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BOOTS RILEY of The Coup – THE FREAK POWER TICKET Interview PODCAST Now Online!

BOOTS RILEY of The Coup – THE FREAK POWER TICKET Interview PODCAST Now Online!

Boots Riley of THE COUP (courtesy photo). - CLICK TO ENLARGE On Friday, February 20th, “The Freak Power Ticket”’s producer / host Ted Coe interviewed frontman Boots Riley of Street Sweeper Social Club and The Coup, the funk / hip-hop group which formed in Oakland, California during the early 1990s. Their recorded conversation took [...]

Final Exam Prep with BOOTS RILEY of The Coup During Today’s Interview Special on THE FREAK POWER TICKET (Monday, June 8, 11am)

Final Exam Prep with BOOTS RILEY of The Coup During Today’s Interview Special on THE FREAK POWER TICKET (Monday, June 8, 11am)

KCSB-FM staffers (from L-R) Matt Merritt, Yibing Guo, Ted Coe, & Joaquin Peres, with Boots Riley of The Coup (2nd from left): Friday, Feb. 20 at UCSB - CLICK TO ENLARGE. On Friday, February 20th, 2015, “The Freak Power Ticket”’s producer / host Ted Coe sat down with frontman Boots Riley of Street Sweeper Social Club and The Coup, the [...]

Friday Night (2/20) UCSB Concert by THE COUP to Air Post-Performance on KCSB at 10pm!

Friday Night (2/20) UCSB Concert by THE COUP to Air Post-Performance on KCSB at 10pm!

Boots Riley of The Coup (courtesy photo) - CLICK TO ENLARGE. On Friday, February 20th, at 10pm, KCSB-FM 91.9 will air a same-night recording of a UC Santa Barbara concert by Oakland-based funk/hip-hop group The Coup, whose instrumental skills, breadth of influences, and overall intelligence have made them one of the most acclaimed conscious [...]

KCSB Supports THE COUP’s Live Hip-Hop/Funk Concert at UCSB’s MCC Theater on Friday, 2/20

KCSB Supports THE COUP’s Live Hip-Hop/Funk Concert at UCSB’s MCC Theater on Friday, 2/20

Courtesy Poster from UCSB's MultiCultural Center. CLICK TO ENLARGE On Friday, February 20th, the UCSB MultiCultural Center presents the return of Oakland-based music group The Coup, one of the most acclaimed conscious hip-hop acts of the last quarter century, at the MCC Theater. The politically-charged and satirical rhymes of founding member [...]

MLB in the ’70s Expert Dan Epstein (BIG HAIR AND PLASTIC GRASS) Returns to “The Freak Power Ticket” (Monday, May 6)

MLB in the ’70s Expert Dan Epstein (BIG HAIR AND PLASTIC GRASS) Returns to “The Freak Power Ticket” (Monday, May 6)

On Monday, April 15, "The Freak Power Ticket" featured an interview with Dan Epstein, author of the lively cultural history, Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging ’70s (Thomas Dunne Books). The book explores how the clean-cut public image of our “National Pastime” was scrambled by the social [...]