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Reviewing ABC’s Greatest Hits Part 3: 1985-1990

Missed our last review? Check out part two here!

WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS ARTIST AND SONG SPOILERS.

Onto the next one! ABC aired the newest episode of its six-week special series Greatest Hits on Thursday, July 14. This time, we took a look back at the best of music between 1985 and 1990.

This episode promised an appearance of probably the biggest genre of the period: hair metal-rock. The show would deliver on this promise, but in a lighter way than we expected. There were also some notable absences in the show’s lineup. Despite this, the night was still very fun for all.
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Reviewing ABC’s Greatest Hits Part 2: 1995-2000

 

Missed our review of episode one of Greatest Hits? Check it out here!

WARNING: SPOILERS OF ARTISTS AND SONGS AHEAD.

The nostalgic 90’s and early 2000’s was brought back to life on the last episode of Greatest Hits on ABC.

The show started with a cold open featuring Arsenio Hall and Kelsea Ballerini, and R&B group All-4-One (seen above). Hall claimed that he was a part of the group for a short time in the 90s, but was given the boot because of “creative differences.”
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Reviewing ABC’s Greatest Hits Part 1: 1980-1985

Written by Peter Schiller

WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS OF ARTISTS AND SONGS. 
Last Thursday, ABC premiered a new series called Greatest Hits. It features the very best of music from different eras. This six-week event is hosted by comedian Arsenio Hall and country singer Kelsea Ballerini.

The series premiere showcased music between 1980 and 1985, with many recognizable faces from those years taking the stage to perform their most popular songs once again.
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Fueling Dreams of The Future with Dylan McDonald and the Avians

Written by Blane Erwin

Riding up to Naperville, IL, everyone slept behind Dylan McDonald as he talked with Blane Erwin and Lizzie Baumgartner about his band, Dylan McDonald and the Avians. He also discussed touring, inspirations, and his life with a Grammy award-winning father.

With psychedelic-Beatles-esque tones mixed with modern riffs, McDonald’s band stands strong on its own.  They’re currently working on their third album.
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2016 Chicago Summer Music Festival Preview

Summer in Chicago is a beautiful thing.

Hanging out by Lake Michigan, cheering and rooting for (or against) the Cubs and the White Sox, the beautiful, long nights. And probably the best of all: rocking out at some of Chicago’s greatest music festivals.

These festivals feature bands from all over the world, whether they are local bands that are only known by a handful of people, or bands that have become household names and sell millions of dollars in albums, this summer is soaked in festivals in the Windy City.
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2016 Commencement Ceremony

Join us as we celebrate the North Central College class of 2016 by joining us for the Commencement Ceremony!

Live stream brought to you by NCTV.

Summer Mode: Engaged!

Since we are a student-run radio station, we are always changing our staff and schedules. This week, we have switched into “Summer Mode” but we will still be playing the best in Pure Rock hosted by some of the best DJ’s that WONC has to offer!

This also means that we are saying farewell to several of our Seniors. We wish them the best of luck on their future goals and as they step into the chapters of their lives!
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