My Exit: Alyssa Mallozzi

muse albumEvery Monday night our friends at WEXT do this thing called My Exit -- local listeners get to come into the station and program an hour of music. So we thought it'd be fun to find out a little bit about these people and why they picked the songs on their play list.

Here's tonight's person:

Alyssa Mallozzi in Rotterdam Junction.

How would you describe your musical taste?
I have a lot of varied tastes in music, ranging from classical to alternative rock. Lately I've been listening to music from the band Muse, because it's honestly some of the most incredible music I've come across in a long time. The virtuosity of the band's lead singer/guitarist is phenomenal. He's one of the most incredible guitarists I've ever seen -- and a classically trained concert pianist. I really feel this band is one of the most underrated because they're so different and daring with their musical style.

Here are three of their songs I'm playing in tonight's show...

Supermassive Black Hole by Muse.
This whole song is amazing. I love the lyrics; intelligent, enigmatic, teasing. The music just hooks you. The video is like a cross between a Magritte and Salvador Dali painting; very surreal and very cool.

Butterflies & Hurricanes
-- Muse.
Again, the lyrics are very poignant, and it has one of the most incredible piano solos I've ever heard. There's ferocious guitar work, but then you get this piano bit reminiscent of Beethoven, or Rachmaninoff.

Knights of Cydonia -- I have no clue where the inspiration for this title came from, but I think this is one of the best road trip songs. The video is a blast; spaghetti western meets kung-fu meets Barbarella.

You can hear Alyssa's My Exit show tonight at 8 on 97.7 or at

Here's how to schedule your own My Exit show on WEXT.


Alyssa your DJ spot on your MY EXIT at WEXT rocked! - great tunes!

To everyone who listened to it, you have my eternal gratitude. This was one of the most daring things I've ever done, and it was so exciting to actually hear it on the air. I'd love to hear from those who listened, and get their feedback on it. You can find me on Facebook and Twitter, if you're interested. Thanks for featuring me in your publication!

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