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We play edgy, up-and-coming music aimed at a young college-aged audience. Where underground, under-played, and underrated artists and tracks are able to shine. As the college radio station of Anchorage, we're also sure to keep you updated with exciting opportunities on and around campus. Then there's our News Team; they'll keep you informed with local, national, and international news.
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Last Saturday, February 10th at approximately 11 PM, KRUA received a complaint regarding a late night talk show broadcast in which two KRUA volunteers were expressing racially derogatory views. KRUA took this matter very seriously, and after meeting with the volunteers, we have decided to discontinue the show on which this took place. This broadcast Read more about Statement From KRUA’s Station Manager[…]
Episode 16 – 10.27.17 Featured Artists: St. Vincent; Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts This week on “Edge Essentials,” James features St. Vincent’s new album Masseduction as well as Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts new collaborative album, Milano. This episode is sponsored by #InstagramModellingSchool, #poundSign. Listen to the whole show below! Track List: Classic Rotation “Mixed Business” Read more about Edge Essentials | 10.27.17 | Episode 16[…]
Episode 15 – 10.20.17 Featured Artists: Yumi Zouma; Beck This week on “Edge Essentials,” James features and reviews Beck’s new album Colors as well as Yumi Zouma’s new album, Willowbank. This episode is sponsored by PottyMouth, the e-Toilet of tomorrow. Listen to the whole show below! Track List: Classic Rotation “Shut Up Kiss Me” – Angel Olsen “Put Read more about Edge Essentials | 10.20.17 | Episode 15[…]
Cry Cry Cry | Wolf Parade Album Review by James Kendall Wolf Parade return after a seven-year hiatus with Cry Cry Cry. It’s a solid alternative-rock album that doesn’t stray too far from their established sound but still feels fresh. My favorites are: “You’re Dreaming,” “Incantation,” “Valley Boy,” and “Lazarus Online.” Check out my review from Read more about Cry Cry Cry | Wolf Parade[…]
I Tell A Fly | Benjamin Clementine Album Review by James Kendall “In little words – it’s a story about two wandering flies finding fleet. I am neither a politician nor prophet but, an artist who creates to only entertain is no better than a con. I hope this album fulfills its purpose.” – Benjamin Read more about I Tell A Fly | Benjamin Clementine[…]
This week, news reporter Grant Kniefel talks about ASD’s Union agreement, Tax Cuts, and the Grenfell Towers.
This week, Grant Kniefel discusses local alcohol taxes, the terrorist attack on Manhattan, and improving relations between South Korea and China.
Episode 14 – 10.6.17 Featured Artists: Benjamin Clementine; Wolf Parade This week on “Edge Essentials,” James features and reviews Benjamin Clementine’s new album I Tell A Fly and Wolf Parade’s new album, Cry Cry Cry. This episode is sponsored by Montage Incorporated: Helping people achieve their dreams, one montage at a time. Listen to the whole show Read more about Edge Essentials | 10.6.17 | Episode 14[…]
Haiku From Zero | Cut Copy Album Review by James Kendall Cut Copy return with their best album since 2008’s In Ghost Colours. Haiku is a fun album full of jams that don’t let up at any point; the whole album just really works front to back. My favorites are: “Standing In The Middle of The Field,” Read more about Haiku From Zero | Cut Copy[…]
Sleep Well Beast | The National Album Review by James Kendall “Forget it, nothing I change changes anything I won’t let it, I won’t let it ruin my hair.” – Matt Berninger on “Walk It Back.” The National’s latest album sees the band letting loose a little from their conventionally heavy-laden, melancholy sound. There’s still plenty Read more about Sleep Well Beast | The National[…]