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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.

WEBLOG
Takin' Back the Bay flyer
Posted on 10/8/2018

Takin’ Back the Bay is a music festival that will be hosted at 924 Gilman on Friday, October 12th through Sunday, October 14th to raise awareness and funds to stop gun violence in America. This all ages event will have a diverse array of performances every night, as well as a voter registration booth. Proceeds will go to nonprofits working to stop gun violence.

ON THE AIR
Photo of Róisín Murphy
Monday, October 8th - 8:15am
Posted on 10/6/2018

DJ Massari recently spoke with Irish post-disco // pop // electronica singer-songwriter, Róisín Murphy, about her new 4 part single series for The Vinyl Factory, her new venture into podcasts, and the struggles of being an artist without label backing. Tune in on Monday, October 8th @ 8:15AM to hear the entire interview.

WEBLOG
Photo of Johnny Marr. Credit: Elle Henriksen
Posted on 10/5/2018

Johnny Marr revives the post-punk age with a reminiscent performance at the UC Theatre.

ON THE AIR
Photo of Greta Van Fleet
Sunday, October 7th - 1:30pm
Posted on 10/5/2018

On Sunday, October 7th @ 1:30PM, DJ Nickel Hardaway airs his recent interview with bassist, Sam Kiszka, of the Michigan rock quartet, Greta Van Fleet.  Together they discuss the band's history, Sam's love of vintage organ keyboards, and the band's upcoming new album, Anthem Of The Peaceful Army.

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