Every year in mid-October, music directors and other staff from around the country flock to New York City for the CMJ Music Marathon and Radio Conference. I fortunately got the chance to fly out to the Big Apple as the music director for KCSU, to experience the hype of CMJ. ...
November 4th, 2015
This past weekend I had the privilege of attending Boston Calling. This is a semi-annual music festival held in City Hall Plaza in the heart of Boston. Many big names were at this season’s event like Of Monsters and Men, Hozier, The Avett Brothers, Alt-J, Alabama ...
October 1st, 2015
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
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
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. ...
July 16th, 2015
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 ...
May 1st, 2015
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 ...
April 30th, 2015
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 ...
March 30th, 2015