RSU Basketball Closes Out the Season

This Saturday February 28th is your final chance to watch a Women’s RSU basketball game, and Monday is your final chance to see the men play. Both teams take on UA- Fort Smith in the final Heartland Conference double header of the season starting at 1pm this Saturday. The game will be the final one for seniors such as: Mikaila Newton, Jade Hardy, and Breanna Burford. Saturday will also be bobble-head giveaway night at the Claremore Expo. The first 750 fans to enter the arena will receive a Hunter the Hillcat bobble-head featured…continue reading →

Press Play: A Place To Bury Strangers

Sprouting from New York, New York, rock band A Place To Bury Strangers has the prestigious reputation of being the loudest group in the city. The trio consists of Oliver Ackerman (guitar/vocals), Dion Lunadon (bass) and Robbi Gonzalez (drums).  APTBS can be described as having a heavy, often chaotic sound that blends different genres of alternative rock including experimental, psychedelic, space, and post-punk. With their fourth album,Transfixiation, released earlier this month, they now have a more unified melody in comparison to previous works. They are still fully capable of producing rare and abstract…continue reading →

Hillcat Athletes Receive Accolades

During the month of February Hillcat athletes have acquired several accolades. J.C. Hartzler  received the honor of being selected for the Capitol One All-District Men’s basketball team. The junior guard leads the Hillcats in scoring by averaging 14.6 points per game and carries a 3.8 grade point average while majoring in Applied Technology. Hillcat senior basketball player, Frederico Santos, was named Heartland Conference player of the week after breaking the RSU record for rebounds in a season. Santos, a native of Brazil, has achieved 12 double-doubles so far this season and leads the…continue reading →

New Music Roundup: February 2015

New music is constantly on our minds here at RSU Radio. Here is a brief summary of what we're looking forward to, and what has been coming out of our speakers lately. UPCOMING RELEASES Modest Mouse - Strangers to Ourselves        One of college radio's biggest bands releasing their first albums in 8 years is a pretty big deal to us. The band has released the new song "The Ground Walks, with Time in a Box" via YouTube. The new track really shows off the influence The Talking Heads have had on Isaac…continue reading →

Press Play: Buxton

Natives of Houston, Texas, indie rock group Buxton is set to release their third studio album on March 3rd. For this one, Half a Native, they packed their bags and went west to record in Los Angeles. The group is led by singer/songwriter Sergio Trevino who sums up the band best when he says, “we take from a lot of genres and present it in a way that I think is most honest for us”.  In Los Angeles, Buxton created a piece that strays away from their usual rustic and folk sound and…continue reading →

Ratatat Announce Tulsa Stop on 2015 US Tour

  Brooklyn's indie-electro-loop-rockers Ratatat have announced a U.S. tour, which includes an Oklahoma stop. The outing begins in Tulsa on April 4 and work it's way to Coachella in California, Primavera in Spain, and Governor's Ball in New York City. The Brady Theater will host the tour's local stop. Information from Ratatat calls the venue "Club Brady", but The Brady Theater has confirmed the show via its website. The duo's last album, LP4, came back in 2010, and they have done very little since then. Ratatat is known for their mix of electronic samples…continue reading →

Press Play: J.D. McPherson

  Let the Good Times Roll, J.D. McPherson’s most recent album, is quite appropriately titled. Set to be released on February 10th, the record has an extremely diverse sound. It ranges from true rock and roll, to rhythm and blues, to what McPherson is well known for, that rockabilly sound of the 1950s. The influences of his favorites artists like Buddy Holly, Little Richard, and Led Zeppelin are easily evident.  Making the guitarist/singer/songwriter all the more interesting are his ties to Oklahoma. McPherson was born in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and grew up in Talihina,…continue reading →