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Episode 4 – 7.21.17 Featured Artist: Foster The People This week on “Edge Essentials,” James plays a show full of bangers! He also features Foster The People’s new album, Sacred Hearts Club, and reviews it. This episode is sponsored by the Anchorage Possum Shelter. Listen to the whole show below! Checkout our Spotify playlist below for Read more about Edge Essentials | 7.21.17 | Episode 4[…]
Hug Of Thunder | Broken Social Scene Review by James Kendall Here’s a short review of Broken Social Scene’s album Hug Of Thunder, taken from Edge Essentials Episode 3 (7.14.17). Tracks used in the review: “Stay Happy” & “Protest Song.”
Episode 3 – 7.14.17 This week on “Edge Essentials,” James plays some great tunes! He also premieres a new segment, “La Chanson Française De La Semaine” (the French Song of the Week). Also, Kendall, our KRUA Production Assisstant, reviews 4:44 by Jay-Z and James reviews Hug Of Thunder by Broken Social Scene. This episode is sponsored by Read more about Edge Essentials | 7.14.17 | Episode 3[…]
Pleasure | Feist Review by James Kendall Here’s a short review of Feist’s Pleasure, taken from Edge Essentials Episode 2 (7.7.17). Tracks used in the review: “Any Party” & “Pleasure.” Here’s the music video for “Century,” which is my favorite track off the album. This video is also a contender for my favorite music video of the Read more about Pleasure | Feist[…]
We’re packing our bags and headed out to go camping! There’s Forest Fair out in Girdwood this weekend (7/7 – 7/9) and the Crow Creek Mine Summer Concert Series is also happening this Monday — and every Monday from now until forever (forever: 8/28/17)! This is what we’re listening to on the road: Wright Franklin – Station Read more about Staff Picks: July ’17[…]
Episode 2 – 7.7.17 Featured Artists: Broken Social Scene, HAIM This week on “Edge Essentials,” James continues the format of three sections to the show, but uses the Recent Spotlight to feature artists Broken Social Scene and HAIM to celebrate their albums’ releases. James also reviews the album Pleasure by Feist. Listen to the whole show below! Read more about Edge Essentials | 7.7.17 | Episode 2[…]
City Of No Reply | Amber Coffman Review by James Kendall Here’s a brief review of City Of No Reply by Amber Coffman taken from “Edge Essentials.*” *Taken from “Edge Essentials” episode 1 (aired 6.30.17). Here’s the music video for “No Coffee” off the album.
Volcano | Temples Review by James Kendall Here’s a brief review of Volcano by Temples taken from “Edge Essentials*,” as well as the track “Born Into The Sunset.” *Taken from “Edge Essentials” episode 1 (aired 6.30.17). Here’s the music video for “Certainty” off the album.
Episode 1 – 6.30.17 “Edge Essentials,” hosted by our Music Manager James Kendall, is a show dedicated to delivering the best music KRUA has to offer directly to your ear-holes. In the first episode, James explains the format for the show and jumps right into the tunes! He also reviews two albums: Volcano by Temples and City Read more about Edge Essentials | 6.30.17 | Episode 1[…]
This week on the Edge Update, the KRUA news team discusses a local theft, pharmaceutical murder, and human trafficking. Photo via rootedinrights.org