By: Mario Papa The spirit of the legendary progressive rock band Rush lived on recently as the Rush Tribute Band Mystic Rhythms performed on November 24 at (Le) Poisson Rouge in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, New York City. The band, composed of Paul Armento, Adam Pliss, and Steve Longo performed the popular 1981 album Moving […]
Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma is a rare form of brain tumors. It affects mostly kids ages 5 through 9. MSU alum Waddah Azzawi and his wife Noor are in the fight of their life, to save their 5 year old Aya. Aya is a 22 month survivor of a 99% deathly type of brain […]
WMSC’s The Morning Buzz hosts, Christian Curatola and Jacquie Moore, interview the director of Montclair State University’s production of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night Mark Hardy. Christian and Jacquie ask Hardy about the production, his interpretation of the play, and more.
The Morning Buzz, Thursday Edition, interviews the masterminds behind Broadway Arts Lab, a non-profit musical theater program for kids in our North Jersey area. They joined us to talk about their latest production, coming to the Wayne YMCA Rosen theater, The Sound of Music. Opening night is tonight at 7pm with 4 more performances running […]
Coco, the latest film out of Pixar, Starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, and more. This is a story about aspiring musician Miguel who confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to work out the mystery. Star of the film, Benjamin Bratt sat down to talk […]
The latest edition to the DC Cinematic Universe, starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Mamoa, Ezra Miller, and Ray Fisher. Ray Fisher, Cyborg, sat down to talk about his experience on the film and originating the character of Cyborg for the first time in live action. Justice League is Rated PG-13
Stars of the Film, Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell sat down to talk about coming back together for a sequel, the additions of Mel Gibson and John Lithgow, and more. Daddy’s Home 2 is Rated PG-13.
MTB: Do you have a bunch of solo stuff that you are working on? Jake: Well, yes and no. I have ideas kinda floating around but I did work on an EP, an electronic music EP, with Misha, the other guitar player in Periphery. We wrote a really sick EP we’re kinda mixing it […]
The Montclair State Women’s Basketball team has provided WMSC Sports with some of their most memorable moments over the past few seasons. The five time defending champions of the New Jersey Athletic Conference, the Red Hawks have been a model of consistency at the Division III level – led by Head Coach Karin Harvey. Before […]
On November 10th, Montclair State Men’s Basketball Coach Marlon Sears joined Sean Martin and Tyler Monahan on Upon Further Review to discuss his team’s upcoming 2017 season. After finishing 13-13 with a New Jersey Athletic Conference record of 10-8, the Red Hawks advanced to the NJAC playoffs a year ago before having their season end […]
Murder on the Orient Express, Directed and Starring Kenneth Branagh as well as Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Michelle Pfeifer, Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley, Leslie Odom, and Judy Dench. Based on the classic story by Agatha Christie. Director Kenneth Branagh sat down to talk about what inspired him to bring this story to modern […]
On this edition of the Red Hawk Sports Talk Podcast, Sean McChesney, WMSC Senior Sports Director and Anthony Gabbianelli, Sports Editor of “The Montclarion,” are joined by the “The Montclarion” MSU football reporter Keanan Carter and the MSU Football Production Associate Sean Garvin. The four discussed MSU’s huge win over New Jersey Athletic Conference rival […]
Thor: Ragnarok, the latest release from Marvel studios. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, and Tessa Thompson. Tom Hiddleston and Tessa Thompson sat down to talk about their experiences on the film, and in regards to Thompson, thoughts on joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
By Jess Metcalf RALEIGH’s promotional album only has two songs on it, however after the two songs I want to hear the whole album. The first song, Costume Party, is a bit of a slower song. However it picks up and is catchy, it’s a song you could listen to on a road trip somewhere. […]
By Austin Jeffers The latest release, 1544, of the California-based blues/roots rock band, Kingsborough is a strong comeback since their last release in 2015 with The Night, The Grind, and The Woes. The previous record demonstrated what their sound was: upbeat and energetic, solid riffs (that weren’t very dynamic), but at the same time sounding […]
By Alejandro Arceo With Critics calling Manchester Orchestra’s new album “A Black Mile To The Surface” “their most confounding and thrilling work yet, with the most grandiose narrative concepts, production, and arrangements of their career,” I would have to agree 100%. Along with their album comes strong impacting vocals by lead singer Andy Hull as can […]
Matt Greiner of August Burns Red 10/7/17 at Rock Allegiance MTB: Welcome back to The Metal Teddy Bear Experience here on 90.3 WMSC Upper Montclair with your host Chris. I’m here at Rock Allegiance with Matt the drummer of August Burns Red. What’s up man, how are you doing? Matt: Hey you doing? Doing well. […]
Listening to the debut LP of Danish band, Baby in Vain, is like going through a wormhole from early 90’s punk rock. The album titled “More Nothing” transcends traditional genre and takes influence from Bands all across music. While the album relies heavily on its two guitarists Andrea Thuesen Johansen and Lola Hammerich, songs like […]
Somewhat ironically, Hazel English is an Australian Indie musician. Her double EP “Just give in/Never Going Home” is everything you could ask an Indie album to give you aesthetically. It has the soft sounding Indie pop vibes of bands Beach House & Best Coast. The whole album emanates Best Coast’s song “California Nights” from their […]
Baby Jesus revitalizes someone of rocks most influential names with their second album “Took Our Sons Away”. With retro psychedelic sensibilities, this is not what most people are listening to in 2017. The Swedish garage rock band’s album doesn’t give off the sound of a stadium-filling pop-artist. “Took Our Sons Away” is the LP of […]
MTB: Welcome back to The Metal Teddy Bear Experience here on 90.3 WMSC Upper Montclair this is your host Chris. I’m here at Rock allegiance with Joe from Gojira. What’s up man? How you doing? Joe: I’m doing great thank you. How are you? MTB: I’m really excited to be here with you, finally be able to talk […]
Welcome to the Commuter corner, your one stop podcast to find out everything you need to know about what’s going on and around campus for commuters. This week find out who is having Sweet 16th birthday party on campus! You do not want to miss this week’s episode! Subscribe to our podcast for all the […]
Montclair, N.J., October 4, 2017 – Montclair State University’s campus radio station, WMSC-FM, is proud to announce their live event programming for the seventh annual College Radio Day, taking place this Friday, October 6. This year’s College Radio Day is extra special as WMSC is celebrating 50 years on the air. College Radio Day kick-off […]
By: Peter Zezas If after listening to Neck Deep’s newest album, The Peace and The Panic, you find yourself wanting more pop punk vibes then Seaway is the band for you. The simplistic lyrics allow for the listener to sing along and jump around without thinking too hard. Vacation paints a picture that simply says […]
By Cristian Inga, Montclarion Montclair, N.J. (September 30, 2017) – The New York Red Bull’s (NYRB) II (12-12-5, 41pts) defeated the Pittsburgh Riverhounds (8-11-11, 35pts) 2-0, Saturday at MSU Soccer Park in their regular season home finale. A first half own goal by Abuchi Obinwa and a second half stoppage time goal by Florian Valot […]
Welcome to the Commuter Corner, your one stop podcast to find out everything you need to know about what’s going on and around campus for commuters. With over 80 events planned for September alone, Commuter Corner will help you connect with your campus and all of these great activities! Subscribe to our podcast for all […]
An indie/ alternative rock band, hailing all the way from Caracas Venezuela. Now relocated to the US, they released their first album in English, “Days of Exile”. Hear our interview and their exclusive acoustic performance of their song “Hey Mama” only on WMSC.
On July 22nd, I attended the last show of Iron Maiden’s Book of Souls World Tour at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. The tour began in February 2016, and had it’s first US dates then. June marked the second time the most iconic metal act toured the US in support of their 2015 release “The Book of Souls”. I was fortunate enough to catch them twice on this last portion of their tour. The first time I saw them at New Jersey’s Prudential Center back in June.
Montclair State University’s student operated radio station, 90.3 WMSC FM, is a 2017 Marconi Award nominee for “Noncommercial Station of the Year”
Linkin Park Vocalist, Chester Bennington, Found Dead, Age 41 By: Trevor Cardone The frontman of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, had sadly passed away on July 20th 2017. According to a report from TMZ, he was found in his residence in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles, it was said that he hanged himself. I’m sure […]