Kassa Overall is a Grammy-nominated musician, emcee, singer, producer and drummer who melds avant-garde experimentation with hip-hop production techniques to tilt the nexus of jazz and rap in unmapped directions. On Wednesday, August 23rd @ 2PM, Excuse My French speaks with Kassa ahead of his New Parish show in Oakland on August 25th.
DJ Sly Ida Hosts Bay Area Noisers Nine Dog Dick on KALX Live!
KALX Live! brings listeners another ear opening in-studio performance this Saturday, Aug. 19th at 9pm. DJ Sly Ida welcomes Nine Dog Dick to the KALX stage. This power quartet of psycho-spazz extreme music emanates from both sides of the Bay. The lineup includes Jay Korber on drums [Burmese], Tom Weeks on sax [Sato/Weeks], Matt Chandler on bass [Burmese] and Doug Katelus on organ [Solo Organ].
Be sure to tune your radio on KALX LIVE this Saturday, August 12th starting at 9 PM.
Renée Black hosts Street Punk/Oi! band Slugger. Hailing from destitute ends of far-Northern California and The Bay, Slugger plays honest music for the working class and anybody who wants to right some of the wrongs in the world. Slugger is pure, unadulterated aggro rock'n'roll serving up no mess, no fuss brickwall Oi!
Tune in on Monday, August 7th @ 6:45PM to catch DJ Dokkaebi’s conversation with 악단광칠 (Ak-Dan Gwang-Chil) or ADG7. Dokkaebi sat down with three members of the nine-piece traditional Korean folk funk pop band to discuss the beginnings of their unique sound, historical background on the origins of Korean shamanistic ritual music and folk music, their music making process, and where they’re planning on taking their music.
KALX's Penny Royal welcomes the cacophonous din of San Francisco psych-rocker's Fuckwolf to the KALX studios on Sat. Aug. 5th. Performing live in the KALX studios, this trio has brings their "rat’s nest of deep grooves, lost 70s rock riff intentions and art punk damage" fermented over 19 years.
Oakland rock sextet Last Planet takes over the KALX studio on this week's edition of KALX Live! starting at 9pm on July 29th. Following up 2021's Petrichor, the band has been sampling new music all summer long with more singles on the way. Tune in to hear what else they have in the works and preview their upcoming August 4th show at Neck of the Woods in San Francisco.