article archive

showing all posts in music reviews

Wane Lietoc’s 12 Albums of the Year

Saturday, January 04th, 2020
Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! I’m stubborn about music, generally. It seems odd to think about it like that, because I spent much time interrogating at least 150 albums this year. Back catalogs from discogs and al [...]
Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! I’m [...]

MUSIC REVIEW: Lumpy Records

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
Written by Matt McPherson, External Music Director Music Director policy has us on an active hunt for music, from the mere curios to the glaring omission. Sonically, there's much the station can benefit from. Case in point: recently, a programmer tipped me off to a little label called Lumpy Recor [...]
Written by Matt McPherson, External Music Director Music Director policy has us on an active hunt for music, from the [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music reviews, Music

World Music Wednesday: Child of the Rainbow

Monday, January 07th, 2019
Few albums of the past decade resist simple categorization as Gurrumul’s 2018 release Djarimirri: Child of the Rainbow does. Gurrumul hailed from Australia's Elcho Island as a member of the indigenous Yolngu people. Born totally blind, he never learned braille or used a guide dog and was intense [...]
Few albums of the past decade resist simple categorization as Gurrumul’s 2018 release Djarimirri: Child of the Rainb [...]

Scene and Heard: Good Time and “The Pure and the Damned

Friday, December 21st, 2018
      Connie, the protagonist of the Safdie brothers’ grimy, propulsive crime thriller Good Time (2017), is not a good person. After a botched bank robbery results in the incarceration of his brother Nick (who served as Connie’s accomplice), Connie hurdles through a night of increasingly poor c [...]
      Connie, the protagonist of the Safdie brothers’ grimy, propulsive crime thriller Good Time (2017), is not a g [...]

Way Back Then: “Hi Scores” by Boards of Canada

Saturday, March 05th, 2016
[March 5, 2016] By Spencer VH With a career spanning over twenty-five years, Edinburgh, Scotland’s Boards of Canada just might be one of the single most influential electronic music artists of all time. That being said, they still might also be one of the most underrated.  With compositions in [...]
[March 5, 2016] By Spencer VH With a career spanning over twenty-five years, Edinburgh, Scotland’s Boards of Canad [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Blog, Music reviews