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Maroon & Bold S10 E1: Season 10 Premiere!

In the Season 10 premiere of Maroon & Bold, Austin and Christian catch you up on sports at CMU and take a look at what is next for all of the Chippewa teams.

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Raving Geeks S3 E1: Harry Potter and Other Things That Got Us Through 2020

On the Season 3 debut of Raving Geeks, Brendan and Hope discuss end of the year Harry Potter marathons and other shows, movies and games that helped improve 2020.

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Soundcheck S5 E13: Soundcheckmas

On the Season 5 finale of Soundcheck, Ben, Michael and Andrew talk about why regular Christmas music sucks and showcase some of their seasonal favorites.

Merry Soundcheckmas!

Setlist:

  1. Christmas at the Airport // Nick Lowe
  2. White Winter Hymnal // Fleet Foxes
  3. Santa's A Boozer // The Missile Toads
  4. It's Christmas Time // The Qualities (Produced by Sun Ra)
  5. Big Bag // Tyler, The Creator
  6. Father Christmas // The Kinks
  7. Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis // Tom Waits
  8. Let It Snowwwww // MF Doom & Cookin' Soul
  9. Christmas at Ground Zero // "Weird Al" Yankovic
  10. Happy New Year (Prince Can't Die Again) // Mac McCaughan


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Raving Geeks S2 E5: Disney Drop

This time on Raving Geeks, Brendan, Hope and Isaac discuss their most anticipated upcoming releases announced in Disney's shareholders presentation!

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Raving Geeks S2 E4: Top Christmas Flicks

The holiday festivities keep on rolling this week on Raving Geeks as Brendan, Hope and new geek Isaac Hunter discuss their favorite Christmas movies.

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Soundcheck S5 E12: Nine Inch Nails

On the penultimate episode of Soundcheck's fifth season, Andrew and Michael welcome back Central Michigan University English Language and Literature faculty member Joe Sommers to have a chat about Nine Inch Nails, another one of Joe's favorite bands.

Joe's back, and that's not a terrible lie!

Setlist:

  1. Head Like A Hole // Nine Inch Nails
  2. Terrible Lie // Nine Inch Nails
  3. March Of The Pigs // Nine Inch Nails
  4. Mr. Self Destruct // Nine Inch Nails
  5. Hurt // Nine Inch Nails
  6. Starfuckers, Inc. // Nine Inch Nails
  7. We're In This Together // Nine Inch Nails
  8. Wish // Nine Inch Nails
  9. With Teeth // Nine Inch Nails
  10. Capital G // Nine Inch Nails
  11. 34 Ghosts IV // Nine Inch Nails
  12. God Break Down the Door // Nine Inch Nails
  13. Cars // Gary Numan
  14. I Can't Let My Lover Go // The Jins
  15. Peace Train // Cat Stevens
  16. Hurt // Johnny Cash


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Soundcheck S5 E11: Music of Our Adolescence

This time on Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben take an embarrassing trip down their musical memory lanes and reveal what music they listened to in their (earlier) youth.

Time to relive the bad ol' days!

Setlist:

  1. First of the Year (Equinox) // Skrillex
  2. Juke Box Hero // Foreigner
  3. The Reason // Hoobastank
  4. Spit It Out // Slipknot
  5. Easy Tonight // Five For Fighting
  6. The Diary of Jane // Breaking Benjamin
  7. The Beautiful People // Marilyn Manson
  8. Duck And Run // 3 Doors Down
  9. My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light 'Em Up) // Fall Out Boy
  10. Gettin' Rough // Dinosaur Jr.
  11. Two Princes // Spin Doctors
  12. Foundation // Es
  13. I Hate Children // Adolescents


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Raving Geeks S2 E3: Happy Holidate!

This time on Raving Geeks, Hope and Brendan kick off the holiday season with the new Netflix original "Holidate." 

Is this new holiday romcom a hit or a miss? Tune in and find out.

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Past Deadline: That old house on High St.

This time on Past Deadline, host Ben Ackley talks to Staff Reporter Stephanie Kennert about her story on the century-old building that housed two former CMU presidents. Also joining them is current homeowner Susan Sickelka to discuss why she and her husband chose the home as well as what their plans are moving forward.

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Raving Geeks S2 E2: Amazing (and Awful) Adaptations

This time on Raving Geeks, Brendan, Hope and Dan discuss some of their favorite—and least favorite—adaptations of all time.

Is the book truly better than the movie? Tune in and find out!

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Soundcheck S5 E10: Hidden in the Mitten II

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael invite Brody back onto the show to showcase nine more hidden gems of the Great Lakes State!

Ready or not, here they come!

Setlist:

  1. Death Blow // Blister Sisters
  2. Valles Marineris // Rottenberk
  3. Blue Doom // Zilched
  4. Killer Snake // Mexican Knives
  5. You're Gonna Hate What You've Done // Greet Death
  6. Finders Keepers // Shortly
  7. Rumble at the Karaoke Bar // Wally Pleasant
  8. Keep What You Have Build Up Here // empire! empire! (i was a lonely estate)
  9. Catamaran // Bear Vs. Shark
  10. Hanover Hideaway // Nice Enough People


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Maroon & Bold S9 E8: Down to DeKalb

This time on Maroon & Bold, Austin and Christian discuss the Chippewas' season-opening win over Ohio and preview Wednesday's game at Northern Illinois.

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Raving Geeks S2 E1: Spiderman 3 Rumors

On the season debut of Raving Geeks, new hosts Dan Draper, Hope Goodearl and Brendan Valentine divulge their theories on the upcoming third MCU Spiderman movie.

Are your Spidey senses tingling?

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Soundcheck S5 E9: Sonic Youth (Tier List)

This week on Soundcheck, Michael, Andrew and Ben rank every Sonic Youth studio LP. Where will Daydream Nation fall? Tune in and find out!

Hey Goo! What's new?

Setlist:

  1. Freezer Burn / I Wanna Be Your Dog // Sonic Youth
  2. Flower // Sonic Youth
  3. Shadow of a Doubt // Sonic Youth
  4. Catholic Block // Sonic Youth
  5. Silver Rocket // Sonic Youth
  6. Disappearer // Sonic Youth
  7. Chapel Hill // Sonic Youth
  8. Winner's Blues // Sonic Youth
  9. The Diamond Sea // Sonic Youth
  10. Hoarfrost // Sonic Youth
  11. NYC Ghosts & Flowers // Sonic Youth
  12. Karen Revisited // Sonic Youth
  13. Dude Ranch Nurse // Sonic Youth
  14. Incinerate // Sonic Youth
  15. Anti-Orgasm // Sonic Youth
  16. Promised Land // Skeletal Family
  17. Piss River // Kevin Morby
  18. Electric Counterpoint: III. Fast // Steve Reich, Pat Methany
  19. The Youth // MGMT


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Maroon & Bold S9 E7: Football season is finally here!

This time on Maroon & Bold, Austin and Christian dive into the Chippewas' season opener on Wednesday against Ohio. Listen and find out who the guys think will walk out of Kelly/Shorts Stadium with the win!

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Soundcheck S5 E8: The Devil's Playlist (Halloween Special)

This week, the Soundcheck boys break their usual format again by releasing their first audio drama.

On this horrifying episode of Soundcheck, Michael's car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, leaving him, Ben and Andrew stranded. Will they find help in the old farmhouse down the road, or something much more sinister?

Stay sick, turn blue. Happy Halloween from Soundcheck!

Setlist:

  1. Halloween // Sonic Youth
  2. Raining Blood // Slayer
  3. Witch Hunt // "Misfits"
  4. Surfin' Dead // The Cramps
  5. A Dangerous Meeting // Mercyful Fate
  6. Spooky // Dusty Springfield
  7. Ghost Town // The Specials
  8. Dracula's Theme // The Ghouls
  9. Nosferatu Man // Slint
  10. My Girlfriend is a Witch // October Country
  11. Devil Woman // Cliff Richard
  12. Mama Loi, Papa Loi // Exuma
  13. Pitchfork Kids // AJR
  14. (You're The) Devil In Disguise // Elvis Presley
  15. Runnin' with the Devil // Van Halen
  16. Creature with the Atom Brain // Roky Erickson


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Maroon & Bold S9 E6: Are you (almost) ready for some football?

This time on Maroon & Bold, hosts Austin and Christian discuss some news surrounding the Chippewa football team. The guys also touch on some men's basketball news as the season is set to tip-off soon.

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Soundcheck S5 E7: Record Roulette

This week on Soundcheck, Andrew, Ben and Michael nose through each others' record collections blindfolded and see what they find.

Will they hit the jackpot?

Editor's Note: This episode is best experienced in video form. The video version is available here.

Setlist:

  1. Freeway Son // David Byrne (Background Music)
  2. Sweet Papa John (Live) // Johnny Winter (Background Music)
  3. Alberto Balsalm // Aphex Twin (Background Music)
  4. Local Girls // Graham Parker And The Rumour
  5. Don't Let It Bring You Down // Wings
  6. Waxworks // Wreckless Eric
  7. Miracle Man // Elvis Costello
  8. Roll With Me (Live) // Johnny Winter
  9. The Violence of Denial // 88 Fingers Louie
  10. How Can You Luv Me // Unknown Mortal Orchestra
  11. Bridge Over Troubled Water (Live) // Aretha Franklin
  12. This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying) // George Harrison
  13. I Need That Record // The Tweeds


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Soundcheck S5 E6: Eddie Van Halen

This time on Soundcheck, Director of Student Publications Dave Clark joins Michael and Andrew to discuss the music and legacy of Eddie Van Halen.

Could this be magic?

Setlist:

  1. Sunday Afternoon in the Park // Van Halen
  2. Eruption // Van Halen
  3. Outta Love Again // Van Halen
  4. Spanish Fly // Van Halen
  5. I'm the One // Van Halen
  6. Atomic Punk // Van Halen
  7. And the Cradle Will Rock... // Van Halen
  8. Hot for Teacher // Van Halen
  9. Hear About It Later // Van Halen
  10. Secrets // Van Halen
  11. My Mother Is A Space Cadet // Dweezil Zappa
  12. Prisoner // Echoberyl
  13. Oh! Yoko (Ultimate Mix) // John Lennon
  14. Women In Love... // Van Halen


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Past Deadline: Football's return

This time on Past Deadline, host Ben Ackley talks to Sports Editor Austin Chastain about the upcoming football season.

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