K-DEVIOUS KURATED

See what your core staff has been listening to each month. Click the Spotify icon in the top right corner of each playlist to open the playlist on Spotify.

March 2020 Kurated

When asked why they picked these songs, here's how our core-staff responded: On choosing "Cut 'Em Off" by Dizzee Rascal: "This was the song that introduced me / got me into grime. I heard it in an NTS set one day and that shit was bumpin. Recently rediscovered it on one of my old playlists and been...

February 2020 Kurated

When asked why they picked these songs, here's how our core-staff responded: On choosing "Hairy Palms" by This Song Is A Mess But So Am I: "They played in a tiny house called the Sporeshack on C Street Davis back in 06. Booked by KDVS alum Rick Ele" - Ammaar Vayani, Assistant General Manager On choosing "A Voice" by...

January 2020 Kurated

When asked why they picked these songs, here's how our core-staff responded: On choosing "(They Long to Be) Close To You" by The Cranberries: "I love this cover because it makes me feel 10 different emotions at once. I had this song stuck in my head for about a week." - Deanna Gasparyan, Public Affairs Director On choosing "Touched...

December 2019 Kurated (Decade Favorites)

This month, our core staff picked some songs that were some of their favorites that came out this decade. When asked why they picked these songs, here's how they responded: On choosing "Iota" by Angel Olsen: "Angel Olsen has been my favorite artist for many years of this decade & this song carried me through high school...

November 2019 Kurated

When asked why they chose these songs, here’s how some of our core staff members responded: On choosing "All My Happiness is Gone" by Purple Mountains: "Love the beautiful folksy instrumental coupled with sad cowboy lyrics. RIP David Berman." - Nick Dinato, Co-Staff Development Coordinator On choosing "Health Food" by Berhana: "Listening on a bus ride to Sac, head bobbin’...

October 2019 KURATED

When asked why they chose these songs, here's how some of our core staff members responded: On choosing "Realigned Dub" by African Head Charge: "Sounding just as adventurous as they did in 81'. Dub meets the tabla; a percussionist's fantasy marriage." - Ammaar Vayani, Assistant GM On choosing "Return Of The Death Ray" by The Bomboras: "Surf rock, to me...
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