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By Ryan Nussbaum MONTCLAIR, NJ After dropping Game one in Friday evening’s doubleheader, the 23rd ranked Red Hawks rode an early rally, as well as a strong performance from sophomore pitcher Matt Pontari to easily take Game 2 over Franklin & Marshall College. The scoring opened up in the bottom of the third inning, with Junior infielder [...]

New Jersey’s own The New You visited our station for an episode of WMSC Unplugged!   90.3 WMSC FM · WMSC Unplugged: The New You   Above photos by Frank Konze         

 

By Joely DeMonte Happy St. Patrick’s Day and a very happy birthday to Hozier who, at midnight, released his new EP, Eat Your Young. Best known for his 2013 debut single “Take Me To Church,” the Irish King has struck gold once again! Eat Your Young follows Hozier’s 2019 second album, Wasteland, Baby! He has […]

It’s 6:30pm in Newark, NJ, 3/16/23— The Devils hope to bring the luck of the Irish by wearing their green St.Patrick’s Day-inspired warmup jerseys. Coming off of the 4-1 loss on Tuesday, Ondrej Palat, the former Lightning Forward, is seen hyping up his young goalkeeper Akira Schmid in the tunnel ahead of their second straight [...]

By Chaz Campbell I’d like to consider myself a huge Gorillaz fan. I’ve seen them live twice (“Humanz” and “Now Now” Tours), own almost every album on vinyl, and have them in the top five of every Spotify Wrapped ever since I started using Spotify in 2019. I have t-shirts, and ringtones, and I briefly […]

By Emily McCormack  “Eulogy” is the first solo work that grandson has released since his 2020 debut album, Death of an Optimist. The Canadian-American singer has released a string of outstanding collaborations, including works alongside the likes of K.Flay, X Ambassadors, Two Feet and Steve Aoki. Best known for his 2017 single “Blood // Water” […]

By Adarlin Batista MONTCLAIR, NJ American League wants to hit a new record after 62 home runs in 2022. Aaron James Judge, an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees was voted the American League MVP, the new captain, after breaking Roger Maris' AL record of 61 homers, set in 1961. Last year, [...]

By Luke Adair “Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania” is Marvel’s newest project in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is the first film in Phase 5 of the MCU, and it is an impressive start to this new phase. Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly return as Ant-Man and The Wasp. The film also stars Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conqueror and features […]

New Jersey’s own Starberries performed some original songs for an episode of WMSC Unplugged! 🎶   90.3 WMSC FM · WMSC Unplugged: Starberries          

By AJ Chasan MONTCLAIR, NJ-   Red Hawk Country! You are going to the NJAC semifinal! In dominant fashion, Montclair State showed up in the most monumental of ways. After leading 36-30 at halftime, the Red Hawks had 20 more minutes to continue their season. Coming out of the locker room, Montclair State had 20 [...]
By Luke Cirianni MONTCLAIR, NJ - Former Leeds manager Jesse Marsch has been allegedly chosen to become the new manager of Premier League side Southampton.  Marsch was sacked after Leeds lost 1-0 to Nottingham Forest.  Leeds currently sits in 17th place in the Premier League, while Marsch’s new squad sits dead last in 20th.  A [...]

Montclair State University’s very own girlband performed some original songs and epic covers for an episode of WMSC Unplugged!   90.3 WMSC FM · WMSC Unplugged: girlband         Photos by Frank Konze     Photos from WMSC

Welcome back to another Music Picks, a collaborative collection of WMSC’s music recommendations and reviews. This installment’s theme is Valentine’s Day: Love & Hate. Read more to see our station’s favorite love songs and favorite hate songs!   “Lucky People” — Waterparks ❤️ Review by Deepak Sathish Meet the acoustic love song to end all […]

New Jersey band Swansun visited our station to perform some epic original songs for our live performance show, WMSC Unplugged! 🎶   90.3 WMSC FM · WMSC Unplugged: Swansun   

Lauren Bentivegna talks with New Jersey artist Eric Raven about his new album “The Shape of Pain” and his journey discovering a creating alternative music.   90.3 WMSC FM · Interview with Eric Raven  

 

A beloved member of our WMSC family, George Jamgochian, who hosted this show The Morning Buzz & his own sports show In Foul Territory, passed away on January 1.  He was 23.   Georgie as he was known to family and friends, joined WMSC FM just six days after starting his freshman year at Montclair […]

Review by Emily McCormack If you haven’t heard of Måneskin… where have you been?! Måneskin is a four piece Italian rock band who won Eurovision 2021 with their hit single “ZITTI E BUOINI.” I first heard pieces of the song on social media and finally listened to it on my own… while I must admit […]

Welcome back to another Music Picks, a collaborative collection of WMSC’s music recommendations and reviews. This installment’s theme is favorites of 2022! Read more to see our station’s favorite songs as we reflect the year!   “FUNERAL GREY” — Waterparks* Review by Deepak Sathish Following their 2021 album, Greatest Hits, an expansive record that covered […]

A conversation between music director Jared Tauber and music librarian & web director Emily “Emol” McCormack who were both at Webster Hall on December 17, 2022 for The Happy Fit’s Under the Shade of Green Tour: JARED: What did you like about the concert, Emol? EMOL: I’m good, thanks for asking. And you? JARED: Oh […]

Members of New Jersey band BUFFOUT joined us for an episode of WMSC Unplugged, performing their newest songs, alongside a fun covers! 🎶   BUFFOUT’s performance is the last for WMSC Unplugged for Fall 2022! Join us next semester for some more fun and exclusive live performances!

Review By Deepak Sathish What is love? That is the question that Long Beach-based band half•alive sets out to answer on their sophomore album, Conditions of a Punk. Across a sprawling selection of 18 tracks, the trio of lead singer Josh Taylor, bassist J. Tyler Johnson, and drummer Brett Kramer, this topic is explored. Described [...]

Montclair, NJ. December 5, 2022 — WMSC “The Voice of Montclair State” is a finalist in eight 2023 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Awards categories, including Best College Radio Station (more than 10,000), Best Campus News and Best Live Music Broadcast by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards.   These nominations come after awards and prestigious nominations the […]

New Jersey’s own THE HAPPY FITS joined us for an episode of WMSC Unplugged last week, performing some of their biggest hits and latest tunes! 🍍 You can tune into WMSC Summer Unplugged Thursdays 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM! 🎶      

New Jersey bands ØM-53, See Plus, 54 Ultra, The Neverends and Montclair State's own Jack Powers performed in Debonair Music Hall on Friday, June 10, 2022 - and our music librarian Emily McCormack was there to capture the event! Jack Powers See Plus 54 Ultra ØM-53 The Neverends You can watch Jack Power's WMSC Unplugged session [...]

Put your seatbelts on for this one. By Sal DiMaggio   90.3 WMSC FM · Montclair State Students React to Rising Gas Prices   Ever since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Americans have seen a dramatic increase in gas prices, especially in New Jersey. American gas companies have decided to stop business in Russia for […]

Violet Blend is an Italian alternative metal band from Florence, Italy. The band is made up by Giada Celeste Chelli (vocals and piano), Daniele Cristellon (guitar), Ferruccio Baroni (bass) and Michel Agostini (drums). In 2018 Violet Blend released the debut album ‘White Mask’, the city of Florence (IT) was invaded by thousands of masks with […]

This past Saturday we had WMSC’s own assistant programming director Ben Petruk perform for WMSC Unplugged, singing some of his original music! You can tune into WMSC Unplugged Saturdays 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM! 90.3 WMSC FM · WMSC Unplugged: Ben Petruk  

Montclair, NJ., March. 13, 2022 – Local professional wrestling organization Dropkick Depression will be hosting a family friendly professional wrestling event at the Columbian Club of Old Bridge at 61 Pine St, Old Bridge, NJ 08857 on April 30th, 2022. The doors will open at 6:30PM and the show will start at 7:00PM. This family […]