Category Archives: Track of the Week

Track of the Week: “Who” by David Byrne and St. Vincent

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KRUIer Taylor Yocom chooses “Who” by David Byrne and St. Vincent for our Track of the Week. This funky song is a collaboration between two of KRUI’s favorite artists!

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Track of the Week: “State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)” by Jim James

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KRUIer Austin Smoldt brings you our very latest Track of the Week: “State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)” by Jim James!

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Track of the Week: “Slow It Down” by the Lumineers

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The Lumineers are “an amalgam of heart-swelling stomp-and-clap acoustic rock, classic pop, and front-porch folk” who got their start when front-man Wesley Schultz teamed up with drummer Jeremiah Fraites, the younger brother of his late best friend, Josh Fraites. The two began making songs and playing gigs around New York and later relocated to Denver, more »

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Track of the Week: “Goin’ Down” by The Pretty Reckless

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You know that sweet, innocent little girl who played Cindy Lou Who in the 2000 film How the Grinch Stole Christmas? As it turns out, she (Taylor Momsen) is now the lead singer of an alternative rock band: The Pretty Reckless. The Pretty Reckless released their debut album, Light Me Up, on August 30, 2010. more »

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Track of the Week: “Justice Delivers Its Gift” by Sufjan Stevens

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KRUI writer Annie Petersen ushers in the holiday season with this Track of the Week from Sufjan Stevens! Read up!

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Track of the Week: “About To Die” by The Dirty Projectors

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KRUI’s Taylor Yocom brings you this week’s Track of the Week from The Dirty Projectors, a favorite of KRUI’s DJs!

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Track of the Week: “Find Your Way” By The Role Call

You may have not heard of the Minnesota based, indie pop band The Role Call yet, but it’s only a matter of time before they’re on your radar. As I waited in the cold outside The Rave in Milwaukee last weekend for a concert, I met the band and listened to a sample of their music. I instantly gravitated toward their more »

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Track of the Week: “Harlem Roulette” by The Mountain Goats

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The Mountain Goats are an American folk band that was created by John Darnielle in his small studio apartment with nothing more than his poetry, a dual-cassette recorder, and a guitar that he got for a couple dollars up the street. He went on to share his poems with his friend Rachel who just happened to play more »

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Track of the Week: “Tiny Tortures” by Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus describes “Tiny Tortures,” one of the standouts from his recent (and excellent) Until the Quiet Comes, as his “mischevious song,” a song he made quietly around other people so no one else could hear him play. If there really is mischief here, though, it’s buried pretty deep. What “Tiny Tortures” does show is a more »

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Track Of The Week: “Dead in the Water” by Ellie Goulding

Last March, Ellie Goulding’s long-awaited first full album Lights was released. Only a year and seven months later (Tuesday, actually), Halcyon hit the stores. Personally, I have only ever been a fan of a few of Ellie Goulding’s covers, and I never really got into Lights. However, Halcyon has a slightly different feel to it. The more »

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