‘Tune In!’ Archives
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to three music writers who have written books on English singer-songwriter Nick Drake, whose debut album Five Leaves Left originally shipped on September 1, 1969. Joining the conversation to celebrate the record's fortieth anniversary are Trevor Dann, former head of BBC Music and author [...]
"Culture of Protest" host Prof. Dick Flacks says of tonight's broadcast: "This week we begin a series of programs featuring songs for the new recession. We've been collecting new and old songs that help provide soundtracks for these hard times. We'll pay some tribute this week to Mike Seeger who died last week. Together with his band the New Lost [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Joel Grus, who, according to his own web site, is an "author," "speaker," "provocateur" and "jerk." Grus is the author of Your Religion is False, an attempt to disprove all religions major, non-major and otherwise with both the vast intellectual resources of Wikipedia and numerous [...]
"Culture of Protest" host Prof. Dick Flacks writes: "We're on the eve of the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. Tonight, tune in for a sampling of the political and protest music performed at the festival (which has tended to be described as an anti-political happening by some). Tonight's broadcast features newly released recordings--some of which [...]
In anticipation of his forthcoming release on Ventura’s Beehouse Records, Land 'n' Sea (aka Landon Smith) brings his brand of trippy California folk music to the KCSB studios on Monday, August 10th, from 10am-noon on “The Freak Power Ticket.” Host Ted Coe writes: “On my next broadcast, Land 'n' Sea will share songs & stories, visions & [...]
“Culture of Protest” host Professor Dick Flacks writes of tonight’s broadcast: "August 6th is the sixty-fourth anniversary of the destruction of Hiroshima by a US atomic bomb, ushering in the nuclear age. We will trace the anti-A-bomb movement through the songs that have been performed over these years, pertinent now given global leaders' [...]
Trainer/Yoga Instructor/Biochemist Natalie Olivas Talks Health & Nutrition on “Afrikan Kaleidoscope” This Sunday
"Afrikan Kaleidoscope" host Sherry-alle Williams writes of her program's next broadcast: "On Sunday August 2, at 5pm, please join us for our weekly discussion on 'Afrikan Kaleidoscope' as we talk with UCSB biochemistry graduate, Natalie Olivas. Ms. Olivas is also a certified personal trainer through the International Sports Studies Association [...]
"Culture of Protest" host Professor Dick Flacks writes of tonight's broadcast: "Marc Haefele, LA journalist, recently returned from Uruguay, bringing back great political music. Marc will be our guest on this week's program." "Culture of Protest" airs Thursdays from 6-7pm on KCSB.
A conversation about the history of recorded music with Greg Milner on The Marketplace of Ideas this Thursday
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Greg Milner, music and technology journalist for Spin, The Village Voice, Wired and Rolling Stone. Milner's new book is Perfecting Sound Forever: An Aural History of Recorded Music, which traces the evolution of how organized sound has been captured, modified, packaged, sold and heard [...]
A story on the University of California (UC) budget crisis filed by KCSB's Associate News Director Daniel Alvarenga was featured on Thursday's "Free Speech Radio News" (FSRN) broadcast. FSRN is a internationally-distributed independent news program. Alvarenga's story has been uploaded here as a podcast, below.