‘Music News’ Archives
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 [...]
Neutral Milk Hotel, NC by mdl70c/o Flickr Written and attended by Kenny Oravetz (May 31, 2015) Neutral Milk Hotel was about to start. They were about to play one of their last shows ever. The excitement was palpable. Hipsters of all ages had come from far and wide, filling the room with beards and piercings and denim jackets, clasping tickets [...]
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 [...]
RODRIGO AMARANTE Interview Previews KCSB’s Co-Presentation of This Friday’s Poolside Concert (May 25) at THE GOODLAND HOTEL – Podcast NOW Online!
Rodrigo Amarante at KCSB-FM with Yibing Guo & Bennett Piscitelli (photos courtesy Yibing Guo). - CLICK TO ENLARGE. Yesterday on “The Freak Power Ticket” (Monday, May 25), producer / host Ted Coe and DJ Luna (KCSB-FM GM Yibing Guo) interviewed Brazilian indie musician Rodrigo Amarante ahead of his poolside concert at The Goodland in [...]
Moises Baqueiro (MARIACHI MANCHESTER) Interview – Previewing Morrissey’s 56th Birthday Bash (5/15: Del Pueblo Cafe) – THE FREAK POWER TICKET Podcast NOW ONLINE!
KCSB-FM Presents Mariachi Manchester + DJ Darla Bea, Friday, May 15, at Del Pueblo Cafe! (Design by Merry Young of Mutiny Studios). On Monday’s edition of "The Freak Power Ticket," producer / host Ted Coe previewed this Friday’s special celebration of The Smiths and Morrissey at Del Pueblo Cafe (May 15th), as DJ Darla Bea’s annual [...]
TMZ Creator HARVEY LEVIN Describes Experience at KCSB-FM While Bank of America Burned (PODCAST Now Online)
Harvey Levin at UCSB's Pollock Theater (April 25, 2015. Photo: Ted Coe). - CLICK TO ENLARGE KCSB-FM alumnus Harvey Levin, the creator of the controversial celebrity-news website TMZ, took questions last night (Saturday, April 25), at UC Santa Barbara's Pollock Theater. Levin was one of the weekend's featured guests at the UCSB Alumni [...]