Ryley Walker – Primrose Green *****, 5 Stars By: Dylan Wilcox Ryley Walker’s sound is like a mix between Pink Floyd, Santana, and Neil Young, with all of the jazz influence and overindulgence that the comparison implies; but Walker turns his indulgence into a fully coherent masterpiece in the same way that Waters, Young, … [Read more…]
Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell ***** (5 stars) By Dylan Wilcox Quite possibly the most heart-wrenching album I’ve ever heard, Mr. Stevens leaves every inch of his soul bare on Carrie & Lowell, his tribute to his recently deceased mother. With his depression spreading to the listeners like a virus, Stevens paints one of … [Read more…]
Exciting news from our Corbett Center Studios! We have been approved by the FCC to upgrade our antenna in order to broadcast at 3k watts instead of our current 1k. What does this mean? That KRUX will cover the Las Cruces area more thoroughly and dip deeper into the El Paso metro! But first, we … [Read more…]
For all those who are afraid of puppets, avoid the new Shamir video above like the Plague.
By Joaquín M. Chavana, March 6th 2015 for KRUXmedia 10.) Musician’s Friend Website: www.musiciansfriend.com Before you start making any music you first require an instrument. Whether that be an acoustic guitar to make sure you have the college experience or brand new turn tables to spin for the audience wasted off their faces from your … [Read more…]
If you’re reading this then it’s way too late. Social media has been abuzz recently with news that Drake has tied the Beatles’ record of 14 charted hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 from a little less than 51 years ago. On top of that, all of the tracks off of his latest ‘surprise’ album, If … [Read more…]
Mikal Cronin has set a release date of May 3rd for his next album, MCIII. Rumor has it that Cronin played each instrument on the album himself, an impressive feat for any multi-instrumentalist. He has released a single in anticipation of MCIII and it sounds as though he will continue to push the boundaries of modern … [Read more…]
It’s official, Haim will be joining Taylor Swift for select dates on her 1989 tour. Prepare yourselves for some dirty 80’s jams. Tour Dates as follows: July 10 & 11 – East Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium July 13 & 14 – Washington, DC @ Nationals Park July 18 & 19 – Chicago, IL @ Soldier Field … [Read more…]
Social media has been abuzz this afternoon on account of news that singer/guitarist for Blink 182, Tom DeLonge, has left the band. Rumour has it that the founding member will be replaced on tour by Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba. We at least hope that DeLonge is taking time off to enjoy all the small things. … [Read more…]
Check out Purity Ring’s new track “begin again” above, and get stoked because they’ll be releasing the follow-up to their 2012 album ‘Shrines’ on March 3rd.