Ronny's Record Party is for lovers of the music pantheon. Streaming monthly on Oakland's Lower Grand Radio, this all-vinyl, all-genre show explores the threads weaving together the world’s sounds, from classical, jazz, and r&b to disco, punk, and poetry. This episode moves across three major movements: first, an eclectic mix of loose leaf techno; then a walk into the folky past and other guitar music; finally, a disco house dance party.
Global Rhythm Radio is monthly radio show hosted by DJ and T&E writer Parisa, featuring both traditional and contemporary music from around the globe. This two hour episode features Mongolian folk metal, electro-cumbia, South Korean avant post-rock, Congolese drumming, Shibuya-kei pop, and so much more.
It's Bandcamp Friday, which means it's time to open thy wallet! Need help figuring out what to purchase today? Below is a list of independent artists that deserve your ears and your support.
Written by A. Iwasa
Ahead of the release of his new zine Clevo Style: How Decades of Cleveland Punk and Hardcore Shaped the World, A. Iwasa shares some of his favorite Clevo hardcore bands that reflect the community within the underground yet prolific scene.
Written by Noé Loyola
Ratings are one of the main ways we approach music these days. Even though it is a useful way to get a curated selection, it can often constrain the infinite possibilities music has to offer, as well as make our listening experience streamlined and impersonal. Looking beyond ratings is an opportunity to listen differently.