Show Review: Black Lips/The Coathangers @ Assembly - 3/25/2014

Show Review: Black Lips/The Coathangers @ Assembly – 3/25/2014

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While Sacramento tends to get thought of as a sleepy town, it sure was brought to life when the Black Lips and The Coathangers rolled through last night. Those who packed the small venue of the Assembly on K Street went in for a show and came out with an experience.

The night began with the lovely ladies of The Coathangerstaking the stage. I had the privilege of seeing them not once, not twice,…

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Interview: El Ten Eleven - 3/6/14

Interview: El Ten Eleven – 3/6/14

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The musical masterminds behind El Ten Eleven, Kristian Dunn and Tim Fogarty, have been on tour promoting their new record, For Emily EP. I was able to catch up with them for a nice chat before their show at Harlow’s in Sacramento a couple weeks ago.

Sasha Tokas (ST): Do you guys want to introduce yourselves and tell the listeners what instruments you play?

Tim Fogarty (TF): Sure, I’m Tim. I play…

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Interview: Aan - 3/1/2014

Interview: Aan – 3/1/2014

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Over the weekend, Portland based Aan put on an excellent show at Luigi’s Fungarden here in Sacramento. They are promoting their new album, Amor Ad Nauseum, and on tour headed down to SXSW in Austin next week. I was able to chat with them after their set.

Sasha Tokas (ST): You guys are on tour promoting your new album, Amor Ad Nauseam; are the name of your band and the album titled related?

Bud…

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Album Review: “Bad Things” - Bad ThingsNow that the Snowboarding Halfpipe event at the Sochi Olympics is over, you may be feeling that…View Post

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9/24/2013 Playlist*

Song Name/Artist/Album

1. I Don’t Know How/Best Coast/Fade Away EP

2. Sons and Lovers/Black Light Dinner Party

3. History/Made in Japan/3:56

4. This Disorder/The Features

5. I Love You/Said The Whale/hawaii

6. Argonauts/The Little Ones/The Dawn Sang Along

7. Moving to Neptune/Cruiser/Cruiser EP 

8. Yes Yes/The Colourist/Lido EP

9. Bath is Black/Marika Hackman/That Iron Taste

10. Endless Flowers/Crocodiles

11. Irene/Twin Peaks/Sunken

12. Please!/Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros/Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

*10/8/2013 on 91.5 KYDS

My interview with Meric Long of The Dodos before their show at Harlow’s in Sacramento on September 5th, 2013. Catch the full show of The Beat Hour with DJ Constance during my live shows on Tuesdays @ 6-7pm on KSSU.com.

Interview: The Dodos - 9/5/2013          The Dodos released their new and well-received album, Carrier, on August 27th. After an…View Post

Interview: The Dodos - 9/5/2013

          The Dodos released their new and well-received album, Carrier, on August 27th. After an…

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Hello! The Beat Hour is back and will be on Tuesday nights from 6-7pm PST on KSSU.com. I play new alternative & indie music, so tune in with the “Listen Live” button on the webpage or use the TuneIn app and search “KSSU”.

Hello! The Beat Hour is back and will be on Tuesday nights from 6-7pm PST on KSSU.com. I play new alternative & indie music, so tune in with the “Listen Live” button on the webpage or use the TuneIn app and search “KSSU”.

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Album Review: “Lido EP” - The ColouristLido EP
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Album Review: “Carrier” - DodosThe Dodos – “Carrier”
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