WLUW’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

December 20, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

You can support local Chicago venues, music stores and other organizations this holiday season by purchasing presents (for yourself or others) featured on our 2020 gift guide! This list isn’t exhaustive, but here are a few businesses we wanted to highlight. Lincoln Hall & Schubas Tavern LH+Schubas has lots of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Black Lives Matter at Loyola and Songs of Protest – OurstreetsLUC

August 30, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

The end of August at Loyola University is usually an entirely predictable experience. Freshmen unpack their parents’ cars, move into the dorms and say their tear-filled goodbyes. Welcome Week begins in full force; first with the annual Commencement ceremony, then the student organization fair occupies Gentile Arena and eventually both […]

WLUW Recommends: Bandcamp Friday

August 7, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

By: Allison Lapinski At the start of quarantine, the music sharing site Bandcamp immediately responded with relief for musicians via Bandcamp Fridays. The first Friday of every month gives 100% of the revenue to the artist. This is imperative to artists without a stable income or health insurance in the […]

Spotlight DJ: What’s Better than Best?

June 19, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

This week’s Spotlight DJ comes from DJ Best, who shares a beautiful Juneteenth playlist and a bit about herself below: How has the virus impacted your show? COVID-19 has affected my show a lot considering I haven’t been doing it. The transition moving back to Michigan was pretty stressful and […]