

Lunar Vacation Warms up the Indie Scene with Pool Rock

By Emily Williams
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