Press Play: Youth Lagoon

Trevor Powers, is the mastermind behind ‘Youth Lagoon’. Their latest piece of work was released earlier this week on the 25th. ‘Savage Hills Ballroom’ the 3rd album from the group is close and personal with Powers’ personal life. The ten new tracks on this album standout from previous work. During the writing process, tragedy struck the artist hard. Deaths from a close friend, and family member all happened around the same time. Powers struggled to overcome the hardships, but really was able to expresses himself especially in tracks like ‘Kerry’.  He turned his…continue reading →

Flaming Lips Celebrate 20 Years of Clouds Taste Metallic

The Flaming Lips are taking a look back with their upcoming box-set Heady Nugs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic. The box-set is a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the original release of Clouds Taste Metallic. The album stands as the band’s last rock driven album before taking a more experimental shift to their sound. The Oklahoma City group’s seventh album reaches the 20 year mark with some bonus content packaged with the original album. The three-disc set includes their 1994 EP Due To High Expectations The Flaming Lips Are Providing Needles…continue reading →

RSU Radio To Attend CMJ Music Marathon In NYC

The 35th annual CMJ Music Marathon takes place October 13th thru 17th in its usual location of New York City. The yearly festival is put on by the College Music Journal, or CMJ, an online publication that focuses on music for college radio stations. The CMJ Music Marathon features many, fascinating events. It is a college music convention of sorts, that brings in students, who are employed by their university’s radio station, in addition to music promoters, from all over the United States and Canada. The event has live performances by industry and…continue reading →

Join us at the Block Party

The West Bend Block Party for September is upon us. Join us for this free event Tuesday afternoon between 6 and 8 for music and plenty of food trucks. RSU Radio will be giving away bundles of CDs at our tent, so stop by, say hi, and get some free music to add to your personal library. This month’s event features folk singer Kalyn Fay and country artist Wesley Michael Hayes. Kalyn Fay is student at RSU who has been making a big name for herself by playing everywhere from intimate concerts to…continue reading →

Press play: Petite Noir

          Back in late 2013 Llunga realized he wanted to make music. Coming from a small South Africa town he was faced with challenges from choosing God, and pop music. “Church band practice was the same night as a recoding opportunity.” Llunga expressed to The Guardian in 2013. Llunga got his big break when featured with R&B artist Solange Knowles ona collaboration project. The rest was history.    It’s been a little over  two years since we have heard from the artist after his single debut ‘Till we ghosts’. Llunga has…continue reading →

RSU’s Art on the Hill is Back

RSU's Art on the HIll is back and expanded to three day.   This festival, September 18th through the 20th, will showcase high quality art work by established artists, rising talent and students from northeast Oklahoma. Tented venues will enable visitors to stroll through the various art exhibits, while experiencing live art demonstrations, music from guest musicians and live performances from the RSU Theatre program. RSU Radio will be a part of the festival on Friday from 10am to 2pm playing music!  Area schools will select works of art from their elementary, junior high and high…continue reading →

Press Play: The Arcs

The Black Keys very own Dan Auerbach has expanded his musical expedition with new group The Arcs. This group released their debut album this September. Songs explore a variety of events in pop culture with a timeless feel. Auerbach has stepped away from the Black Keys for a brief time to focus on this soulful side project. Along with artists Richard Swift, Leon Michaels, Homer Steinweiss, Nick Movshon, Kenny Vaughn, and the women of Mariachi Flor De Toloache have been harmonized on fourteen new tracks. The ladies of Flor De Toloache can be…continue reading →