Did you know: music journalists are more likely to categorize Black musicians as R&B artists even if their music “breaks barriers” or “redefines” that genre? R&B music is great! But, limiting Black artists to one category is not. A lot of the music that gets labelled as R&B actually has more in genre with other […]
Black musicians have had a profound influence on the culture of the United States and the world, and are responsible for pioneering the majority of music we listen to today. It would be irresponsible to be members of WHRW and broadcast music without acknowledging and educating our community on the numerous contributions that Black artists […]
Summer Programming is now in effect.
We are sad to announce that WHRW will be putting all programming, including music and public affairs shows on hold for the next two weeks. Automation will be on until further notice. As tough as a decision this was to make, we believe it is the best course of action to protect the health of […]
Another day of quarantine, another day of Know Your DJ. This time we’ll be showcasing our lovely Miya Carmichael, aka DJ Meems! DJ Meems has been a DJ with us for about a year now, playing what she would call “chill pop”, music that you can still move to but isn’t in your face pop”. […]
Hi, my name is Sebastian Howard. Im the Heritage Director at WHRW. “On Cue” is a blog post where I (and hopefully other department directors) will post the albums, songs mixes etc. they have been listening to on a semi-regular basis. This is the first. In general I listen to all types of R&B and […]
Hey everybody, programming may be suspended for now but Know Your DJ is not!! We hope everyone is practicing safe social distancing and taking care of themselves. This week, in the WHRW spotlight, we haveeeee……. Chris Kocher!!!! Chris Kocher is a Binghamton community member, originally from Loyalville, Pennsylvania. Chris has been a DJ with us […]
Black Messiah Submitted by: Nina Collavo!!! Artist: D’angelo Genre: Funk Rock, R&B, Neo-Soul key tracks are: Really Love, Ain’t That Easy, Betray My Heart describes the music as: Soulful, warm, smooth, eccentric and believes: This album is really adventurous in what it sets out to do, and it succeeds in a memorable way: tying together D’Angelo’s smooth vocals with layered […]
This year, WHRW will be hosting the Paul J. Battaglia Marathon on March 13-14 from 1pm-1pm.
This week’s Pick of the Week is….. ~Magma~ Submitted by: Adam Bassler!!! Artist: Gojira Genre: Progressive metal, Groove metal key tracks are: Silvera, Stranded, The Cell describes the music as: Aggression, release, drive, sadness and believes: Gojira is a French metal band that is finally starting to see mainstream success thanks to the help of albums like Magma. […]