Putrifiers II | Thee Oh Sees

Last August I was fortunate enough to attend my very first music festival. The venue, located right in the middle of the enormous Golden Gate Park in San Francisco hosted the Outside Lands Music & Art Festival. One of the best parts of actually going to a music festivals is accidently finding a great band. Read more about Putrifiers II | Thee Oh Sees[…]

Grizzly Bear – Shields

  In my time as KRUA Music Manager I have never anticipated an album quite like this. With countless days, sleepless nights, and one amazing single every indiehead in America had their dreams come true. Brooklyn band Grizzly Bear had finally released their fourth studio album this week. In between my tears of joy and Read more about Grizzly Bear – Shields[…]

National Program and UA Votes Attempts to Fight Student Voter Apathy in the Mid-Term Elections

By Connor Keesecker, News, Sports, and Public Affairs Director From minimum wage, to marijuana, and the battle royal of the senatorial candidates, Alaskans have the opportunity to weigh in on a wide variety of issues this November. With such momentous issues, it should not be hard to get students to polls, right? While some students Read more about National Program and UA Votes Attempts to Fight Student Voter Apathy in the Mid-Term Elections[…]

The xx – Coexist

In a short period of time the xx went from promising students that attended school together to worldwide indie favorites after the release of their 2009 debut album xx. In early 2012 it was announced that their sophomore effort was in the works to be released later in the year. The biggest question on everyone’s Read more about The xx – Coexist[…]

Animal Collective – Centipede Hz

In 2009 Animal Collective left the indie world in awe after the release of their critically acclaimed and highly praised master piece Merriweather Post Pavilion. For three years fans have anticipated the return of the band and their fond approach to music. During this time span the band has kept busy by headlining a memorable Read more about Animal Collective – Centipede Hz[…]