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Tuesday, November 30th - 11:45am
Posted on 11/29/2021

Join DJ Velvet Einstein on Tuesday, November 30th @ 11:45AM when he speaks with prominent Persian vocalist, Mahsa Vahdat, ahead of her live performance with Kronos Quartet this Thursday evening at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley.

Tune in to learn about how Vahdat sets Iranian poetry to music, her journey from Iran to the United States, and her love of the Berkeley Rose Garden at twilight.

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Saturday, November 27th - 12:00pm
Posted on 11/26/2021

On Saturday, November 27th @ 12PM (noon), DJ Surface Tension airs his recent interview with singer // poet // writer // actress // icon, Lydia Lunch

Lydia Lunch has spent decades trolling through the sub/terranean sick-home black & blues creating a schizophrenic musical legacy which loops from shrill No Wave to bludgeoning Hard Rock, from smoky Jazz Noir and illustrated word to macabre Psychedelia.

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Tuesday, November 23rd - 9:00am
Posted on 11/22/2021

Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday for an interview with Urte Laukaityte from the Department of Philosophy. Urte considers her views on philosophy a little outside the traditional approach to field.

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Saturday, November 20th - 2:00pm
Posted on 11/20/2021

Join DJ Just Like Other Girls on Saturday, November 20th @ 2PM to hear her recent interview with Joel Amey of UK rock band, Wolf Alice.

Wolf Alice is a rock band from North London, UK formed in 2010. The lineup consists of Ellie Rowsell (vocals, guitar), Joff Oddie (guitar), Theo Ellis (bass), and Joel Amey (drums).

Thursday, November 11th - 9:00am
Posted on 11/12/2021

North Gate Radio, a feature news program produced by students of the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, returns to the KALX on air schedule Thursday mornings from 9:00a-9:30AM through December 9th. 


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Friday, November 19th - 6:03pm
Posted on 11/11/2021

On Friday, November 19th @ 6:30PM DJ Surface Tension will speak with guitarist/vocalist Alex Edkins from the Toronto based band, METZ.

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Monday, November 15th - 2:00pm
Posted on 11/11/2021

Join DJ ((echoplex)) on Monday, November 15th @ 2PM to hear his recent interview with singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, Chris Stewart, of L.A. based Black Marble.

Charles McPherson posed with his saxaphone
Saturday, November 13th - 5:00pm
Posted on 11/11/2021

Tune in on Saturday, November 13th @ 5PM to hear DJ Nickel Hardaway interview internationally acclaimed jazz saxophonist, Charles McPherson.

For more than 60 years, saxophonist Charles McPherson has been one of the most expressive and highly regarded voices in jazz. His rich musical style, rooted in the blues and bebop, has influenced and inspired generations of musicians and listeners.

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Tuesday, November 9th - 9:00am
Posted on 11/4/2021

Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday @ 9AM for an interview with Lucy Li from Berkeley's School of Information and Katie Keith, who just graduated with a PhD from the University of Massachusetts Amhert's Computer Science program. Lucy and Katie host a podcast called Diaries of Social Data Research, so tune in for a chance to hear them tell you more about their show.

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Friday, November 5th - 12:00pm
Posted on 11/4/2021

Method to the Madness is back for another exciting show! Join our host, Moody, as he speaks with the Associative Director of Larkin Street Youth Services, Crestina Scolaro, about the phenomenal work being done to end youth homelessness!