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 […]
by Mike Stringham On Saturday, January 19th I saw Mineral at Elsewhere in Brooklyn. This show was another PopGun Presents show at their lovely new-ish venue Elsewhere. It was a rainy and snowy night and I was supposed to work until 5pm. That was fine, because Mineral was slated to go on at 8:45pm. Well, […]
By Sarah Gregor On December 4th, I saw Kodaline at Irving Plaza. The New York City venue was some place I have never been to, but have heard a lot about because it usually features some more alternative, smaller known bands (which appeals to me). It almost reminded me of The Paramount Place in Huntington, […]
By Mike Stringham On Friday, November 30thI saw Snail Mail at White Eagle Hall. This was my second time seeing the band in the last few months, seeing them open for Alvvays at Warsaw in late September. It was 30 degrees out that night and I couldn’t find parking for a half hour, until I […]
By Mike Stringham On Friday, November 23rdI went to see Death From Above (1979) at Elsewhere in Brooklyn. This was another wonderful PopGun Presents show (they put on an overwhelming amount of cool shows) that I had the pleasure of attending. Ironically enough, I saw DFA in 2014 on Black Friday as well, but that […]