Élan the Perfect Taster For Upcoming Masterpiece Artist: Nightwish Release Date: February 13, 2015 Album: Élan (Single) Rating: ★★★★ out of 5 stars Genre: Symphonic Metal Recommended If You Like: Delain, ...
February 25th, 2015
Folkwave Duo Dazzles with Dreamy Debut Artist: Field Division Release Date: October 2014 Album: Reverie State Rating:★★★½ out of 5 stars Recommended If You Like: Folkwave, King Crimson, Fleetwood Mac, Enya, ...
February 18th, 2015
Artist: Light Club Album: Youth is Fading EP Genre: Soulful Indie Pop Recommended if you like: The 1975, Wild Cub, St. Lucia, and Bastille I was delightfully surprised when listening to this EP. Light Club, out of Bridge City, Oregon, blends synth, percussion, and light ...
February 9th, 2015
After the station’s two music directors got to wax poetic over their top album picks of the year, we thought it only fair that we gave the DJs the chance to do the same. Top ten lists galore! DJ B-Rad (Brad Lanphere) Russ Liquid – In Love Papadosio – Night ...
December 15th, 2014
KCSU has received thousands of records this year, and as Music Director I’ve been #blessed to listen to a lot of them. Making this list was a lot harder than I expected because 2014 didn’t have as many gems to offer as more recent years. Some of the records that I was ...
December 11th, 2014
It’s about the time of the year we bid adieu to 2014. As music director for the station, I listened to more albums from 2014 than I probably ever have any other year in Zach history. And while it was probably the weakest year in music of the decade thus far, there were still
December 11th, 2014
Cage the Elephant’s new album is named for the fear of, or aversion to, music. If you know Cage the Elephant then you know they embody exactly the opposite. In their previous albums, Cage the Elephant (2009), and Thank You, Happy Birthday (2011), the Kentucky band ...
October 7th, 2013
In synthpop trio CHVRCHES’ debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, listeners can find a departure from the catchy-with-no-substance tracks that are often produced by the genre. The album, released September 24, is filled with lyricism and emotion that make the tracks ...
September 26th, 2013
If I told you that this whole dubstep/ electronica fad was just a bunch of noise, you’d probably never guess that I’m actually a 21-year-old girl, and not your father. But all cynicism aside, when I come across an artist whose music can take me back to the origins of good ...
April 8th, 2013
Paste Magazine called her a “lost librarian,” but Sallie Ford shouldn’t be giving you overdue book notices anytime soon, for two reasons. The first is her venom on Untamed Beast is frightening, surprising, and satisfying. As her fantastic band stomps around from one track to
February 21st, 2013