Since 1980, the 4 or 5 or 6 (or more) Floptops known as Negativland, a multimedia collective originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, have been creating records, CDs, video, fine art, books, radio and live performance using appropriated sounds, images, objects, and text.
Tune in to your mighty KALX 90.7FM between Monday, January 20th and Sunday, January 26th to hear your favorite DJs spin their favorite releases of 2019.
Check out our Best of 2019 lists HERE!
CocoRosie's songs blend a myriad of styles and references from hip-hop to folk and opera with a focus on beat programming and production using found objects, children’s toys and other unique percussion to create a particular atmosphere of nostalgia and mystery.
Tune in Friday, January 17 @ 2 pm, DJ Sparkle Motion will host Graham Patzner, frontman of Whiskerman, for an in-studio acoustic session and interview ahead of their show at the Independent in San Francisco on Saturday, January 18.
With hundred of albums circulating through the station every week, the ones that stay get reviewed by volunteers before they make their way onto the airwaves. 2019 brought us an incredible wave of new music, along with reissues that remind us that some records are not to be overlooked. KALX volunteers Chandler Le Francis and Keesan Nam discuss 3 albums they enoyed from the past year in detail below:
Laurie Spiegel - Unseen Worlds (Scarlet Records)
Genre: Electronic Avant-Garde
Written by Chandler Le Francis