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Illustration Credit: Evan Crankshaw
Wednesday, October 2nd - 6:00am
Posted on 9/30/2019

On Wednesday, October 2nd @ 6AM, your travel guides in paradise, DJ Poindexter and DJ ((echoplex)), bid a fond farewell to summer as they embark on their fourth annual Exotic Expedition.  Tune in and soak up the tropical sounds of exotica, surf, Hawaiian slack key, calypso, cumbia, and so much more.

Illustration Credit: Evan Crankshaw

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Picture of Adult School
Saturday, October 5th - 9:00pm
Posted on 9/28/2019

Tune in Saturday, October 5th @ 9PM for a live performance and interview with local emo outfit Adult School on KALX Live! hosted by DJ yan yan.

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Gouge Away
Sunday, September 29th - 11:00am
Posted on 9/26/2019

DJ Helen Earth recently hung out with Fort Lauderdale, FL based hardcore punk band, Gouge Away, when they passed through Oakland as part of the Vans Spirit Of DIY tour. Tune in on Sunday, September 29th @ 11AM to hear the interview.

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Benny SIngs
Sunday, September 29th - 2:00pm
Posted on 9/26/2019

On Sunday, September 29th @ 2PM, DJ Nickel Hardaway speaks with Dutch singer-songwriter, Benny Sings.

Benny Sings released City Pop, his sixth album and first for Stones Throw in February 2019. With his signing to Stones Throw, he joins the label’s roster of artists — such as Jerry Paper and Mild High Club — in making music at the intersection of jazz, AOR, R&B and soul.

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Picture of Larry Norris
Friday, September 27th - 12:00pm
Posted on 9/24/2019

Tune in to Method to the Madness on Friday, Setptember 27th @ 12PM as host Ali Nazar interviews Larry Norris, cofounder of Decriminalize Nature, the organization behind the recently passed Oakland city council measure that decriminalizes magic mushrooms.

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Phil Tippett
Saturday, September 28th - 5:30pm
Posted on 9/22/2019

Tune in to Film Close-Ups this Saturday, September 28, @ 5:30PM when we welcome animator and effects legend Phil Tippett (Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom) to the studio to discuss his animated shorts, "MAD GOD" parts 1-3, which will be screening as part of the Drunken Film Fest Oakland.  Additionally, he will be joined by festival director Arlin Golden to discuss the background and philosophy of the Drunken Film Fest.

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Complicators
Saturday, September 28th - 9:00pm
Posted on 9/22/2019

Pull on your boots for another edition of KALX Live! This Saturday, September 28th @ 9PM for San Francisco based Oi!/ street punk/ hardcore band, The Complicators, hosted by Renee Black.  Since their burst onto the scene in 2016, these guys have played hard and fast with an "in your face" attitude, blasting the struggles of the working class and fighting back with words of strength, which can be heard

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Adrian Belew & Jon the Reptilian
Friday, September 27th - 10:30am
Posted on 9/22/2019

Tune in on Friday, September 27th @ 10:30AM when Jon the Reptilian airs his recent interview with electric guitar pioneer Adrian Belew. On top of Mr.

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Kelly Ziemer
Tuesday, September 24th - 9:00am
Posted on 9/22/2019

Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday, September 24th @ 9AM for an interview with Kelly Ziemer from the School of Social Welfare at UC Berkeley. Kelly is a social worker and a therapist who is currently working towards her PhD. In the interview, she discusses her interest in positive emotions and mindfulness. She specifically wants to conceptualize self-love to facilitate research into its therapeutic qualities.

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Surf Curse
Sunday, September 22nd - 1:30pm
Posted on 9/22/2019

Tune in on Sunday, September 22nd @ 1:30PM when Carmen’s Paradox airs her recent interview with Los Angeles based indie rock band Surf Curse!

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