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Photo of Blood Orange. Credit: Carmen Llerena
Posted on 9/30/2018

Blood Orange transcends cultural boundaries at Oakland’s beloved Fox Theatre. Not just a concert, but a musical performance of love and beauty.

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Posted on 9/26/2018

The Pencil Sharpener interviewed This Is Not Your Fest (TINY Fest) founders/organizers Danielle and Marie. TINY Fest started as a direct response to a local Oakland pop punk fest, as Danielle and Marie, after calling out one of the organizers for sexually assaulting multiple women, experienced exile from the pop punk scene, bullying, and stalking from the perpetrator. All proceeds from the four-day festival will go to Bay Area Women Against Rape.

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Posted on 9/10/2018

Local saxophonist and bandleader Donny McCaslin enters the KALX spotlight for a phone interview as DJ Jon the Reptilian focuses on his early musical jazz career including his collaboration with the late David Bowie.

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August featured design
Posted on 9/5/2018

Check out the Weblog's featured design for August 2018.

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Posted on 9/2/2018

Soccer Mommy is the project of twenty-one-year-old Nashville native Sophie Allison. DJ yan yan caught up with the indie rock artist to chat about her transition from bedroom recordings to professional production, the ditziness of Geminis, and cartoon characters.

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Posted on 8/31/2018

The Pencil Sharpener interviewed Go Kurosawa of Kikagaku Moyo at Outside Lands on August 11th. There is no doubt in the Pencil Sharpener’s mind that the interview was worth the multiple modes of public transportation it took to get to Golden Gate Park from the East Bay.

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Posted on 8/22/2018

Lindsey Jordan is the passion, voice, and genius behind mod-rock outfit Snail Mail. She talks ghosts, memes, and finding a new voice on her new album, Lush, with KALX’s own DJ yan yan.

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Posted on 8/14/2018

Get Up, Get Down: Sylvan Esso Rocks the Greek on July 12th.

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Posted on 7/28/2018

Wonder what it takes for an album earn a spot on the KALX Top 35? Check out our album review for one of the most played records in June, Mary Lattimore's Hundreds of Days.

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Photo of Hippo Campus
Posted on 7/22/2018

Hippo Campus proved their unquestionable musical talent through their vigorous performance at The Independent, begging the eager question of how their music will develop and grow in the years to come.

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