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STAFF PICKS

A playlist featuring Mike Krol, James Supercave, TENDER, and others

Tuesday, Mar 12

Hello friends! Please check out this week’s Staff Picks, and follow our Spotify playlist for great music!

  • EDM O’CLOCK by TV Noise & Dylan Francis
  • Trash by Kate Hash
  • Good by Better than Ezra
  • Lo/Hi by The Black Keys
  • I Am Not My Hair by India.Arie

Thanks!

 

Tuesday, Mar 5

Friends. Get ready for a musical roller coaster. This week’s mix is exciting because the genres are everywhere and all over the place: rap, rock, funk, indie rock, pop, R&B. I hope you enjoy the diverse sounds of our staff this week. I’ve found some new songs to add to my Spotify, and you will too! See you next week!

  • Annalee by Gavin DeGraw
  • Don’t Mess With My Man by Nivea
  • Pretty Boys Make Me Feel Ugly by The Gays
  • Friends Kiss Too by Danny and Alex
  • Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst by Kendrick Lamar (the first half of the song)
  • Pulling Leaves off Trees by Wallows
  • I’ve No More … To Give by Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq

 

Tuesday, Feb 26

What hatnin’ pals! Quite an interesting group of songs we’ve lined up for you this week. I hope you’ll enjoy them, and more importantly, I hope you’re learning a little more about the unique music tastes of our staff here at KRUX. As always, check out these, and all other mixes on our STAFF PICKS Spotify playlist.

  • Wolf Totem by The HU
  • Sis by Clairo
  • Don’t Change by INXS
  • Werewolves of London by Warren Zevon
  • Bleached Thang, baby by Reel Big Fish

Thanks for listening and see you next week!

 

Tuesday, Feb 19

Friends! We have some good stuff lined up for you on today’s mix, which features trap, rap and chill sounds. As always, stay lit with us by following our STAFF PICKS playlist on our krux915 Spotify account! Yeehaw!

  • Telephone Light by Electric Light Orchestra
  • Heat of the Summer by Young the Giant
  • The River by 500 Miles to Memphis
  • Solo by Frank Ocean
  • Kazoo Kid Trap by Mike Diva
  • Warm it Up by Logic ft. Young Sinatra

 

Tuesday, Feb 12

Welcome back friends! Welcome to the Staff Picks Valentine’s Day mix! As you know, two days from now will be Valentine’s Day where oversized teddy bears, heart-shaped balloons and PDA are a thing. In honor of V-Day (well, really to celebrate chocolate going on sale Feb 15), the staff at KRUX have curated this special list of not-love songs for you to enjoy, so you can lift your V-Day spirits and really get the mood going.

The full audio can be found on our STAFF PICKS playlist on our krux915 Spotify account so follow our playlist for more tasty music!

  • Watch You Sleep by Girl in Red
  • Ramen King by I Fucked a Turkey and Got Away with It
  • So Lonely by The Police
  • Insincerely Yours by Lily Allen
  • Good Morning Britain by Aztec Camera
  • Tongues by The Frights
  • Hell and You by Amigo the Devil

 

Tuesday, Feb 4

Hi friends! We’ve got a pretty great mix for your every mood this week, courtesy of all the KRUX staff. In no particular order of greatness, here’s the list of Staff Picks!

  • Juice by Lizzo
    • Upbeat oldies feel, listen when you’re feeling yaself.
  • Feel by Sonder
    • For #sadboisundays or for late night drives by yourself in the car with the window down.
  • Ordinary Pleasure by Toro y Moi
    • Funky, fun & indie
  • SUNDOWN by Jack Harlow
    • Kentucky boy with glasses rapping on a sick instrumental, idk just listen.
  • Pretty Boy Swag by Soulja Boy
  • Life Sucks… Let’s Dance! by Reel Big Fish
    • fun; starts off like an anime outro song and then the beach boy vibes kick in.
  • Moment’s Silence (Common Tongue) by Hozier
    • Have you ever watched a movie where the main character is taking a long road trip to the middle of nowhere, in their convertible, with their hair flying in the wind? This is the song they’re listening to.
  • Wifey by Victor J Sefo
    • An island pop song you’ll love just as much as I do.

As always, thank you for listening! These songs can be found in the STAFF PICKS playlist on our krux915 Spotify account. Follow the playlist and discover new music! Check back next week for a Valentine’s Day mix!

 

Tuesday, Jan 29

About Us: If you’ve ever wondered to yourself “Hey! I wonder what music the KRUX staff like to listen to!” you’ve come to the right place. The music that gets heard on air is specially selected by our Music Director, but doesn’t necessarily include the individual tastes of our staff here at the radio station. That’s where Staff Picks comes in. In addition to listening on-air, this is where you come to get a peek at the music diversity that exists at KRUX. We don’t all listen to the same things, so there’s a new song here for everyone to check out.

How it works: There’ll be a list of songs included in every post. In addition to this, these songs will be added to our Spotify playlist, titled STAFF PICKS. This playlist should be embedded on the page for easy listening. If you can’t see the playlist, just look up krux915 on Spotify and follow the STAFF PICKS playlist.

Here’s a short list of some cool tunes to check out, courtesy of our Music Director. Check us out next week for more STAFF PICKS!

  • Power Chords by Mike Krol
  • Fear of Falling Asleep by Tender
  • What’s Left in the River by Royal Canoe (this one has a sick instrumental)
  • Painted Image by Liz Brasher