Wilco Return With Surprise Album “Star Wars”

Press Play: Wilco: STAR WARS              It’s been awhile since the world has heard from the Chicago sextet Wilco. Their latest album “Star Wars” has taken most by surprise. The tracks are catchy, and not to mention unique, but the group decided to share their ninth album for free. This present of an album, took four years to write and release. All eleven tracks on the album are fast pace and action packed.             Members Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Glenn Kotche, Mikael Jorgensen, Nels Cline, and Patrick Sansone…continue reading →

Oklahoma Musician Tom Skinner Dies at 61

Tom Skinner, an Oklahoma music mainstay, and red dirt pioneer has passed away. Skinner helped to develop the red dirt scene sound in the late 1970s. Since then, he has toured, recorded, and written music on a consistent basis. He spent a brief stint playing bass in Garth Brooks' band. Most recently he played a weekly Wednesday Night Science Project, inviting local musicians to perform with him. Skinner is a member of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.Despite failing health, he continued to play up until his death, with his final show taking place on…continue reading →

OK Mozart Returns to Bartlesville

The 31st annual OK Mozart International Music Festival will kick off its opening celebration on Saturday, June 6th with some changes in all-day programming including a first-time Fun Run, tours of Prairie Song’s historically recreated 1800s Old West town, live music by the Corky Davis Country Swing Band, pony rides, tribal dancing, a petting zoo, wagon rides and more with a free admission to the evening’s performance at the Bartlesville Community Center. Highlights throughout the week include "A Musical Tour of Italy" along with music students in orchestra and band from Bartlesville and the…continue reading →

RSU Radio’s Top Ten

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.Other Lives• 2.Best Coast• 3.My Morning Jacket• 4.Alabama Shakes• 5.Passion Pit• 6.American Wrestlers• 7.Michael Rault• 8.Kuroma• 9.Banditos• 10.Blurcontinue reading →

Rise Up at the Rock

Rise Up At The Rock Music Festival is at the Hanging Rock Camp in Tahlequah, OK. There will be artists like Elephant Revival, The Red Dirt Rangers, Carter Sampson, Joe Baxter, and many more!Rise Up At The Rock Music Festival is a two-day event, May 9-10. Tickets include camping accommodations for both nights. There will also be an on-site food vendor during both days of the event.Rise Up, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is based in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. This event is Rise Up’s first opening fundraiser. Rise Up’s mission is to provide…continue reading →

RSU Athletics Update

The Rogers State cheerleading squad is heading to Daytona Beach,FL to compete in the National Cheerleader Association’s Collegiate Cheer and Dance competition. The team will be performing a routine that consists of: tumbling, stunting, dance, and motions choreographed by music. The routine is 2 minutes and 15 seconds of skill and endurance. Teams will be judged on degree of difficulty, perfection of routine and overall impression. RSU’s preliminary performance is at 11:08 am this Friday and the finals will be held on Saturday April 10th between 10am and noon. The Rogers State Athletic…continue reading →

PressPlay: Montropo

Currently working out of Denver, Colorado, Montropo, brings a smooth, well-developed sound to the airwaves of RSU Radio. Montropo is the stage name for Andres Diaz, a singer/songwriter who grew up in Austin, TX. Diaz moved to Denver in order to hone his musical sound. His debut album, "Follow Me", is reminiscent of the powerful folk songs from the 1960s. This is evident from the title-track, which opens the album, and  continues throughout. It’s one of those albums where it’s hard to select only a couple of songs for airplay. Every one on the 13…continue reading →

Modest Mouse Announce OK Tour Date, Share New Song

Modest Mouse have announced a number of tour dates for their upcoming tour, which supports their new album Strangers to Ourselves, the band's first album release since 2007. The popular Seattle indie group will be in Oklahoma City on April 24th at the Diamond Ballroom. Their last tour stop in Oklahoma was in 2009, which was also at the Diamond Ballroom. The new album is due out March 17th. In addition to announcing the tour, the band has released the song "Of Course We Know", a slowed down piano driven track from the upcoming album.…continue reading →

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 →

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 →