It’s not cheap to live in Santa Barbara. Even low-income housing can stretch a family’s budget - and when there’s simply not enough money to write that rent check, a landlord will often issue an eviction notice. For families facing that situation, what happens next?
Classical percussionist Colin Currie has a soft spot for minimalist composer Steve Reich, so he's launching his own label by honoring the master's work. The Colin Currie Group collaborates with Synergy Vocals as they interpret a timeless piece released in 1971, "Drumming: Part 3."
The Boxer Rebellion front man Nathan Nicholson describes the deeply personal song "Love Yourself" this way: "I’ve always enjoyed writing songs that are cathartic, especially when they are able, often accidentally, to provide some form of relief to others. ‘Love Yourself,’ in particular, means a great deal to me because loving yourself, accepting your flaws, and appreciating your best, doesn’t always come easy. It’s good to have a reminder.”
If you watch shows on basic cable networks like USA, Lifetime, SyFy or FX, you may have heard some words you're not used to hearing on TV before. Old standards are breaking down as shows and advertisers strive for younger viewers, and more and more, that means letting the occasional F-bomb fly.
Austin-based Erika Wennerstrom is taking a break from fronting Heartless Bastards, to deliver her solo debut out in March. Finding strength in vulnerability, Wennerstrom ultimately finds liberation. Hear her soar on "Extraordinary Love".
For the now Oscar-nominated Chilean film ‘A Fantastic Woman,’ director Sebastián Lelio cast transgender actress Daniela Vega as a trans woman dealing with the sudden loss of of her partner. Lelio says box office grosses were less than his last movie, but in terms of starting a social conversation in Chile, the film has been incredibly powerful. Both Lelio and Vega join us to talk about making 'A Fantastic Woman.'
When is leaking documents and revealing secrets worth the potential security risks? This hour, we'll talk about when document leaks are legal, when they are morally justified, and when they aren't — how, at times, they've put lives in danger.
The title track to Wye Oak's fifth album "The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs" coils with exuberance and sweeping choruses. The duo made up of Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack visited each other's city for a week at a time to hunker down and combine their song sketches into a bold new album.
Since their inception a decade ago in their native Toronto, Keys N Krates have carved their own path via a bass-centric, sample-driven sound that merges the realms of electronic and hip-hop. Keys N Krates now elevate their sound with Cura, their latest debut album.
Liza Richardson hosts a weekend evening jam session featuring cosmic rock, scenic techno soul, dub disco-punk and extra classic party explosives from around the world. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.