Author: Ricardo Wang

The show was planned with a goodbye to legendary broadcaster Art Bell, who passed on Friday the 13th. Art was a huge influence on Ricardo Wang as a dj and radio personality. Then as we went on the air we were additionally notified of a more personal death in the family. Consequently, the show starts […]

Celebrating his tenth year as a cohost on What’s This Called? at KPSU.org, conveniently coinciding with his tenth birthday, DJ Lennon ran the board and the mic on this week’s show. It was totally heavy! HEAR THE PROGRAM HERE!   PLAYLIST: Artist – “Song” – Album Judas Priest – “Hellion” – Screaming For Vengeance; The Melvins – “Bride of Crankenstein” […]

HEAR THE SHOW HERE!   Playlist: Artist – “Song” – Abbluum Bauhaus – “In the Slient Hedges” – The Sky’s Gone Out; ARU – “PHOTOTECHNIQUE” – The Golden Strand ep; Haruomi Hosono – “The Paradise View” – Paradise View; Ed Chang/Blindfold – “Act II, Scene 12” – Picture Show; L.A. Lungs – “How Far Our Feelings WIll […]

While we wholehearted think you should listen to the following program, the opening piece was mis-announced by your host Ricardo Wang. The piece played was by Ashley Shomo who has performed for several years as Cyclopsycho, however, this is a new project called Infinite Sustain. The title of the song was at least correct. Otherwise, […]

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’s SHOW HERE!   Playlist: Artist – “Song/Piece” – Album Giovanni Verga – “Invisible visible” – Sylphic; Igor Stravinsky – “Rondes printanieres” – The Rite of Spring; Nurse With Wound – “Space Music (edit)” – Space Music; Grouper – “Clearing” – Ruins; Flying Saucer Attack – “Standing Stone” – Distance; The Hafler Trio – “A […]

HEAR THE SHOW HERE! Playlist: Artist – “Song/Piece/Track/Sound” – Album or Other Source: Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet – “The Water Rises / Our Street Is a Black River” – Landfall; Flying Lotus – “Do the Astral Plane” – Cosmogramma; Thurston Moore – “Aphrodite” – Rock ‘n Roll Consciousness; Dolphin Midwives – “(((astralknott)))” – Orchid Milk; Wolf Wrams – “mÖl” – 2018 […]

Immediate full disclosure: I am not able to write a preview for Thurston Moore’s set Sunday night at Lola’s Room in The Crystal Ballroom headlining the Sabertooth Music Fest without getting ridiculously personal. If you find that type of thing distasteful, run away while you can. I first saw Thurston Moore play in Sonic Youth […]

Unfurling the foil flag. HEAR THE PROGRAM HERE! Playlist: Artist – “Song/Piece/Sound/Track” – Album or You Know… Vexed – “Memories of Things We Never Had” – The Good Fight; Porter Ricks – “Exposed” – Porter Ricks; Sonologyst – “Purgatorium” – Heresy; The Silverman – “The Side of the Door (edit)” – Music For Personality Disorder; Four Dimensional Nightmare – […]

We came in the room and overpowered the house music beats and handed the station over to the What’s This Called? listeners who picked Two Hours of the Best Experimental Music of 2017! HEAR THE FIRST HOUR HERE! HEAR THE SECOND HOUR HERE! Playlist: Artist – “Song/Piece” – Album Jute Gyte – “Monadanom” – The […]

We do it for the participating affiliates. HEAR IT HERE. Playlist  – “Song/Piece/Track/Sound” – Album/Thang: Poison Dwarfs – ‘Don’t fear the Reaper” – Wohin? Cabaret Voltaire – “Yashar (John Robie Remix)” – Tonal Evidence 1991; Acid Mothers Temple – “Interplanetary Love” – Have You Seen the Other Side of the Sky ? Off World – “Scrubdown” […]


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