A look into Sufjan Stevens’ performance at UB

To try and identify an overarching trend in Sufjan Stevens’ music catalog initially seems to be an exercise in futility. Starting with his dabble in electronica (Enjoy Your Rabbit), Stevens transitioned from religiously steeped folk (Seven Swans) to frenetic baroque pop (Illinois) before creating a whole new genre of disco art-folk (The Age of Adz). … Continue reading A look into Sufjan Stevens’ performance at UB

88.3 The Buzz goes to CMJ Music Marathon Pt. 2

WSBU’s Music Director, Kirk Windus tells us about his experience at CMJ Music Marathon. The short version of this story would read something like: the CMJ Music Marathon played out in a haze of borough jumping, lots of music (some good, some not so good), venue crawling and overpriced drinks. Perhaps that version of the … Continue reading 88.3 The Buzz goes to CMJ Music Marathon Pt. 2

City and Colour’s new album is a welcome change

City and Colour has always been known for their acoustic style of indie rock, but Dallas Green has changed it up in his new album If I Should Go Before You.  The album still has a presence of acoustics, but Green brings himself into a new territory by adding this element to his music. The … Continue reading City and Colour’s new album is a welcome change