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About kylewcdb

Blog Editor for Airwaves, former alternative rock director of CDB and current host of "Trust the Wizard" on WCDB Sunday nights from 10pm-midnight.

Album Reviews: Future Islands, Perfect Pussy, Architecture in Helsinki

 Future Islands- Singles Release Date: 03/24/2014 Grade: B+ Future Islands is a band that’s difficult to throw into a musical category. There’s heavy use of synthesizers, and genre wise it’s somewhere between pop and rock, but the way that the … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Beck, The War on Drugs, Foster the People

Beck- Morning Phase Release Date: 02/21/2014 Grade: B+ Beck is an excellent musician to familiarize yourself with if you enjoy an artist who’s willing to challenge themselves consistently in redefining their sound. Throughout his discography his music has changed drastically, from early lo-fi recordings to sarcastic electronic funk, the man … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Cloud Nothings, Real Estate, St. Vincent

Cloud Nothings- Here and Nowhere Else Release Date: 04/01/2014 Grade: A The last time that we heard from this Cleveland based noise-rock band they gave us one of the best albums of 2012 in Attack on Memory. That album captured the attention … Continue reading

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Song-A-Day: March 2

We missed a few days there while our radio station took a retreat to Dippikill, but its nice to be able to resume this project on an important date. Lou Reed’s passing last year left a strong impact on the … Continue reading

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Song-A-Day: February 26

Happy 86th Birthday to Fats Domino! Music has changed a lot since the times when this man’s music was constantly on the charts, but the quality of his compositions remains as apparent today as it was then. Congratulations for staying … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: February 25

George Harrison was born on February 25 back in 1943, and is perhaps the best example in music history of a musician gaining their voice in the creative process mid-way through their career. Today’s Song-A-Day goes to his contribution to … Continue reading

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Song-A-Day: February 24

One of the best upcoming rappers out there still can’t drink legally in the US, happy 20th birthday to Earl Sweatshirt from Odd Future, our Song-A-Day goes to him with “Blade”.

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Song-A-Day February 23

Today’s Song-A-Day gives you some current music, this one is off of Angel Olson’s new album titled Burn Your Fire For No Witness with the song “Enemy”.

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Album Reviews: Broken Bells, Guided By Voices, Angel Olson

Broken Bells- After the Disco Grade: B Release Date: 2/04/14 Broken Bells has been a success story so far, something which shouldn’t have surprised reviewers like myself because of the talent of James Mercer as a lyricist and Danger Mouse’s … Continue reading

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Song-A-Day: February 22

Fifteen years ago, on February 22 1999, The Roots released their album titled Things Fall Apart featuring some of the best music that the group has released. Happy Anniversary to that album, and we celebrate by donning our Song-A-Day for … Continue reading

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