• Tue
    May 23
    11:00 am -
    12:00 pm
  • Sat
    May 27
    4:00 pm -
    5:00 pm

Singer-songwriters who define the genre.

The Inspiration InitiativeThis weeks episode of "The Inspiration Initiative" features singer-songwriters who define precisely what it means to be a singer-songwriter. The perfect combination of melody, harmony, lyrics and performance make these artists and their songs stand above the rest. 

Alice Phoebe LouDJ Andy Bargerstock returns from beach time in South Carolina with another near 100% playlist of new tracks from off-the-beaten path.  The program begins with "Man on the Moon" by 23-year-old South African street musician Alice Phoebe Lou (photo left) who caused a sensation with her TedX performance with statements about environmental and social consciousness. Second spotlight illumines Sabrina Claudio (photo right), Miami-based half-Cuban, half-Puerto Sabrina ClaudioRican R&B singer-songwriter who offers her song "Orion's Belt."

Enjoy this splendid play list of extraordinary new musicians on the rise such as Electric Guest, Sarah Suskind, Ibeyi, Perfume Genius, and MISSIO.  Listen closely for twin-spins from Mia Doi Todd, Syml, and Blanco White.  Oh yes! This will be an endorphine rich ride.

Click here for playlist.  Invite friends to join the live stream on Wednesday evening OR Saturday mornings at www.kruufm.com.  It's the best music you never hear .... unless you are tuned to KRUU-FM.

See DJ Andy's Summer Song list in the May issue of Iowa Source Magazine.

  • Mon
    May 22
    11:00 am -
    12:00 pm
  • Fri
    May 26
    7:00 pm -
    8:00 pm

Listen all y'all, it's a SABOTAGE!

This week on You Bet Your Life! (Monday at 11am & Friday at 7pm)

A musical interpretation of the news. Songs that speak to the crazy.

Music to keep you holding on. And at some point, you just gotta laugh. 

Including: AniDifranco, the Honey Drippers, Janelle Monae, the Beastie Boys, Woody Guthrie, and many other surprises...


woodyguthrieSabotage, Beasties

Woody Guthrie & the Beastie Boys


Ani DiFranco & Janelle Monae

Obvious World ~ Sunday Nights ~
9e/8c/7m/6p ♥

  • Sat
    May 20
    2:00 am -
    4:00 am
  • Mon
    May 22
    4:00 am -
    6:00 am

Solstice Sessions & Sons of Arqa

RRRight after our holdover from We Are Ever So Clean by Blossom Toes, I am going to launch right into Solstice Sessions, Vol.1 by Patrick Hazell. Extemporaneous music created in the great state of Iowa. That disc runs clear through into hour two. In the second hour, Suns of Arqa bring Durga Dub along with Adam Franklin, Deadbolt, and Boy King Islands. Hot stuff for what promises to be a chilly May evening. Cool Breeze

  • Fri
    May 19
    4:00 pm -
    5:00 pm
  • Sun
    May 21
    9:00 am -
    10:00 am

Talkback w/ JP Sottile: Saudi Duty Time for The Donald


Tune in for Talkback with Newsvandal JP Sottile as he and James Moore go INSIDE THE HEADELINES for another WEEK THAT WAS.

And it most surely was another week in Trumplandia USA.

Will Trump be able to make headway on Middle East Peace on his trip abroad? Will the Russian collusionI investigation continue on its trajectory? Will Joe LIeberman be the new FBI Director? Who will replace Chaffetz to oversee the oversight committee? Will the Pope and The Donald hit it off? How about that embassy move to Jerusalem for Israel?


CHRIS CORNELL | Soundgarden, Audioslave

We are so fortunate to have the opportunity to meet amazing people regularly because of the Great TastLucy Leane radio program.  Through solar-powered KRUU we get to bring those folks into your home or car or wherever you may happen to pick up the stream.

Right from the beginning of our conversation with our guest this week, Lucy Lean, Kathy and I felt like we had met a kindred spirit on many levels.  Lucy is a mother, wife, farmer's daughter, former editor of edible Los Angeles, blogger, photographer, a food judge for the Gordon Ramsay Fox hit TV show Masterchef, and the author of Made in America:  Our Best Chefs Reinvent Comfort Food.  The book features 100 recipes from chefs located all over the country and with varying cultural backgrounds.  The diversity of personalities and Lucy's vision of adapting 20th century regional comfort food recipes to today's ingredients and techniques makes for an engaging read and amazing recipes.

  • Thu
    May 18
    2:00 pm -
    5:00 pm
  • Wed
    May 24
    2:00 am -
    5:00 am

VHF ( Very High Frequency)

As I often say about KRUU, we are low power, but very high frequency. Not because we are on 24/7/365, but because we are generated and driven by hundreds of volunteers working thousands of hours. All that attention to detail mainly because we all love what we do in supporting the community. So more to the point of this particular show, I have 29 songs over three hours that are sure to please the most discriminating rock and roll listener. Highlights include, but not limited to, bands like U2, Loggins & Messina, Jefferson Airplane, The Beatles, Depeche Mode, and The Moody Blues. New music courtesy of Woods and Shakey Graves, who will be appearing at Hinterland Festival this year. Enjoy. The G Man

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