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In today’s realm of new music it’s hard to find a band with the versatility of Walter etc. Their new album, Gloom Cruise, exhibits songs with bright, power pop laden melodies that create a savory wonderland of sonic delight. However, Walter etc. also shines on this album with their ability to write delicate, melancholic folk songs that generate an imagery of driving through eastern Thailand on a sunny day. Gloom Cruise,...

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Interview: Adam Carson of AFI

Interview: Adam Carson of AFI


Posted By on Apr 8, 2017

AFI drummer and founding member Adam Carson talks to KCSU’s Danny Steiner about the Blood Album, evolving as a band, and AFI’s aesthetic. In preparation for writing this article I went back and listened to the album that got me into AFI: Sing the Sorrow. I was immediately taken aback to my eight year old self getting into punk. The full orchestration, the sweeping choruses, and the punchy songs through out the album...

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Interview: Crying

Interview: Crying


Posted By on Feb 3, 2017

The monumental rise of New York’s synth-punk trio Crying is no surprise to those who have closely followed the band since their debut EPs, Get Olde, and Second Wind. Their densely synth-layered sound, and power-pop hooks are a breath of fresh air in a time when music can often feel stale. Recently, the band has gained notoriety with the release of their newest album, Beyond the Fleeting Gales. This new album is Crying’s...

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For fans of twinkly, downtrodden riffs, and melancholic lyricism, the name Mike Kinsella is a familiar one. The American Football front-man has been involved in several revered projects over the years including Cap’n Jazz, Owls, Joan of Arc, and Their/They’re/There. With the release of the new American Football LP, as well as his 10th release under his solo project name,”Owen”, Kinsella seems to be more active...

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Interview: Lol Tolhurst

Interview: Lol Tolhurst


Posted By on Dec 23, 2016

Anyone who listens to the radio for even 10 minutes a day has most likely heard a song by the Cure. The Crawley natives have forged for themselves one of the most prolific careers in music, pumping out some of the most revered albums of the 80s and 90s. Recently, founding member, and original drummer of the Cure, Lol Tolhurst, released an autobiography detailing his trials and tribulations in and outside of the band. As a founding...

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