Concert Reviews

A Weekend at Riot Fest

A Weekend at Riot Fest

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, ...

Sam Bulkley

September 2nd, 2015

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The Haunted Windchimes Review from the ARISE Music Festival

The Haunted Windchimes Review from the ARISE Music Festival

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,

Vincent DiTirro

August 18th, 2015

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ARISE Music Festival: Dragondeer

ARISE Music Festival: Dragondeer

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 ...

Tyler Stup

August 11th, 2015

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K.Flay Interview

K.Flay Interview

Photo Courtesy of:  Shots Fired (Instagram) Graduating from Stanford with a double major in psychology and sociology, Kristine Flaherty went from thinking hip-hop was too misogynistic and simple, to rocking the stage with intense indie-rock, electronic infused hip-hop. ...

Sam Bulkley

July 16th, 2015

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Review: FoCoMX

Review: FoCoMX

Guess what: FoCoMX was last weekend! In case you’ve never heard, FoCoMX is a two-night event celebrating local music. So, that means Old Town Fort Collins was flooded by over 200 performances (265 to be exact) at over 20 venues, all by local musicians from all over ...

Rebekah Romberg

May 1st, 2015

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KCSU at FoCoMX: FoCo Much-Xcitement!

KCSU at FoCoMX: FoCo Much-Xcitement!

Last weekend, Old Town Fort Collins was packed with music fans from every corner of Colorado for FoCoMX, an annual festival that boasted an impressive offering of over 250 bands playing at 20 venues in the course of just two days. The sheer mass of music for the ...

Sean Kennedy

April 30th, 2015

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Kevin Devine Interview

Kevin Devine Interview

Alternative, indie rock musician, Kevin Devine & The Goddamn Band visited the Hi-Dive in Denver earlier this month. This Brooklyn songwriter combines melodic tunes with perpetually insightful and political lyrics. Knowing how to harbor his acoustic talent, Kevin Devine ...

Sam Bulkley

March 30th, 2015

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KCSU at SXSW 2015: South-By Superlatives

KCSU at SXSW 2015: South-By Superlatives

Last week, Austin was overtaken by countless music and film fans for South by Southwest, the annual festival that brings over 2,300 bands to play over 100 different venues over the course of a few days. I had the fortune (mostly luck, if we’re being honest) to attend ...

Zach Johnson

March 30th, 2015

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Live Review: Title Fight @ Marquis Theater (3/9)

Live Review: Title Fight @ Marquis Theater (3/9)

Live Review: Title Fight / Merchandise / Power Trip @ Marquis Theater, Denver, CO (3/9/2015) Going into the Title Fight show at the Marquis Theater on Monday, I was unsure about many things. First was Title Fight’s recent change in sound from post-hardcore to shoegaze:

Zach Johnson

March 12th, 2015

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Interview: Watsky

Interview: Watsky

I walked into the Aggie not knowing what to expect from a poetry show at a concert venue. I was greeted by George Watsky, sitting on his own surrounded by fifty fold out chairs in the bar area. Soon, the rest of the forty or so fans streamed into the venue to sit in a ...

Sam Bulkley

January 6th, 2015

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