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 ...
March 30th, 2015
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:
March 12th, 2015
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 ...
January 6th, 2015
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. ...
November 19th, 2014
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 ...
November 19th, 2014
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 ...
November 7th, 2014
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 ...
October 30th, 2014
Nestled in the Mulberry Mountains near University of Arkansas in progressive Fayetteville, Wakarusa attracts people from all backgrounds; trust fund college students, flower children of the 60s, rednecks, jam band enthusiasts and everyone in-between. Succeeding a year full ...
June 18th, 2014
After shifting through countless entries KCSU has chosen the winners of passes to Waka 2014. Congrats to Will C. and Cynthia G. We asked people to enter by telling us why they loved Wakarusa and here is what our winners said: “I love Wakarusa because it allows me to ...
April 17th, 2014
With music festivals popping up in every corner of the country, showcasing some of the biggest musical talent of our generation its hard to decide what festival you should go to, especially with tickets costing a pretty penny. So what makes a festival different? After ...
April 7th, 2014