American Dream | LCD Soundsystem

American Dream | LCD Soundsystem Album Review by James Kendall “Look what happened when you were dreaming, then punch yourself in the face.” – James Murphy on “American Dream.” James Murphy and co. have returned after their announced breakup back in 2011 after a monstrous final show in Madison Square Garden. Following his work on Read more about American Dream | LCD Soundsystem[…]

Beast Epic | Iron & Wine

Beast Epic | Iron & Wine Album Review by James Kendall A return to form for Iron & Wine, Beast Epic is the indie-folk record of the year for anyone looking to serenade their ear-holes. Sam Beam ditches the big band sound of his past few albums and brings back the charm of the simpler folk Read more about Beast Epic | Iron & Wine[…]

Everything Now | Arcade Fire

Everything Now | Arcade Fire Album Review by James Kendall The follow-up to their excellent concept album from 2012, Reflektor, Arcade Fire returns with Everything Now, their most diverse and fun album yet. Check out the review from Edge Essentials Episode 6  and then Episode 5 where we played multiple tracks from the album!   Tracks used in the Read more about Everything Now | Arcade Fire[…]

Pleasure | Feist

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[…]

Edge Essentials | 6.30.17 | Episode 1

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[…]