Press Play: Bones & Beeker

Bones & Beeker are the fresh, laid back sound that you need in your life right now. Mixing rolling horn lines, Brazilian percussion, and smooth synth layered under catchy vocal hooks, the group’s self-titled album fits in most any music collection. Bones & Beeker consists of producer BK-One and singer/guitarist Tony Newes. 2010 was the year of the hip hop influenced indie duo. Producers from Danger Mouse to Stoupe (of Jedi Mind Tricks) helped to bridge the gap between hip hop, alternative rock, and indie music. Five short years later, the music world…continue reading →

Press Play: Video

There’s a new post-punk group hitting the college music airwaves that has the staff of RSU Radio buzzing. Video is a band who has been playing shows in their native Austin, TX for years but are just now breaking into the college radio scene with The Entertainers, their second full length album. The group formed in Austin around 2010 and released their first album in 2011. They are a post-punk band who also have a garage and loud rock sound to them. While their latest album comes across as quite dark at times, it…continue reading →

The Cure Announce 2016 North American Tour

The Cure have announced 26 shows in 22 North American cities in 2016, with one yet to be announced in Seattle, Washington. The tour takes them from New Orleans to the West Coast, north to Canada, before making its way to an end in Florida. Nearby stops include Austin on May 13, Houston on May 14, Dallas on May 15, El Paso on May 17, and Kansas City on June 8. This tour is the band’s first major North American tour since 2008. The band, which became a staple of the early 1980’s…continue reading →

Press Play: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are an Australian seven piece indie rock group who formed in 2010. Since their emergence five years ago, the band has released seven albums through their very own record label, Flightless. King Gizzard’s 8th album, Paper Mache Dream Balloon, releases on November 13th and is already receiving high praise from those lucky music fans around the world who were sent advanced copies. There label, Flightless, is truly independent, featuring only themselves and a handful of other Australia based artists who play alternative rock in the form of garage,…continue reading →

Press Play: Joanna Newsom

Divers, the fifth studio album from the multi-talented Joanna Newsom is here. Not only is she a singer but a harpist, keyboardist, songwriter, and actress. This album was highly anticipated after the artist took five years off to complete it. It’s hot on the airwaves filled with experiences of life, love, and finding yourself on eleven tracks. All the way from Nevada City, California this artists is a rare bread. As a child Newsom was not allowed to watch television or listen to the radio. Her parents tried to avoid their child from…continue reading →