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Makeda Scott

21 year- old Makeda Scott was found dead in lake MacBride Monday, June 9. (image via @majaxella on Twitter)

Sports
Douglas: Garza’s return spells historic upcoming season for Iowa

Iowa athletics hasn’t seen a decision of this magnitude in 35 years. Not since the winter of 1985 to be exact when star quarterback Chuck Long announced he would return to Iowa to help the Hawkeyes get a shot at a national championship and a Heisman Trophy. Instead of the gridiron, this decision came on the hardwood, and the subject of the decision was Luka Garza. His decision? It’s time to ramp up for the winter of 2020-21 as the reigning Big Ten Player of the Year. The consensus 1st-team All-American is returning to Iowa City for his senior season. … Continued

Music
The Best Releases of July – Music Staff Picks

Written contributions from Jaden Amjadi, Sydney Sjobakken, and Derek Tate Illuminati Hotties – Free I.H: This is not the One You’ve Been Waiting For Everything about the presentation of this new record from Illuminati Hotties–from its status as a mixtape to its name–implies it is meant to be taken more as an interim before their real sophomore album. And yet, this may go down as one of the most memorable punk records of the year. Core member Sarah Tudzin takes the foundation of power-pop and plays with its boundaries with songs that are still fun and immediate. The opener, “will … Continued

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Free Duke

28-year-old Tremayne “Duke” Clemons has been falsely accused of a shooting in Coralville, and eight months later is still in jail. He has not been able to post bail or bond even thought he has already been proven innocent. Police raided Duke’s home and took him into custody January 7. He was questioned and was able to prove that he had no connection, but was held in jail. Polices obtained an illegal urine sample, and since Duke had marijuana in his system they felt that they could keep him in custody. Duke’s trial is set for August 17, and he … Continued

Sports
Opinion: No football spells danger for student-athletes and local economies

Is there going to be a college football season at all in the 2020 calendar year due to the COVID-19 pandemic? In my short answer: yes, there absolutely should be. The time on the calendar that sports fans begin to set their sights on the upcoming college football season has been the debate that has been raging hot since the 4th of July holiday. However, we can’t deny the reality of our current situation. National cases are on the climb, over 130,000 Americans have died from the virus and the closest vaccine is likely on hold until this upcoming winter. … Continued

KRUI prides itself on interviewing the finest names in alternative music as well as significant cultural icons. Since 2008, students and community members working at KRUI have interviewed more than a hundred bands, artists, and others. Some, like the indie-pop outfit fun., have gone on to pen massive #1 hits. Others, like Saturday Night Live‘s head writer Seth Meyers, shape the cultural landscape of America through comedy. And you heard them all here on KRUI first.


2012 In-Studios

January 28, 2012 :: The Olympics

February 13, 2012 :: Zoe Keating

March 2, 2012 :: Memoryhouse

March 9, 2012 :: The Half-Hearts, Zoo Animal, The Olympics

March 11, 2012 :: An Horse

March 27, 2012 :: Rhys Chatham

March 27, 2012 :: Poison Control Center

March 27, 2012 :: Like Pioneers

March 28, 2012 :: Alexis Stevens

March 28, 2012 :: Slut River and Supersonic Piss

March 28, 2012 :: Douglas Kramer Nye

March 28, 2012 :: William Fitzsimmons

March 28, 2012 :: El Ten Eleven

March 29, 2012 :: Nate Logsdon

March 29, 2012 :: Christopher the Conquered

March 31, 2012 :: Jeff Ray (Founder of Mission Creek Festival in California)

March 31, 2012 :: The Antlers

August 22, 2012 :: Seth Meyers of Saturday Night Live

2011 In-Studios

February 8, 2011 :: The Wailers

February 12, 2011 :: Dan Deacon

February 18, 2011 :: Utopia Park

February 19, 2011 :: David Berkeley

February 19, 2011 :: Second City Comedy Troupe

February 25, 2011 :: Christopher the Conquered

February 26, 2011 :: Delicate Steve

March 28, 2011 :: Birds & Batteries

March 28, 2011 :: Caroline Smith

March 29, 2011 :: Zomes & Skull Defekts

March 29, 2011 :: Ravens & Chimes

March 30, 2011 :: Peter Wolf Crier

March 30, 2011 :: Utopia Park

March 30, 2011 :: Christopher the Conquered

March 31, 2011 :: Snowblink

March 31, 2011 :: Thurston Moore & Kim Gordon (Of Sonic Youth)

April 1, 2011 :: Poison Control Center

April 1, 2011 :: Skye Carrasco

April 1, 2011 :: Das Racist

April 3, 2011 :: The Lonelyhearts

April 29, 2011 :: Company Of Thieves

May 1, 2011 :: John Vanderslice

May 7, 2011 :: Ted Leo

May 7, 2011 :: Poison Control Center

June 22, 2011 :: Horse Feathers

September 17, 2011 :: Deleted Scenes

September 22, 2011 :: Jill Andrews

September 24, 2011 :: Caroline Smith and The Good Night Sleeps

September 26, 2011 :: Brass Bed

October 12, 2011 :: fun.

October 17, 2011 :: Rubblebucket

October 22, 2011 :: American Dust, Skye Carrasco

2010 In-Studios

September 22, 2010 :: Colour Revolt

September 24, 2010 :: Turbo Fruits

October 1, 2010 :: Poison Control Center

October 1, 2010 :: Warren Haynes

October 13, 2010 :: fun.

October 15, 2010 :: Max Weinberg

October 19, 2010 :: Joe Pug

October 21, 2010 :: Phantogram

October 26, 2010 :: Matt the Electrician

October 27, 2010 :: Los Campesinos!

November 3, 2010 :: Jay Farrar

November 4, 2010 :: Tim Fite

November 6, 2010 :: Jenny Owen Youngs

November 8, 2010 :: Kate Nash

November 13, 2010 :: Mumford’s

November 17, 2010 :: The Hold Steady

December 10, 2010 :: S. Carey (Of Bon Iver)

December 13, 2010 :: Tim Kasher (Of Cursive)

2009 In-Studios

January 31, 2009 :: Alexis Stevens

February 1, 2009 :: Them Damn Kids

February 12, 2009 :: Pieta Brown + Bo Ramsey

February 13, 2009 :: Young Coyotes

February 18, 2009 :: Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps

February 20, 2009 :: Mason Jennings

February 21, 2009 :: Unknown Component

February 28, 2009 :: Miles Nielsen + Cameron McGill

March 19, 2009 :: Kasper Hauser

March 27, 2009 :: Wrestling With Wolves

March 28, 2009 :: Alex Dezen

April 5, 2009 :: The Cool Kids

April 9, 2009 :: Girl Talk

April 11, 2009 :: Atalissa Bunkhouse

April 19, 2009 :: The Deep Vibration

April 20, 2009 :: Wye Oak

May 2, 2009 :: Lipstick Homicide

May 27, 2009 :: Anna Laube

June 20, 2009 :: Liberty Leg

June 30, 2009 :: Random Candy

July 11, 2009 :: Daylight Savings Account

August 14, 2009 :: Colin Hay

September 8, 2009 :: Sharon Van Etten

September 23, 2009 :: Jeff Witscher

October 1, 2009 :: Liam Finn

October 6, 2009 :: Drug Rug

October 10, 2009 :: Matt Davies

October 29, 2009 :: David Bazan

October 29, 2009 :: fun.

2008 In-Studios

March 6, 2008 :: Grand Archives

April 2, 2008 :: 11:30 AM – These United States

Saturday, October 25, 2008 :: 4 PM – Roommate

Thursday, December 18, 2008 :: 4 PM – Haley Bonar