Spinnaker Radio celebrates its FM launch in Osprey Plaza

Spinnaker Radio celebrates its FM launch in Osprey Plaza

Spinnaker hosted a launch party for the new FM Spinnaker Radio station, which can be heard on WSKR 95.5 FM.

April 13, 2015 · Daily, News, Radio
Spinnaker Radio officially launched today, April 13. Photo by Morgan Purvis

Into the great wide open: Spinnaker Radio expands off campus

Spinnaker Radio will debut Jacksonville’s only college radio station, WSKR 95.5 FM on April 13.

April 9, 2015 · Daily, News, Radio
Furious 7: A big dumb action movie with heart

Furious 7: A big dumb action movie with heart

Movie Review: Furious 7 earned my respect with its focus on the relationships of the characters. Plus, with the amazing explosions, fight scenes and car stunts, James Wan has cooked up one of the most hyperkinetic action films of the year…

April 3, 2015 · Features, Movie Reviews, Radio, Reviews
Album Review: Death Grips’ Jenny Death is worth the wait

Album Review: Death Grips’ Jenny Death is worth the wait

It’s been nearly a full year since Death Grips, the most exhilarating band of this era, released the first part of a planned double album, then unceremoniously “broke up.” In the span of the last ten or so months, its crazed, devout followers combed the Internet incessantly for some, any clue as to when the second disc would appear, and in what form.

March 27, 2015 · Radio, Reviews
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On the Couch: Little Racer

Little Racer sat down On the Couch for an interview and show with the Spinnaker.

March 24, 2015 · Radio, Reviews
Mac Miller performs in the rain at UNF

Mac Miller performs in the rain at UNF

Students braved the rain to watch Mac Miller’s set on the first day of the OZ Music Fest on the Hodges Stadium field on March 5.

March 5, 2015 · Radio, Reviews

SWANS – See them on 3/31, hear them now!

Doug Markowitz talks to indie icon and Swans frontman Michael Gira in this Spinnaker exclusive!  They talk about the 2014 album “To Be Kind,” and the unique musical experience that is Swans.  Gira performs with Swans on March 31 at Jack Rabbit’s. Spinnaker talks to Swans – February 2015 by Spinnakerradio on Mixcloud

February 24, 2015 · Radio, Reviews
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On the Couch: Tomboi

Local electronica band Tomboi is on the couch to discuss their time at South by Southwest, the queer music scene in Jacksonville and how to hustle. The band will kick off a new tour here in Jacksonville Feb. 25.

February 21, 2015 · Radio, Reviews
Set the mood: Valentine’s Day tracks for the in-love, the out-of-love, the bitter and the sweet

Set the mood: Valentine’s Day tracks for the in-love, the out-of-love, the bitter and the sweet

Whether you’re sad, heartbroken, in love or anywhere in between, this Valentine’s Day playlist has songs to suit the occasion.

February 12, 2015 · Radio, Reviews
Album Review: Hyperview deviates from Title Fight’s usual style

Album Review: Hyperview deviates from Title Fight’s usual style

Title Fight’s newest album, Hyperview, is the punk band’s fourth full-length album through ANTI-. It offers listeners a new style when compared to their old album.

February 5, 2015 · Features, Radio, Reviews