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Music Staff Picks: The Best Releases of April

billy woods – Aethiopes On Aethiopes, billy woods reestablishes his strengths as a storyteller, with help from producer Preservation’s experimentally jazzy beats. By now, woods has cemented himself as one of hip hop’s greatest writers, and his brooding yet clever introspection sounds especially powerful over Preservation’s musical backdropping. Samples of pianos will twinkle across some tracks, and pound discordantly on others, while electric guitars ring and horns blow. By the time the harmonica enters the equation, the beats here are unparalleled. It is an enveloping atmosphere completed by excellent percussion, which moves between hand drums, full kits, and shuffling jangles … Continued

Soccer Mommy Hints at New Sound at Mission Creek Festival

Overall, Soccer Mommy earned the headline spot at Mission Creek Festival with their bright-sounding indie underpinning the deeper, darker meaning looming in the lyrics. Sometimes, Forever releases June 24th and can be pre-ordered through her website. 


The Tech Fire Blogging Website

By KRUI News Reporter Serena Collins In this fast-changing world of business and technology, it can be difficult for students to stay up-to-date with the latest news. On Thursday, March 1st, the KRUI 89.7 News Team featured The Tech Fire, a brand new blog site that is all about giving students the knowledge they need to stay relevant and informed. The Tech Fire’s founder, Chad Lieberman, shared his thoughts on how The Tech Fire equips students with the knowledge they need to stay relevant and informed and Alexa Bennett shared how her journalism skills and hiring a company providing … Continued

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