A few weeks back, British alt-pop quintet The Dunwells preformed at UC Santa Barbara’s Storke Plaza. KCSB aired the performance in an hour-long special broadcast, which can now be streamed at your leisure. The broadcast also includes Shaemus’ live interview with the band on "Cue the Blues." The quintet, signed to Concord Records and [...]
TERMINATOR Film Composer BRAD FIEDEL Discusses Autobiographical Musical BORROWED TIME on “The Freak Power Ticket”: Podcast Now Online!
Brad Fiedel (Copyright Cara Robbins) - CLICK TO ENLARGEOn Monday, April 22nd, Brad Fiedel, the composer best known for his futuristic score for James Cameron’s 1984 sci-fi sensation, The Terminator, was a special guest on the music-and-cultural-arts program “The Freak Power Ticket." Fiedel joined host Ted Coe for an hour that included [...]
Tune in from 12-2 P.M. today for the Zest Pool on KCSB-FM 91.9, or KCSB.org, to listen to UCSB Battle of the Bands' 2013 victor and sweet-singing sextet Alpha Phunk. This self-proclaimed “Sly Stone kind of R&B” group utilizes a smooth-talking MC, feisty female vocals, on point percussion, rhythmic strings, and a crowd-pleasing trumpet to [...]
BIG HAIR & PLASTIC GRASS Dan Epstein Interview #2 – MLB in the Swingin’ 70s on The FREAK POWER TICKET: Podcast Now Online
On 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). Marilyn & Fritz Peterson, Susanne & Mike Kekich - CLICK TO ENLARGEThe book explores how the clean-cut [...]
SCOTT MCCLOUD Discusses Sequential COMICS Art in Popular Culture on THE FREAK POWER TICKET Podcast: Now Online!
Scott McCloud x2 - CLICK TO ENLARGEDuring the week of April 10-12, best-selling comics creator Scott McCloud (Zot! and Understanding Comics), a Regents' Lecturer in the Writing Program at UC Santa Barbara, appeared at a number of events, including an Arts & Lectures keynote talk in Campbell Hall on "Comics and Visual Communication." At the [...]
As a school student in 1968, Bobby Verdugo and thousands of other Chicano students walked out of their classrooms demanding quality education and simple respect. He shared those experiences with Marisela Marquez and Elizabeth Robinson and also remembered his teacher, Sal Castro, who had supported the students. Castro died April 4, 2013. We [...]
BIG HAIR AND PLASTIC GRASS Author Dan Epstein Talks MLB in the 1970s: “The Freak Power Ticket” Podcast NOW ONLINE
All-Star Pitcher Dock Ellis (Monarch-Corona Printing Company, 2010) www.timothylearyarchives.org- CLICK TO ENLARGEMonday's edition of "The Freak Power Ticket" welcomed special guest 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). [...]
DEATH TO ALL Tour – Interview with Line-up of the HUMAN Album on SYMPHONY OF DESTRUCTION (Monday, April 15)
Death Logo-CLICK TO ENLARGETune in to Symphony of Destruction tonight, April 15th, from 9pm-10pm! Programmer Liz Rodriguez will be airing her interviews with guitarist Paul Masvidal, bassist Steve DiGiorgio, drummer Sean Reinert, and guest vocalist Max Phelps of the influential death-metal band, Death. This interview focused on different [...]
On Thursday, March 14th, KCSB's Program Director got a chance to speak with John Jagos, a solo artist from Ohio better known as Brothertiger. After his show at Lamberts on 2nd Street in downtown Austin, Texas, the recent college graduate and bedroom pop musician spoke about his aesthetic, recent and upcoming tours, specific tracks, and a new [...]
On Thursday, March 14th, KCSB's Program Director interviewed Blue Hawaii, an indie electronic duo from Montreal consisting of vocalist Raphaelle Standell-Preston and producer Alexander Cowan. The duo talked about the differences between their recorded and live music, their experimental new LP Untogether, and their upcoming April tour [...]