Check out our Track of the Week “Son of an American” by Brooklyn band The So So Glos!
KRUI’s Music Director Max Johnson describes Tyvek as “the punk band you started in high school, except actually good.” Read his review of the group’s recent show at The Mill right here!
Music director Max Johnson reviews the debut album “The Endless Prom” from Iowa band Trouble Lights.
Rank Artist Recording Label 1 PASSION PIT Gossamer Columbia 2 ANTLERS Undersea Anti 3 DIRTY PROJECTORS Swing Lo Magellan Domino 4 FANG ISLAND Major Sargent House 5 PURITY RING Shrines 4AD 6 JAPANDROIDS Celebration Rock Polyvinyl 7 DEEP TIME Deep Time Hardly Art 8 FERGUS AND GERONIMO Funky Was The State Of Affairs Hardly Art more »
Rank Artist Recording Label 1 DIRTY PROJECTORS Swing Lo Magellan Domino 2 PASSION PIT Gossamer Columbia 3 FANG ISLAND Major Sargent House 4 WET HAIR Spill Into Atmosphere De Stijl 5 FIONA APPLE The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw, And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever more »
Rank Artist Recording Label 1 BEACH HOUSE Bloom SUB POP 2 JAPANDROIDS Celebration Rock Polyvinyl 3 PEAKING LIGHTS Lucifer Mexican Summer 4 FIONA APPLE The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw, And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do Epic 5 WALKMEN Heaven Fat Possum 6 HOT more »
By Max Johnson Chris Ford’s main musical project, Christopher the Conquered, is perhaps the most quintessential “Iowa” band right now. I don’t mean that as a description of a particular sound or style. Just look at the songs on their latest album “Christopher the Conquered and the Black Gold Brass Band Decide the Fate of more »
Rank Artist Recording Label 1 BEACH HOUSE Bloom SUB POP 2 WALKMEN Heaven Fat Possum 3 JAPANDROIDS Celebration Rock Polyvinyl 4 LIARS WIXIW Mute 5 BROKEN WATER Tempest Hardly Art 6 MYNABIRDS Generals Saddle Creek 7 LOWER DENS Nootropics Ribbon 8 TEMPER TRAP The Temper Trap Columbia 9 PUJOL United States Of Being Saddle Creek more »
Beef Cake, whose EP “Beef On A Leash” was released today, is the cross-dressing alter-ego of Nate Logsdon, the leader of the Ames horn-punk band Mumford’s. Check out the stellar new track “Diabetes.”
It’s that time of the week! Our DJs have been hand-selecting new artists and albums all week long just for you and playing them on the air. Check out our Top 30 Chart here and discover some sweet under-the-radar tunes.