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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 [...]

Review: Tunje Ige – “Missed Calls EP”

Monday, April 18th, 2016
[April 18, 2016] By Chadwyck Moore Since releasing his debut mixtape The Love Project, Tunji Ige has stayed busy creating new music. His SoundCloud has stayed active releasing singles and showcasing his new experimentation as an artist. Fans were teased with songs like Black James Bond and [...]
[April 18, 2016] By Chadwyck Moore Since releasing his debut mixtape The Love Project, Tunji Ige has stayed bu [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

Interview: Geographer

Sunday, April 17th, 2016
[April 17, 2016] Interview by Amanda Katz and Claire Breen. Edited by Spencer vH. Photos by Emily Sevin. Mike Deni of Geographer is a self-identified fan of pop music, ranging from fellow New Jersey native Bruce Springsteen to Justin Bieber, and many artists in between. He doesn’t shy a [...]
[April 17, 2016] Interview by Amanda Katz and Claire Breen. Edited by Spencer vH. Photos by Emily Sevin. Mi [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Interviews

INTERVIEW: See Through Dresses (Omaha, NE)

Friday, April 15th, 2016
[April 15, 2016] By Spencer VH Spencer vH: What brought the four of you together? Were their previous bands that members played together in or are you just all just products of similar parts of your local music scene? SEE THROUGH DRESSES: Matt and I had been playing in a different band [...]
[April 15, 2016] By Spencer VH Spencer vH: What brought the four of you together? Were their previous bands th [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Interviews

Profile on Artist: Samiyam

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
[April 13, 2016] By Kyle Roe // Photo by Theo Jamison courtesy of Stones Throw Records Ann Arbor beatmaker Sam Baker, aka Samiyam, is making significant headway in the far away city of Los Angeles. The storyline of Baker’s career resembles his albums: understated yet to-the-point, progress [...]
[April 13, 2016] By Kyle Roe // Photo by Theo Jamison courtesy of Stones Throw Records Ann Arbor beatmaker Sam [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

Way Back Then: “Acrobatic Tenement” by At The Drive-In

Monday, April 11th, 2016
[April 11, 2016] by Spencer vH In 1995, a young band just out of high school from El Paso, Texas played in a Los Angeles, California bar to nine people. They left the show with their first record deal. After forming in 1993, At The Drive-In self-released two records themselves and toured thous [...]
[April 11, 2016] by Spencer vH In 1995, a young band just out of high school from El Paso, Texas played in a Los A [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

Open Your Ears 04.10.2016

Sunday, April 10th, 2016
[April 10, 2016] Every week, the dedicated KCSB staffers present you their picks for the top new tracks off the week. Click the track to listen or watch. Here’s our picks for the second week of April: Spencer’s Pick: ‘Blades of Grass’ by Sparkle Water. The Canadian indie rockers debut [...]
[April 10, 2016] Every week, the dedicated KCSB staffers present you their picks for the top new tracks off the w [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

God on call with the Bible in the Trunk: Kendrick Lamar – “Untitled Unmastered” Album Review

Monday, April 04th, 2016
[April 4, 2016] By Chadwyck Moore Released with no rumors, promotion, or even expectation comes Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Untitled Unmastered’, a compilation of unreleased demos. These demos were recorded during the three years between his debut classic ‘Good Kid M.A.A.D. Ci [...]
[April 4, 2016] By Chadwyck Moore Released with no rumors, promotion, or even expectation comes Kendrick Lamar’s ‘ [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

Day Wave

Friday, April 01st, 2016
[April 1, 2016] by Justin Taing // Photos courtesy of http://daywavemusic.tumblr.com and https://www.facebook.com/pg/daywavemusic/photos/ Indie-rocker Jackson Phillips (otherwise known as the hazy Day Wave) is captivating fans while gaining praise from critics and established rock stars alike. [...]
[April 1, 2016] by Justin Taing // Photos courtesy of http://daywavemusic.tumblr.com and https://www.facebook.com/pg/ [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

“Time EP” by Ella Mai

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
[March 30, 2016] By Jake Feder What do you get when you mix the infectious DJ Mustard sound with an incredibly clean sonic aesthetic from across the pond? Ella Mai and her breakout release, “Time EP.” The recent 10 Summers imprint signee really struts her stuff on th [...]
[March 30, 2016] By Jake Feder What do you get when you mix the infectious DJ Mustard sound with an incredibly cle [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music