On Friday, October 14, we had a very special guest in studio to talk about his recently released novel. Robert Rickman, SIU and WIDB alum, was here to promote his new book, Saluki Marooned and the full audio from that interview can be found at the link below.
Hello DJs and listeners! Wondering what all this crazy new business is on the Revolution? Check out your Alt-rock Music Director’s top new adds to rotation for this week 10/4/2011. This is the best of the best in new alternative!
1 BLITZEN TRAPPER American Goldwing Sub Pop
2 MISTER HEAVENLY Out Of Love Sub Pop
3 NEWVILLAGER NewVillager Iamsound
4 THE KOOKS Junk Of The Heart Astralwerks
5 ROBERTS AND LORD Eponymous Asthmatic Kitty
6 BLACK LIPS Arabia Mountain Vice
7 MY MORNING JACKET Circuital ATO
8 PROPHETS AND KINGS Prophets And Kings Self-Released
9 DEAD TREES What Wave Affairs Of The Heart
10 KICKDRUMS Meet Your Ghost Last Gang
11 GREAT BOOK OF JOHN Self-titled Communicating Vessels
12 BRAID Closer To Closed Polyvinyl
13 SHIMMERING STARS Violent Hearts Hardly Art
14 GARY CLARK JR. Bright Lights [EP] Warner Bros.
15 SAINTHOOD REPS Monoculture Tooth And Nail
16 LOTUS Lotus (2011) SCI Fidelity
17 BIG BLACK DELTA BBDLP1
18 STEPHEN MALKMUS AND THE JICKS Mirror Traffic Matador
19 BARR BROTHERS The Barr Brothers Secret City
20 THRICE Major/Minor Vagrant
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October 5th Undergraduate Info meet Lawson 141 @ 5:00pm
This is an exciting time at the station, and we have just taken another step forward in our progression as a station. You can now find pages for all of the shows found on the air here at WIDB. These will be outlets for your favorite personalities to share their opinions and post any relevant information about their show. If you don’t see anything on their page yet, encourage them to start posting!