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50 Shades of Grey Protest

On February 14, members of Stop Patriarchy gathered at a theater in Oakland to protest the showing of the new film 50 Shades of Grey. Stop Patriarchy is a nationwide group that fights for the end of women enslavement. Image from: www.finnkinomedia.fi/...

Valentine’s Day Special

What if us hopeless romantics were right, what if partners in romantic relationships did synchronize heartbeats? UC Davis professor of Psychology, Emillio Ferrer, worked with his colleagues and his students in a study on how romantic couples synced emotionally and physiologically. Image from: artemisdenver.com/...

Album Review: I Love You Honeybear – Father John Misty

father john misty [LISTEN] [Label: Sub Pop] [Date Released: February 10, 2015] [Genre: Indie Rock / Psychedelic Folk] In recent years, the most striking image of the newly infamous Joshua Tillman has been his brazen gallop down a road deep in Hollywood’s Laurel Canyon, pants around his strained...

Album Review: Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper – Panda Bear

Layout_11_A_FINAL_Corr [LISTEN] [Label: Domino] [Date Released: January 13, 2015] [Genre: Neo-Psychedelia / Electronic] It’s a well-known, yet seldom completely understood phenomenon that the longer and deeper you trudge on in life, the more and more death presses in on one’s mind. At a certain point, staring death in...

Interview: Diners

IMG_2672 Lead by Tyler Broderick, Diners is a pop rock band from Pheonix, Arizona. Coming fresh off of a west coast tour promoting their latest record "Always Room", we had the chance to speak with Tyler about talk shows, diners, recording albums, and the first guitar riff...

Album Review: Dude Incredible – Shellac

shellac [LISTEN] [Label: Touch & Go Records] [Date Released: September 16, 2014] [Genre: Noise Rock /Math Rock / Hardcore] Shellac is a band with a very narrow focus. They are a three piece featuring Steve Albini, a famous producer, on guitar and vocals, and churn out tight, mathematically precise...

12 Daze of Christmas: A Short Guide to Eclectic Holiday Music

holiday card   Despite a suspected need to intravenously inject holly and tinsel from a bright candy cane- colored syringe as prompted by flood of Christmas spirit burning ever since Halloween in the worst cases, it’s always possible to tone things down. Not to say that 24/7 broadcasts of...

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...

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...
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