Take an audio voyage to the beyond on Sunday, October 16th @ 3PM, when DJ Home Alone hosts Japanese psych group, Kikagaku Moyo, for a mind-expanding live performance and interview. On their fourth full length album, House In The Tall Grass, the band successfully melds the delicate beauty of folk with an explorative Krautrock driven groove. Tune in and drop out!
Dynamic Bay Area based soul/funk/R&B band, Con Brio, will drop by the KALX studios on Thursday, October 6th @ 1:30PM for a special live performance and interview hosted by DJ Mark-O-Matic! Tune in and hear a preview of the band's infectious sound before they headline The UC Theatre in Berkeley on Friday, October 14th.
On Friday, September 30th @ noon, Method to the Madness host Niklas Lollo interviews UC Berkeley PhD candidate Pierce Gordon, who researches and practices in "Design for Development." Pierce works on the evaluation of innovation for global development issues. He co-leads the Design Thinking for Social Impact community of Professor Alice Agogino's BEST Lab, by investigating design practice across disciplinary and geographic contexts.
Tune in on Friday, September 30th @ 9PM to hear guest-DJ Last Will interview Frank Portman during DJ Alisa's show! Dr. Frank is a former KALX DJ and the leader of the Mr. T Experience, the band that inspired the late 1980s East Bay pop punk scene from which Green Day emerged. He is also the author of the young adult novel King Dork. Frank and MTX are releasing "King Dork, Approximately," a new novel and album.
Join us for a new episode of The Graduates on Tuesday, September 27th @ 9AM as we speak with biologist Nick Burnett about his work in biomechanics. Nick is a PhD candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology. His research focuses on the biomechanics of intertidal sea kelp in the Pacific Ocean, and more specifically, what makes them able to survive in such a tumultuous environment. During the interview, Nick also talks about applying his research to other things that tangle, such as hair, and what it's like when your field site is in the ocean.
Join DJ Meaty Paws on Thursday, September 22nd @ 6:30PM when he hosts Prairie Home Companion favorites, Emily Miller and Jesse Milnes for an in-studio performance and interview! Through masterful vocal harmonies, finger style guitar work, and powerful fiddle playing, the West Virginian duo create old-time, Appalachian inspired music with a modern twist.