WLUW Recommends: Bandcamp Friday

December 4, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

By: Lauren Neher In the age of sharing Spotify Wrapped screenshots on social media, the final Bandcamp Friday of 2020 arrives at the perfect time. You know the deal: today only, 100% of the revenue from purchases made on the site will go to the musicians. The platform also allows […]

WLUW Interviews Sen Morimoto

November 6, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

By: Allison Lapinski In case you missed it: Sen Morimoto has released his self-titled sophomore solo album. And by now, Chicago listeners have claimed the Kyoto-born, Massachusetts-raised, composer and multi-instrumentalist as their own. In July, many fans watched as he withdrew from the City of Chicago’s Millennium Park at Home […]

Embracing Your Anti-Muse

October 22, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

By Epiphany Johnican “Muse” is a term used to describe someone who inspires the work of another. In Greek mythology, the Muses were nine goddesses who presided over the arts, including music and literature. Each muse was connected to a different art form. For example, Polyhymnia was the muse of […]

What’s Up with Chastity Belt?

October 14, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

Reviewed by: Josie Stahler Photo via Kyle Johnson I discovered Chastity Belt in 2017 when their latest single, “Dull,” came up on shuffle. As soon as the song flooded my ears, I knew I stumbled upon something amazing. The Washington-based band evokes a moody-girl rock, with a twinge of sarcastic […]

The Much-Needed Mental Health Playlist

October 10, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

By: Epiphany Johnican Mental Health Awareness Day may be October 10th, but mental health should be taken care of in one’s everyday life. It’s not always easy to admit you’re not okay. New Roads Behavioral Health offers five warning signs of mental illness to watch for, especially when you have […]