‘Tune In!’ Archives
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.
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to novelist, traveler and memoirist Lawrence Osborne. In his new book Bangkok Days, Osborne drops the reader into a series of his own experiences in the Thai capital. Originally having visited Bangkok in order to avail [...]
"Culture of Protest" host Professor Dick Flacks says of his next broadcast: "July 12 is Woody Guthrie's birthday--and we observe it this week (as we've done for the last 26 years). We'll feature Woody's songs of the depression of the '30s (the body of which is one of the great chronicles of that era) and a few contemporary versions that bring home [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Alain de Botton, author of fiction, nonfiction, journalism and the various hybrids of the three that constitute his very own genre. His new book The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, an exploration of and meditation on different sorts of work all around the world from painting to biscuit [...]
Culture of Protest host Professor Dick Flacks writes, "27 years ago... was the first broadcast of Culture of Protest. So this week an anniversary show, in which we pay musical tribute to a few of our heroes who have had special anniversaries this month for which some excellent music happens to be appropriate. These include Tom Paine, IF Stone, [...]
Professor Dick Flacks writes of tonight's broadcast of "Culture of Protest": "This week we'll pay tribute to fathers with a surprising number of songs that have to do with social struggle and change and dads. And on the 200th anniversary of Tom Paine's death, we will pay tribute to the founding father of the American Revolution." "Culture of [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to journalist Travis Elborough about the venerable long-playing vinyl album. Elborough's new book, The Vinyl Countdown: The Album from LP to iPod and Back Again, traces the format from its 1948 inception through the "hi-fi" craze, the groundbreaking uses of the medium by iconic groups [...]
On Thursday, June 11th, at 6pm, KCSB's "Culture of Protest" presents, according to show host Professor Dick Flacks, "the annual graduation day 'Culture of Protest,' featuring songs (mostly newish) that relate to the life and times of the class of 2009 (and a nod to father's day too)." "Culture of Protest" airs Thursdays from 6-7pm on KCSB-FM.
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to writer, speaker, blogger and student of the creative mind Merlin Mann. In 2004, Mann founded 43Folders, a blog and community focused on tips, tricks, tools and techniques designed to improve one's own productivity and organizational skills. In late 2008, he took the site in a brand [...]