21 November 2014

Dinner and A Suit Live At WNJR!

Dinner and A Suit will be joining us here at the WNJR studio for a live interview on Saturday, November 22nd at 1PM! Be sure to stop by the station, 002 Burnett, or tune in to hear them on your radio, the tune-in app, or go to www.wnjr.org>listen!
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The band will also be playing at the Altar Bar in Pittsburgh, as part of their tour. To find out showtimes and ticket prices visit their website and follow them on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Soundcloud!

18 November 2014

Kidd Wes, YoungWorld

 

"My name is Emelike, Malcolm X to the public", rapper Kidd Wes coolly spits as he lays 
  down another hot track. Kidd Wes, known to his mother as Emelike Nwosuocha, hails from West Detroit Michigan where he earned his title of a great emcee by demolishing plenty in rap battles. His album, New World, demonstrates his laid-back but intense rap flow as he successfully attempts to paint pictures with his music. 


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 "Pause", the second song on the his newest album Young World grasps the attention of the listener the moment his voice hits the track. With bars like
 "I'm about to do damage"
"I'm about to go ham"
"I think I need a sandwich"
"For all this bread and cheese"
Kidd Wes plays on words, making his music more enjoyable and "pitch"er-perfect. As you sit down and plug your headphones in, before you press play to listen, make sure you are ready to actually listen. The beats are hot, but the verses are hotter and you don't want to miss out on the flow he is dropping all the way through the album. This isn't one of those albums with one or two quality songs, its an album with versatility, conversation, and just dope music. Feel free to check it out on Itunes, I promise you won't be let down!

17 November 2014

Brooke Fraser on WNJR

                                                         Listen to Brooke Fraser on WNJR

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Brooke Gabrielle Fraser Ligertwood, better known as Brooke Fraser is a singer and song-writer from New Zealand, best known for her album Flags. Fraser started her career at the age of 17, when five different labels offered her deals. She finally chose Sony Music and recorded her first album What to Do with Daylight. The album was released in late 2003 and the sales number was very unexpected. Fraser sold 105 000 copies in New Zealand alone. Her album also topped the New Zealand Top 50 Albums of 2004.     

Following the release of What to Do with Daylight, Fraser toured Australia and New Zealand with American artist John Mayer and then toured New Zealand with veteran U.K. rock artist David Bowie.  Since then Fraser has won Australasian Performing Right Association Award for the most performed work in New Zealand twice in 2004 and 2011. Now Fraser is working on her new album Brutal Romantic which soon will go on air. 

12 November 2014

Dinner And A Suit!

On Saturday, November 22nd from 1 to 2 PM, WNJR will be doing a live interview with the band Dinner And A Suit! In September of this year, the band released their first single, "Can't Get Enough", which is on their newly released EP STAY. Though they are from New Jersey, they have recorded their most recent rock-indie releases in Nashville, Tennessee.
Image from: www.dinnerandasuit.com

Dinner And A Suit is a four member band, singer Jonathan Capeci, guitarist Joey Beretta, bassist Anthony Genca and drummer Drew Scheuer.

At WNJR, we are very excited for the opportunity to talk with the members live about their music and tour! So mark your calenders for November 22 at 1 pm to tune into WNJR 91.7 FM and listen to Dinner And A Suit!

To find out more about Dinner And A Suit, visit their website at www.dinnerandasuit.com or follow them on Twitter: @dinnerandasuit and Instagram: @dinnerandasuit. To listen to some great songs check them out on their YouTube Channel, or their Soundcloud page.

10 November 2014

Brook's Business Broadcast!


Every Tuesdays at 1pm, tune into WNJR 91.7 FM to hear Brook's Business Broadcast!
Brook talks about many business and entrepreneurial related topics such as the struggles and sacrifices people make to venture into their own businesses. 

She also reports current events happening in the business world both on a local and national level, keeps listeners informed about internships in the field in Southwestern Pennsylvania, and conducts interviews with entrepreneurs in the surrounding area.

So if you are a newly declared business major, thinking about starting your own business, or are a seasoned veteran of the field, be sure to tune into Brook's Business Broadcast every Tuesday at 1pm at WNJR 91.7FM in your car, on your phone, or online!