Concert Reviews

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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Live Review: mr. Gnome at Denver's Hi-Dive (11/17)

Live Review: mr. Gnome at Denver's Hi-Dive (11/17)

Mr. Gnome and I go way back. Back in my freshman year of college, their third album, Madness in Miniature, was one of the first CDs I reviewed for this radio station. Now it’s my last year and they gave me a send-off with their newest work, The Heart of a Dark Star. ...

Zach Johnson

November 19th, 2014

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Interview: Young Tongue

Interview: Young Tongue

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks for Austin, Texas’ Young Tongue. The psychedelic indie rock group released their debut album Death Rattle last Tuesday and are currently on their first U.S. tour with Cleveland rockers Mr. Gnome. We sat down with ...

Zach Johnson

November 19th, 2014

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Minus the Bear at the Marquis – Concert Review and Interview

Minus the Bear at the Marquis – Concert Review and Interview

Interview by Jackson Hindman AKA Captain Jack Right from the name you get the impression that this is a band who strives to be different in an industry of radio-friendly pop sensations. Minus the Bear has been cutting against the grain of music trends for 13 years now, with ...

Jackson Hindman

November 7th, 2014

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KCSU at CMJ 2014: The Best and Most Memorable

KCSU at CMJ 2014: The Best and Most Memorable

This last week was CMJ week in New York City, and KCSU’s own Cheyenne McCoy and Zach Johnson got the chance to go out to the Big Apple to experience the five-day event. For those unaware, CMJ sees over 1,300 (mostly up-and-coming) bands and countless industry folk ...

Zach Johnson

October 30th, 2014

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