What’s This Called?

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Do you feel boxed in? This year’s White Noizze Xxmaz on What’s This Called? has been cancelled as our annual guest star Noah Mickens has informed us that he can no longer offer his services as he has entered into, shall we say, a much cozier agreement. However, we digress. The show, somebody must have […]

Today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time your host Ricardo Wang reveals some of his picks for best experimental music recordings of 2015 on What’s This Called? at KPSU.org! Your host admits, he didn’t always get to recordings right when they came out and in researching for this show found favorites for the year […]

Today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time, your host Ricardo Wang is excited to bring back his most frequent guest on What’s This Called? since bringing the show to Portland, psychedelic/experimental recording label impresario Chis McBeth of Beta-lactam RIng Records! A home label of such WTC regulars as Legendary Pink Dots, Orbit Service […]

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Warm yourself with the beautiful friction of experimental music, drone, noise, an the unexpected today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time on What’s This Called? at KPSU.org Your host Ricardo Wang brings you a cozy set of non-holiday themed sounds to toast your chestnuts to. Bastard Noise to Sun Ra and all points […]

Preview the early mix of a forthcoming track by Mahler Haze, plus lots of other goodies from the likes of Giant Sand, Soriah, Thrones, Young Marble Giants, Jandek, Behead the Prophet No Lord Shall Live, Chrome, Moodring, Stereolab, and MORE!

Escape to the Wood Between the Worlds for a bit today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time as your host Ricardo Wang brings you What’s This Called? Live from the KPSU studios. Happy Birthday to Wendy Carlos, plus Enoch Light presents Spaced Out, Einsturzende Neubauten, Miles On the Corner, Rebecca Moore, Kronos Quartet/Wu […]

  Beachfront property on Mars and now even Pluto gets wet. Stephen Hawking says that E.T. wants to EAT you, and the latest word from the string theorists is that the Universe will just keep on expanding until the Ramones sound like a prog rock band. Don’t worry you won’t live to have to hear […]

November 7, 2015

Leaves wither and die and get shoved around by noisy fume spouting, tube blowing, backpacks of doom. But you, you can still listen to What’s This Called? TODAY at Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time. Your host Ricardo Wang brings you ear cleansing sounds including brand newDaniel Menche and Mamiffer, Sudden Infant, Meredith Monk, […]

oday! Halloween! Start your witching hour early from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time for a listener and recording artist curated Halloween special What’s This Called? live on KPSU! Listener and artist suggested spooky experimental tracks in the candy bag by the likes of: Fifty Foot Hose, Lydia Lunch, the Shaggs, Doug Theriault (Happy […]


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