Challenge Yourself – Apply To KSDB Executive Staff Today

Are you looking for a new and exciting on-campus job? Do you find yourself wondering how you could get more involved in the community and on campus? Are you a talented, driven individual who actively searches for challenging and rewarding opportunities?

KSDB is hiring new Executive Staff Positions for the spring semester and wants you to get more involved with your favorite college radio station. College radio is a sacred entity that uniquely changes hands as often as its members graduate. Each member is challenged to leave a positive mark behind on KSDB for the short time they can be a part of it. With each passing year, the station has grown and evolved into the beautiful product it is now, but it did not get there on its own. KSDB needs a strong, talented group of individuals to keep it running like the well-oiled machine it has grown to be.

It is your turn to take the wheel and build on the foundation! Check out the available positions listed below:

Promotions Co-Directors – For more information on what this position is about, check out the staff bios of our current Promotions Team (LindsayAllison and Ellen) here.

Music Assistant – For more information on what this position is about, check out the staff bio for our current Music Director here.

Underwriting Assistant – For questions regarding underwriting, email

Website Director – For questions regarding the Website Director position, email

Sports Director – For more detailed information regarding the Sports Director position, visit the Join KSDB page.

News Director For more detailed information regarding the News Director position, visit the Join KSDB page.

Interested in applying for any of these positions? Check out our Join KSDB page for more detailed job descriptions and online application forms.

Applications are due Thursday, December 10th at 11:59pm – Don’t wait to get yours in today!


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SPORTS- All of Something

“So this is where everything ends” is a strange way to start an album, but it is very fitting for this Ohio-based band. Due to all of it’s members graduating and moving to different areas, it doesn’t sports-allofsomething-560x560seem like this band will continue performing. But we can listen to the amazing album they left us with, All of Something. This album is very garage punk and keeps an upbeat 90s sound throughout, while the lyrics are somber and honest. “If you hadn’t left me with this doubt creeping up my spine.”

This album plays more like one twenty-two minute long song rather than ten different songs, because they all have the same theme of finding yourself. All of Something is an anthem for anyone going through a transitional stage, and it does so in a way that would be fitting for any Winona Ryder Reality Bites-esque movie. SPORTS ends their album on a high note. They leave you wanting more, which is a great way to end the band’s short lived run. Although we won’t be hearing anything new from SPORTS, I’m excited to see what projects each member does next.

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Classroom Series – Tundrastomper

On Friday, November 13th, KSDB was blessed with the presence of Spongebob-loving adventure junkies, Tundrastomper. Hailing from Ardsley, New York, these jam-sesh extraordinaires contacted KSDB about doing a live studio performance on their way home from a national tour. Their infectious blend of funk and punk-rock mixed with just the right amount of Christmas sweater was sure to impress and was perfectly supplemented by their intense, golf-bag-kicking jam sessions. You’ll have to see it all to believe it. Check out their extraordinarily jam-tastic Classroom Series video above!

For more information on Tundrastomper, you can check out their Facebook and Bandcamp pages.

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Beach House – Thank Your Lucky Stars

The best way to describe the beginning of this Baltimore duo’s sixth album, Thank Your Lucky Stars, is ethereal. The first couple of songs are very light and refined, and the band is obviously trying to repress their full sound at the beginning. The great thing about this album is that it focuses more on the tone of Victoria’s vocals than the actual lyrics.  As soon as you hear the bass and drums in the song “One Thing”, you know that the album is about to transition into a different sound. And that’s exBeachhouse_thankyourluckystarsactly what happens in the next song, “Common Girl”, which centers mainly on the organ. It borders an amost monotonous sound, which makes sense with the message of the song. “Nobody special done a good thing for somebody else, taking advantage of that good thing for nobody else.” This contrasts with the last song on the album, “Somewhere Tonight”, wich evokes the feeling of a beach, similar to the band’s name. Instead of ending the album with a bang, Beach House decides to end the album wrapped in a little bow.

Thank Your Lucky Stars is a good album, but it kind of stays in its comfort zone. Most of the songs are very similar, and even though they’re good, they fail to fully grasp the listeners’ attention. It is obvious that Beach House is a very strong band considering they’ve been together for over ten years, I would just like to see them branch out a little bit more with their sound.

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