Author: Ricardo Wang

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Saturday, January 12th, 2013Celebrate Ricardo Wang’s birthday with a KPSU Benefit featuring: Moodring Dead Air Fresheners Party Killer Soup Purse Doug Theriault $5 All Ages, 9 PM Boom Bap 640 SE Stark, Portland OR. Proceeds benefit KPSU.

Once again this week, What’s This Called? will not be heard live as the Portland State University electricians are performing social experiments that will intermittently black out the entire campus throwing it back into the Stone Age! But fear not, kind WTC listener, because I and our faithful cohost Austin Rich have got your back […]

Sadly, due to electrical work at PSU, What’s This Called? will not be heard live from the KPSU website for 2 weeks. But just as Santa has his elves, WTC has cohost Austin Rich who was kind enough to provide the following link to the 2 hour special from August of our 7 year anniversary […]

It’s become an annual tradition now that former noise musician and booker turned circus impressario and ringleader Noah Mickens shows up every year in December to spread Christmas cheer by gifting his extensive but now dwindling noise music collection to myself live on KPSU. Join us Saturday, December 15th from Noon to 1 PM Pacific […]

Miss Rikki is off on Sabbatical this Saturday, so I’m covering for the normal Closet Radio timeslot making What’s This Called? a whopping three hours from Noon to 3 PM Pacific Time! Tune in to for the likes of Sun Ra, Moodring, Ahleuchatistas, Swans, Orbit Service, Sonic Youth, Legendary Pink Dots, Nico, Black Happy […]

Perhaps the world really is going to end in 2012, because only the Mayans could have prophesied that there would actually be enough damn fine recorded releases to come out this year that I am actually doing an “end of year” list. I think the last one I bothered to do was sometime around 2005? […]

Today, Saturday October 13th, n preview of the big show at Boom Bap tonight, What’s This Called? brings you a noise supergroup spectacular from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Time featuring the combined forces of Crank Sturgeon, Styrofoam Sanchez, and Overdose the Katatonic live and surly in the KPSU studio!

This song REALLY needs to be on the front page of EVERY college station’s website!

Please join me Saturday, August 25th from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Time for the 7th Anniversary of What’s This Called? residing at KPSU (the show actually started in Olympia in 1993). There will be guests a plenty calling in and in the booth, and tracks from the likes of Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft (DAF), Edward […]


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