Music Announcements

Radio Duende:radioduende (aka International Jazz Conspiracy) will remember two American Titans: Frank Zappa (1940 – 1993) and Captain Beefheart (1941 – 2010). Throughout the year, Radio Duende’s host Emel Sherzad will celebrate the music and spirit of these two iconoclastic giants of the music world.

Vote for your favorite women’s folk/acoustic CD’s of 2010 by emailing Womenfolk host Ellen Stanley Then tune in on Tuesday, January 4th from 2-4 pm to hear them featured on the air, along with the top picks from local critics, DJ’s and artists.

This Wednesday night at 10pm we welcome back The 99ers. They’ve been very busy lately and have some new music to offer. The next night they will be opening for The Los Straitjackets at the Turf Club.

Tune in to Spin with Cyn this Tuesday, 10 a.m. – noon, as Cyn spins her favorites of 2010 – new records and live artists. Included in this list of 25+ artists are: The Goondas, Hastings 3000, The Birthday Suits, Dark Dark Dark, Ben Weaver, Spirits of the Red City, Me and My Arrow, Satellite Voices, Pink Mink and more!

Now, not only can you listen to previous shows on the internet, but thanks to the efforts of our videographers, Jerry Pollard and Georgia Sonic Pleasure Cady now you can watch selected videos shot each evening on You Tube. Just search for KFAI ROCKS or click here:

What better way to ring in Old Man Winter, than with a heavy dose of Hollywood Polynesia! Join Glen Leslie, on December 24th, from 9:00-10:30pm for a night of strange and wonderful Exotica. Eggnog tastes better with a tiki umbrella in it! Decorate the tree to the sounds of Arthur Lyman, The Waikikis, The Surfers, Martin Denny, and a whole host of guests guaranteed to keep you warm.

This Wednesday night on “Live From Studio 5!” we present local alternative/folk-rock stalwart Barry Thomas Goldberg who has made a name for himself among the current generation as an outspoken, fearless political commentator and a musician who can adapt to a bevy of different styles, but he has, in fact, been playing and writing his original brand of protest songs for over four decades.

This week’s True Brit! will be presenting a very special event for music lovers the world over – the complete and utter UK Christmas #1 Record Show! It’s true! It’s Brit! And it’s going to be a whirlwind whistlestop tour of every Christmas #1 record since 1970 – 40 years worth of unique and sometimes forgettable music! Some records even made it to #1 more than once – can you remember?

Last week it was Crap From The Past, this week local rock music takes its lumps. Fresh off of last week’s stint, substituting for Ron Gerber on his show Crap From The Past, former Radio Rumpus Room hosts Ron and Jean continue their triangulation on all Friday night music programming as they sub-host MN Soundtrack.

On the December 15th show, 2 bands for the price of one: Free! First up: Bella Ruse: A talented hardworking band, going on three national tours and recording three EPs.