Every year since I’ve been at CSU, there have been two main events that ring in the end of summer: moving into a new place, and Riot Fest. Since my freshman year I have attended this festival, and still have yet to be disappointed by it, and this year was no exception!
September 3rd, 2015
This previous weekend I spent my time away from RamFest and traveled down to a different type of “country” theme. Instead of listening to country music singer, Lee Brice, I decided to see bands ranging from System of a Down, Modest Mouse, Pixies, The Vandals, ...
September 2nd, 2015
The following is from our KCSU DJs Alex Gumber and Michael Wells: At a festival like Arise, a four-piece acoustic bluegrass band seems to stand out. The Haunted Windchimes are a band from Pueblo, Colorado, and stand out is exactly what they did. With a combination of guitar,
August 18th, 2015
This past weekend was the Arise music festival. Tons of people from Colorado and the surrounding states flooded Sunrise Ranch to experience three days of top quality local and national musical talent. In a past interview with one of the festival’s creators a different ...
August 14th, 2015
The following is a review of the ARISE Music Festival by DJs Alex Gumper and Michael Wells: As you first step onto the almost 50-acre plot of land at Sunrise Ranch, the first thing that hits your eyes is the tent city that takes up most of the area. I was amazed at just how ...
August 12th, 2015
Dragondeer is a local Colorado psych-blues band that has been growing in popularity. After having recently played the Grolsch festival in Europe they were at the Arise music festival. Their music is a combination of a jam blues band with psychedelic touches. On top of a ...
August 11th, 2015
The following is a piece from our KCSU DJ Alex Gumper, reporting live from the ARISE Music Festival this weekend: I had the opportunity to sit down with Denver local band, Spectacle. Being a first timer to the Arise music festival, the culture definitely shocked me in a good
August 9th, 2015
The following is a piece from our KCSU DJ Michael Wells, reporting live from the ARISE Music Festival this weekend: As one of the first acts to perform for the Arise Music Festival, Mike Love grooved his way onto the stage in extravagant Loveland, CO. Love is a unique act ...
August 9th, 2015
Very rarely do I come across an album that I exude as much love for as I do with Modern Baseball’s “Sports” and “You’re gonna miss it all”. The Philadelphia based band has been taking the pop-punk scene by the horns ever since the release ...
August 3rd, 2015
Two weeks before Elephant Revival releases a new album and embarks on a nationwide tour I got the chance to interview fiddle player Bridget of the Nederland, CO band. We talked about her musical background, the social consciousness Revival brings, life on the road, and a ...
July 23rd, 2015