Craving something savory? How about some tasty rock 'n' punk from Oakland to satisfy your appetite. Join host DJ Deep Mission on KALX Live! on Saturday, February 25th @ 9PM when he hosts Oakland's own Midnite Snaxxx in advance of the release of their new CD, "Chew on This," at Eli's Mile High Club on March 3.
The Graduates is back with new episodes for the spring semester! Join us on Tuesday, February 14th @ 9AM as host Tesla Monson speaks with Katya Mack, PhD Candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology. Katya's research focuses on the molecular processes that lead to the formation of new mammal species.
Zeena Parkins in an American composer, multi-instrumentalist, improviser and pioneer of contemporary harp practice and performance who reimagines the instrument as a “sound machine of limitless capacity.” On Wednesday, February 8th @ 10AM, DJ Sparkle Motion hosts Parkins to discuss her latest recording, Three Harps, Tuning Forks & Electronics, and her amazing career that has included working with Björk, John Zorn, Nels Clin
Fifteen Bay Area ensembles pay homage to Grammy award–winning, iconic artist Lauryn Hill, lending their unique, creative voices to songs from her timeless soul and hip hop album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.
Join DJ Deep Mission on Thursday, February 16th @ 6:30PM when he'll be hosting a live appearance by international accordion star and witty chanteuse Jetty Swart (Jet Black Pearl) in the KALX studios! Jetty will be playing some tunes from her new CD, which she'll be releasing at Rhythmix Cultural Works in Alameda on Saturday, February 18th.
Tune in on Saturday, February 11th @ 2PM when DJ Velvet Einstein hosts Katie Stelmanis of the Toronto based synth-pop trio, Austra, for an in-studio performance and interview! The band is currently touring in support of their third release, Future Politics, and plays The Mezzanine in SF later that same evening.
SF dark synthwave trio, Inhalt, return to the KALX studios on Saturday, February 4th @ 4PM for a special in-studio performance and interview hosted by DJ Play Doe. Tune in and ride the wave of the band's signature soundscapes built from an intricate web of vintage synthesizers & expertly programmed drum machines.
On Monday, February 6th @ 11:59PM, tune in to Radio Dunya to hear this second installment in a series hosted by DJ Madame X. Musicians from all over the world have been using music to respond to their political situations. We will travel the globe listening to how artists speak out against things they perceive to be wrong.
The site of the oldest and largest Ohlone village on the shores of San Francisco Bay is also the proposed site for a five-story West Berkeley apartment and retail complex. A growing chorus of Ohlone descendants and Berkeley residents are calling instead for a two-acre memorial park to honor Ohlone history and culture.