‘Music News’ Archives
By Larry Pompa Jr (SBCC Student/former host of Lucid Waves) and Cindy Nguyen (UCSB Alumna) Photos: Kohdee.comInstagram@kohdee_ “In using art as a tool for transformation, we have the opportunity to create a reality as beautiful, healthy, and strong as our imagination permits.” These were the words that melodically reached our ears early [...]
Contributors: Shay Mehr, Amanda Katz, Nkechi Ikem, Kenny Oravetz, Kimmy Tejasindhu, & Samantha Villalobos. The live music experience is something that palpates, pulses, and sends pure joy through your synapses from your head to your toes. It’s something we at KCSB cannot live without. Recently most of the staff at KCSB trekked out to the [...]
Prof. CHARLES HATFIELD Interview – The Freak Power Ticket PODCAST Spotlights CSUN Exhibit of JACK KIRBY’s Comics Art!
Charles Hatfield on Logic Lane, Oxford, UK (Courtesy photo (c) Michele Hatfield) On this past Monday’s Labor Day edition of "The Freak Power Ticket" (Sept. 7), producer / host Ted Coe interviewed California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Professor Charles Hatfield, a scholar and exhibition curator well versed in the Pop Art influence of [...]
Poster courtesy of Symbiosis Gathering. Written by Larry Pompa With the end of summer fast approaching avid festival goers may be left wondering, “What’s next?” Thankfully, in two weeks upwards of twelve thousand people will congregate at the Woodward Reservoir in Northern California to celebrate the ten-year “RE:UNION” of [...]
Thee Oh Sees in concert at the Circolo Degli Artisti in Rome.By Gian Mario Cossu. Creative commons. Written by Jake Weeks (Jacob Spaceman) Ah, Thee Oh Sees. Where do I even begin? They’ve been shifting and evolving around Garage Warlord John Dwyer for close to a decade. What began as a bedroom side project is now closing major festival stages, [...]
Written by DJ Ken aka Kenny Oravetz Photo from Outside Lands site taken by Andrew Jorgenson-used for review only. The Atmosphere Outside Lands takes place in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. This means a few things. One, it's big. Getting from stage to stage can be a trek, as you tromp from one large, grassy field to the next, with [...]
THE PHENOMENAUTS Interview: “From the Capital of Earth, Oakland, CA” on The Freak Power Ticket PODCAST Now Online!
The Phenomenauts (August 14, at Tiki Oasis 2015: photo credit Ted Coe) - CLICK TO ENLARGE On August 15th, 2015, at the annual Tiki Oasis gathering in San Diego, California, Ted Coe, producer / host of “The Freak Power Ticket” conducted a lengthy interview with 4/5ths of the “space rock ’n’ roll” band, The Phenomenauts, a group [...]
By Ally Gonzalez and Amanda Katz Edited by Joaquin Peres (local English major) We arrived at Day One of the Berserktown II festival in Santa Ana, California with muddled expectations, hoping only that the atmosphere of the venue would be less oppressive than the back-soaking climate. Nestled snugly within the deep, indistinct labyrinth of [...]
C.F. Martin 000-28EC Eric Clapton model Acoustic Guitar. By ISeneca at en.wikipedia , from Wikimedia CommonsToday, DJ Ally Gonzo will be interviewing the New West Guitar Group, on the air at 10 a.m. today! The group " guitarists Perry Smith (NYC), John Storie (LA), and Will Brahm (LA). NWGG performs classic pop covers, jazz standards and [...]
Trevor Beld Jimenez of TALL TALES & THE SILVER LINING Interview on CAT’S CRADLE Today (Before Free Concert at THE GOODLAND HOTEL)
Trevor Beld Jimenez's Tall Tales and the Silver Lining (Photo by Betsy Winchell - Courtesy Image) - CLICK TO ENLARGE On today’s “Cat’s Cradle” (Wednesday, August 19), producer / host Amanda Katz will feature an interview with Trevor Beld Jimenez of LA-based folk-rock band Tall Tales and the Silver Lining, starting at around 2pm. Beld [...]