Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Return of Neutral Milk Hotel

Yesterday, a little bit after noon, news started to spread that Neutral Milk Hotel had reformed and announced a tour. Neutral Milk Hotel is a band based out of the Athens, Georgia music scene that have released two albums: On Avery … Continue reading

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WCDB DJ EVENTS: May and beyond!

WHAT ARE THESE WCDB DJs UP TO? (DJ names and WCDB time slots are in italics): 5/3, Friday: DELLAROCCA BOOKING PRESENTS: THE BABIES (Vivian Girls, Woods) will be here with openers Birthdays and Party Boat. Valentine’s, Albany, NY. FACEBOOK EVENT. … Continue reading

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Albany Sonic Arts Collective — UAG Benefit

The Albany Sonic Arts Collective is holding their second annual benefit show for the Upstate Artist Guild. The show is going to run all day Saturday (today), starting at 4 and going until late. It features a long list of … Continue reading

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Essential Albums: Wilco- Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Quick Band Bio: Wilco was formed upon the breakup of Uncle Tupelo, a band with more of a country influence that had shared vocals from Jeff Tweedy and Jay Farrar. These two had a falling out that led to the … Continue reading

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Andrew’s first quarter report

It’s April and we are a bit more then a quarter of the way through the year. Here are some records that I’ve liked and some more that I am looking forward to. 2 Mounts — Sycamore (further) Dsic Prostitutes … Continue reading

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HEAT’S MINI REVIEWS: Purling Hiss, Ty Segall and Mikal Cronin, Chelsea Light Moving, Bleached

Purling Hiss – Water on Mars 4/2013 ATTN: Dinosaur Jr. Fans, Malkmus, Anybody that loves great dirty delicious guitar tones, solos and flourishes. I pretty much headbanged, danced, and/or swayed through this whole album. I plan on blasting this in … Continue reading

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Essential Albums: Boards Of Canada- Music Has the Right to Children

Quick Band Bio: Boards of Canada is the moniker for two Scottish brothers, Michael Sandison and Marcus Eoin, and it serves as a project for them to experiment with electronic music. Their discography is a confusing mix of official and … Continue reading

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Oberhofer- Notalgia EP

One of the best parts of being involved with the radio station is that you get exposure to bands that you wouldn’t have heard about before. The best example of this is Oberhofer, a band from Brooklyn who released their … Continue reading

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Brothers Quay

The Brothers Quay make some of the best, most spellbinding animations.  They create darkly atmospheric animations rife with magic and decay that grow out of their intricate hand made sets and puppets. I first became aware of them through their videos … Continue reading

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One LP//Two EPs (One’s a Split)

Yazen, here. This is the first posting in a monthly column where I discuss an upcoming full-length LP, an EP, and a Split for the current month. This month, I’m looking into Daylight’s debut LP “Jar,” For Today’s new EP … Continue reading

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