Give these two parts of this knowledgeable interview with Matt Skoufalos of NJ Pen about booze, bars, and breweries a listen!
Meredith Walters Director of Programs and Exhibitions at Brooklyn Public Library called into WMSC to discuss their new program, Open-Air University, which will offer a variety of classes for the public outside in Prospect Park. Give it a listen for an interesting, factual, and well-rounded story.
By Jeffrey Alexander Lopez American Football is perhaps one of the most prolific and genre-defining emo bands of all time. With the release of their classic 1999 self titled album, the band left a rippling effect on the scene of emo music. Frontman Mike Kinsella, had already established himself as an emo prophet prior to […]
Written by Louis Biondolillo BURLINGTON NEW JERSEY- A New Jersey student could soon be the face of Google for a day. Jeremy Henskens, 14, entered the nationwide Google for Doodle contest along with over 220,000 other students. At a surprise school assembly, Henskens found out that his design is among the final 50 doodles […]
Written by Hiral Patel Two New Jersey Students Become Co-Champions at the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee National Harbor, Md– Among eight contestants, two New Jersey students out spelled the dictionary and were announced co-champions of the 92ndScripps National Spelling Bee. Students Shruthika Padhy of Cherry Hill and Christopher Serrao of Whitehouse Station, survived 20 rounds […]
By Donald Moran Aly & A.J. appeared at The Wellmont Theater, promoting their latest album “Sanctuary” on May 14th, to ¾ full house of mostly college-aged women, excited to see the former Disney teen stars live. The opening act “The Armors” was an energetic, 90’s/ Early 2K- style band, offering a menu of Wheezer/ Dave […]
By Laila Abuelhawa Friday, May 10 at Warsaw was a sold-out show. The weather was warm and on this night, the rain stayed away in our favor. Headlining was The Drums, an indie pop band from Brooklyn! The show started at 9, opening with Tanukichan, an indie band from California. I had arrived just in […]
By Lia Berisha John Vanderslice opened the show for Pedro the Lion at Union Transfer on Tuesday, May 7th. Thanks to WMSC’s ticket giveaway I got to experience his performance. I learned a lot about the opener during the show as he had a Q&A in between songs. He is a producer who has collaborated […]
By Donald Wagenblast When The Devil Wears Prada announced that they would be embarking on a tour to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of their breakthrough album With Roots Above and Branches Below,I was so disappointed to learn that the tour had no New Jersey. However, the band’s connection to New Jersey was too strong to […]
By 90.3 WMSC Radio Celebrating 11 years of Alumni Takeover! Alumni Takeover is an event where alumni literally take over the studio for a week! WMSC Alumni Takeover will kickoff at 9AM on Monday May 13th and go to 6PM on May 17th. The schedule is as follows: Monday, May 13th, 2019 9am-12pm: Dennis Kearney […]
By Ivory Sligh The start of my Marianas Trench concert journey began during my afternoon lunch break on May 3rd when I mistakenly went to the box office to pick up my winning tickets thanks to WMSC 90.3. Being a complete concert novice, I was unaware that you are supposed to pick up tickets at […]
By Lia Berisha Thanks to WCSM’s 90.3 Twitter page I won tickets to see Girlpool, Hatchie, and Teenage Halloween on Saturday, April 28th at Asbury Lanes. The atmosphere at the lanes was very laid back and relaxed with people either bowling or getting their beer n’ tater tot fix. It was like the old Asbury […]
By Jackson Yeake Action Bronson performed at the Wellmont theater on Wednesday April 24th. He was accompanied by Meyhem Lauren, an artist which I had never heard of before. I have only ever been to the Wellmont on one other occasion when I was 10 and vaguely remember it. That being said I was very […]
By Mike Stringham I got the chance to see Deafheaven and Baroness at Starland Ballroom on Friday, April 5th. This was my 10thtime (woo!) seeing Deafheaven live within the last 5 years and first time seeing Baroness, even though I’ve been listening to them since the beginning of this decade. I went to the show […]
By Sam Carliner On Thursday, April 25 I saw Girlpool at The Bowery Ballroom. This was my first time seeing Girlpool and my first show at The Bowery Ballroom. The venue was really nice with a lot of space to move around, but still intimate enough that the artists felt very close. The show had […]
90.3 WMSC-FM, “THE VOICE OF MONTCLAIR STATE” CELEBRATES 52nd ANNIVERSARY WITH 52-HOUR LIVE MARATHON MONTCLAIR, NJ (April 12th, 2019) — In celebration of its 52nd anniversary, 90.3 WMSC- FM “The Voice of Montclair State,” will be broadcasting 52 hours of live event programming beginning at 12pm noon on Monday, April 15th and ending at 4pm […]
MONTCLAIR, NJ. (APRIL 11, 2019) – WMSC will join over 140 radio stations this Saturday in the 4th Annual Vinylthon to celebrate the unique format of vinyl by going vinyl-only for 24 hours. On April 13th 2019, WMSC will be broadcasting music exclusively from vinyl starting from Saturday midnight to Sunday midnight. The event organized […]
In collaboration with Freedom for Immigrants, the Immigrants Rights Clinic at NYU School of Law and the Migrant Justice Initiative at Yale University, WMSC brings you the story of a Chinese immigrant who as a US Lawful Permanent Resident spent 7 months in an ICE Detention Center on Bergen County. The show features interviews and […]
Morning Buzz senior producer Frankie Perez is a third generation Cuban-American. His grandparents traveled to the US from Cuba in 1969 with five children. Frankie’s mother was born in the United States. and grew up in a Cuban dominated area in West New York, New Jersey.
Program Director, Amanda Siess, is a second generation immigrant. Her mother and father immigrated to the United States from Poland escaping communism. Here is her family’s immigration story.
WMSC FM’s General Manager hails all the way from Buenos Aires, Argentina. A first generation Immigrant, Poland was the recipient of the Diversity Visa Lottery also known as the green card lottery. The DV Lottery is a United States government lottery program for receiving a United States Permanent Resident Card established in the Immigration Act […]
By Isabella Ciervo On Wednesday, March 20th, I had the honor to witness Lucy Dacus perform at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City. The venue itself flooded me with awe as I pushed through the concert hall doors. Purple and blue light soaked the audience as one of the wonderful openers, Fenne Lily, greeted us […]
By Shannon Donaghy Brooklyn’s Market Hotel is a small unique venue right off the Myrtle Ave subway station, so close in fact, that you can see the trains running by through the windows behind the stage. The venue was nothing short of impressive, especially because it didn’t seem like it would be much more than […]
By Sam Flowers On Friday, February 22nd, Julia Holter performed a concert at Warsaw. A Popgun show presented Julia Holter. The venue really went well with the aesthetic. Julia Holter’s genre of music is Art pop baroque pop ambient, which had gone perfectly with the venue. She had a violinist to open her show […]
By: Louis Biondolillo Attorney General William P. Barr wrote to high ranking members of Congress on Sunday, a summary regarding the conclusion of the 22 month long Robert Mueller Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 election. The letter, tells Barr’s summary on the Mueller Report, which began as an investigation into possible Russian interference […]
By: Matt McGuire SAN FRANCISCO- At the Game Developers Conference (GDC), Google officially announced an alternative for gamers worldwide that could forever change the industry. The tech-giant announced their plans for ‘Google Stadia’, a home console that promises to remove the limiting hardware of current generation consoles and instead offer a “streaming approach”. The premise […]
By: Matt McGuire Two of the world’s largest companies in entertainment, Disney and 21st Century Fox, officially announced their merger on Wednesday, March 20th. The $71.3 billion deal was announced last year, and the companies left no time wasted in making their blend official. The behemoth Disney, who already has control of the historic studios […]
By Samuel Carliner On Friday, February 22 I saw Julia Holter at Warsaw. This was a PopGun presents show. Warsaw was one of the most intimate venues I’ve been to which was a great setting for the type of music Julia Holter makes. The opener was Jessica Moss who set the tone by playing the […]
By Brian Lange The band that is Never Going Back to New Jersey played their first show of 2019 at Sayreville’s Starland Ballroom on February 22nd. Less Than Jake are certainly not newcomers to the venue, having performed there countless times in their 27-year history, and are not a tired appearance either. Opening the show […]