Archive | February, 2009

REVIEW: tUnE-YaRdS – BiRd-BrAiNs (Marriage)

tUnE-YaRds is a one-woman (Merrill Garbus) creative force. As a graduate of Smith College, she knows what us elitist liberal arts students want, and does a great job making it: unique yet instantly accessible pop music. ‘BiRd-BrAiNs’, recorded over 2.5 years, combines electronics with Merrill’s oft-picked ukulele and shapeshifting voice. Merrill does a great job […]

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Claremont Straight Ahead: Dr. Q interview

INTERVIEW: Dr.Q of “Big Papa & the TCB” will be interviewed by “Larry the Fox” on “Claremont Straight Ahead” at 1:00 pm on Monday, March 9, 2009. Formed in 2006, “Big Papa and the PCB” have taken audiences by storm, “resurrecting cool” with their mixture of jazz, jump blues, rock and swing, and they’ve won […]

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Friday night concert!

This Friday, February 27th, LuxCorp, the dA Center for the Arts, KSPC and the beating heart of Pomona’s underground art culture present a concert featuring: • the furious winds of Edmund Welles, the world’s only Bass Clarinet Quartet, • local agit-prog provocateurs Lux Nova Umbra Est and • the searing, feel-good, American-eyes to the future-spoken […]

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Death by Panda

Sure, Pitzer kids talk a lot more than they act and don’t show up to awesome KSPC Blowouts like they should (granted, it’s a long walk to Doms, and Pomona kids don’t show up either), but let me tell you: Rainbow Destroyer, a Pitzer College art collective/record label, knows what’s up. With at least 15 […]

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Ray Drummond returns to KSPC!

On Thurs., Feb. 19, jazz bassist extraordinaire and Claremont Colleges alum Ray Drummond stopped by his old stomping grounds — KSPC, thankyouverymuch — to speak with Wal, host of KSPC jazz radio show “Bop, Drop and Roll.” The New York-based Drummond performed a gig that same night with jazz guitarist Russell Malone, held at the […]

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