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Label Lookout – Spring ’24

Label Lookout, a semi-regular series at KRUI highlighting a few exciting contemporary record labels and what they have to offer. Here we feature six of the station’s favorite labels in this Spring ’24 Edition.

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Interview: Laura Bergus on Authoritarianism in Iowa

Lawyer and Iowa City city council member Laura Bergus talks about the alarming recent trend of authoritarianism in Iowa. She also elaborates on why the government is targeting trans people, and the purpose of the Back the Blue laws.

This week’s track of the week is, “Mother” by Said The Whale. The track starts with light beats, along with lyrics suggesting that we are always trying to show a good image to others. Said The Whale is using  another way to express something young adults all have chances to face in college life, a turning point in life. Said The Whale is an indie rock band from Vancouver,  which started in 2007. They started with releasing EPs, gaining popularity and then touring the US. They recently released their fourth studio album, Hawaii. This album consists different kinds of rock, … Continued

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