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By: Peter Zezas The cover of this album looks like someone took a picture of Charlie Sheen in his 30s and then overlaid it with a 90s filter. Track 2 is interesting to say the least. This album gives me a sort of solo rock artist feel. This is definitely road trip kind of music that you sing to whether its corny or not – you sing with all your friends while cruising down the highway in mid-July. This is...

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Monday, 14 November 2016

Written By: Amanda Vieira On November 4th, third party candidate Jill Stein visited Montclair State University to hold a Town Hall Meeting before the anticipated Presidential Election on November 8th. The meeting was scheduled to start at 6:30P.M but began 15 minutes later because participants arrived late. The event coordinators were giving out free t-shirts and pins given to the public with the words “Defend the Republic,Fight the Empire, Vote Jill Stein” and “People, Planet & Peace Over People, Vote...

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Monday, 07 November 2016

Week 9 is upon us in the NFL, as the New York Giants will come off their bye week to host the Philadelphia Eagles while the Jets will also have a divisional game – on the road in Miami. Week 9 will get underway Thursday night in Tampa Bay, as the Buccaneers look to knock off the first-place Atlanta Falcons. On Sunday Night Football, the Broncos will visit the Raiders in a huge AFC West showdown. Without further ado, here are...

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Wednesday, 02 November 2016

By: Heather Murphy Coast Modern has a sound that really bounces back to you, and is a really dynamic sounding group. Each song is a different experience, it’s very good if you need something to motivate you to get up and go somewhere. It has a real ‘feel good’ vibe, with a good pick me up melody. It sounds like it would be popular at parties, or even if you just wanted to listen alone. The has it’s own sound...

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Wednesday, 02 November 2016

By Austin Resnick New Jersey trio, The Moms release a new EP titled Snowbird. Consisting of six original songs lasting all of 12 minutes, this EP ends before it feels like it even started, but it works. Each song consists of a blend of modern rock and punk, that is in your face and unapologetic about it. Opening track “Road Soda” is about a minute and a half long, but sets up the band’s sound and identity perfecting. “Seen Enough”...

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Wednesday, 02 November 2016

Every year 90.3 WMSC tries to one up their previous CRD programming. This year we will be broadcasting for 30 continuous hours that will include specialty shows the best music, talk, and interviews we have to offer. During this day, we also want to give back and we will also be hosting a toy drive for third graders (toy retail value $10-$15). If interested in donating, please drop them off at Schmitt Hall – Room 389. WMSC staff will be bringing...

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Monday, 31 October 2016

90.3 FM WMSC is having a party for College Radio Day on Friday, November 4th! To celebrate we’re having 8 full bands and 7 acoustic acts come in to do live, in-studio performances. While this event isn’t open for the public to watch, there are many ways you can listen to these incredible bands: WMSC website, the iHeart Radio app , or if you’re in the Montclair area on 90.3 FM. These bands/acts are local and shred in the best...

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Thursday, 27 October 2016

Written By: Trevor Cardone Primitive Lips, a local North Jersey post-punk band, have released one EP, and are recording new material for the coming months. I was able to meet up with the band during one of their practice sessions to talk about the beginning of the band, touring, and the future of the band. The band is made up of three friends: Shane Furst on bass and vocals, Cosmo Marri on drums, and Matt Morgantini on guitar. How did...

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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Written By: Jess Mocci From the moment I first laid eyes on the set of Aida I knew it was going to be a fantastic show. Here’s a little background on the plot: Aida was set back in ancient Egypt in the capital city of Memphis. An Ethiopian princess, Aida, is held prisoner where she lies about her identity. Now she is a slave of Amneris, the Egyptian King’s daughter. An Egyptian General, Radames, is secretly in love with Aida...

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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

The most improbable World Series in decades is upon us, as the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians are on the cusp of snapping historic title droughts. Of course, only one team will end up as the champions of baseball, with game 1 set for Tuesday night in Cleveland. Ahead of this game, our Sports Director Sean McChesney joined Assistant Director Sam Flesher and Assistant Web and Social Media Director Sean Martin to offer their full Fall Classic predictions. For up...

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Monday, 24 October 2016

Written By: Julia Siegel New York Comic Con is known for its big TV panels, but this year, War for the Planet of the Apes took over as one of the hottest tickets to have. 20th Century Fox had a big, two-day event for its latest blockbuster, which is set to be released next July. A couple hundred lucky fans and members of the press scored tickets to the panel and exclusive footage screening on Thursday, October 6. The panel...

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Monday, 24 October 2016

Written By: Melissa Donofrio “Dream IT! Screw IT” highlights Dipp Disney’s failed 30 year career as a Disney Imagineer. Dipp Disney is Walt Disney’s lovable, drunk, and goofy cousin. He created over 7,000 attraction ideas that never made it past the concept stage. The book highlights about 20 attraction ideas, such as “Hindenburg Sky Resort”, “Moonshine Mountain” and “Get Off My Lawn”. The book is comprised of concept art, parody concept art, and an explanation of how the rides would work...

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Sunday, 23 October 2016