By Allison Schulz Just days before It’s Me: Ross performs at KCOU’s Birthday Bash on Nov. 3, the local band’s frontman Ross Menefee sat down with KCOU’s Allison Schulz. Menefee talked about the band’s new album, his journey toward making genuine art and, most importantly, his alter ego as Professor Swag. KCOU: How has the […]
By Theo Bloom (Yung Forehead Wrinkles) The year 2018 has been a fantastic year for music; there have been incredible albums released in a wide-ranging swath of genres. Despite this, there is one category of music that seems to be left to the wayside: Novelty music. Truly silly natured novelty music seems to be a […]
Review by Colton Robertson BROCKHAMPTON graced us with its fourth studio album, “Iridescence,” on Sept. 21. The self-proclaimed boyband continued with the uniqueness it has been known for with its arrival. “Iridescence” is a work unlike any I’ve seen ever, only to be compared to previous BROCKHAMPTON projects. What sets this release apart from their […]
By Theo Bloom ‘Canyon on Fire’, by Jack Tatum’s Wild Nothing, is a sonically beautiful and dense ode to L.A. Backed by layered synths, a solid guitar riff and with etherial sounding reverb, Tatum contemplates the American Dream’s end game as he sees it up in the Hollywood Hills. ‘Canyon on Fire’ is arguably the […]
By Ben Luty I don’t know how he does it, but everything Kanye West does is simultaneously genius and idiotic. Kanye is no stranger to things that somehow manage to be good and bad. On ye, he decides to release a seven-song, 23-minute album that was pretty clearly written and produced within the last month […]
Kyren Penrose from The Adaptation talks about the Blues and his future work status – as a happy gas station employee. KCOU’s DJ 13 Gigs interviews the Columbia local during part four of the True/False Miracle Berry Q&A series. See the other interviews here: True/False Miracle Berry Q&A Series: TONINA True/False Miracle Berry Q&A Series: […]
By Bradee Williams This single, in preparation for SALES upcoming second album, sets up for both a tonal continuation and an acceleration of the band’s dreamy pop-influenced earlier work. The rising, head-bob-inducing syncopation and soft guitar riffs feed into SALES’ ability to make us dance and make us feel all at once.