CD Reviews

Review: The Tuxedo by Tuxedo

Review: The Tuxedo by Tuxedo

Artist: Tuxedo Album: The Tuxedo Genre: Funky Dance & House Recommended if you like: Michael Jackson, Mayer Hawthorne, Parliament Funkadelic Get ready to class up the joint. Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One have teamed up to deliver you some funky fresh baby making magic. ...

Rebekah Romberg

April 20th, 2015

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Review: Self Love by Touché Amore/Self Defense Family

Review: Self Love by Touché Amore/Self Defense Family

Artist: Touché Amoré and Self Defense Family Album: Self Love Genre: Post-hardcore Recommended if You Like: Defeater, Modern Life Is War, Polar Bear Club, Have Heart A couple of weeks ago Deathwish records had a major release day, Harms Ways’ Rust, a split between ...

Danny Steiner

April 13th, 2015

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Review: Strangers to Ourselves by Modest Mouse

Review: Strangers to Ourselves by Modest Mouse

Artist: Modest Mouse Album: Strangers to Ourselves Genre: Alternative Rock Recommended if you like: The Shins, Death Cab For Cutie, The Arcade Fire, Ugly Casanova It has been eight years since Modest Mouse’s last full length album. They return with this interesting ...

Sam Bulkley

April 9th, 2015

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Review: Kintsugi by Death Cab for Cutie

Review: Kintsugi by Death Cab for Cutie

Artist: Death Cab for Cutie Album: Kintsugi Genre: Indie Rock Recommended if you like: The Postal Service, The Shins, Minus the Bear, The Decemberists Kintsugi is Death Cab for Cutie’s eighth full length album and not the let down we’ve all been expecting. With ...

Molly MacDougall

April 6th, 2015

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Review: Gracetown by San Cisco

Review: Gracetown by San Cisco

Artist: San Cisco Album: Gracetown Genre: Indie Rock Recommended if you like: Vampire Weekend, Tennis, TOPS, Portugal. The Man I’d like to start by simply saying: This album is REALLY good. The Australian quartet is back for their sophomore album, Gracetown. San Cisco ...

Rebekah Romberg

March 11th, 2015

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Review: Élan (Single) by Nightwish

Review: Élan (Single) by Nightwish

Artist: Nightwish                                   Release Date: February 13, 2015 Album: Élan (Single)                            Rating: ★★★★ out of 5 stars Genre: Symphonic Metal Recommended If You Like: Delain, Sonata Arctica, After Forever, John Williams Élan the ...

Sean Kennedy

February 25th, 2015

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Review: Reverie State by Field Division

Review: Reverie State by Field Division

Folkwave Duo Dazzles with Dreamy Debut Artist: Field Division                                   Release Date: October 2014 Album: Reverie State                                  Rating:★★★½ out of 5 stars Recommended If You Like: Folkwave, King Crimson, Fleetwood Mac, Enya, ...

Sean Kennedy

February 18th, 2015

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Review: Youth is Fading EP by Light Club

Review: Youth is Fading EP by Light Club

Artist: Light Club Album: Youth is Fading EP Genre: Soulful Indie Pop Recommended if you like: The 1975, Wild Cub, St. Lucia, and Bastille I was delightfully surprised when listening to this EP. Light Club, out of Bridge City, Oregon, blends synth, percussion, and light ...

Lindsie Livingston

February 9th, 2015

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KCSU DJs Share Their Favorite Records of 2014

KCSU DJs Share Their Favorite Records of 2014

After the station’s two music directors got to wax poetic over their top album picks of the year, we thought it only fair that we gave the DJs the chance to do the same. Top ten lists galore! DJ B-Rad (Brad Lanphere) Russ Liquid – In Love Papadosio – Night ...

Zach Johnson

December 15th, 2014

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KCSU's Top Albums of 2014 (Cheyenne McCoy)

KCSU's Top Albums of 2014 (Cheyenne McCoy)

KCSU has received thousands of records this year, and as Music Director I’ve been #blessed to listen to a lot of them. Making this list was a lot harder than I expected because 2014 didn’t have as many gems to offer as more recent years. Some of the records that I was ...

Cheyenne McCoy

December 11th, 2014

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