Tune in on Wednesday, January 11th @ 11AM when DJ Sex 14s hosts Bay Area dynamic duo, Amendola vs. Blades, for an in-studio performance and interview! Together, Scott Amendola (drums) and Wil Blades (organ) conjure up a variety of styles ranging from swingin' old school jazz and funk to rock and more experimental sounds. Every performance is an adventure for both the audience and the band.
Bay Area based comedian and political satirist, Will Durst, drops by the KALX studios on Wednesday, December 28th @ 11AM to talk with DJ Sex 14s! Durst is currently performing in The 9th Annual Big Fat Year Kiss Off Comedy Show that vows to lampoon, satirize, mock, scoff, scorn, taunt, tease, rib, and ridicule the people and events of the past year.
DJ Carnacki recently spent some time with Drew Daniel and Martin Schmidt from experimental electronic music project, Matmos! Together they discussed the duo's new album, Ultimate Care II, Martin's solo work, and revisited Drew's olden days as a KALX DJ. Tune in on Tuesday, December 20th @ 10PM to hear the interview.
Tune in to KALX Live! on Saturday, December 24th @ 9PM for a live musical performance by Stranger Than Fact! Xaina is a multi-instrumentalist weirdo with a tendency to dive into strange sonic contortions with a firestorm of heavy strumming and finger spasms. Surrealist melodies that will catch you off guard and songs to enlighten and make you a happier person in general.
Tune in on Tuesday, December 20th @ 11:59PM for Midnight Express, an hour of themed music! This week's theme will be India. Gear up for music from the land of one of the most diverse sounds and rhythms in the world.
On Radio Dunya, December 26th @ 11:59PM, DJ Amazing Grace presents the music of the Jews of Iraq and Iran! There will be gorgeous traditional music -- art music to popular song to synagogue chant -- from older artists of those two countries, plus a few songs from their descendants living in Israel and the US.