Tag Archives: Music

90 FM Album Review: Bob Dylan – “Tempest”

Tempest, Bob Dylan’s 35th studio album, is yet again another work that continues his late career renaissance since 1997’s classic Time Out of Mind. Over the last fifteen years, Dylan has released, in my eyes, two albums that are among the best in his cannon (the aforementioned Time Out of Mind and 2001’s Love and Theft), two very solid efforts ... Read More »

Tuscan Road’s Fall Kickoff Under the Stars

Tuscan Road, a local country/rock band, performed at Rookies Sports Pub in Stevens Point on Saturday September 22. The show took place under a tent outside Rookies, with special guest The Cowtippers, who opened up for the band. Fans came out in record numbers and the first 500 guests received a free Tuscan Road Point Beer mug. Rookies was packed ... Read More »

Grizzly Bear – “Shields”

I’m going to kick this review off boldly, Shields has potential to launch Grizzly Bear to the next level. What level is that you ask? Why it’s the same level the Arcade Fire and Bon Iver achieved, this album has potential Grammy nod written all over it. I apologize to hipsters every­where that read that last sentence and cringed with ... Read More »

Animal Collective – Centipede Hz (Centipede Hertz)

Animal Collective has been a mainstay in the indie music scene for a long time now. Composed of David Portner (Avey Tare), Noah Lennox (Panda Bear), Brian Weitz (Geologist), and Josh Dibb (Deakin), the group put out their first album under the collective moniker in 2003. Since then the band has put out a total of six albums, and grown ... Read More »

Hootenanny Hoedown

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point University Library hosted its fourth annual Hootenanny, featuring bluegrass music, services offered by the library and university and promotions from local businesses on Friday, September 14, 2012. The lobby was filled with the scent of pizza, carnival-like games, and the sounds of a live bluegrass band playing to a crowd of students and community ... Read More »

90 FM Album Review -David Byrne and St. Vincent-Love This Giant

This week Talking Heads and alternative music swami David Byrne and Annie Clark a.k.a St. Vincent released their collaboration album entitled Love This Giant. From a third person point of view Byrne is a wacky, jaunty, and jittery character that seemed to be a product of a bump or two of cocaine. Lyrically intellectual and puzzling it seems with out ... Read More »