KCOU General Manager Pierce Porterfield and DJ Alaina Curran met with A.CHAL Aug. 26, delving into the R&B artist’s songwriting technique, his new album “ON GAZ” and his plans for future music. “If I wasn’t an artist, I would probably only have one picture of myself,” A.CHAL said about his social media presence. View the […]
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In The Road Movie, director Dmitrii Kalashnikov uses footage from dashboard cameras of cars in Russia to form a collection of stories. Each clip is its own anecdote with its own set of circumstances. Kalashnikov varies these short episodes so that in the movie’s 72 minutes, we feel terrified, confused and entertained. We are passengers […]
Blood streaks dry on the floor while nervous round children dance and an Irish woman describes “topsy-turvy” Syrian bomb-outs in a utopia where men cry and exiled hippies dress the entrails of cyberhell in corporate manifestos. Adam Curtis’ mammoth HyperNormalisation addresses the collapse of established reality in the wider world, examining substitute narratives, suicide bombings, […]
First-time Polish director Anna Zamecka’s documentary Communion has a deceptively simple premise: a Polish teenager named Ola tends to her autistic brother Nikodem and Marek, her oft-drunk father, in the days leading to and following Nikodem’s First Communion. The truth of the matter is, however, that Communion is so much more than the sum of […]
Today marks KCOU’s 53rd birthday as a radio station and its 43rd as an FM station, so check out the new music additions we’ve made and stay posted on the blog every day this week as we give you our list of 44 Recent Essential albums and artists selected by the music staff. – Elorm […]
Rejjie Snow, coming all the way from Dublin, gives us his thoughts on the Midwest, getting peed on, and his fanbase. Expect to hear his album “Dear Annie” later this year.
We sat down with Tate Kobang before his Young Hustle Tour show at Rose Music Hall February 1st. Young Thug Collab? Swizz Beatz? What’s Tate got in store for 2016?
Columbia’s body pulse-inducing quartet, Monchichi, steps into the studio to leave their mark on KCOU.
KCOU Music Staff continues the roast series with YMCMB.
When we met up with Milo after his show in St. Louis, he wasn’t too happy about the lukewarm response from the crowd, and rightfully so. Milo doesn’t just rap, he performs, pumping his heart and soul into his set, and even then Milo had to ask the crowd to come closer to the […]