Mount Eerie Interview

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I first heard of Phil Elverum, who releases music under the name Mount Eerie (formerly The Microphones) through a series of mixtapes an internet penpal shared with me a few years ago. An experimental artist in his core, his songs feature narratives...

Album Review: VI: Flora – Botanist

flora [LISTEN] [Label: The Flenser] [Release Date: August 11, 2014] [Genre: Green Metal] Representing a different sort of black metal from their elitist Norwegian forerunners, San Francisco's group Botanist conveys a message that is inherently not destructive but productive or even regenerative, making it more akin to "post-black metal" one...

10/27 Monday Segment

On our Monday news segment, we covered topics such as "Drunken Monkey" research, sexual violence in the UC system, the Heroes Run, and olive oil research. For more resources on sexual violence, feel free to check out:

Album Review: You’re Dead – Flying Lotus

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[LISTEN]          [Label: Warp Records]           [Release Date: October 6, 2014]

[Genre: Electronic / Experimental Hip Hop / Jazz Fusion]

Resident Los Angeles producer and musical cosmonaut Flying Lotus has never been one to hedge...

Foxygen Interview


Interview with Foxygen on August 7, 2014 at Gundlach Bundschu Winery

Following the rampant success of their 2013 sophomore studio album We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, L.A.-born Foxygen has become known for psych-rock throwback sounds and raucous live...

Monday News Broadcast

This week's brIMG_5606oadcast includes: A cover of the UC Davis Primate Center protest, an interview with the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of Finance and Resource Management, as well as, an interview with the co-founder, Floriana Frassetto, of the visual theatre company Mummenschanz Listen to it here: Monday News...

Mndsgn Interview

mndsgn In the Shi'a branch of Islam there's this idea of a hidden Imam, a religious leader who disappeared in the 10th century, and is waiting for the appropriate time to come out of hiding and bring peace and justice to the world. Listening to 

First Monday News Broadcast of the year!


On Monday, October 13th the first Fall Quarter KDVS News Broadcast was aired (4:30pm PST).

It included:

A piece on the Ebola outbreak: with the rising epidemic of the Ebola disease, KDVS talked to two experts on infectious diseases. how probable...

Vibragun Interview


Vibragun creates fuzzed out & reverb loaded pop songs, reminiscent of My Bloody Valentine, accompanied with stylistic nuances from 90s grunge and early 2000s alternative rock. In celebration of the release of their debut self-titled record, they're currently on tour scheduled to travel along...

The Dandy Warhols Interview w/ Zia McCabe

zia3 Zia McCabe is the only female member of Portland-based alternative rock band, The Dandy Warhols. This past April, I sat down with Zia before their show at Ace of Spades in Sacramento. The band was touring to promote the release of their latest album, Thirteen Tales from...
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