Archive | July, 2009

Flattop Tom on Claremont Straight Ahead

“INTERVIEW: Flattop Tom (aka Tom Hall), leader, vocalist, and harmonica playerof “Flattop Tom & His Jumping Cats” will be interviewed by Larry the Fox at 1:00 pm on Monday, August 3, 2009, on his show “Claremont Straight Ahead”. The band is a versatile eight-piece group that plays Big Band, Swing, Blues, Jump Blues, Jive, Oldies, […]

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#1 @ KSPC: Rebotini – Music Components

Album: Music Components Artist: Rebotini Label: Citizen Records The mustached half of electro-metal indie band Black Strobe, Arnaud Rebotini wrote and produced all tracks on musical components. Using vintage keyboards and analog equipment, Rebotini has created some awesome French techno. The creepier tracks are particularly good, using the vintage equipment for nifty retro sci-fi album […]

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This Day in History:

KSPC is pleased to wish a happy birthday to two darlings of the Underground programming block: the Minutemen’s punk classic Double Nickels on the Dime and Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore! Hailing from San Pedro, CA, the Minutemen were a pivotal force in American underground music. Their 1984 double album Double Nickels on the Dime […]

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DJ Dia LIVE at Muppets, Music & Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy

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#1 @ KSPC: Thee Oh Sees – Help

Album: Help Artist: Thee Oh Sees Label: In The Red This album is yet another lo-fi, semi-psychedlic, garage rock release, but this one actually stands apart. John Dwyer has worked to balance his various influences, allowing the album to be catchy, but not cheesy, and rough around the edges without sounding amateur. Maybe it’s because […]

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