Monthly Archives: May 2010

NEW STUFF @ WCDB

We have some new Stuff at the station,  Some really exciting releases Crystal Castles: Crystal Castles(II) We have the New Crystal Castles Record, it is phenomenal. Less Chip Tunes effects, however they persevere the aggressive dance music we are familiar … Continue reading

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Summer!

School is out for the summer here at SUNY Albany, but that does not mean WCDB shuts down. Most of our student DJs love the radio station so much that they don’t want to leave Albany when classes are over … Continue reading

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The Dillinger Escape Plan

The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works 2007 Oh yeah, it’s 2010. Well this review is a bit old but in light of the recent release of dillinger’s new recordoption paralysis (which is dope and continues down the path described below) … Continue reading

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Wcdb the Arch Enemy of Commercial radio

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New Gorillaz Album, Plastic Beach

Gorillaz – Plastic Beach (Virgin) Alright. So all you need to know as background is that the Gorillaz are actually that guy from Blur (Damon Albarn) and whoever he contracts to help him predict the future of music. This usually means … Continue reading

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90.9 fm — anything but ephemeral

Just a few days ago, CDB turned 32! In 1978 we hit the ground running, appropriately christening the airwaves by spinning “born to run” by The Boss. But you won’t hear that song on CDB anymore because we don’t play mainstream … Continue reading

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New Xiu Xiu and Roy Montgomery/Grouper split

Xiu Xiu – Dear God, I Hate Myself (Kill Rock Stars) Noisy, loud, DARK, songs, generally having more pop tendencies than not. More discordant and experimental than the last few releases, Dear God, I Hate Myself does some exploring where the debut … Continue reading

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Galactic

Since the new Galactic album has been getting a lot of attention on our airwaves (and apparently our blog), I figured it would be a good time to dig through the proverbial crates and fish out a review of their … Continue reading

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Crime in Stereo

Disclaimer: I loved “Is Dead” in fact, I’ve loved everything this band has done. This record is going to get shit on EVERYWHERE. The hardcore kids won’t like it because it doesn’t sound like their old music. The indie-scene- whateverthefuckyouwanttocallit kids won’t like it … Continue reading

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The kids are back

I was talking about the crowd to Austin (our metal director, on air every Sunday 10pm-12am) between songs at the Between the Buried and Me show last night (which was awesome, by the way). He was saying how pumped he was to see … Continue reading

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