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ON THE AIR
Photo of host Svea with Sofia Shu
Monday, October 15th - 9:00am
Posted on 10/14/2018

Tune in to Art Crush on Monday, October 15th @ 9AM to hear best-of interviews with Sofia Shu (Russian artist and designer working out of her home studio in SF) and Hadas Tal (Israeli-American artist working out of her home studio in a converted loft in Emeryville).

ON THE AIR
Photo of Gilberto Rodriguez y Los Intocables
Sunday, October 14th - 4:00pm
Posted on 10/13/2018

Join DJ Amazing Grace on Sunday, October 14th @ 4PM when she hosts San Francisco based modern Chicano soul band, Gilberto Rodriguez y Los Intocables, for an in-studio live performance and interview.

ON THE AIR
Photo of a globe
Monday, October 15th - 11:59pm
Posted on 10/11/2018

On Monday, October 15th @ 11:59PM, Radio Dunya, our world music show, presents an hour of music contemplating dunya/ dunia/ duniya / dununya - all terms for the world and our life in it. Featuring music from India sweeping west to Mali, Tanzania and Nigeria, selected by DJ Amazing Grace.

ON THE AIR
Photo of IDLES
Sunday, October 14th - 11:30am
Posted on 10/10/2018

On Sunday, October 14th @ 11:30AM, DJ Helen Earth speaks with Joe Talbot of Bristol based punk rock band, IDLES, about immigration, literature, toxic masculinity, and the band's newest album Joy As An Act of Resistance.

ON THE AIR
Photo of Coke
Saturday, October 13th - 9:00pm
Posted on 10/10/2018

Tune in to KALX Live! on Saturday, October 13th @ 9PM to hear a live performance by Coke, hosted by DJ Feel Good Weird

ON THE AIR
Photo of Culture Abuse
Sunday, October 14th - 9:30am
Posted on 10/10/2018

DJ Helen Earth spoke with Junebugg, guitar player of San Francisco based punk band, Culture Abuse, about their recent album Bay Dream, the consequences of rising rent, his unabashed love of Blink-182, and the power of optimism in a complicated and conflicted political climate. Tune in on Sunday, October 14th @ 9:30AM to hear the entire interview.

WEBLOG
Photo of Thor and Friends
Posted on 10/10/2018

On August 15th, The Pencil Sharpener interviewed Thor and Goat of Thor and Friends at the Independent. On the way to the venue, the Pencil Sharpener found a lamp in mint condition that Thor and Friends kindly stored in the dressing room for the duration of the show.

WEBLOG
TIMF flyer
Posted on 10/10/2018

Looking to spend 20 hours next weekend head-banging to an amalgamation of boundary-pushing hip-hop, dance, and indie artists? Treasure Island Music Festival (TIMF)—a two-day festival occuring on October 13th (Saturday) and 14th (Sunday)—is one step ahead of you.

ON THE AIR
Photo of Screaming Females
Wednesday, October 10th - 2:00pm
Posted on 10/9/2018

Join DJ yan yan on Wednesday, October 10th @ 2PM when she hosts New Jersey based rock trio, Screaming Females, for a live in-studio interview ahead of their Ivy Room show later that same evening in Albany.

ON THE AIR
Photo of A Place To Bury Strangers
Tuesday, October 9th - 1:30pm
Posted on 10/8/2018

On Tuesday, October 9th @ 1:30PM, DJ Sparkle Motion hosts Brooklyn based noise rock trio, A Place To Bury Strangers, for a very special in-studio live performance. Be sure to tune in and sample the band's explosive aural assault ahead of their show later that same night at The Starline Social Club in Oakland.

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