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CD Review: Young the Giant’s Home of the Strange

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CD Review: Young the Giant’s Home of the Strange

CD Review: Home of the Strange by Young the Giant Julia Battagliese Young the Giant is best known for their songs “Cough Syrup” and “My Body” from their earlier self-titled album released in 2011. That album had a very laid-back vibe that could best be described as having a semi-upbeat feel with a twinge of melancholy. This is where Young the Giant began to make a name for themselves and though those two songs provided a platform for them to be recognized, it still felt like they didn’t get a whole lot of acknowledgment in the years to...

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How Dark Will “The Last Jedi” Be?

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How Dark Will “The Last Jedi” Be?

On this episode of the “Poppin’ Things Podcast” Alec, Chapman and Josh discuss Marvel, Oscar-Nominated films, Star Wars and much more! Chapman Croskell, Alec Erikson and Josh Kloehn can be reached on Twitter at @Nescwick, @CTV_Ace and @Jish_jash or @CSUCollegian Intro and outro music produced by Joshua Horner. Linkdump: Marvel game series – www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2017…hip-with-marvel Resident Evil 7 – www.vg247.com/2017/01/30/residen…-in-record-5-days/ Taco Bell –...

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Could March Get Any More Exciting?

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Could March Get Any More Exciting?

The Poppin’ Things Podcast is brought to you by The Rocky Mountain Collegian. On this episode of the “Poppin’ Things Podcast” Alec, Chapman and Nicole discuss movies, new video games, controversy and much more! Chapman Croskell, Alec Erikson and Nicole Conklin can be reached on Twitter at @Nescwick, @CTV_Ace and @NicoleConklin6 or @CSUCollegian Intro and outro music produced by Joshua Horner. Linkdump: Rogue One – www.gamespot.com/articles/top-10-…re/1100-6447143/ Nintendo Switch –...

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Interview: Mike Kinsella of American Football

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Interview: Mike Kinsella of American Football

For fans of twinkly, downtrodden riffs, and melancholic lyricism, the name Mike Kinsella is a familiar one. The American Football front-man has been involved in several revered projects over the years including Cap’n Jazz, Owls, Joan of Arc, and Their/They’re/There. With the release of the new American Football LP, as well as his 10th release under his solo project name,”Owen”, Kinsella seems to be more active than ever. Due to the sheer magnitude of work he has put out, Kinsella’s name and face in a way...

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Interview: Lol Tolhurst

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Interview: Lol Tolhurst

Anyone who listens to the radio for even 10 minutes a day has most likely heard a song by the Cure. The Crawley natives have forged for themselves one of the most prolific careers in music, pumping out some of the most revered albums of the 80s and 90s. Recently, founding member, and original drummer of the Cure, Lol Tolhurst, released an autobiography detailing his trials and tribulations in and outside of the band. As a founding member of the Cure, Lol was there from the beginning and witnessed the band go through various stages of their...

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KCSU DJ's Top 10 Albums of the Year

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KCSU DJ's Top 10 Albums of the Year

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 honest music in years. Some albums from this year featured a more stripped down minimal instrumentation, while others took advantage of experimenting with elements of other genres. We don’t know yet what 2017 will bring in terms of music, but it has a high standard to...

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A Revival To Remember

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A Revival To Remember

There’s nothing quite like the pulse through your bones that only ever happens in the presence of a well-mic’ed bass. And whether it’s that pulse, the steadfast environmentalism, or the contagious stomp-and-sway characteristic of Mountain Folk, any experience involving Elephant Revival turns into a spiritual awakening unlike any other. On December 9, 2016, Elephant Revival and their opener, Gipsy Moon,  came to town and brought down the house at the iconic Aggie Theater. Gipsy Moon, a local, budding folk group enjoyed a...

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Dango Rose of Elephant Revival

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Dango Rose of Elephant Revival

Enjoy here an interview with Dango Rose, founding member and bassist for the mountain folk band, Elephant Revival. Originally hailing from Nederland, CO, the band has always embraced an environmental message, yet has also always promoted a truth and freedom in their music; something entirely unique to them. On their way up to The Aggie Theater in Fort Collins, Dango was kind enough to call in to the studio to chat with our host, Laurelle Turner. Music for the KCSU Music Podcast is graciously provided by our friend, Joshua Horner....

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Was YouTube Rewind Accurate?

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Was YouTube Rewind Accurate?

The Poppin’ Things Podcast is brought to you by The Rocky Mountain Collegian.   On this episode of the “Poppin’ Things Podcast” Alec, Chapman and Nicole discuss Spider-man, Netflix, The Holidays and much more! Chapman Croskell, Alec Erikson and Nicole Conklin can be reached on Twitter at @Nescwick, @CTV_Aceand @NicoleConklin6 or @CSUCollegian Intro and outro music produced by Joshua Horner. Linkdump: Spider-man Homecoming – www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9DwoQ7HWvI The Last of Us Pt.2 –...

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Are Celebrities Given Too Much?

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Are Celebrities Given Too Much?

The Poppin’ Things Podcast is brought to you by The Rocky Mountain Collegian. On this episode of the “Poppin’ Things Podcast” Alec, Chapman and Nicole discuss WestWorld, Netflix, Celebrties and much more! Chapman Croskell, Alec Erikson and Nicole Conklin can be reached on Twitter at @Nescwick, @CTV_Aceand @NicoleConklin6 or @CSUCollegian Intro and outro music produced by Joshua Horner. Linkdump: Pokemon Sun and Moon – www.ign.com/articles/2016/11/15…sun-and-moon-review Moana –...

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