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Photo of Marielle V Jakobsons
Tuesday, August 2nd - 9:30pm
Posted on 7/29/2016

Oakland based sound artist Marielle V Jakobsons is a multi-instrumentalist who explores both the cosmic and terrestrial in her music. Join DJ Carnacki on Tuesday, August 2nd @ 9:30PM when he speaks with Jakobsons about her latest recording, Star Core, and upcoming record release show at The LAB in San Francisco on Saturday, August 18th.

Tuesday, August 2nd - 11:59pm
Posted on 7/26/2016

Tune into Midnight Express on Tuesday, August 2nd @ 11:59PM as DJ Sparkle Motion explores the peak period from 1965 to 1975 when country music collided with funk and spawned a quintessentially American artform called Country Funk. Geographically diverse, sexual, raw and gritty, this hour of country funk will have you dancing whether you're in the swamp or the city!

Photo of band Ultimate Painting
Monday, July 25th - 12:15pm
Posted on 7/24/2016

On Monday, July 25th @ 12:15PM, DJ Roscoe 2000 talks with London based band, Ultimate Painting, ahead of their SF appearance at The Chapel. Formed as a loose collaboration by Jack Cooper (Mazes) and James Hoare (Veronica Falls), the project has blossomed into a full-fledged band celebrating the laid back, breezy sounds of late 60's pop with a modern twist.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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!


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.

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.