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Feed Your Head: Hidden Gems of the Psychedelic Era

by Sean Johnson The late 1960s was a watershed era for experimentation in popular music, where the emergence of commercially-available electronic equipment coupled with a milieu of social upheaval and gratuitous drug consumption gave rise to psychedelic music: that which aimed at enhancing or replicating hallucinogenic drug use by way of elaborate studio productions, Eastern instrumentation,...

Monday News Segment 5.4.2015

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This Monday news segment covered a Yolo art exhibit as well as a feature on TEDx talks. On April 26th, UC Davis hosted the 5th annual TEDx UC Davis event at the Mondavi Center. TEDx UC Davis is an independent, non-profit, student-run organization focused on spreading ideas within the local community.

KDVS Fundraiser Week Feature Story

Fundraiser 2015

 

Monday April 20th marked the start of the KDVS fundraiser week. KDVS News interviewed 6 DJs involved with KDVS in the past and present asking them about their fondest memories here at the station and much more. Listen to learn more about the station, and don’t forget to support underground radio! 

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...