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Welcome to WMSC Music Picks, a collaborative collection of WMSC’s music recommendations and reviews. In this installment, members of our station reflect on their favorite releases of the Spring while celebrating the start of Summer 2024! “Too Sweet” – Hozier Review by Mia Savidge This song was released around the end of March and ever […]

Station manager Jared Tauber (DJ DOCTOR DJ) sits down with Englewood, NJ artist Malachi Nassér after his show at HACPAC to talk about his new EP J.O.Y. Having just returned from touring the U.S. for the first time, Nassér completed his journey of J.O.Y. with an EP release homecoming show in Hackensack, NJ called “Celebration […]

Review by Gurleen Kaur –    Singer/songwriter Zayn Malik released his fourth studio album “Room Under the Stairs” on May 17, 2024. This release contains fifteen songs in total and was released under Mercury and Republic Records. The production was done by Malik, most commonly known simply as Zayn, alongside Dave Cobb. While this album […]

Review And Photograph by Lara Ziccardi With two sold-out shows in NYC, hardcore band Knocked Loose are currently on tour for their third album You Won’t Go Before You’re Supposed To. The new album debuted No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Hard Rock Albums chart.  Originally from Oldham County, Kentucky, Knocked Loose crashed into the Billboard […]

Review by Emily Rabeno –    If you know the songs “Cigarette Daydreams” (2013) and “Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked” (2008), then you might know the Kentucky made rock and alternative band Cage The Elephant. Cage The Elephant is made up of six members and has been releasing music since 2006. Their most recent […]

Review by Katherine Garcia –   Billie Eilish released her third studio album “HIT ME HARD AND SOFT” on the 17th of May and it has already hit #1 on the charts in 14 different countries.  The album is a bit shorter than her other two albums with only ten tracks but shows off her talent […]

Welcome to WMSC Music Picks, a collaborative collection of WMSC’s music recommendations and reviews. In this installment, members of our station celebrate pride month with favorite songs relating to, or created by those within the LGTBQ+ community!   “Coming Clean” – Green Day Review by Lee Ramrattan From (in my opinion) Green Day’s BEST album […]

Review by Amber Bintliff – Bring Me The Horizon finally released their long-awaited sixth studio album POST HUMAN: NeX GEn. Originally scheduled for release in September of last year before its eventual delay, the band announced that the album would be released with not even a 24-hour notice on May 23rd. It serves as the […]

Review And Photograph by Amber Bintliff 408 brought their Hot Mess Tour to Debonair Music Hall on May 8, 2024 with support from Telltale, Definitely Maybe, and New Jersey’s own Northvale. This high energy packed night served as both my 50th concert and first time doing concert photography! While this was my first time seeing […]

By Luke Cirianni   On Sunday April 28th, the Columbus Crew II took a trip down to MSU Soccer Park to take on the Red Bulls II.  The match was mostly controlled by Columbus, who walked away with a 2-0 victory on the road.  This was the first Red Bulls regulation loss of the 2024 […]

The Final Four of the 2024 men’s NCAA tournament is set. No. 1 seed Connecticut going against No. 4 seed Alabama, and No. 1 seed Purdue taking on No.11 seed North Carolina State. How did it happen? Uconn dominated against Illinois University with a score of 77-52. Uconn continues to show to the world why […]

Gonzaga University’s Men’s Basketball Team has emerged as a powerhouse in college basketball, consistently dominating the court with a combination of talent, strategy, and relentless determination. Gonzaga Men’s Basketball has the potential for greatness as the NCAA Tournament approaches, thanks to a successful past and an unwavering commitment to excellence. The Bulldogs have become a […]

The Houston Texans are looking right into the future with a core of rising stars they recently assembled from across the league. By Lorenzo Gonzalez This has been one of the most interesting offseasons in NFL history without a doubt, but if there’s one team that has completely flipped its future out of all 32, […]

2024, the year of the Dragon who is strong and independent, but also known to be a great leader while seeking support and reassurance. The sports world has seen a not just one but many “dragons” this past month. ESPN released the numbers for the 2024 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) March Madness tournament. Six […]

Join Shannon Daly for a conversation with Mary Garvey, Production and Programming Manager at Asbury Lanes. Hear about her story as a woman in the industry, Gary Marvey, dive into the production industry with her guide to a day in the life at the Asbury Collection, and learn about how you too can succeed in the […]

By: Justin Randell –  The Montclair State Red Hawks women’s basketball team hit the road for a game last night as they visited the Gothic Knights of New Jersey City University for a New Jersey Athletic Conference matchup on a cold and snowy Wednesday night.  It was a packed house at John J. Moore Athletics […]

By Earl Spence  The Red Hawks entered this game having an 11-6 record with their NJAC record being 6-4. They were on fire to start the game off having a 10-7 lead which turned up to 24-6 scoring run. It was a high scoring first half where the Redhawks had a 52-44 lead. The Redhawks […]

Montclair, NJ By Gurleen Kaur On Tuesday October 3, 2023 FC Copenhagen played against Bayern Munich at Parken Stadium in the 2023-2024 UEFA Champions League. FC Copenhagen started with a 4-3-3 and FC Bayern Munich started with 4-2-3-1. The FC Copenhagen team was wearing White and Blue Kits and FC Bayern wore Black and Purple […]

Montclair, NJ By: Luis Enrique In a Premier League showdown between the top two teams, Liverpool and Tottenham, an unprecedented error was made by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). This mistake was not only a first in Premier League history but also a significant event in professional soccer worldwide. Since the introduction of VAR, there […]

Montclair, NJ By: Justin Randell The Philadelphia Phillies quest to reach the top of the mountain got off to a great start, as they swept their Wild Card Series matchup against the Miami Marlins 2 games to 0.  The Phillies played exceptionally well and had a fun time doing so. A 7-1 victory in Game […]

Montclair, NJ Audrey Hitchens is a sophomore at Montclair State University, she is on the Swim & Dive team as a diver. As I spoke to her I came to understand that diving and athletics are an intrinsic part of her life. She has been diving for five years and has been diving for MSU […]

Review by Gurleen Kaur On Friday, September 29, 2023 Jorja Smith a UK singer-songwriter released her newest album Falling or Flying under the Record Label FAMM. Jorja worked alongside Music Producer DAMEDAME, a production duo that are also Jorja’s friends. I love when artists work with their childhood friends on something major in their musical career. […]

WMSC Goes Global for World College Radio Day October 6 WMSC is one of 32 college radio stations worldwide to contribute programming as part of the global initiative. Montclair State University’s WMSC-FM is joining the 13th annual World College Radio Day (WCRD) celebration on Friday, October 6. The station will host 35 hours of special [...]

Album Review by Ava DiStaso Final Girls is a North Jersey hardcore/death metal band formed in 2020 by bassist Sofia Albanese. After recently obtaining new members and gaining notoriety in the local band scene, they released their first album: Occult Classic. Occult Classic follows the release of the single “Population Control” in 2022, which they […]

Montclair, NJ Following a 0-0 draw vs Stockton on Wednesday, it was important that the Red Hawks returned to their scoring nature in this highly favorable matchup, with sophomore defender Julie Baker serving as the primary source for Montclair State’s excellence in the final third with her first hat-trick of the season. It only took 6 […]

By Nikko Ikonomidis Montclair, NJ In a memorable Homecoming Saturday Night football game that will be remembered for years to come, the Montclair State University Red Hawks delivered an electrifying performance to overcome the TCNJ Lions with a 42-7 statement victory.   From the opening kickoff, the Red Hawks (now 2-2 overall, 1-0 in the […]

By Tyler Restucci I never realized how many everyday people it takes to create a live show like the VMAS. Whenever I watched them on TV, I assumed the people in the pit or the pre-recorded videos were special somehow. Nevertheless, one night, my friend Joely asked me if I wanted to see a performance from […]

By Justin Randell The MSU Red Hawks men’s soccer team coming in with a 5-0-1 record in the early season, faced off against the 2-3 Alvernia University Golden Wolves at MSU Soccer Park on Wednesday September 20, 2023.    An amazing turnout was in attendance for what was a physical, tough, and hard fought battle […]

MONTCLAIR, NJ-  Published by: Zachary Papenberg With the Mets and Yankees essentially out of contention, both teams this weekend brought up some of their young talent to see precisely what they have in store for next season. The New York Mets brought back up their young third baseman Brett Baty and their long-awaited prospect Ronnie […]

MONTCLAIR, NJ-  By: Brandon “Mazz” Marrazzo Sunday, August 20th, Harrison New Jersey. The sea of fans start to fill the 25,000-capacity Red Bulls Arena. Tonight’s match-up puts the 11th-placed New York Red Bulls (6-8-9)  against the number 9th-ranked D.C. United (8-6-10) in an Eastern Conference clash that could play a leading factor in which one […]