NEW ADDS: Microwave, Angel Olsen, Charli XCX, Summer Walker

NEW ADDS: Microwave, Angel Olsen, Charli XCX, Summer Walker

For the second time this semester, here’s a brand new set of new adds! These reviews introduce us to recent releases by Atlanta emo band Microwave, seasoned indie crooner Angel Olsen, English pop icon Charli XCX, and R&B's Summer Walker.

ALBUM REVIEW: RENCE - FALL 2019

ALBUM REVIEW: RENCE - FALL 2019

Rence’s Fall 2019 is a musical journey into learning how to love, be loved, and heal old, deep wounds. The title of the EP is the first allusion to life’s woes: it may be easy to assume that Fall 2019 refers to the season of the current year, but, during the first song, Darkside, the listener learns that Fall refers the long, rapid, uncontrolled trip down from a high. 

College Radio Day: Playlist by DJ Mystery Meat

College Radio Day: Playlist by DJ Mystery Meat

Halloween is my favorite holiday. I love dressing up, binge watching horror movies, and reveling in the unfettered bacchanal of Halloween night. This playlist is a witch's brew of demons, ghosts, and things that go bump in the night, as well as songs from my favorite scary movies, moments of inexplicable weirdness, and music about real horror, the kind of stuff that could happen to you. Listen with the lights off.

College Radio Day: Show Introduction by Ray Warth

College Radio Day: Show Introduction by Ray Warth

Ray Warth introduces his show Hot Coffee as part of our College Radio Day initiative.

“I found a community where I could thrive in my passion for music, but also had to deal with the stress of a sudden culture shock and lifestyle change... not to mention the jetlag. There were days I would find myself in a pretty stormy mood. Then I poured a cup of decaf.”

NEW ADDS: Sheer Mag, Nils Frahm, Loscil, SASSY 009, No One Knows What the Dead Think

NEW ADDS: Sheer Mag, Nils Frahm, Loscil, SASSY 009, No One Knows What the Dead Think

Welcome to the first set of new adds of the Fall 2019 semester! I'm excited to bring you five reviews from KXSC staff members and DJs (yours truly included) of new releases in hard rock and grindcore, ambient and dance. Enjoy our reviews, and look forward to a semester of great new music and music writing!

College Radio Day: Playlist Sean Morgenthaler

College Radio Day: Playlist Sean Morgenthaler

Sean Morgenthaler curates a playlist to kick of College Radio Day! "All of these songs got serious airtime in the 80s/90s and it helped to break some of them nationally. Long live college radio; we have 10 whole Watts and we’re not afraid to use em!"

Melodies of Vikings: An Interview with Stockholm’s Pet Sounds Records

Melodies of Vikings: An Interview with Stockholm’s Pet Sounds Records

DJ Xanthe Pajarillo paid a visit to Pet Sounds Records in Stockholm, Sweden to speak with its managers about the music industry in Sweden, the impact of Spotify on music collection, and how they select what goes in the store. Click to read the full interview!

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