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 →

Norman Music Festival Announces 2016 Headliners

Oklahoma’s free music institution, Norman Music Festival, has announced their first round of headliners for 2016. The initial lineup includes the indie rockers Cloud Nothings, garage punk band Nobunny, synthpop band Small Black, hip hop artist Open Mike Eagle, and the OKC rock scene mainstays Traindodge. Norman Music Festival 9 will take place April 21, 22, and 23 across clubs and outdoor stages in downtown Norman, Oklahoma. The free music festival is in its ninth year, and has exploded in popularity in recent events. A new feature of the festival this year is…continue reading →

RSU Radio’s CMJ 2015 Recap

Its Geoff and Tip here, again. We are back from New York City safely with lots of stories to tell and new bands to listen to. The last five days have been an exciting experience for both of us. Geoff made his first trip to NYC and the CMJ Music Marathon. This was Tip’s second trip to the conference, but first attendance in nearly 7 years. Some of the highlights of the week include seeing two performances the London band, Shopping. They played the first and last shows we saw this weekend, and…continue reading →

To RSU Radio CMJ is More Than Just concerts

The following is an editorial article written by Station Manager, Tip Crowley. Tip served as student Music Director from 2005 to 2010, and he was the first Music Director to go to CMJ on behalf of RSU. The CMJ Music Marathon is a spectacle that most music fans would jump at the chance to attend. The festival includes are hundreds of bands, industry professional panels, and, it happens in venues and other locations scattered across New York City.  CMJ is about having fun, but it is about so much more than that to…continue reading →

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced their nominees for the 2016 induction: Chicago Cheap Trick Deep Purple The Cars Chaka Khan Chic The JB's Janet Jackson Los Lobos Steve Miller N.W.A. Nine Inch Nails The Smiths The Spinners Yes To be nominated, artists must have released their first single before 1991. Fans can have a say in who is nominated by voting for their five selections at the museum’s website. The five fan selections will be calculated alongside the industry representatives who will also be voting. Who do you think…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 →

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 →

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 →