CD Reviews


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...

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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...

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Artist: Brothers in Yarn Album: Volume 1 Genre: Indie Rock Recommended if you like: Death Cab for Cutie, Dashboard Confessional Volume 1 by Brothers in Yarn is, simply put, an astonishingly beautiful album.  From the very beginning you feel as though you are being invited to take a journey with these songs.  They make you want to dance, go on a road trip, explore a million different places, and just generally get out and experience...

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DJ Snazzy Seth reviews Bon Iver’s new album, 22, a Million. 30 Seconds to Music is a music review series where DJs from around the KCSU station review their favorite new releases, in 30 seconds or less! Have an album you want featured? Let us know at video@kcsufm.com...

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