A Statement from WLUW

June 12, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

The WLUW executive staff unequivocally affirm that Black Lives Matter. We condemn the racist murders of Black people in our country by the hands of both police and those who believed that another’s Blackness gave them the license to police their behavior and take their life. This includes the murders […]

Are Viagra Boys the Next Post-Punk Torch Bearers?

January 21, 2021 wluwfmchicago 0

By K. Jackson Hamrick With a name like Viagra Boys and the album title Welfare Jazz, the music could either be heavy punk rock, or druggy jazz fusion. On their second full length LP, Viagra Boys make a case for why they should be everyone’s new favorite hardcore, post-punk band.  […]

Ian Sweet Shares Most Vulnerable Songs Yet Ahead of Third Album

January 15, 2021 wluwfmchicago 0

Reviewed by Genevieve Kyle On January 12th, Jilian Medford who operates under the artistic name Ian Sweet, dropped her new EP entitled Drink The Lake. These songs are a preview into the singer-songwriter’s forthcoming third album, ​Show Me How You Disappear. “Drink The Lake” and its accompanying tracks are a perfect […]

WLUW’s Top Albums of 2020

January 3, 2021 wluwfmchicago 0

Hooray! We made it through 2020! And what a year it was, with a pandemic and all the subsequent changes in the world. For us at WLUW, music helped the staff and listeners get through it all. New projects and albums from favorite and upcoming musicians were the highlight to […]

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 […]