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Review: KDVS DJs’ favorite release of 2014

2014

Towards the end of the year we asked several KDVS DJs about their favorite release of 2014. In no particular order, here is the list accompanied with a few words from a few KDVS DJs.

Show Review: San Jose chiptune takes The Colony (Slime Girls, Yulia, Bad Future, Shoujo Kitten, Little Tents @ the Colony 12/6/14)

DSC_1189 After some awkward attempts to navigate the otherwise barren streets surrounding the venue, my friend and I got there at 8 thinking we would arrive well into the hefty five-band lineup. As far as we could tell, they hadn’t even done a sound-check yet. Amps and instruments...

12/8 Monday Segment

This Monday segment covers the recent protests in response to the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. This segment also reviews President Obama's recent executive action to change the immigration policy. Image from Raw Story's article, "Los Angeles police arresting Michael Brown protesters". ...

Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration Policy

On November 20th, President Obama surprised many by ordering an executive action on immigration policy in the United States. Obama's order extends protection from deportation and the right work to an estimated 4.1 million parents of US citizens and legal permanent residents who have lived in the US for at...

Sacramento’s Arden Protest, an Interview

Chandler Lavin, a KDVS staff member, interviewed organizers of protests in Sacramento looking at how the demonstrations are being treated by media and police. Part of this interview was featured on our KDVS news broadcast 12.8. You can hear the entire interview here. Image from KCRA News....

Interview: Joe Pickett (Found Footage Festival)

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Curators Joe Pickett (left) and Nick Prueher introduce a VHS clip at a Found Footage Festival show in Milwaukee. Photo by Erik Ljung.
 
The Found Footage Festival is a touring show in which comedians and curators Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher show bizarre and humorous...

Black Friday turning into Black “Thursday”

Interviewed two students, Cami and Chloe, about the new Black "Thursday" and whether it was right or wrong. Talked to a Walmart manager about the situation at Walmart and her thoughts on this Black "Thursday". Christina So reports. Image from www.consumerreports.org/ Aired on...

Brown and Garner Protests at UC Davis

UC Davis students protest last week in response to the court decisions of the death of Eric Garner and Mike Brown. Protests were held around campus, such as the Quad, Olson Hall last week. I-80 freeway exit was also blocked by protesters. Kamila Kudelska reports....

Occupy Olson Movement

Mike Brown Protest at UC Davis

After a grand jury chose not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Ferguson resident Mike Brown, UC Davis students participated in a demonstration dedicated to the life of Mike Brown and to showing solidarity with all black youth in America. I spoke with UC...