Music Library2019-02-15T16:49:45+00:00

Music Library

During the hours when no shows are scheduled, you’ll hear lots of great music picked out by our team of library curators. Thousands of songs play on shuffle, covering many different genres and in multiple languages. Keep your Shazaam app open, because you’re sure to discover a new favorite!

DJ Just Nine

Kenichi Thomas (aka DJ Just Nine) has been exploring music without regard for genres from a young age. That expansive taste, plus a desire to perfect the craft of DJing has earned him notable achievements like touring with Atmosphere; serving as I Self Devine’s tour DJ for five years; and performing on high-profile stages like Rock The Bells, SxSW, Low End Theory, Afropunk Festival, 2018’s Super Bowl Live, and Soundset. Just Nine currently holds down the decks for Minneapolis hip hop artist Greg Grease, countless club nights throughout the Twin Cities, and as a founding member of the future-funk band Astralblak (formerly known as ZULUZULUU). Together with Astralblak, he has released two albums on Sound Verite Records (2016’s “What’s The Price” and 2018’s “Seeds”).

Brenda Azueta

Brenda was born and raised in Mexico City, with training in journalism, radio, and photography. She loves Latin alternative music and shares it as a DJ and co-host on KFAI’s Radio Pocho. You can find her taking pictures at concerts and festivals or doing photo shoots all over the Twin Cities…once she gets a camera in her hands, she is in another galaxy.

Michel.Be

With family roots in Chicago, and raised on the Southside of Minneapolis, Michel.Be comes from the power of Jazz, revolutionary Soul & Funk, Hip Hop, House, and altogether music of the African Diaspora. Michel.Be continues to evoke spiritual power through music while creating positive dance spaces and artistic opportunities for Womyn, Transgender, Gender Non-conforming, and Queer People of Color.

DJ Todda

DJ Todda began DJing and making beats in 1999. He has toured all across the United States and Europe, DJing for artists such as Brother Ali and I Self Devine. He is also an avid collector of vinyl records and all things dope!

Jon Jon Scott

Jon Jon is a Southside fixture. He’s been a familiar face behind the counter at Electric Fetus for a couple decades, passing out music advice to anyone wise enough to ask. He’s also president of Sound Verite Records (home to Greg Grease, Mujah Messiah, Sarah White, and ZuluZuluu), a longtime blogger/tastemaker, and host of Sound Verite Radio on KFAI.

Cynthia Rico Mendoza

Cynthia Rico Mendoza is originally from San Luis Potosi, Mexico, but now lives in Brooklyn Park. She studyies Computer Science at Augsburg University with a minor in Mathematics and loves hanging out with her sisters & dogs, reading books, working on website projects, and doing volunteer work for KRSM Radio. “Being a part of the KRSM family has been a great experience for me, because I’ve had the to chance to meet some incredible, influential individuals while also being in a comfortable, open space!”

Brendan Kelly

Brendan is the Station Manager at KRSM and has been part of the station’s planning and building process since 2010. Prior to working at KRSM, he spent 10 years touring as Brother Ali’s DJ and released music under the name BK-One as well as with his band Bones & Beeker.

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