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Author Archives: Rebecca Hanna

Weezer LIVE at PNC Center

Green Day is slowly fading into obscurity, Oasis suffered an explosive breakup, and Nirvana was pre-maturely disbanded in tragedy. Of all the 90’s alternative innovators, only one remains. Ironically, it’s the same band that was considered critically “dead on arrival” by the 21st century and commercially unviable by 2008. Weezer. ← All Posts for Show […]

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“Weird Al” Concert Review

If someone in 1988 had been asked the question “which of the following things would be thriving in the year 2018: newspapers, the recording industry, the Soviet Union—or “Weird Al” Yankovic”, which seems the least likely? ← All Posts for Show The Off Beat with Bennett Rosner

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Ruban Nielson Still Sounds Lost

Check out Jordan Levy’s review of UMO’s fourth album Sex & Food.

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MGMT’s Newest Album will Make You “Eat Your Heart Out!”

Album Review: MGMT – Little Dark Age In 2007, bandmates Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser released their debut MGMT album Oracular Spectacular to critical and commercial success. It spawned numerous synthpop hits such as “Kids” and “Electric Feel”, which dominated the radio waves for months. Years of extensive touring and two moderately received albums after, […]

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The Importance of Music Videos

At 12:01 a.m. on August 1, 1981, MTV launched their empire, kicking off their programming with (ironically enough) “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles. While here at WRSU we don’t particularly subscribe to that narrative, it’s clear that MTV made music videos one of the most important promotional tactics in the industry. Initially […]

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