Control Issues recently spoke with vocalist/guitarist/songwriter, Natalie Carol, of Los Angeles band, Valley Queen. Tune in on Tuesday, May 2nd @ 11:30AM to hear their conversation.
On Friday, April 28th @ 10AM PDT, Little Citrus sits down with Luz Elena Mendoza Ramos, lead vocalist and producer of eclectic indie folk pop band, Y La Bamba.
To declare one thematic narrative from Lucha, Y La Bamba’s seventh album, would be to chisel away a story within a story within a story into the illusion of something singular.
Join Rare Earth on Wednesday, April 26th @ 2PM when he speaks with Alaina Moore of indie pop duo, Tennis, ahead of their show at Oakland's Fox Theater later the same evening.
Tune in to The Graduates next Tuesday, April 25th at 9 AM for an immersive interview with Joel Ferguson from the Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics at UC Berkeley. Joelis a PhD Student who utilizes diverse computational techniques to track the impact of different agricultural practices on the most vulnerable communities in developing nations. We discuss the results of his most recent studies on the impact of Mexican agricultural burns on local public health. Be sure to tune in!
On Monday, April 24th @ 4PM, Velvet Einstein speaks with Ruslana Khazipova and Anna Nikitina of Ukrainian music and theatre project, Dakh Daughters, ahead of their Freight & Salvage performance later that same evening.
Tune in to hear about the origins of the project, the political messages of their music, and how they are maintaining the Ukraine Fire in the midst of war.
Vague Lanes is a darkwave duo from the East Bay. The band consists of music scene veterans Mike Cadoo (Gridlock, Bitcrush) and Badger McInnes (Here We Burn, After the Apex). With already an album “Foundation & Divergence” on the Swiss Dark Nights label and a sell released EP “Cassette”, the duo favors driving drum machines and sparse synth ornamentation as a backbone for their dual bass guitar amalgam. Their music carries the classic post-punk ideology while adding modern detail.
Join Arts In Review host, Gregory Scharpen on Thursday, April 20th @ 12pm to hear an interview with Bay Area author, Jenny Odell.
Join DJs Velvet Einstein and Zabardast on Thursday, April 20th @ 10:30am when they host NYC percussion quartet, Sō Percussion, for a live in-studio interview and short performance ahead of their appearance at Zellerbach Hall for Cal Performances
San Francisco-based artist Namor released his first album, Mile High Club, on February 24th. With influences including Giorgio Moroder, Mike Dean, and Daft Punk, Namor has developed a versatile, Pop/R&B style of alternative production with electronic elements, gathering various vocalists to collaborate and shine on the silky-smooth tracks. This first album has a little bit of everything for everyone, as some songs follow the classic “four-on-the-floor” drum patterns and others dip into smooth hyperpop breakbeats.
On Wednesday, April 12th at 2 PM Just Like Other Girls speaks with London-based musician Will Joseph Cook. In the interview, which was conducted ahead of Cook’s performance at the Rickshaw Stop on Friday, April 21st, Cook discusses his creative process, how TIkTok has changed the music industry and more, and more.