It’s about the time of the year we bid adieu to 2014. As music director for the station, I listened to more albums this year than I ever have. And while it was probably the weakest year in music of the decade thus far, there were still a plethora of awesome releases that ...
December 11th, 2014
Mr. Gnome and I go way back. Back in my freshman year of college, their third album, Madness in Miniature, was one of the first CDs I reviewed for this radio station. Now it’s my last year and they gave me a send-off with their newest work, The Heart of a Dark Star. ...
November 19th, 2014
It’s been an exciting couple of weeks for Austin, Texas’ Young Tongue. The psychedelic indie rock group released their debut album Death Rattle last Tuesday and are currently on their first U.S. tour with Cleveland rockers Mr. Gnome. We sat down with ...
November 19th, 2014
Interview by Jackson Hindman AKA Captain Jack Right from the name you get the impression that this is a band who strives to be different in an industry of radio-friendly pop sensations. Minus the Bear has been cutting against the grain of music trends for 13 years now, with ...
November 7th, 2014
This last week was CMJ week in New York City, and KCSU’s own Cheyenne McCoy and Zach Johnson got the chance to go out to the Big Apple to experience the five-day event. For those unaware, CMJ sees over 1,300 (mostly up-and-coming) bands and countless industry folk ...
October 30th, 2014
On Thursday, students, citizens, and elected officials alike all rallied together as Mark Udall’s campaign made a stop on campus. An array of speakers from the state and federal government, featuring the First Lady, discussed the importance of this year’s ...
October 24th, 2014
Scott Reitherman has now been active in the music scene for over a decade, first with indie pop act Throw Me the Statue and now with his new, synth-heavy project Pillar Point. Pillar Point are currently on tour with of Montreal, opening for the flamboyant psych-pop act as ...
October 15th, 2014
Tiny Moving Parts, an emo/math rock band from the tiny town of Benson, Minnesota, are on top of the world. After self-releasing the acclaimed This Couch is Long and Full of Friendship last year, they were signed to Triple Crown Records and just put out their follow-up, ...
October 4th, 2014
Keyboardist, Patrick O’Shea speaks about his band Soja and their latest triumphs. He delves deeper into the bands fundamentals and speaks on the fact that only three of them have studied music formally.
July 3rd, 2014
The first night of Wakrusa KCSU and Matt Ciesa of City2Snow had an exclusive interview with Christian Srigley and Leighton James from Adventure Club right before they took the stage. Below is the interview transcript: City2Snow (C2S): Are you guys putting out another album ...
June 19th, 2014