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ON THE AIR
Photo of Laura Gibson
Thursday, July 21st - 2:30pm
Posted on 7/20/2016

Ahead of our KALX co-announce show, DJ Sparkle Motion speaks with singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Laura Gibson about her current US tour, new album, and how her art as a writer informs her musical process. Tune in Thursday, July 21st @ 2:30PM to hear the whole story!

ON THE AIR
Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast
Sunday, July 24th - 9:15pm
Posted on 7/19/2016

DJ 4chan recently caught up with Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast. Together they discussed Zauner's latest album, Psychopomp, that wraps dark intimate lyrics in a blanket of colorful swelling waves of sound. Tune in Sunday, July 24th @ 9:15PM to hear the interview!

ON THE AIR
Buyepongo artwork
Friday, July 22nd - 12:00pm
Posted on 7/19/2016

Join DJ Madame X on Friday, July 22nd @ noon for an energetic live performance from Los Angeles based band, Buyepongo! Through blending a riotous mash-up of hip-hop, funk, punk, and jazz influences, the band has created their own unique concoction of sounds from across the Latin American diaspora.

OUT and ABOUT
The Coathangers
Friday, August 19th - 8:30pm
Posted on 7/18/2016

Join KALX at The Independent on Friday, August 19th @ 8:30PM to see The Coathangers performing songs from their new album, Nosebleed Weekend! Also appearing are the Death Valley Girls and Dirty Ghosts.

ON THE AIR
Thursday, July 21st - 9:00am
Posted on 7/15/2016

On Thursday, July 21st @ 9AM, DJ Will Sherwin will be joined by writer and Zen priest Dana Velden, discussing kitchen wisdom and her first book Finding Yourself in the Kitchen: Kitchen Meditations and Inspired Recipes from a Mindful Cook. Tune in to hear the interview and a selection of food-related songs!

 

ON THE AIR
Photo of band Phantom Fifth
Friday, July 22nd - 4:00pm
Posted on 7/12/2016

NYC rock band, Phantom Fifth, bring their dark melodies, shimmering guitars, and propulsive bass lines to the KALX studios on Friday, July 22nd @ 4PM! Joined by guitar legend, Chris Masuak of Radio Birdman, the band will perform live and speak with DJ Charley Varrick about their current tour rolling through the Bay Area.

ON THE AIR
Photo of band Deerhoof
Tuesday, July 12th - 12:00pm
Posted on 7/11/2016

For over 20 years, Deerhoof have been pushing the boundaries of noise pop, punk rock, and the avant-garde. DJ Penny Royal recently spoke with singer/bass player, Satomi Matsuzaki, about the band's history and new album, The Magic. Tune in Tuesday, July 12th @ noon to hear the interview ahead of their SF show at The Great American Music Hall later that night.

KALX NEWS BITS
2015 t-shirt
Monday, July 11th - 12:00am to Friday, August 19th - 5:00pm
Posted on 7/11/2016

Design this year's t-shirt or bumper sticker, and go down in KALX history!

ON THE AIR
Photo of Joe Inderhees
Friday, July 15th - 12:00pm
Posted on 7/11/2016

Next on Method to the Madness, Friday, July 15th @ noon, host Lisa Kiefer interviews documentary film producer Joe Inderhees about his "Bay Area Revelations" series that examines the brave, brilliant, and eccentric visionaries of the Bay Area.

OUT and ABOUT
Photo of Laura Gibson
Thursday, July 21st - 8:30pm
Posted on 7/8/2016

Join KALX at Bottom Of The Hill on Thursday, July 21st @ 8:30PM to see Laura Gibson perform songs from her new record Empire Builder! Also appearing is Mark Eitzel and M. the Heir Apparent.

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