KRCL Music Blog

lifty of the week!

January 1, 2015 in Home by KrclAdmin lifty_Poster_11x17_v4_nobrdr 250

90.9fm KRCL and Discrete Clothing announce the return of the “Lifty of the Week!” The “Lifty of the Week” highlights lift operators from mountain resorts, around the state of Utah, whose work embodies the local community and their commitment to the slopes.  Each week, from January 15th through March 19th, a winning Lifty will be chosen and announced on-air, as well as receiving a killer prize package from KRCL and Discrete Clothing!!!

Click Here for additional details and information on how to nominate your favorite Lifty!

music meets movies – Wilco!

December 1, 2014 in Uncategorized by KrclAdmin MusicMeetsMovies_250x250

Recently, the band Wilco celebrated their 20th Anniversary together, but back in 2002, during the recording of Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, the band nearly broke up. Join KRCL on Thursday, Dec, 11 @ Brewvies Cinema Pub in Salt Lake for a screening of “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About Wilco” by Sam Jones. This black and white documentary follows the band through the recording and distribution of their fourth studio album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. The film provides a unique insight into the politics of bands and their record labels, as well as an inside look at Wilco during the creation of what many critics describe as a landmark album.
Bring your KRCL membercard to Brewvies Cinema Pub for “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About Wilco” – Thursday, Dec, 11. Tickets at 7pm, screening at 8pm
We’ll also be giving away a copy of the 4CD Box Set Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014 and the new best of 2CD set What’s Your 20?, after the movie.
click here to view the trailer

krcl pickup party!

October 11, 2014 in Uncategorized by KrclAdmin Print

Thanks so much to everyone who made a donation during KRCL’s recent Fall Radiothon. Now it’s time to pick up your gift. Join us this Friday from 3 to 7 for a Pick Up Party.  Come meet some of your favorite DJs, pay your pledge, pick up your thank-you gift & tour the station. There will be food trucks in the parking lot, vinyl and CD’s for sale from our recent Record Sale. Plus, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Utah will be on site to collect donations of gently used clothing, books, small household appliances, and toys.
KRCL’s Fall Radiothon Pick Up Party…this Friday from 3 to 7pm at
1971 West North Temple…right next to the TRAX stop.

MUSIC MEETS MOVIES – “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton”

October 10, 2014 in Uncategorized by KrclAdmin MusicMeetsMovies_250x250

Join KRCL for November’s Music Meets Movies, featuring the film, “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton.” Selected as the SXSW 2014, this feature-length documentary about avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records. The film weaves together rare concert footage, never-before-see archival material, inner-circle home video and photographs and in-depth interviews with the artists who put Stones Throw Records on the map. Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton gives an exclusive look into the label’s left-of-center artists, history, culture, and global following. The film features exclusive interviews with Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Common, Questlove, Talib Kweli, Mike D (The Beastie Boys), Tyler the Creator, and many more.
Join us at Weber State University’s Wildcat Theater on Tuesday November 18th!
Tickets at 6pm Film starts at 7pm.
$5 – Students w/ ID $7 – Buy one get one free w/ KRCL Member Card $7 – General Admission

view the trailer here



volunteer for the polar jubilee!

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized by KrclAdmin vol3
The 2014 Polar Jubilee is right around the corner, and we need volunteers to ensure the events success. Please feel free to sign-up for any of the specified volunteer duties and pass the sign-up link to any family, friends, or colleagues that you find fitting.
Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot:
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

KRCL Fall Radiothon!

October 5, 2014 in Uncategorized by KrclAdmin KRCL_35Years_4x4_BumperSticker

thank_you_glowTHANK YOU!  THANK YOU!  THANK YOU!
Thank you to our many dedicated donors who have supported KRCL for 35 years.
Thanks to you – 90.9fm KRCL had its most successful fund drive ever – raising more than $350,000.
Haven’t made a contribution yet?  Please click here.
We can’t say it enough – THANK YOU!

Transgender Lives in Utah

October 3, 2014 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

by Troy Williams

Transgender Utahns are stepping up, coming out and sharing their lives. Nick welcomes Owen Smith and Sara Jade Woodhouse from Equality Utah and Gabriel Glissmeyer from the Utah Pride Center to discuss their experiences as transgender Americans.  We’ll explore the dangers of violence, the intersections between race and gender identity as well as barriers to access of public spaces, government institutions and even voting.

100514 RadioActive Transgender Utah     


September 27, 2014 in Uncategorized by KrclAdmin red_phone


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Free Speech vs. Hate Speech

September 22, 2014 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

by Troy Williams

Is merely threatening to kill a person a crime?  A recent 10th Circuit ruling over turned a district court ruling that Aaron Michael Heineman’s violent poetry directed toward local professors was a protected form of speech. Nick welcomes attorney Eric Benson from Ray Quinney and Nebeker and Marissa Lang from the Salt Lake Tribune to discuss this bizarre case and the larger question; does the First Amendment protect violent hate speech?