News Archive

New Music Hour
Posted on 4/22/2020

New Music Hour is a new weekly specialty show that features Beast Monster Thing's favorite new songs right now. Tune in every Friday @ 11AM and 8PM to get your fix of recently released tunes.

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Thursday, April 23rd - 12:00pm
Posted on 4/22/2020

Tune in Thursday, April 23rd @ 12PM and 9PM for the next episode of Soapbox Derby, as host Jameson Weiss sits down with Dr. John Swartzberg to get an update on the coronavirus pandemic.

Saturday, April 18th - 9:00am to Friday, April 24th - 9:00pm
Posted on 4/17/2020

Save the date! UC Berkeley is hosting the first-ever virtual Cal Week with over 100 events available to help you explore campus, discover resources, and meet members of our community online. Cal Week Virtual events will take place April 18th through April 24th.

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Posted on 4/14/2020

On February 9th, 2020 DJ Velvet Einstein interviewed the duo CUP, composed of Nels Cline and Yuka Honda. Check out the conversation they had below.

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Posted on 4/14/2020

On February 6, 2020, Sonia Mistry and Chris Michel of Film Close-Ups sat down with
actress and filmmaker Isabella Rossellini to talk about her new “theatricalized lecture”
project “Link Link Circus,” her interest in animal psychology, and more.

Monday, April 6th - 4:00pm
Posted on 4/6/2020

The Bay Area’s shelter in place ordinance has been extended through May 3rd. Due to the ordinance, the UC Berkeley campus continues to be closed.

For more information about the UC Berkeley response, go to

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Posted on 4/4/2020

Missing going to live shows? Us too! Live vicariously through KALX volunteer Lauren as she takes you through one of our last show reviews, Mattiel @ Cafe Du Nord, before the advent of Bay Area shelter in place.

Tuesday, March 17th (All day)
Posted on 3/17/2020

Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19, the Bay Area’s shelter in place ordinance going into effect March 17, 2020, and the UC Berkeley statement, KALX programming will be fully automated for the next three weeks. We at KALX cherish our listeners and we are sad to make this announcement, but it is what we must do at this time. Please be assured we will still be providing curated, diverse programming created by humans.

We will be back on air with live programming as soon as possible. Please check back here for updates.

Thursday, March 12th - 4:00pm
Posted on 3/12/2020

As concerns deepen surrounding COVID-19, KALX has canceled all band performances in studio and guest appearances in the station. KALX staff members are following the directive of UC Berkeley in regards to the COVID-19 virus. KALX remains live on the air 24/7. We will continue to be on the air with the possibility of some automated programing. For more information about the campus response and COVID-19 please visit:

Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast
Sunday, March 8th - 12:15pm
Posted on 3/6/2020

Tune in on Sunday, March 8th @ 12:15PM to hear Carmen's Paradox speak with singer//guitarist, Bethany Cosentino, of L.A. based indie rock band, Best Coast.