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Mac DeMarco – Here Comes The Cowboy REVIEW

DeMarco continues moving away from the dreamy sound that has come to define him. The influences of “This Old Dog” are heard clearly on his new release, with many of the songs featured much more honest instrumentation and stripped back songs compared to much of his earlier work. In fact, you could say that the approach of this album is almost too simple at times.

KURE’s Graduating Seniors of Spring 2019

This post serves as a thank you and good luck to all of our graduating seniors as this semester comes to a close. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to providing commentary, great music, and laughs to all of us at KURE and all of our listeners in the Ames and Iowa State community.

Xiu Xiu – Girl with Basket of Fruit Review

Girl with Basket of Fruit, released February 8th, 2019, is a fairly contemporary release by Xiu Xiu’s standards. By normal standards, it is 36 minutes of aural whiplash, violently jerking the listener around with periodic interludes of spoken word ballads before tearing off once more into a pounding, glitchy beat.

Tourist – “Everyday” Review

As it stands, Everyday is an exceedingly pleasant collection of spaced-out downtempo tracks, with all the comfort that comes with a nap in the sun or a midday walk. It’s just hard not to wish for something more.