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I wrote this article for my college newspaper when I was interning at HOT 92.3 for the fantastic Production Director Ron Shapiro at 20 years-old. It was when I first started thinking about what radio needs to be, and it’s really interesting to read it seven years later to see, honestly, how it still hasn’t […]
By Doug Kalagian ______________________________ Taking Back Sunday is back at it again, finishing up their third to last show of their ‘Tidal Wave’ tour at the Santa Ana Observatory this past Friday, October 21st. Tidal Wave, released on September 16th, marks their seventh studio album, which peaked at number 36 on the Billboard 200. Though many […]
The Temper Trap, best known for their hit single “Sweet Disposition,” rocked the Orange County Observatory on Monday, October 17th. In contrast to the bourgeois layout of the disappearing Irvine amphitheater, where fans pay exorbitant prices to join bands up close in the pit, the observatory offers standing room general admission with a max capacity […]
Earlier today, at 10:20am on 10/20, the California-wide drill and annual event, The Great Shakeout, reminded all of us to have a home plan in the event of an earthquake and to remember to “drop, cover and hold on,” wherever you may be. KX 93.5 FM partnered with The City of Laguna Beach to broadcast live during The Great ShakeOut and […]
On Sunday August 31st, the renowned reggae band “The Wailers” performed at The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano. Formed by the remaining members of Bob Marley’s band, The Wailers have been around since 1981, following Marley’s death. The moment the band stepped on stage, the crowd’s energy increased tenfold. Throughout the night, The Wailers […]
Dust off your dancing shoes and prepare to get Wet n’ Wild n’ Woogied! Just a few short weeks stand between ardent revelers and SoCal’s splashiest summertime affair Woogie Weekend, which makes its way to Silverado, between Los Angeles and San Diego at Oak Canyon Park this July 8-10.This whimsical summer sibling to the famedLightning […]
Julian Casablancas delivered the Strokes new single “OBLIVIUS” on his new satellite radio show “Culture Void” just after 7:15am PST today. He segued it out of a Chopin piece, and it was unclear whether he was actually still asleep while broadcasting, but we have a first listen of the new song nonetheless. The new EP “Future, […]