Monthly Archives: October 2013

Album Reviews: Arcade Fire, Cults, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

Grade: A- Release Date: 10/28/2013 Staying fair with this album is difficult. On one side, the Arcade Fire and Reflektors buildup was gigantic and the live show I attended(and covered in another post) was the best live event that I’ve … Continue reading

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Thirty Albums From the Ten Best Years of Music

Written by Robby Red, current WCDB Rock Director. Some people will tell you that the 90s were the ten best years in music. Others will disagree, citing the 60s or 70s as a better ten years. It’s an extremely subjective … Continue reading

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RIP Lou Reed

Lou Reed, lead singer and guitarist of the iconic and influential Velvet Underground and successful solo artist passed away today. Reed was a living legend who actually attended school in upstate New York at the University at Syracuse before he … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Favorite 100 Songs: 60-51

Here are numbers 60-51 on my countdown of my 100 favorite songs. 60. Death Cab For Cutie- Steadier Footing “This is the chance I never got/ To make a move, but we just talk about/ The people we’ve met in … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Favorite 100 Songs: 70-61

Here are numbers 70-61 on my countdown of my 100 favorite songs. 70. The Flaming Lips- The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song (With All Your Power) “It’s a very dangerous thing to do exactly what you want“ “The Yeah Yeah Yeah … Continue reading

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Show Review: Arcade Fire in Brooklyn

Arcade Fire is set to release their fourth studio album Reflektor on October 28, and they’ve taken an interesting approach to advertising themselves. What they’ve essentially done is abandon the Arcade Fire name temporarily so they could be re-labeled as … Continue reading

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CMJ 2013: A Preview

It’s the most glorious week of the year. CMJ is finally here! Most CMJ-newbies and even some seasoned veterans will find the abundance of shows, unofficial parties, day-showcases, RSVP-only parties, and things to do during CMJ week a bit overwhelming. … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Favorite 100 Songs: 80-71

Here are numbers 80-71 on my countdown of my 100 favorite songs. 80. Fleet Foxes- Helplessness Blues “What good is it to sing helplessness blues?/ Why should I wait for anyone else?“ The opening message of this song is really … Continue reading

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Essential Albums: Bob Dylan- The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan

I’ve done a poor job of balancing out actual classics in this segment with albums that are classics in my mind within the alternative music mindset. You should be aware of who Bob Dylan is and what he has done, … Continue reading

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Revisiting a Viewpoint: Are Most People DJs?

When you join our radio station, after you go through the process of shadowing shows, working the board, and passing the written test you come up to the final test: on-air clearance. This is about a fifteen minute long period … Continue reading

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