News Archive

Friday, March 3rd - 12:00pm
Posted on 3/2/2017

On the next Method to the Madness, Friday, March 3rd @ noon, we will be interviewing the local innovator Aman Ahuja, who uses data science to tackle pressing social issues. Aman is the founder of the San Francisco chapter of the nonprofit DataKind, and works with various other organizations to give them access to data based services.

Photo of Jens Lekman
Wednesday, March 1st - 4:00pm
Posted on 2/28/2017

Swedish indie-pop singer/songwriter, Jens Lekman, is back in The Bay Area for two sold out nights at The Independent in SF. Join DJ Madame X on Wednesday, March 1st @ 4PM when she talks with Lekman about his latest release, Life Will See You Now, and current tour.

Photo of British protest
Tuesday, February 28th - 11:59pm
Posted on 2/27/2017
On Midnight Express, Tuesday, February 28th @ 11:59PM, DJ Mark-o-Matic will explore a time and place in history much like the current state of affairs in the USA: the British post industrial malaise of the 1980's, and the musical reaction to the resurgence of right wing nationalist political forces.  Subversive British pop music for the disaffected. Tune in!
Tuesday, March 7th - 11:59pm
Posted on 2/22/2017
Tune in to Midnight Express on Tuesday, March 7th @ 11:59PM when DJ Berkestir presents "Dead Heroes.” Berkestir will celebrate the lives of Jaki Liebezeit, drummer and best known for his work with Can, John Wetton, bass player and singer, featuring his work with King Crimson in the mid 70’s, and Deke Leonard, guitar player and singer best know for his time with the We
Photo of Plaid
Sunday, February 26th - 2:00pm
Posted on 2/22/2017
Long standing English electronic duo, Plaid, recently spoke with DJ Velvet Einstein about bringing their complex songs to life on stage, the many divisions between electronic and rock music, and knowing when it's ok to quit your day job. Tune in Sunday, February 26th @ 2PM to hear all the juicy details.
Photo of Delehei
Sunday, February 26th - 12:00pm
Posted on 2/22/2017

On Sunday, February 26th @ noon, DJ Velvet Einstein airs his recent talk with Mongolian folk musician, Delehei! Tune in and learn about traditional Tuvan and Mongolian throat singing styles, and how Delehei uses music to communicate with animals.

Natalia Villavicencio with a giant armadillo at the Field Museum
Tuesday, February 28th - 9:00am
Posted on 2/21/2017

This week on The Graduates, Tuesday, February 28th @ 9AM, we speak with Dr. Natalia Villavicencio, recent graduate from the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley!

Ayelet Waldman book cover
Friday, February 24th - 12:00pm
Posted on 2/17/2017

On the next Method to the Madness, Friday, February 24th @ noon, host Lisa Kiefer talks with Ayelet Waldman, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and activist, about her new non-fiction book A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life, in which she describes a month long experiment treating her unstable moods with minuscule doses of LSD. 

Photo from the 1963 March on Washington
Friday, February 24th - 11:59pm
Posted on 2/15/2017

Round Midnight, the KALX jazz show, honors Black History Month on Friday, February 24th @ 11:59PM by presenting an hour of socially-conscious protest jazz, curated by DJ Amazing Grace. You will hear songs by Charles Mingus and Terry Clark from the mid 1950s, through recent works by local artists Marcus Shelby and Faye Carol.

The Nile Project
Saturday, February 18th - 4:30pm
Posted on 2/14/2017

Returning after a memorable Berkeley debut and campus residency in 2015, The Nile Project delivers a message of civic engagement through musical collaboration. On Friday, February 18th @ 4:30PM, DJ Amazing Grace speaks with the producer and CEO of the show, Mina Girgis.