Hey everyone! Hope 2014 has been rad for all of you so far. Now that we’re well into the new year, our staff has their top 10-ish album lists for your reading pleasure. Jack Baker: ****** Instead of a list, I offer an imaginary awards ceremony. My brain works better this way. Here is my […]
The DJ Spotlight is a once weekly interview with a KOXY DJ so that the campus gets a better sense for who’s playing the music they should be listening to. This week’s spotlight is on freshman Matt O’Connell (pictured). SS: What’s your show called and explain why you chose to call it what you did […]
The DJ Spotlight is a once weekly interview with a KOXY DJ so that the campus gets a better sense for who’s playing the music they should be listening to. Our first DJ spotlight is on freshman Eric Abramian (pictured). Soraya Sebghati: What’s your show called? Eric Abramian: The name of my show is “City […]
Hey everyone! We’ve got two things to announce. First off, we’ve got a show coming up! On Friday, November 22nd, we’ll be pleased to have the So So Glos and Creeps playing in Sycamore Glen! We’ll have pizza, rad tunes, and lots of fun. More info on the Facebook page, and more posts to come. […]
This is where you want to be during November. Trust us. 11/1: Luna Is Honey @ El Cid [21+] 11/1: Nobunny, Fever the Ghost @ The Echoplex [18+] 11/1: The 1975 @ The Fonda 11/2: Janelle Monae @ Club Nokia 11/2: Father John Misty [solo] @ The Wiltern 11/3: Johnny Marr @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery […]
This week some of our DJs interviewed the rad rapper from Berkeley, KenSon. Check out what he had to say, and give his new EP a listen! Listen to KenSon chat with DJ WILLYP: http://koxyradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/DJ-WILLYP_-KenSon-Phone-Interview.mp3 Also keep your eyes on the “Show Archive” page, and listen to the most recent episode of The Incredible Expanse […]
At KOXY, we’re big fans of the indie label, Stones Throw Records. They’re awesome enough to extend an internship opportunity to Oxy students…it’d be totally dumb not to take it. More info here! Stones Throw Records is an independent music label based in Highland Park. Under the direction of founder and world-renowned DJ Peanut Butter Wolf, […]
Are you worried about being bored in October? Well, here’s a list of things for you to do ALMOST EVERY NIGHT this coming month! Lots of KOXY-approved music. Expand your horizons and go to a cool show! Here’s the list: 10/1: Jake Bugg @ The Fonda 10/2: Janelle Monae @ Club Nokia 10/2: Lapalux @ […]
Archy Marshall/Zoo Kid/King Krule is a staff favorite here at KOXY. His debut album came out almost a month ago, and at 19, the Brit is finally here in LA on his first American tour. He has a show at the Echo TONIGHT and tomorrow night, and you can definitely count on some of us […]
KOXY-ites! It’s that time again! We are currently accepting applications for weekly shows for the Fall 2013 semester. Want to spin some tunes in the booth? Feel like discussing current events? Tell jokes? If you have any idea at all for a cool radio show, don’t hesitate to fill out this application. Slots are filling […]
Dear world, We’ve had a kickass year here at KOXY. Endless thanks to Hip Hatchet, Titus Andronicus, Ceremony, Le Cos, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Bastidas!, Luna Is Honey, The Silver Lake Chorus, !!!, Vice Cooler, Teenage Sweater, Aftergloam, Kristoff Krane, Peaceful Antelopus, Rounak Maiti, Warmm, Campus Security, Simian Pillage, Airborn, The Shifty Wumbologists, Captain Crabby & […]
MC Illogic and beat-maker Blockhead have teamed up for “Capture the Sun,” and an incredible roster of rappers join them on the album. Indie rap supporters and rappers keep saying how it’s the album of the year. One full listen through, and I think I agree. As a major major Atmosphere fan though, I wish […]
Remember when Macklemore & Ryan Lewis tore it up at Springfest? Remember those rad dudes called Brothers From Another who opened the show? Well, KOXY’s own DJ Quaff Nemesis and DJ Honey Bunches of Coats from the acclaimed radio show The Underground Sound sat down with them in the KOXY studio before their performance! Listen […]
So about two weeks ago, Beyoncé Queen Of Mortals released a new single entitled “Bow Down / I Been On” on her Soundcloud. If you haven’t heard it, it’s worth checking out. It’s a really interesting song, and it has been the target of much criticism both for its style and its substance. Old-guard Queen […]
Watch a documentary-music video! Apparently (according to their Wiki-page), their band name has “nothing to do with Django Reinhardt”… huh. Here’s a Django Reinhardt video anyway!
The amazing style of José González in the form of Junip keeps getting AMAZINGER.
First off, if you haven’t been yet, go to the Center for the Arts. It’s only a few blocks up from campus- a 15 minute walk to Colorado. AND there are numerous music events there every week, spanning from Brazilian dance parties to local doom metal acts, and everything in between. This past monday, however, […]
This morning I awoke to the news that Phoenix had released a new single and lyric video, accompanying artwork, and an album track list for their forthcoming album Bankrupt! Needless to say, this Monday is off to a roaring start. What do you think of the song?
British electronic musician James Blake is back with a new album Overgrown – out on April 8th – and an eerie, beautiful video for the single “Retrograde.” Check it out below!
I recently interviewed singer/songwriter Jeremy Murphy on the phone. He’s from Newfoundland, but currently working in Portland, Oregon. It was super fun! Check out the interview, and then check out his album, which you can download for free at his Bandcamp page! Jeremy Murphy Interview (12:58) -AV
Tuesdays are always the busiest days of the week for me, at least mentally. Don’t know why that is. But I think this song was created for that Tuesday afternoon feeling. Tuesday isn’t so bad. LP
Last night the Sasquatch ’13 lineup was announced, and with Coachella announcing their lineuplast week, we now have some fun opportunities to compare! Here’s what I have to say about these lineups. Warning: this might get controversial. AV http://theendgroove.blogspot.com/2013/02/spring-festival-lineups.html#more
Now you can! KOXY is now accepting applications for Spring radio shows! Interested in playing your music or speaking your mind on the air? Then join us! We welcome and encourage all types of radio shows. Here is the link to the application (accessible only to Oxy people), return it to Allan Van Vliet at […]
My colleagues have been posting quite a bit recently about their favorite songs or music videos of the year. As I am a musical Luddite who is just as happy to listen to Skrillex as to Beethoven, I’ve decided not to do that. What I will do is put up a few tips and tricks to improve […]