Monthly Archives: September 2013

Kyle’s Favorite 100 Songs: 100-91

Here’s the start of my list where I countdown my favorite one hundred songs, starting with numbers 100-91. 100. The Shins- New Slang “Gold teeth and a curse for this town/ Were all in my mouth/ Only I don’t know how/ They got … Continue reading

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Pearl Palooza: Come out to Albany’s 4th Annual Street Music Fest

WEQX is taking over Pearl Street and bringing free live music to you with the fourth annual Pearl Palooza music festival on Saturday, Sept. 28-featuring two stages and nine bands. Headlining this year will be Portugal. the Man, the soulful indie … Continue reading

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Essential Albums: Bright Eyes- Letting Off the Happiness

A lot of WCDB DJs, myself included, drool over the work of Bright Eyes and frontman Conor Oberst. He’s likely the premier singer in the indie folk genre for the past generation, and has released a few albums and songs … Continue reading

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Are You Generally Interested in WCDB?

WCDB is holding a General Interest Meeting to find new DJs today, Wednesday, September 25, at 7:15 PM. The meeting will take place at EDU 021 which is in the basement of the Education building at SUNY Albany, and after … Continue reading

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Crowd Surfers, and Why They Suck

We saw Brand New play at Upstate Concert Hall this past Wednesday, and I found myself in the midst of a semi-mosh pit about six rows away from Jesse Lacey. It was a great experience, and I highly recommend moshing … Continue reading

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Essential Albums: Big Star- Radio City

Big Star is a band that isn’t as easily recognizable today as they probably should be. They were a band who released their albums in the ’70s and played a mixture of rock and power pop, and they ultimately had … Continue reading

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DJ Survey: What’s the Best Live Show You’ve Ever Seen?

As WCDB DJs, one of the perks that you get is the opportunity to see a lot of live shows, be it free or not. This survey asked our DJs what the best live show is that they ever attended. … Continue reading

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Lorde’s “Royals” Takes Over Record Breaking Title

A New Queen Takes the Throne Billboard announced that Lorde has taken the record for the longest domination by a female artist on the Alternative Songs chart with her breakthrough hit “Royals”–surpassing Alanis Morissette’s 18 year reign with her classic … Continue reading

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CD Review: The Pixies- EP1

2013 has hosted some really notable returns to music including My Bloody Valentine, Daft Punk, Boards of Canada and now the most recent one, the Pixies. So why is it that EP1 doesn’t sound like it fits in with the … Continue reading

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