Author: Ricardo Wang

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Who says you can’t dance to experimental music? Go tell that to Anibal Luque of Cross Fader DJZ Webzine who unbeknownst to me, back in January of this year put What’s This Called? as #1 in her Top 10 Best EDM College Radio Shows! Read the Article Here! While I can’t say I ever thought […]

The Festival season is over (thank you Olympia Experimental Music Festival and NOFEST for a great one!) The rain is back but there are great new experimental music releases to defend yourself with. Kim Gordon and Bill Nace tear it apart in Coming Apart by Body/Head with 9 guitar driven highly original noise rock improvisations. […]

Free show with portion of food and bar sales going to KPSU! Slim’s 8635 North Lombard Street, St. John’s, Portland, Oregon KPSU Benefit @ Slim’s in St. John’s! Saturday, 14 September 2013 9:00 pm @ Slims Creator: Ricardo Wang

What’s This Called began 20 years ago sometime in the summer of 1993 at KAOS 89.3 FM in Olympia WA and it lived there for ten years. In 2005 it came back to life in Portland OR at Saturday, August 31st, 2013 from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Time I will be celebrating the […]

Come All Ye Portlanders! Arke Dos will be the theme of my dj set at this event at the Burnside Brewery (7th & Burnside). Vintage kids tv, Arthur Lyman, “Der Mussolini”, Muslim Gauze, Steven Henry Fisk and other exotica. Saturday night (July 6th) (my set) starting promptly at 9 PM right before a FREE screening […]

As well as I can remember an hour later… Steve Fisk – Break On Thru Plastikman – Spastik What’s This Called? Promo samples Never Again – Don’t Be Shy Bingo Gazingo & My Robot Friend – Out of the Computer The Orb -White River Junction Daft Punk – Rollin & Scratchin’ Gary Burton – Vibrafinger […]

Saturday, March 16th from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Time, join Ricardo Wang at the mic and Austin Rich at the sound board as they host Portland’s own post-rock improvisational provocateurs Tres Gone. Mixing studied sound traditions from both East and West with a healthy dose of what-in-the-hell, Tres Gone promise to amuse and amaze […]

Tom Nicol AKA Four Dimensional Nightmare will be unleashing his electronic wash of beatitude on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 from Noon to 1 PM on What’s This Called? Down from Seattle, Four Dimensional Nightmare will be playing prepared guitar and other bent electronics in the distorted ambient style of his excellent self released album from […]

I had the immense pleasure of receiving a surprise wedding present from a sick friend last night in the form of two tickets to see the Residents on their 40th Anniversary Tour at the Hawthorne Theater. Having seen them the last time they played Portland about 3 years ago, I had decided forlornly to sit […]


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