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Dave Tallitsch on May 12, 2018
Bad Radio is a secret archive of shows devoted to a society of 20th century avant-garde musicians and their influences. The fifth installment looks at Terry Riley. From 1962-1964 Riley toured Europe, participating in “happenings,” street theater and jazz concerts. While in Europe, he gave his first...
Paul Berger on May 11, 2018
Wednesday May 16 from 4-7 am - Dawn Eclectica returns.   In the 1960's, Merrilee Rush had a smash hit about premarital sex called Angel of the Morning.  I will reveal the incredible story about how the song "wrote itself" as told by the composer, who also wrote another 60's monster hit (hint: Bull...
Kiwi Annie on May 10, 2018
Rock'n Down Under is taking a Bi-partisan approach on this week's Sunday Showcase.     Playing our Downunder music while adding some American goodies into the mix.   Emphasis:   just playing good music.  
Dave Tallitsch on May 1, 2018
Bad Radio is a secret archive of shows devoted to a society of 20th century avant-garde musicians and their influences. The fourth installment looks at Terry Riley's early music. Terry Riley was born in Colfax on June 24, 1935. He studied composition at San Francisco State University from 1955-1957...
Katherine Porebski on Apr 30, 2018
Please join Katherine Porebski on the KVMR Women's Show, tonight (Monday 4/30, 8-10 pm) for a full two hours of Women in Blues with mostly contemporary Women Blues Musicians, and many new releases.  The Blues have never sounded so good!
Todd Wahoske on Apr 27, 2018
King Tuff - Circuits in the Sand - 3:00 King Tuff - Thru the Cracks - 3:37 Janelle Monae - Pynk (feat. Grimes) - 4:00 Janelle Monae - Make Me Feel - 3:14 King Tuff - The OtherKing Tuff - The Other - Sub POP King Tuff is a recording artist on Sub Pop Records and Burger Records. King Tuff,...
Dave Tallitsch on Apr 26, 2018
Bad Radio is a secret archive of shows devoted to a society of 20th century avant-garde musicians and their influences. The third installment looks at La Monte Young. In 1964 Young composed his masterpiece, The Well-Tuned Piano. The Guardian called it "one of the greatest achievements of 20th...
Dave Tallitsch on Apr 21, 2018
Bad Radio is a secret archive of shows devoted to a society of 20th century avant-garde musicians and their influences.  The second installment looks at La Monte Young. "La Monte Young is one of the most influential underground composers of the 20th century." - Kyle Gann La Monte Young studied...
Michael DiMartino on Apr 20, 2018
 Earth Day Event & Broadcasts  On  Saturday morning April 22 the Golden Road will travel from the dark of night to the rays of sun rise to welcome Earth Day with music from around the world. This every other week show will be broadcast will be from 4 until 7 AM. Connect with the world via the...
Paul Berger on Apr 18, 2018
This Sunday April 22 is Earth Day - the one day that we celebrate this marvelous planet that keeps us alive all 365 days of the year. And the Paulie Morphous Show will commemorate it from 4-7 am, while you are getting ready to go out and party like there's no tomorrow (because there may not be)....
Dave Tallitsch on Apr 16, 2018
Bad Radio is a secret archive of shows devoted to a society of 20th century avant-garde musicians and their influences. The first installment looks at La Monte Young. New York Magazine’s Vulture website describes La Monte Young as “the most influential living composer.” He was born in Bern, Idaho...
Paul Berger on Apr 14, 2018
  This Wednesday from 4-7 am, the Paulie Morphous Show returns with a bonus edition, the best set of music that ever filled a 3 hour time-slot.   These songs go together like ham and eggs, like Abbott and Costello, like Donald J. Trump and maligant narcissistic personality disorder.  I will go all...
Paul Berger on Apr 9, 2018
Paulie Morphous took a break last Sunday, but fear not. I make up for it with an action-packed four hour marathon starting at midnight Thursday —- live performances by the Doors, Traffic, Jeff Beck, Sam Cooke and James Brown; a six-pack of underappreciated Beatles songs, including one featuring...
Todd Wahoske on Apr 6, 2018
Amen Dunes - Miki Dora - Freedom - 5:04 King Tuff - Psycho Star - 4:41 Shame - Concrete - Songs of Praise - 3:34 Parquet Courts - Almost Had to Start a Fight / In and Out of Patience - Wide Awake! - 3:15   Amen Dunes - FreedomAmen Dunes - Freedom - Sacred Bones The fifth album from Damon...
Peggy Bean on Mar 27, 2018
On March 28th SOS Radio interviews Dr. Will Tuttle, author of the World Peace Diet about identity politics, world war 3 and veganism.  You can find out more about Will here . I also posted a link above to the Best Speeh you Will Ever hear, by Gary Yourofsky.  Just because it really is the best...
Bronx Bob on Mar 21, 2018
It's our pleasure to sit in for Hap Hazard this Friday.  Even though we won't be reading any astrological  forecasts, we'll be spinning some cool tracks from all over the place that'll make y'all want to get up and “Get Down" and shout "Hallelujah"! Kiwi Annie & Bronx Bob will also be spinning...
Paul Berger on Mar 19, 2018
A world in chaos.  Two progressive political leaders assassinated within three months.  A President beleaguered by an unpopular war and challenged by a poetry-quoting intellectual decides not to run again. African American athletes raise their fists in symbolic protest on the Olympic stage.  Riots...
Paul Berger on Mar 11, 2018
Do you love car songs as much as I do?    In Larry Lund’s absence, I will be taking over Sunrise Serenade, Wednesday March 14 from 4-7 am.     And I’m going full throttle with car songs.  Not the whole 3 hours, mind you; that would be rude.    But I’ve scoured my music library and have been amazed...
Paul Berger on Mar 6, 2018
Brian Wilson is generally recognized as a musical genius.   Heck, even Paul McCartney said Wilson was a big influence on him and called "God Only Knows" the greatest song ever written.   But history shows even the famous Beach Boy was capable of imitation on a grand scale.   Surfin' USA was the...
Katherine Porebski on Feb 27, 2018
Please tune in to KVMR Radio, 89.5 on your FM Dial tomorrow (Wed) at noon. I'll be hosting the SOS Radio Hour and Kayle Martin, author of Cowgirls and Collard Greens will be my guest. If you are not local, I'll be streaming worldwide on www.KVMR.org. The show will be in Archives for the next two...

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