Monthly Archives: November 2013

Album Reviews: Destroyer, The Head & the Heart, Shearwater

Destroyer- Five Spanish Songs EP Grade: B+ Release Date: 11/29/2013 Five Spanish Songs doesn’t contain any new Destroyer songs, rather it’s entirely composed of covers of a spanish artist named Sr. Chinarro. The purpose of the EP is to be … Continue reading

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Most Viewed Year in Airwaves’ History

Our blog is still eyeing progression, but one of the primary goals of the year has just been accomplished. 2013 is officially the most viewed year that Airwaves, WCDB Albany’s official blog, has ever had, and we haven’t even entered … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Favorite 100 Songs: 20-11

Here are numbers 20-11 on my countdown of my 100 favorite songs. 20. Daniel Johnston- True Love Will Find You in the End “But how can it recognize you unless you step out into the light, the light?“ Daniel Johnston … Continue reading

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DJ Survey: What’s Your Favorite Concept Album?

We went back to our DJs to conduct our first DJ survey in a while, this time with the question being: What’s Your Favorite Concept Album? Lisa Brown: Kid Cudi’s Man on The Moon I & II The first album is … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Robert Pollard, Cass McCombs, and We Are Scientists

Robert Pollard- Blazing Gentlemen Grade: B Release Date: 12/09/2013 Robert Pollard has always put forth an incredible amount of effort to contribute to the music scene. He’s most well-known as being the singer-songwriter for Guided By Voices, but Pollard has … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Favorite 100 Songs: 30-21

Here are numbers 30-21 on my countdown of my 100 favorite songs. 30. Sufjan Stevens- Casimir Pulaski Day “All the glory that the Lord has made/ And the complications when I see His face/ In the evening in the window.“ … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Los Campesinos!, Ducktails, and Peace

Los Campesinos!- NO BLUES Grade: B+ Release Date: 10/29/2013 A new album by one of the premiere alternative pop groups, Los Campesinos! This is a group which can produce upbeat danceable singles like the one which gained them fame in … Continue reading

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WCDB PRESENTS: CROCODILES AND SKI LODGE AT VALENTINE’S MUSIC HALL, MONDAY NOVEMBER 18TH   On Monday, November 18th 2013 at 7 pm, Valentine’s Music Hall  will host Californian indie noise-pop band Crocodiles and the up-and-coming Ski Lodge for WCDB’s fall show. Opening will be Albany based Slowshine and Party Boat from Saratoga Springs. Crocodiles’ fourth … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Favorite 100 Songs: 40-31

Here are numbers 40-31 on my countdown of my 100 favorite songs. 40. The National- All the Wine “I’m in a state/ I’m in a state/ Nothing can touch us my love.“ There’s an nice double reality going on in … Continue reading

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I Don’t Like Receiving Song Requests

Regardless of where music is being played, there’s usually a good amount of people prepared to suggest which song should be played next. This can be a fun communal process where everyone gets to learn a little bit about the … Continue reading

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