the 411

what? ktru houston is rice university’s student-run radio station. we originally broadcasted at 91.7 fm from a 50,000 watt antenna as well as online. now we’re streaming online like always and now we are on 90.1HD2.

where? ktru broadcasts from a little room in the ley student center at rice university.
if you want to mail us something, send it to:

PO BOX 1892
Houston, TX 77251

when? all the time. we broadcast 24 hours a day.

who? rice university students run most of ktru under an operating policy with rice university and the student association. we also have a general manager named will robedee, who is rice staff, and there are two half time staff positions, chief engineer (ross) and office assistant (scottie). other than that we’re all volunteers from rice university or within the houston community.

why? to bring alternate forms of making music to houston radio. we want to let people know that good music doesn’t only come in electric guitar. want to see what’s playing? take a look at the on-line set lists.

how? the station is run in accordance with our constitution and by-laws.

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new albums
badland - the society of the spectacle
battles - la di da di
djamila - mamadou kelly
donald vega - spiritual nature
heartless bastards - restless ones
john carter and bobby bradford - tandem
royal headache - high
scotch hollow - raging bull in a chicken wire pen
steve davis - say when
total babes - heydays