Endless Summer Playlist

Endless Summer: Float Edition (Playlist)

By KTSW Music Staff Soak up some San Marcos sun and crank up this Spotify playlist filled with handpicked summer tunes from your KTSW Music Staff! Endless Summer: Float Edition is best paired with an inflatable tube, the sweet smells of sun screen, and a group of your best friends floating along the San Marcos river. This…

Thee Oh Sees

Thee Oh Sees, Mutilator Defeated At Last

by Troy Burk Music Reviewer Artist: Thee Oh Sees Album: Mutilator Defeated At Last Label: Castle Face Records Released: 5/18/2015 Thee Oh Sees front man John Dwyer has been busy since releasing the last Oh Sees record Drop. Dwyer who has successfully put out an album for his solo side project Damaged Bug, has also…

Ceremony, the l-shaped man

Ceremony, The L-Shaped Man

By Westin Boland Music Reviewer Artist: Ceremony Album: The L Shaped Man Label: Matador Release Date: 5/19/2015 Website: http://ceremonyhc.com/ The L Shaped Man detours sharply from Ceremony’s earlier work and continues in the same direction of their previous 2012 record, Zoo. Decidedly deeper and more brooding than Rohnert Park or Violence Violence, Ceremony gives a…

Relic, the 13th floor

Relic, the 13th Floor

By: Malcom Gibbs Music Reviewer Artist: Relic Album: The 13th Floor Label: Unsigned/Independent Release Date: June 2, 2015 Website: http://www.relmccoy.com/ Hailing all the way Canada, Toronto-based entertainer Relic, or Rel McCoy, has dropped his latest album, The 13th Floor. Although this is the first lyrical project to come from Relic since his 2013 Golden album,…

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Shamir – Rachet

Shamir – Rachet Artist: Shamir Album: Ratchet Label: XL Recordings Released: May 19, 2015 I first heard him on a dance floor in Houston. It was News Year Eve and confetti coated the air and everything around me. Surrounded by my friends, I heard “See, that’s my crown on the mantle and if you try…

Sonreal for the town EP

Sonreal, For The Town EP

Artist: SonReal Album: For The Town EP Label: Capitol Records Canada has delivered its fair share of musical acts in the new millennium, including Drake, Nelly Furtado, DEADMAU5, and Justin Bieber. Now, we’re getting a new addition to this growing list of talent with rapper, Aaron Hoffman, better known as SonReal. SonReal has been dropping…

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Shapescenes at the Mohawk

by Sierra Schuette Web Content Contributor *KTSW consists of and respects varying opinions within its staff. Opinion articles do not reflect the opinion of KTSW as a whole. Shapescenes is an alternative rock band with a little electronic edge out of Austin, Texas. They draw inspiration from bands like The Flaming Lips, Radiohead, and My…