The start of 2020 came with a lot of conversation of new decade resolutions, hopes, aspirations, and, of course, friends and coworkers flaunting what they got for the holidays. Here at FM89, we were given possibly the best gift of all: a new studio console.… Click here to continue reading!
A brand new show is coming to FM89! Midgard and Beyond will take you on a musical journey every Friday night from 8 to 10. Just in time for the show’s arrival, we’ve received a transmission from the host, Loremaster Peefnor:
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Salutations, mortals of Earth.
A brand new show is coming to FM89! Hosted by Matthew Lundeen, Sakura Sunset is a two-hour celebration of the best of Japanese rock. Tune in every Thursday night from 6 to 8 to hear tracks from artists you simply won’t hear on any other station this corner of the world.… Click here to continue reading!
by Nick Keseric
I recently reviewed Dragonforce’s newest album, Extreme Power Metal, and my thoughts on Hammerfall’s newest album, Dominion, are eerily similar. I would both critique and commend both bands as one thing: consistent. Hammerfall’s early albums were amazing, and at the time were very fresh.… Click here to continue reading!
by Nick Keseric
If you listen to WONC for a bit, you might hear various pre-produced things that we play. We have a plethora of promos for various shows we have, public service announcements for various causes, and between every few songs, we play short audio clips known as “sweepers.”… Click here to continue reading!
by Nick Keseric
Dragonforce is one of my favorite bands, but it’s been a long time since I’ve been excited by any of their new releases. I first started listening to them shortly after they released their 4th album, and I was less than impressed with their 5th album, especially as their original vocalist ZP Theart had left.… Click here to continue reading!
I’m a loyal Bulls fan and I always will be. However, there comes a point where you need to bring your loyalty into question with the terrible product the front office puts on the floor year after year with no signs of changing.… Click here to continue reading!
As we enter week 15 of the NFL season, the tone is certainly different in Chicago. The Bears have won three straight games, and Mitchell Trubisky put on a show last Thursday night against the Cowboys. People are wondering whether the Bears are back, or if they’re set to break our hearts at Lambeau Field this Sunday.… Click here to continue reading!
Review by Jared Moser
When I heard Coldplay were releasing a new album, I didn’t know what to think. Part of me was ecstatic, considering their previous album, Head Full of Dreams, was released a whopping 5 years ago, and they’re one of my favorite bands.… Click here to continue reading!
Review by Zamin Noorani
In her thrilling autobiography, Becoming, Michelle Obama writes about how she found her voice to advocate for what she believes in, taking us through her journey from the small apartment on Euclid Avenue on the south side of Chicago, to the pristine halls of Princeton and Harvard, and all the way down to the White House.… Click here to continue reading!