‘Tune In!’ Archives
A Tribute to Cat Stevens & the 40th Anniversary of “Harold and Maude” on “The Freak Power Ticket” (Monday, August 8)
This week on "The Freak Power Ticket," a tribute to the 40th anniversary of director Hal Ashby's black comedy Harold and Maude and its musical wellspring Cat Stevens. From the mid-1960s through the mid-1970s, the British Steven Demetre Georgiou, who chose the stage name Cat Stevens, was a best-selling folk-rock singer-songwriter. By the late [...]
Señorita Darla Bea says of tonight's broadcast: "La Escuela de Rock is in Session! In honor of this past week's Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara, tune in for Spanish Guitar classics and the variety of genres that Spain and Mexico has to offer....Call 805-893-2424 for Ticket Giveaways and Trivia Questions. And get ready to Rock [...]
Dr. Helen Gordon, Professor Emeritus from Bakersfield College, will make an encore appearance as guest on the cultural-arts and public-affairs oriented program, SPINDRIFT, this Friday, August 5th, at 930am. After more than two decades of research Ms. Gordon is disclosing the mystery of how the police state of Queen Elizabeth's time was [...]
Dazed and Confused Tribute II on “The Freak Power Ticket” (Monday, August 1): “A Fiesta in the Making.”
Host Ted Coe writes: "My July 4th broadcast of 'The Freak Power Ticket' was a fun (and underpublicized) homage to Richard Linklater's 1994 cult-classic movie Dazed and Confused, about a day in the life of suburban teens living near Austin, Texas, during the Bicentennial Year of 1976. Using the film's complete musical soundtrack as inspiration, [...]
Ethan Nadelmann is the executive director of Drug Policy Alliance. He was brought to Santa Barbara by Families ACT. Nadelmann addresses the drug war, the prison industrial complex, and SB County's Measure S. Santa Barbara Lectures is produced by the KCSB News and Public Affairs Department. Audio editing by Maura Jess.
This week on "Afrotensity," Mr. Comedy with be playing George Carlin’s Seven Dirty Words You Cannot Say on Television. Followed by specific comedy tracks dedicated to each of the Seven Words. Mr. Comedy says, "Don’t know what they are? Don’t worry you will by the end of the show (and learn the historical significance of this legendary comedy [...]
Angelo Spencer Et Les Hauts Sommets is a Seattle-based indie-rock band touring the west coast in support of their most recent release on Calvin Johnson's K Records label, "World Garage." The title is descriptive of the sound created by French-born frontman Angelo Spencer, as the album features influences from Moroccan chaabi, Bollywood [...]
Of her next broadcast (July 24th), DJ Darla Bea says, "Cowabunga! Surf's Up Gidgets and Moondoggies as I present Surf Music, Exotica, and a celebration of the best of Coastal LIVIN'! Join me, Darla Bea, and Get ready to Rock Out!" “Rock It Properly” airs Sundays in the Summer from 8-10pm.
Tune in Monday, July 25, 8 to 9 a.m.: Ground Zero and Anti-Muslim Sentiments, a panel presentation co-sponsored by the UCSB Department of Religious Studies; the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center’s Geographies of Place series; and the Walter Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion and Public Life. Featured speakers include: Maher [...]
Chris Lynch & Adam Rasmussen of Gardens & Villa Interviewed on “The Freak Power Ticket” (Monday, July 18)
On Wednesday, July 13th, Santa Barbara indie-rock quintet Gardens & Villa swung back into town after nearly a month of touring North America to play a headlining set at SOhO Restaurant & Nightclub. Their debut self-titled album, released on the prominent independent label Secretly Canadian, has the group poised for international success. Ted [...]