Author: Mikail Graham

On the next edition of The Other Side: Deerhoof Part II

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday August 3, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #71: Deerhoof Part II Back in June 2021 guest host Mark Leviton took you on a fun spin through the music of Deerhoof,  a gritty experimental independent band formed in San Francisco in 1994. On this latest episode Mr. Leviton returns with Part II, diving even deeper into a band […]

On the next edition of The Other Side: On The Edge Of Classical…

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday July 27, 8-10PM Sequestered #70: On The Edge Of Classical... In the early days of KVMR there was a lot of classical music played, in fact we had a Mon-Fri mid-morning show featuring classical music which I actually hosted on occasion way back in the late 1970's. Heck some will argue [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side – #69: Blast Off! Episode #3

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday July 20, 8-10PM Sequestered #69: Blast Off! Episode #3 Tune in for episode #3 of our brand new 5 Part series created by guest host Michael McDonald. As with previous episodes this one is full to the brim with turn of the century songs influenced by the race to space [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side – #68: mid-summer chillout

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday July 13, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #68: mid-summer chillout It's hot and the AC is hopefully on and keeping ya cool. Well here's hoping this mid-summer chillout episode of The Other Side will do the same. Lots of 2020 & 2021 releases from folks like Modest Mouse, Gong Gong Gong, Danny Elfman, Mr. Bungle, Moby, Ani [...]

The Other Side – Sequestered episode #67: Jon Hassell RIP 1937-2021

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday July 6, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #67: Jon Hassell RIP 1937-2021 An iconic composer, performer and fascinating soul, Jon Hassell passed away on Saturday June 26, 2021. On this episode of The Other Side we'll be listening to his work from the past 50 years. Jon was an innovator [...]

A Tribute to guitarist John Havard + Women from the The Other Side

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday June 29, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #66: A Tribute to guitarist John Havard + Women from the the other side In the 1st hour we'll be featuring a special re-airing of a 2011 tribute to the late local guitarist John Havard featuring music clips and interviews with his brother Pat [...]

Sequestered episode #65: Blast Off! #2 Not Your Usual Space Music Experience

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday June 22, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #65: Blast Off! #2 Not Your Usual Space Music Experience Tune in for episode #2 of our brand new 5 Part series created by guest host Michael McDonald. This episode is full of classics and more, and all influenced by the race to space [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side – Sequestered episode #64: Thao and The Get Down Stay Down

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday June 15, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #64: Thao and The Get Down Stay Down Originally from Falls Church, Virginia, and now based in San Francisco, the indie rock band led by Thao Nuguyen [pronounced Tao Nu-when] called Thao and The Get Down Stay Down has been thrilling audiences since 2006. They’ve collaborated with Joanna Newsom, Andrew Bird and Mirah, [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side – Tuesday 8-10PM Sequestered episode #63: Deerhoof

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday June 8, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #63: Deerhoof The experimental and highly-independent band Deerhoof formed in San Francisco in 1994, and have issued over a dozen albums in a wide variety of genres, from punky noise to sugary pop. The unique rhythms, dueling guitars and oddball lyrics will enthrall you as [...]

The Other Side: Sequestered episode #62: Garcia Peoples

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday June 1, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #62: Garcia Peoples In the past decade New Jersey 6-piece psychedelic jam band Garcia Peoples have distinguished themselves through nearly a dozen studio and live albums. They've been compared to both Can and the Grateful Dead in their dedication to improvisation and rhythmic complexity. On June 1st guest host Mark [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side, Sequestered episode #60: Blast Off! Not Your Usual Space Music Experience

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday May 18, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #60: Blast Off! Not Your Usual Space Music Experience A brand new 5 Part series created by guest host Michael McDonald, this inaugural episode is full of weird and wonderful musical artifacts influenced by the race to space over the past 50+ years. Expect [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side, Sequestered episode #59: Spring Chill Reflections

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday May 11, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #59: Spring Chill Reflections Spring has sprung and the nights and early mornings still have the wonderful chill factor. On this brande new episode expect a wide variety of mostly brand new releases with a few rare oldies, cinematic, hip hop, folk, swamp [...]

Mikail Graham: The Little Station That Could

Mikail Graham is the executive producer of The Other Side, and The Good News Show, and the co-host of The Beer Show with Tom Dalldorf. He has been involved with KVMR since its inception in 1978. Greetings from the little station that could, does and continues to do 24/7/365. When I look back at the last nearly 44 years of […]

The Other Side: Sequestered episode #58: The Other Side Of Ambient Music

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday May 4, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #58: The Other Side Of Ambient Music A special archive episode from April, 2009 Non linear audio for your lateral sounding Community Radio Station. Natural artists from the animal & insect kingdom and even human realm weave tonight's evocative sound collage from poles [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side: Tuesday April 27, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #56: Tip of the Freberg

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday April 27, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #56: Tip of the Freberg Stan Freberg was the last of the great radio comics, whose recordings for Capitol Records lampooned early rock and roll, the calypso and folk craze, and the Senate hearings into the practice of “payola.” In the 1950s, his imitations of [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side – Sequestered episode #55: Songs I Love To Hate vol 1 1975-1985

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday April 20, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #55: Songs I Love To Hate vol 1 1975-1985 Guest co-host Michael McDonald has put together yet another fun show featuring many ear worms from 1975-1985, and yes we're talking about the ones that just drive ya nuts or make ya swoon depending upon your persuasions. [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side – Sequestered episode #54: Oddities Agogo

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday April 13, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #54: Oddities Agogo Vintage stereo oddities, odd comedic bits, hipster swinger advice, yep that's what to expect on this week's Other Side.  Featuring music & sounds from Juan García Esquivel, Enoch Light, Peter Ustinov, Del Close & John Brent, Les Baxter, Martin Denny, Bas Sheva, Brother Russell, Henri Rene and so many more. That's Tuesday April 13, 8-10PM, and only on [...]

The Other Side: Raymond Scott ‘radio music of the future’

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday April 6, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #53: Raymond Scott 'radio music of the future' This week's Other Side features the music of Raymond Scott, a visionary inventor, composer and all around cool dude. Born Harry Warnow in 1908, he changed his name in 1934 so as not to be in conflict [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side – Sequestered episode #52: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Part 2

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday March 30, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #52: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Part 2 Guest host Mark Leviton takes you on another tour of the Melbourne, Australian music collective King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. With more than two dozen albums, featuring garage rock, jazz fusion, psychedelia, thrash metal, progressive [...]

Mikail Graham – Guest Hosting on Classics Declassified – Sunday 3/21/21, 5-7PM

Guest Hosting on Classics Declassified  Sunday 3/21/21, 5-7PM Mikail Graham Sunday March 21 from 5-7PM, Mikail Graham will be guest hosting on a special Classics Declassified. Expect a diverse selection of music from Tchaikovsky, Beethoven & The Danish String Quartet, Pat Metheny, Pierre Schaeffer, Terry Riley, Rova Saxophone Quartet, Wu Man, Kronos String Quartet, Górecki, Thomas Tallis, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Ennio Morricone, Max Richter, Chick Corea and more... Tune in and enjoy a wonderful evening [...]

The Other Side: Sequestered episode #50: King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard Part 1

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday March 16, 8-10PM Formed in Melbourne, Australia in 2010, the polymorphous music collective King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard has released over two dozen albums, playing garage rock, jazz fusion, psychedelia, thrash metal, progressive folk and just about everything in between. Host Mark Leviton profiles their astounding recorded catalog in the first of two parts. Can one group sound [...]

A Beer Show Special Episode: A Tribute to Founder Wesley Robertson

A Beer Show Special Episode Tuesday March 15, 6:30-7PM A Tribute to Founder Wesley Robertson The Beer Show celebrates its 4th Anniversary with a special 30 minute episode featuring a look back with a special tribute to Beer Show Founder Wesley Robertson. That's Monday March 15, 6:30 - 7PM, following the KVMR Evening News.

On the next edition of The Other Side, Sequestered episode #49: Divin’ For Pearls

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday March 9, 8-10PM Sequestered episode #49: Divin' For Pearls Number 49 in our sequestered series takes us back to early September of 2016, for an archival episode entitled Divin' For Pearls. Featuring a classic other sidean playlist of music and sound from all across the map.  That's The Other Side, Tuesday March 9, 8-10PM, and [...]

The Other Side: Tuesday 3/2/21, Sequestered episode 48: The Oddities of Life

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday March 2, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 48: The Oddities of Life Life goes on with or without us.  Many artists tend to write music and create sounds trying to capture these ongoing moments with a fascinating tinge of passion.  On this episode expect to hear from the likes of Jackie Gleason "the great one", Lenny [...]

The Other Side 2/26: Sequestered episode 47: Nancy & Lee – The Hits & more…

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday February 26, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 47: Nancy & Lee - The Hits & more... In 1966 Lee Hazelwood was asked by legendary singer and movie star Frank Sinatra to "help boost his daughters career". Lee got busy and created arguably one of the quintessential pop hits of all time These Boots Are [...]

On the next edition of The Other Side: Sequestered episode 46: Chick Corea 1941-2021 RIP – A Look Back

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday February 16, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 46: Chick Corea 1941-2021 RIP - A Look Back On Tuesday February 9, keyboardist and composer Chick Corea moved on to the other side. For me Chick was one of modern music's truly great performers and composers. On this mid winter's evening we'll [...]

Sequestered episode 45: The Love Movement Vol 1

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday February 9, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 45: The Love Movement Vol 1 Guest co-host Michael McDonald co-hosts and brings a fun pre-Valentine's Day playlist of music full of love and good vibes. After nearly a year of rough times, why not spend an evening sitting back and enjoying a [...]

Sequestered episode 44: Can You Hear Me Now?

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday February 2, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 44: Can You Hear Me Now? This weeks brand new episode features a diverse selection of music and sounds from content creators like Negativland, Barry Gray and his Orchestra, Baby Lullabies, Boots Randolph, Catastrophe, David Lynch, Enoch Light, Fionna Richmond, Kaytrananda, Loni Lavato, Pricilla Paris, The Free Design, Robbie and Mona, Tina Louise (yes that Tina from [...]

Sequestered episode 43: Whatever Happens…

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday January 26, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 43: Whatever Happens... Experience a free form 'Big Fun' night of music and sound straight from the other side archives back in April of 2017. Get lost in the moment with a wildly diverse mix of free-form FM radio classics. Basically on this [...]

Sequestered episode 42: Yo La Tengo Part II

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday Janury 19, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 42: Yo La Tengo Part II Tune in Tuesday night January 19 from 8-10PM, for Part II of Mark Leviton's look and listen featuring Hoboken, New Jersey indie band Yo La Tengo. Under the helm of married couple Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley, they’ve been called “the quintessential [...]

Sequestered episode 41: Neo Classical ambient freckles

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday January 12, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 41: Neo Classical ambient freckles With the early days here in 2021 being so crazy, it's nice to have a place to just tune out and retreat into, hence a variation on the theme I began last week. In this episode I'm dipping [...]

TOS Sequestered, episode 40: A Dusting of Ambience

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday January 5, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 40: A Dusting of Ambience It’s a brand new year, yet the same as it ever was, or was it ever? Episode 40 in our ongoing sequestered series –  a dusting of ambience – features old & new music by Banco de Gaia, Lemongrass, Roger & Brian Eno, Roedelius & Leon […]

Sequestered episode 39: RIDE – a shoegaze indie rock special with Mark Leviton

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday December 29, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 39: RIDE – a shoegaze indie rock special The British band Ride was formed in Oxford in 1988, and were quickly established as leaders of “shoegaze” indie rock. Blending pop melodies, drones, feedback and poetic lyrics into a powerful mix, they had a […]

Sequestered episode 38: Winter Wonderland with Virtual Mike

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday December 22, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 38: Winter Wonderland with Virtual Mike Tune in for this year’s final Christmas laced version of The Other Side. Virtual Mike will be hostin’ and he promises to bring ya’ll kinds of off the beaten path tunes and sounds to help get you into the solstice […]

Sequestered episode 37: OH CHRISMUKKAH! OH CHRISMUKKAH! with Mark & Vicky

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday December 15, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 37: OH CHRISMUKKAH! OH CHRISMUKKAH! with Mark & Vicky Tune in to this week’s The Other Side to hear Mark Leviton and Vicky Stanton play songs from their diverse holiday backgrounds, some familiar, some not so much. Listen to two hours of fun and […]

Sequestered episode 36: Christmas Cocktails Living Lounge on the Other Side with Todd & Jerianne

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday December 8, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 36: Christmas Cocktails Living Lounge on the Other Side with Todd & Jerianne Yep it’s Christmas month on The Other Side, so chill out and tune in for yet another outburst of holiday music and cheer with the one & only dynamic duo of […]

TOS Sequestered episode 35: Groovy Intergalactic Holiday Time

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday December 1, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 35: Groovy Intergalactic Holiday Time Well it’s that time of the year again, time for the start of The Other Side’s annual month of holiday music straight from left field and beyond. Episode one features a cavalcade of diversity assembled by the one and only Michael McDonald. […]

TOS Sequestered Episode #34: Yo La Tengo

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday November 24, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 34: Yo La Tengo Part 1 The Hoboken, New Jersey indie band Yo La Tengo was formed in 1984. Under the helm of married couple Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley, they’ve been called “the quintessential critics’ band,” and the true heirs of The Velvet Underground. They’ve released dozens of albums, […]

The Other Side: SEQUESTERED EPISODE #33:  It’s All Too Much! 

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday November 17, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 33: It’s All Too Much!  Yes you’ve met them, you’ve heard them, you think you know them, but do you really? Join guest host Chris Towne for his look at the Familiar tracks, the Rare tracks, the Cover tracks, the unusual Faux tracks, plus works in […]

The Other Side: SEQUESTERED EPISODE #32: The Vibraphone

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday November 10, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 32: The Vibraphone The vibraphone is a member of the percussion family, and has a long history of use in jazz music since its introduction in the 1920s.  From the early innovations of Lionel Hampton and Red Norvo, through brilliant sixties players like Milt Jackson and Gary Burton, […]

The Other Side: Sequestered Episode 31: Halloweenie Time

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday October 27, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 31: Halloweenie Time   On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday October 27, 8-10PM,  Sequestered episode 31: It’s Halloweenie Time!   This episode is mashup of a Halloween episode of The Other Side is from 2017 & 2020. Do I even […]

The Other Side Sequestered episode 30: Insurrection Vol 2

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday October 20, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 30: Insurrection Vol 2 *this show is for mature audiences and minds*   Tune in for our second evening of music inspired by and expressing insurrection towards the current social systems on planet earth. Guest host Michael McDonald has yet again put together a […]

The Other Side: Sequestered Episode #28 – The TOS Experience Strange Daze

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday October 6, 8-10PM Sequestered Episode 28: The TOS Experience – Strange Daze This episode of The Other Side is from September 30 2008. Expect a collection of aural oddities from the likes of Elio E Le Storie Tese, Sands, Sundragon & The Others, Negativeland, Ennio Morricone, Bernie Green, Catherine Lara, Mark Isham, plus many others. It’s […]

The Other Side, Sequestered episode 26: an evening with WIRE 

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday September 22, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 26: an evening with WIRE    Formed in London in 1976, the English “art-punk” band Wire has blazed their own trail through modern music, producing several dozen studio and live albums with an unmistakable sound. They’ve influenced many groups, including R.E.M., Guided By […]

The Other Side, Sequestered Episode 25: Into The Void

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday September 15, 8-10PM Sequestered Episode 25: Into The Void    On this episode of The Other Side we dive into the void. And before you wonder, no it’s not a fearful place, more like a nice relaxing void, full of chill during these smoke filled pandemic election craziness […]

Sequestered Episode 24: The Insurrection Show Vol. 1

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday September 8, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 24: The Insurrection Show Vol 1 Tune in for an evening of music inspired by and expressing insurrection for the current social systems on planet earth. Guest host Michael McDonald has put together a diverse range of mostly new tracks, with […]

Sequestered episode 21: A David Lynchian Evening of Music & Sound

On the next edition of The Other Side Tuesday August 18, 8-10PM Sequestered episode 21: A David Lynchian Evening of Music & Sound Join us for an evening of classic sounds and music inspired by David Lynch’s 2017 continuation of Twin Peaks. Featuring ‘new cast’ members, bands & singers that are appearing in the new […]

On the next edition of The Other Side, Tuesday, August 11 from 8-10PM – Hard Times? Good Times?

Hard Times? Good Times? It’s a tough time in the world these daze, but there’s a whole lot of great music out there to help showcase it as well as celebrate it. Join guest host Ralph Henson as he takes you on a 120 minute journey through the bad, the tough times with a sprinkling of […]

On the next edition of The Other Side: “Glitter, Glam & Born to Boogie” – Tuesday August 4, 8-10PM

Musically we came out of the 60s with a lot of protest, freedom of expression and un-plugging from the system. The 70s pushed back on the sound, but amplified these themes. Glam or Glam Rock found its expression through dress, pushing boundaries and throwing a party. This is rebel music, that is a relevant today […]

“On the next edition of The Other Side, Tuesday July 28 from 8-10pm “Sequestered episode 19 – Good Troubles!

In early June we aired an Other Side episode that called attention in subtle ways to the unrest in our country, and now over a month later how the world is feeling about centuries old racial injustice. Unfortunately a technical glitch stopped the broadcast for a good 10-15 minutes and many listeners tuned out. Tonight we […]

The Other Side 8pm-10pm 7/21/20: An Evening with Sparks

An Evening with Sparks The brothers Ron and Russell Mael have been releasing highly idiosyncratic music as Sparks for fifty years, and their new album “A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip” contains more of their witty, melodic, surreal and somewhat perverse songcraft and singing. Guest host Mark Leviton will survey their 21st century output, including tracks […]

The Other Side 8pm-10pm 7/14/20: Maestro Ennio Morricone

This Tuesday 7/14/2020 from 8-10PM on The Other Side: Maestro Ennio Morricone – A Tribute to the maestro, featuring as much of his classic other sideian film music as I can fit into 120 minutes. OK who am I fooling, I can barely scratch the surface of his voluminous musical output, but I’ll do what […]

On the next edition of The Other Side: Sequestered episode 15 “Muzak & Elevator Music”.

On the next edition of The Other Side: Sequestered episode 15 “Muzak & Elevator Music”. I prefer the term furniture music which was coined by composer Erik Satie back in 1917, but sadly that term essentially disappeared soon after. In modern times it is referred to as background music, easy listening and mood music, or perhaps in […]

The Other Side – Sequestered #14 “Self Portraits – A Tribute to Bob Dylan’s Self Portrait Sessions”

On this week’s Other Side we feature a recent interview with Nevada County musician and producer Robert Heirendt as we discuss and listen to the recent release of his latest project featuring 17 diverse artists and tracks paying tribute to Bob Dylan’s infamous 1970 Self Portrait album. Below are a series of links where you […]

The Other Side Sequestered Episode #10: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

This week’s Other Side Episode #10 of our Sequestered series and recorded at the TOS home studio, features tons of music from Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar winning 2019 movie “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”. Heads up as there’s over two hours of classic moments from Mr. T’s latest, and we’ll be doing our best to […]

The Other Side – Sequestered Episode #8 Kathryn Williams

English singer-songwriter Kathryn Williams only spent about $100 to record her debut album “Dog Leap Stairs” in 1999, but she soon gained attention outside her native Liverpool, and was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize the following year. Guest host Mark Leviton profiles this poetic talent, who has been compared to Joni Mitchell, Nick Drake […]

On the next edition of The Other Side: “Thurston Moore Part II”

During his tenure as a member of the avant-garde rock band Sonic Youth, guitarist Thurston Moore was releasing some of his most psychedelic, noisiest and extreme music on solo and collaborative projects of his own. Guest host Mark Leviton presents Part II of his profile of Mr. Moore’s improvisational prowess on the next edition of […]

The Beer Show with The Suds Buds – episode #19

Here is episode #19 of The Beer Show featuring local breweries that won medals at this years Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colo. Representatives of the brewers will be in the studio to talk about their medal wins. On the first half of the show we will feature FiftyFifty Brewing Company in Truckee, Alaro […]

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A Special 2 Hour Good News Show on on Public Safety featuring numerous Nevada County Representatives

Thursday June 28, from 11AM-1PM we're going to have a special Good News Show broadcast featuring representatives from all around Nevada County, including: Yuba River Cohort & Law Enforcement Public Safety, CalFIRE, Nevada County Consolidated Fire district, United States Forest Service, Office of Emergency Services and the Nevada County Citizen’s Academy. We'll hear from each […]

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musings from the other side… Richard Dunk RIP

My friend and longtime KVMR broadcaster Richard Dunk has moved on to the other side. A beautiful mind full of creative passion for FM radio in the truest sense, Richard reached deep into the airwaves for nearly 25 years at KVMR. I knew him early on as an impulsive voice that at times could be […]

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