Top Ten – October 31, 2014

Hey! Here are your top ten favorite artists featured on The Top Ten Countdown this week! Tune in every Friday at noon to hear your favorites on your only choice for true alternative music! 1. Minus the Bear 2. Lights 3. Ryn Weaver 4. Banks 5. Arkells 6. Twin Atlantic 7. Zola Jesus 8. Sarah Jaffe 9. Broods 10. Go Back to the Zoocontinue reading →

Happy Halloween from RSU!

It's a week of sheer terror and fun at RSU! Happy Halloween! Monday through Thursday night from 8-10pm its the "Human vs. Zombies" all over campus! On Wednesday, the Biology Club is sponsoring a "Party with Pumpkins" from 5-7pm. For only $5.00, you can decorate your own pumpkin and compete in some great prizes! On Thursday, the RSU Pryor Campus is hosting a "Halloween Costume and Pumpkin Carving Contest" beginning at 12:15pm. Check out their web page for more details. Later that night, the "Zombie Prom" begins at 8pm in the RSU Claremore…continue reading →

CMJ New York Days 3 & 4

Days 3 and 4 in New York City have been an incredible experience. Through CMJ (College Music Journal) we got to attend a music director's summit. It included a panel of Music Director's (the job Braeton holds at RSU Radio) from all around the United States. We also saw multiple shows that included Francesco Yates, SoMo, and RAC at some of NYC's most entertaining venues. We got the chance to tour the legendary Madison Square Garden and even got to see the Knicks locker room. Another highlight was getting to see Lion King…continue reading →

CMJ Day 1 and 2

It has been an eventful past couple of days for us here in New York City. We spent the first day in NYC visiting Times Square seeing the sights of the big city. We tried to find a place to eat that you couldn't get anywhere else but NYC, but Olive Garden was closest so we settled for that. We woke up on Tuesday and went straight to NYU to pick up our CMJ packets and get a feel for the campus, then we went to Rockefeller Center. At the Rockefeller Plaza we…continue reading →

Press Play: Shadow Of Whales

Shadow Of Whales is an alternative pop and rock group that hail from Austin, Texas. Don’t be fooled by the genre label though, these guys know how to mix it up and combine sounds that will have you moving and rocking out. They just released their self titled EP and it’s an inspiring debut. The band consists of members Joshua and Caleb Flores, Jeremy Boyum, Chris Fraga, and JD Vazquez. The song Dream gets the EP started with an upbeat and motivational vibe. Just A Little combines the pop and rock elements effortlessly…continue reading →

RSU offers safe, Halloween fun!

RSU’s Student Government Association is once again, along with a number of other RSU student organizations, is sponsoring this year’s annual “Kiddie Karnival”. Now in its 11th year, this safe “trick or treat” with games and activities, will begin Friday night at 6:30pm at the Claremore Recreation Center tennis courts. The carnival is free and open to the public and will include activities, games, prizes and face painting. The movie “The Haunted Mansion” will be shown at 8:30pm. Remember, all children must be accompanied by an adult.continue reading →


“We’ve been counting down the days since day 150 and we can’t believe it’s finally here…” This year Houston Gaither and Braeton Hightower have traveled to attend the College Music Journal (CMJ) Music Marathon that is being held in New York City. For the past five years RSU Radio has sent their Promotions & Music Director to attend the festival. It runs from today through Saturday, and is filled with showcases, seminars, and workshops. CMJ, 34 years running, is one of the world’s most important platforms for the discovery of new music. One…continue reading →

RSU Radio heads back to New York…

The 34th annual CMJ Music Marathon, the world’s most important venue for discovering new music, will soon be underway. It is expected that over 1,400 live shows will perform in more than 80 locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. October 20th through the 25th, it is predicted that over 120,000 artists, music fans and industry insiders will attend over 100 conference events, parties & performances as well as College Day, an event that is designed specifically for college and non-commercial radio programmers. RSU Radio’s Braeton Hightower and Houston Gaither are on their way to…continue reading →

Remembering our Past….

Where can you hear a medley from The Beatles', "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" and a new setting of "The Star Spangled Banner" in one setting? At RSU’s Annual Fall Concert that will feature the RSU Jazz Ensemble, the University Choir and Concert Band. The concert, free and open to the public, is scheduled for this Tuesday and will begin at 7:30pm in the Will Rogers Auditorium on the Claremore campus. Canned food donations will be accepted for admission. The tribute to the Beatles is to honor the 50th anniversary of their…continue reading →