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Brandon Jolley

Brandon Jolley / Music Director

Transition from Latin to composed music. Trying to get ahead of the curve. Some of the most important artists are inspired by contemporary composers, Miles Davis and Stockhausen, Bill Evans and Debussy, John Lennon and Beethoven, Pachelbel and everyone who has used his infamous chord progression, and countless more. So, I offer this time slot as a study for what composers of today are writing for myself in my own works, as well as aspiring or practicing musicians in the scene here for inspiration themselves.

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Music

Album Review: Young Pier Jumpers by Aaron J. Burke

Aaron J. Burke, based out of Greenville, South Carolina, released his latest album, Young Pier Jumpers, on November 17, 2023. All instruments were played, recorded, and mixed by Aaron, save for the ‘Word of Love’ section on “Flutes of Engagement,” where Reuben Knights(who also ...

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Concerts

Tiny Couch Concerts: Bones Hamilton

Bones Hamilton joins us in the studio to play 3 original songs and talk about all things peaches:0:30 - Lemon Squeeze4:11 - Bright Purple9:17 - Crack Your Bones14:10 - Peach CakeBones HamiltonBones Hamilton (Guitar/Vocals)Emily McCollum (Drums)Lanier Smith (Bass) WUSC FMAidan Canfield (Mixing/Mastering)Ilona ...

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Concerts

Tiny Couch Concerts: Comma Sutra

Comma Sutra, an art rock/pop group formed in Clemson, SC, drops by our music library for an in-station concert prior to their show at The Spaze playing with Boz, Strumbrush (ATL), and Ruth in the Bardo on 6/23/2023.0:14 Pilot Light1:36 Human Nurture6:17 Second Try, Pt. 29:48 Atom BombBe sure to check ...

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Concerts

Tiny Couch Concerts: Ruth in the Bardo

Ruth in the Bardo joins us from our music library for a three-song set, including two songs from the band's upcoming album, Ars Poetica. 0:33 - blank face3:05 - i saw a ghost on powelton avenue8:29 - dogfoodCheck out the interview our Music Director, Brandon Jolley, did with the band: WUSC 90.5 ...

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Interviews

Interview: Ruth in the Bardo!

Our Music Director, Brandon Jolley, sits down with members of the alternative four-piece band Ruth in the Bardo to discuss the band's history, influences, creative process, the differences between the Columbia and Philadelphia music scene, and living in a music venue. Be on the lookout for the band's ...

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News

WUSC Music Director's Favorite Albums of 2022

2022 was a rough year for music. Too many fantastic musicians passed- Pharoah Sanders, Angelo Badalamenti, Mimi Parker, Takeoff, Coolio, Vangelis, Meat Loaf, George Crumb, Klaus Schulze, Jaimie Branch, Jeremiah Green, and more. However, their music will always be there. It’s their life after death. ...

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