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WRBC’s Favorite Albums of 2020

It’s been a long year here at WRBC. Planning for this past semester began as soon as campus shut down last spring. Thanks to the hard work of everyone at the station and in the office of campus life, students were once again able to broadcast live from 31 Frye. Read More...

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Photo Credits from top left to bottom right: Cinque Mubarak, Adam Funari, Omari Spears, Kara Donnelly

owen’s top ten punk tracks of 2020

Landfill – Søøn This track, from Oahu-based hardcore band Søøn, outlines the album’s mission statement blatantly and aggressively. Opening with audio from a Greta Thunberg speech placed over a death march of an intro section, the song rips into double time as vocalist Kalena Suhayda launches into relentless delivery of Read More...

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Road May Rise – Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards

excuse me, that’s my emotional support album Road May Rise Review by Grace Acton This fall has been super stressful, especially as a first year. Whenever I’m feeling particularly worried about COVID or missing home, I put on one of my comfort albums: Josh Ritter’s So Runs the World Away, Read More...

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songs – Adrianne Lenker

 by Grey McGloon  songs review      Over the summer I found this cool, folky single by some guy named Buck Meek, and I was so excited. I looked him up and found that he did some work with Adrianne Lenker, and I said to my friends “she sounds so Read More...

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Check out WRBC’s Spotify Page!

 We upload playlists throughout the year to keep you entertained and updated on new music. Check out the official class of ‘2020 playlist while you’re at it! https://open.spotify.com/user/3c2ess60et1b3gg2ofhrpsunl?si=hrXZduXtRXW80LqIPxzBbg  

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WRBC Covid-19 Update

Bates College has moved entirely to online learning – like most schools in the United States.  Because of this, WRBC is also closed at this time. Our stream is down and we are not broadcasting as of right now. We are also unable to access the station at this time. Read More...

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Ava’s Top Ten Albums of 2019

Inspired by Lily Kip, the General Manger before me, I would like to go through my top albums of 2019. I think this is the year when I liked engaging with full albums and not just individual songs. I wanted and preferred listening to the artist’s full album – I Read More...

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New Podcast! — Chats With Cats

Chats with Cats is a podcast that takes topical issues that arise throughout the school year to start an open discussion with administrative members of the Bates community. We hope to give all sides of the issue a voice. We hope to use the issue to introduce members of the community to each Read More...

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Jan 21-Jan 27 Top (new) Spins

No surprises here, folks. Bates loves Maggie Rogers. Even if you don’t like Vampire Weekend, you kind of had to listen to their new releases, just to see what’s up. A few good, super-new releases are in there too. Here are your top 20 new albums of last week: Maggie Rogers – Read More...

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Lily’s Top Ten New Albums of 2018

What’s become enormously clear to me this year, especially when someone like me is allowed to be in charge of a radio station, is that there is really no true authority on *good music*. This has been unbelievably freeing! As well as experimenting with the sharing function on my spotify account has Read More...

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