WLFC Pick of the Week (4-20-18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu As we come to a close on the school year, I have one last pick of the week for WLFC. To wrap the year up, the pick this week is “It’s Called: Freefall” by Rainbow Kitten Surprise. Rainbow Kitten Surprise is an alternative indie rock band from Boone, NC. They formed in 2013 when the founding members began making music together at Appalachian State...

WLFC pick of the week (4/13/18)

By: Joy Dolejs The WLFC new music pick of the week is “Come Through” by The Regrettes. The Regrettes are a punk rock band from Los Angeles. This is a four person group led by lead by 17-year-old lead singer Lydia Night. “Come Through” comes off their recently released EP Attention Seeker. The song “Come Through” sticks to The Regrettes classic pop punk sound. It holds a feminist...

WLFC Pick of the Week (4/6/18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu WLFC’s pick of the week is “Connected by Love” by Jack White. Jack White is a singer, songwriter and producer. He is also known for his work as lead singer and guitarist for The White Stripes. “Connected By Love” comes off of his third solo album, Boarding House Reach. Jack White is embracing an electronic sound on this new album. “Connected...

WLFC Pick of the Week (3/23/18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu My pick this week for WLFC’s top song is “Call If You Need Me” by Vance Joy. Vance Joy, otherwise known as James Keogh, is also popular for his songs “Riptide” and “Mess Is Mine.” “Call If You Need Me” comes off of his second studio album, Nation of Two, which was recently released on February 23. The style of this song is very similar...

WLFC pick of the week (3/16/18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu The WLFC top song pick this week is “Always Ascending” by Franz Ferdinand. Franz Ferdinand is a Scottish indie rock band that has been on the music scene for over a decade. “Always Ascending” is the title track off their fifth studio album Always Ascending. This is the first time Franz Ferdinand has released a full album in nearly five years. The...

WLFC Pick of the Week (2/23/18)

By:Joy Dolejs The WLFC pick this week is Heart Beat Here by Dashboard Confessional. Dashboard Confessional is an alternative indie rock group. Heart Beat Here comes off their seventh album Crooked Shadows. This is their first album release after more than eight years. Heat Beat Here is a blend of several different music styles that Dashboard Confessional has used over the years. The song has...

WLFC pick of the week (2-16-18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu My pick this week for WLFC is “I Feel It Too” by The Academic. The Academic is an indie rock band from Ireland and have been making music together since 2013. “I Feel It Too” comes off their first full album release Tales from the Backseat. “I Feel It Too” is a song about no one being alone. The song reminds listeners that there are other...

WLFC pick of the week (2/9/18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu The new song to listen to this week is Fireworks by First Aid Kit. First Aid Kit is an indie folk band from Sweden composed of sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg. The song Fireworks comes from their fourth album Ruins. The song Fireworks is about self-destruction. The songs lyrics tell a story about constantly going after something even though you know...

Findlay’s Indie now Findlay’s finalist

By Bo Terrill Twitter: because_terrill Email: terrillr@findlay.edu The year is 1973, and WLFC is only a little more than just a small room in the Frank J. Egner Center for the Performing Arts. “ could barely get the signal everywhere in Findlay,” stated Douglas Jenkins, WLFC station advisor. Flash forward to 2018, and Findlay’s Indie has been able to upgrade its power to reach five...

WLFC pick of the week (2-2-18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu WLFC’s pick of the week this week is Sweet Dreams Baby by INHEAVEN. INHEAVEN is an indie rock band from South London. They are a new band on the scene with their first release in only 2015. Sweet Dreams Baby was released in January and is their debut single since their album release this past fall. The song is representative of those wishing to make...

WLFC pick of the week (1/26/18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu The new music pick this week is “Can You See The Light” by Stalking Like Candy. Stalking Like Candy is an Indie pop/rock band hailing from Sydney, Au. This group is new to the indie music scene, getting their start in 2016. Their latest release, “Can You See The Light,” is a whimsical piece of music. The song opens with only a ukulele and slowly...

WLFC’s top picks

WLFC does not play the typical music you hear on the radio. Much of the Northwest Ohio radio waves are filled with country, Christian, and pop music. At WLFC, we play independent label music. These aren’t the songs you often hear on the radio. In order to pick the top songs circulating, our DJs vote on songs. The top songs played at the station are called Power Current. This is a group of 15...

WLFC’s song of the week (11/17/17)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: dolejsj@findlay.edu The new music pick of the week is “Other” by S U R V I V E. For fans of Stranger Things, this is the band that brought you the soundtrack of that show. Two of the four band members were involved in its creation. Similar to Stranger Things, the song “Other” is electronic, synth-heavy and gives the listener an overall eerie feeling. The sound is old...

WLFC’s song of the week (11/10/17)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: dolejsj@findlay.edu This week’s pick of the week is the new song “If I Really Loved Her” by Acid Tongue. I’ll admit, before their stuff came to us I had never heard of them before. Their sound is garage rock meets jazz, with some classical rock influences. The song is laid back and relaxing. The lyrics remind listeners to hold on to the ones who love you and will...

WLFC’s song of the week (11/3/17)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: dolejsj@findlay.edu This week’s song of the week comes from the latest release from Twin Peaks. Their latest song “Come for Me” is a song that will be stuck in your head for days. It has a melody that is infectious like many other Twin Peaks songs. Twin Peaks kicked off the year by announcing they would be releasing new singles every month through the end of the year....

WLFC spotlight artist

By: DouglasJenkins Email: jenkinsd@findlay.edu This week our spotlight artist is Barns Courtney. Barns recently released his debut album, “The Attractions of Youth,” and every song on the album feels like it has breakout potential. From start to finish, you’d be hard-pressed to find a misfire. Chances are you’ve heard Courtney already and don’t even know it. “Glitter and Gold” has...

WLFC’s song of the week (9/29/17)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: dolejsj@findlay.edu This week’s song of the week is the upbeat, honest song Could You Wait ‘til I’ve Had My Coffee by Lisa Leblanc. The song’s lyrics are honest about the need for caffeine before talking about anything serious in the morning. This is something that many college students can relate to. The song is upbeat and has a folk-rock sound. Lisa Leblanc has a...

WLFC’s song of the week (9/22/17)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: dolejsj@findlay.edu This week’s song of the week is Hey K by Passion Pit. Passion Pit self-released the album Tremendous Sea of Love in March, but it was officially released in July. They are considered to play indietronica style music. Passion Pit is well known for their use of synthesizers to create unique sounds. Hey K holds true to Passion Pit’s electronic pop style....

Pick of the Week (9/15/17)

By: Douglas Jenkins Email: jenkinsd@findlay.edu> Looking back on WLFC four years ago, the amount of progress we have made is remarkable. When I started, the station had little structure. Now, we have rebranded ourselves and are constantly updating our library and rotating what we are playing. As we continue to grow, we hope to share new music with UF students by giving them a song of the week....

Song of Summer 2017

By: Douglas Jenkins Email: jenkinsd@findlay.edu> At WLFC we have been constantly growing our music library. For, me the summer indie song of 2017 has to go to “In Cold Blood” by Alt-J. For the majority of the summer, “In Cold Blood” has been in our Power Current standings, which you can find at the end of this article. “In Cold Blood” contains cryptic lyrics that are very unique to...

Getting Involved with Findlay Media Network

The opportunities FMN offers to students of any major By: Leah Palm, staff writer As the University of Findlay is well known for programs such as Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Equestrian, and Pre-vet, many students are unaware of the media opportunities provided by UF. The University offers multiple media outlets such as the campus radio station, WLFC, the campus TV station, UFTV, and the campus...

WLFC gets a summer makeover

By: Chris Corso, staff writer Email – corsoc@findlay.edu It was an exciting summer for the University of Findlay. With the opening of the brand new Center for Student Life and College of Business building, as well as all UF sports moving into the G-MAC, students have a lot to look forward to this school year. In addition to these major changes, the communications department has been busy as...