FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18th, 2019 Montclair, NJ – The National Association (NAB) has named Montclair State University’s campus radio station WMSC-90.3 FM as a finalist for a prestigious National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Award in the “Best College Radio Station of the Year” category. This marks the second ever nomination for WMSC, which […]
By Julianna Cianfano On July 17 I went to the first-ever Sad Summer Festival at the Stone Pony Stage in Asbury Park, NJ (historic, if I say so myself)! It was a full day festival with a full bill of 7 bands, 3 of which were headliners. The Sad Summer Festival is a touring festival […]
By Joshua Tirado Check out this awesome Movie Feature on Spiderman Far From Home!! Will Spiderman find out where he truly belongs? Will he choose the suit over a normal life? Check it out!!
By Morning Buzz Cohosts: Louis Biondolillo & Justin Vallejo Give this fun bit from our very own Morning Buzz a quick listen and always remember to tune into our Summer Buzz on Monday’s from 10am until noon! You won’t want to miss out!
By Louis Biondolillo New Jersey Senator Cory Booker made headlines following night one of the Democratic Debate. The presidential hopeful ranked number one when it came to the amount of time he spoke versus the other nine candidates. According to NPR, he spoke for a total of 10 minutes and 58 seconds out of the […]
Piero is a legendary singer-songwriter from Argentina, currently on tour in the US celebrating 50 years of the launch of this iconic song!
By Alyssa Nogol Check out this awesome movie feature on THE movie that everyone is talking about; Toy Story 4!
Manny Cabo, former “The Voice” and “La Voz” contestant sits down with the Morning Buzz to discuss his passions of singing, songwriting, photography, and more. Don’t miss the Summer Morning Buzz on Monday’s from 10-12 Noon!
This two-part thought-provoking piece on Julian Assange and Press Freedom in the United States will make you think long and hard! Give it a listen!
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 […]
Dani Romanow’s family has been in the United States for a very long time. Her aunt, one of nine children, shared her family’s story with Dani.
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.