Staff Picks: December ’16

We can remember swimming in December Heading for the city lights in 1975 We share in each other Nearer than farther… – Empire Of The Sun   Wright Franklin – Station Manager Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love! This album is insane. Childish Gambino is such a multi-talented artist. Don’t expect bars, expect smooth, funky soul. This Read more about Staff Picks: December ’16[…]

Staff Picks: November ’16

  This month’s Staff Picks features some Pop, R&B, French Psychedelic Rock, Contemporary meets Classical, Punk Rock and some Neo-Psychedelia Hip-Hop.   Wright Franklin – Station Manager Francis & the Lights – Farewell, Starlite My pick is “Farewell, Starlite” by Francis & the Lights. This album is so weird, it sounds like Justin Vernon and Kanye’s love-child (both of Read more about Staff Picks: November ’16[…]

Staff Picks November 2015!

Welcome back to Staff Picks! It has been a (long, long) while since the last Staff Picks update, so we hope that these amazing albums make up for it. Rococode – Panic Attack by Dylan Blankenship, News Reporter This is a quirky little something from the delightfully named Rococode, a boy/girl duo hailing from Vancouver Read more about Staff Picks November 2015![…]

Ten of the Most Anticipated Albums of 2014

Every year is a big year in music, but this year has a lot on the docket. Far too much to cover entirely. So here’s a little slice of some of the year’s most exciting releases. 10. Frank Ocean – Odd Future’s most likeable member is back to croon us to the moon and let Read more about Ten of the Most Anticipated Albums of 2014[…]

KRUA’s Top 10 Albums of 2013

For your holiday pleasure, watch as I struggle with the intensely difficult task of hierarchically ordering ten of the best albums of 2013 that have graced KRUA’s airwaves. With so many uniquely good records, this is going to be nearly impos- no. Wait. They’re all so great. I don’t think I can say with any Read more about KRUA’s Top 10 Albums of 2013[…]

KRUA’s Top 5 Albums of the Year: 2012

KRUA’s Top 5 Albums of the Year: 2012 By: KRUA Music Manager Felipe Godoy 5) Tame Impala – Lonerism When the recording for “Lonerism” began, Tame Impala’s lead vocalist, Kevin Parker found himself continuing the psychedelic vibes the band has become acknowledge for while experimenting with new sounds and instruments. Profoundly inspired by Todd Rundgren’s Read more about KRUA’s Top 5 Albums of the Year: 2012[…]