2016 has been a hot pile of garbage. However, out of the dregs of this nightmare have come some of the best albums to date. While trends in the industry are volatile and seem to change arbitrarily, at any time; this year has brought about what feels like some of the most ...
December 22nd, 2016
Gutted, raw emotion with rhythmic and spacey guitar that can change to a power chord verse in a heartbeat was how Balance & Composure was defined in their own niche. With the new release of their new album, Light We Made, the band starts off on something new that a lot ...
December 3rd, 2016
To the normal eye any rave or electronic concert just looks like a bunch of sweaty bodies jumping together to the same beat. However to any regular concert go-er, they can see the actual bond that is made between the crowd’s energy and the DJ’s music. Pegboard Nerds are a ...
November 5th, 2016
It’s become popular humor within the fans that go to Riot Fest to say that the festival sucks. The festival even promotes itself by using #RiotFestSucks. Over this Labor Day weekend, some of the KCSU staff skipped The Rocky Mountain Blowout and Tour De Fat to ...
September 8th, 2016
Math rock, Screamo, Emo, and even Twinkly Emo are all genres that have been used to describe Tiny Moving Parts. This three-piece family band out of Benson, Minnesota stands out in all of these scenes because they fall under all of them and even more. Versatile, fast-paced ...
August 11th, 2016
When a band is described as punk, you might assume uncoordinated guitar parts, untrained vocals, and power chord melodies. The So So Glos take the early sounds of punk and fuse it with catchy riffs and melodies while keeping the light hearted and energized spirit of the ...
June 23rd, 2016
Modern Baseball is a group of four rambunctious young adults who decided to get together and write about girls and the troubles that they have had with them. They go a step further by creating cathartic, powerful songs that lead to any listener screaming out the lyrics that ...
June 15th, 2016
Say Anything has entrenched itself in the spine of all alternative and emo music that has been made in the last decade. Since the release of …Is a Real Boy, Say Anything has stayed relevant and continued to push out music and push the border of the genres. Not a single
May 20th, 2016
“Tripped out the devil spoke to me/Through my high fingertips/Which were in the ground/The same beneath you now/Which means I’m alive/Which means I’m not dead.” are lyrics from “Trippin’ The Life Fantastic” which is one of Weatherbox‘s fan
May 4th, 2016
Fierce, blunt, heart-wrenching lyrics combined with intense guitar riffs and catchy harmonies. That’s how I would describe Connecticut based band, Sorority Noise. Spinning off of his initial project, Old Gray, Cam Boucher created Sorority Noise with friends who figured
April 28th, 2016