Tag Archives: Kyle Florence

90FM Album Review:Hidden Towers-Olympus Mons””

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu     The Vancouver-based four-piece Hidden Towers exploded onto the Canadian rock-scene in 2009, where early on they were met with a fair amount of success and critical-praise. Unfortunately, after being a band for not even a full year, side-projects and various individual pursuits prompted a three year hiatus. With the addition of a new drummer, Hidden ... Read More »

90FM Album Review:Hidden Towers-Olympus Mons””

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu     The Vancouver-based four-piece Hidden Towers exploded onto the Canadian rock-scene in 2009, where early on they were met with a fair amount of success and critical-praise. Unfortunately, after being a band for not even a full year, side-projects and various individual pursuits prompted a three year hiatus. With the addition of a new drummer, Hidden ... Read More »

A Safe Alternative to Drunk Driving

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu The Late-Night Transit service, nicknamed “the drunk bus” due to the typical state of its riders, is a pivotal part of the Stevens Point nightlife. “There are always good people on the bus, and it’s usually a lot of fun,” said Josh Sawlsville, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. “You meet new people all the ... Read More »

90FM Album Review: Titus Andronicus-Local Business

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu     Since forming in Glen Rock, New Jersey in 2005, Titus Andronicus has hit the ground running, releasing two critically acclaimed albums that have left notable sources such as Pitchfork Magazine referring to their sound as “violent, overblown and irreverent.” With the release of their third full-length “Local Business”, the quintet returns to the limelight having ... Read More »

UWSP Unveils Pointer Alerts System

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu This week, a new emergency alert system capable of delivering messages to students’ email and cell phones, as well as residence hall paging systems, university computers and webpages has been introduced. “Pointer Alerts is a communication system that allows UWSP to communicate with a large group of people—thousands of people—in a very short period of time. When ... Read More »

90FM Album Review: The Daredevil Christopher Wright – The Nature of Things

Formed in Eau Claire in late 2004, The Daredevil Christopher Wright is an indie-folk trio made up of brothers Jon (vocals, guitar) and Jason (vocals, bass) Sunde, and fellow Wisconsin-native Jesse Edington (vocals, percussion). The band hit the ground running, tirelessly crafting their own unique style of alternative music after only being existence a matter of months; this steadfast dedication ... Read More »

90FM Album Review: Slam Dunk – Welcome to Miami

Picture yourself for a moment, sitting at a basement party on a Saturday night. Things are a going alright, the keg is about half gone, and then some guys pull out a bunch of instruments and start rocking this music that has everyone getting up to dance and generally go nuts over. That scenario pretty much sums up my album ... Read More »

90FM Album Review: Sleeper – Self-titled EP

In my opinion, if you can’t get lost in the music you’re listening to, than it really isn’t worth listening to in the first place. Taking this mantra into account, it should come as no surprise that I instantly fell in love with the band Sleeper’s self-titled EP, released earlier this year through Woods & Ether Records. It should be ... Read More »

90FM Album Review: Night Moves – “Colored Emotions”

What do you get when you mix country, electronic, and indie? For most, the immediate response would be ‘nothing worth listening to’; and up until recently I would have shared a similar sentiment. However, I have recently been shown the light—and let me tell you my friends, this bizarre fusion of genres isn’t only possible– it’s awesome. At least if ... Read More »

90FM Album Review: Kaki King-“Glow”

If you ever find yourself in the mood to sport a kilt, paint your face, and sprint topless across the Scottish highlands with Mel Gibson at your side, than Kaki King’s newest album ‘Glow’, released October 9th, is perfect for you. Then again, if that isn’t your plan, this album is still probably perfect for you. King, the first of ... Read More »