Our shows

 

Airing & Receiving//Airing & Receiving with Nina & Otis: Approaching the uncomfortable.

Area 510//A radio magazine that puts in context issues of importance in an easy and simple way.

The Big Payback//Dr. Cyclops "The Funk Technician" brings you the best in un-cut funk, hip-hip and R&B while highlighting music events from around the Bay Area. 

Bassline Mantras//Forward thinking music in a digital language best spoken by subwoofers. Bay Area native musical selector, Dropper, takes you on a journey through the sounds of today's most innovative, underground electronic music.

Black Beat Bay Area//BLACK BEAT BAY AREA: THE FLO WILEY SHOW is about African Americans in arts and entertainment and features information on music, dance, theater, film and visual arts events, a music playlist of classic jazz, r&b, blues, and classical masterpieces,  and interviews with the celebrity personalities that are making the arts come alive in the Bay Area.  BBBA is independently produced and hosted by Oakland native Florene Wiley.

Cumbilandia//A show celebrating the musical root that ties North America, Central America and South America together. Cumbia is derived from kumba, from the West African ethnic group, the Mandinka. Cumbia exists because of the trans-Atlantic slave trade of peoples from West Africa to the Americas. Colombia claims to be the originator of cumbia, but we all know the true ownership belongs to the enslaved West Africans. Cumbia cements the interwoven heritage of African, Indigenous and European peoples into one pulsing rhythm, the heartbeat of the Americas.

East Bay Oldies//Exploring a wide range of rock and roll from the 50's to the early 80's- hit tunes and lost classics. East Bay Oldies also features music from the roots of rock and roll to illustrate its influence on today’s artists. 

Feel Alright//A show highlighting feeling good, good feelings, easy jammin reggae music and Jamaican proverbs. Call in during the second half of the show and chat with Aldane about how your feelin'. Friday feels, the first Friday of every month at 3:00pm.

Ground Level Perspective//Interviews with Bay Area organizers, activists and entrepreneurs. Hosted by Oakland native Kymm Wilson.

Here Is Where We Meet//A sonic celebration of Lake Merritt. Weaving together field recordings and interviews conducted in and around the Lake, Here Is Where We Meet explores the unique diversity and biodiversity found around the Lake, the myriad ways that everyday Oaklanders engage with it and each other, and ultimately asks: how - in this time of rapid gentrification and change - can Lake Merritt and, in turn, Oakland be a place for everyone?

In Transit//In Transit explores all the ways people in our city get from point A to point B.  We bring you harrowing and heartwarming tales from the daily commute, investigate listener questions, and consider how race, gender, and accessibility impact the way we travel. Expect some laughs, plenty of dispatches from the field, and interviews that help us make sense of the Bay Area’s rich but confounding tapestry of transit.

It’s a Funny Thing//Join host Dominique Gelin as she talks to fellow comedians, writers, actors, show producers, and just about anyone whose job it is to make people laugh. It's a Funny Thing airs the first Wednesday of every month at 8pm.  

Loveshadow//Assorted disco modes from the last ~50 years arranged by Anya, Lucas, and Izaak.

The Mothership Collection//This is a tribute radio program to George Clinton & his band Parilment-Funkadelic, honoring the multiple achievements of the band leader, musician, actor, visual artist. Plus more than 60+ years in the music industry.

Outcasts Revisited//Each month, Outcasts Hour Revisited brings you the best in 1970s and 80s punk rock, from the origins of punk in London, New York and San Francisco through how New Wave swept the globe. Program host Jeff Heyman was part of the East Bay punk scene and each show is a tour de force of how this monumental musical genre changed the world.

Pop Offensive//Global pop maniac, Todd Stadtman, brings you a foot stomping mix of retro dance, pop, and film music from around the world. Everything from JPop to Ye Ye, James Bond to Bollywood, Glam Stomp to Pop Yeh Yeh, Mexican Rockenrol to Cantopop. It's all here!

Reckonings//How do we shift our political views on criminal justice, climate change, and abortion? How do we overcome racism and homophobia? How do we recover from alcoholism and other forms of addiction? Reckonings explores how people fundamentally change their hearts and minds. Guests range from policymakers to high school students, and business leaders to artists — all of whom share a willingness to wrestle with transformation. 

Straight From The Crate//Rex Stone and Blu-Thousand Devin bring you Straight From The Crate. An eclectic journey through music for audiofiles of all genres, whether you love funk, rock, rap or whatever, we got it. 

Timber//These odd songs presented by DJ Timber aka Aaron Harbour. Constantly digging up the new and the old, for you.

The Tom Rhodes Never Strikes a Pop Pose Show//The best indie and indie pop jams straight from your host.

The Tracklist//Getting to know the Bay Area creative community through the music they listen to. Host Chris Hambrick speaks to local artists about their work and hears a music mix that they've curated. 

Voices of Color//Voices of color is an oration of prominent poets, thought leaders, and literary geniuses of color read by the vocal styling of Corey_The_MT


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Berkeley Community College Latin American Club // Latin American Club is a student organization that originates from Berkeley City College. Promoting Latinos to empower each other to strive forward in their education and embrace their culture. The club is here to bridge the gap between day to day struggles and lifelong success. The LAC has dedicated their time to sharing Latino culture with the community. Utilizing a platform like KGPC gives members a place to share their life story and experiences while standing proud of their heritage and culture. Unity begins here.

 

Comedian Rhapsody // Featuring local comedians talking about music: favorite albums, concert experiences, celebrity encounters....no limits. 

 

Form Destroyer // Noise, drone, analog and experimental. 

 

Healthier Futures // Conversations about whole-person health and wellness for Black women. We discuss all the ways Black women can promote health through simple and sustainable self-care, both individually and collectively. We feature women who dare to live vibrant, healthy lives and who believe their stories can inspire others to do the same. 

 

In Tents // In Tents spans a wide range of genres and time frames. Soundtracks, Metal, Punk, Jazz, Reggae, Techno, House, Kraut, Hardcore and whatever else will be played in succession with little regard for length or BPM.

 

Sweet Valley Highjack // Bay Area music scene Veteran Zola Goodrich and Olympia funny girl Jen Balch bring you Sweet Vally Highjack. Playing Punk, Indie, Psychedelic, and Mom Rock. Weekly guests include comic book writers and artists, musicians, and comediennes. Good tunes & times guaranteed. 

 

Tripping Out // Tripping Out is the brain child of Kit Friday, a veteran traveler and DJ. Bringing you punk, grunge and rock from the four corners of the world, this is your audio passport. 

Character Study // Character Study is an in-depth discussion of the popular Nintendo video game series Super Smash Brothers, where comedians Tirumari Jothi and Jacob Rubin banter on the playable characters from the hit game. Taken from a casual gamer perspective, Character Study offers a remarkable level of insight and comedy to these characters.

 

Character Study // Character Study is an in-depth discussion of the popular Nintendo video game series Super Smash Brothers, where comedians Tirumari Jothi and Jacob Rubin banter on the playable characters from the hit game. Taken from a casual gamer perspective, Character Study offers a remarkable level of insight and comedy to these characters.

 

The Electric Velvet Sound // Showcasing forgotten, obscure and underground music from around the world. 

 

Date Talk // How can a man and a woman go on the same date and have completely different experiences? Cheryl White and Ira Summer interview each other's first dates. Laugh along with them as they discuss and banter, trying to figure it out.

 

HEAT OF THE NIGHT // Host Sam Spano spins an eclectic mix of sounds transcending decades and continents, liquids and plasmas. From soul and r n’b, punk to funk, heady classics, and silky soundtracks, each episode is sure to attune your mind and body.

 

Oakland Bikes // The intersection of bikes and race, gender and class in the Bay Area. Touching on themes of environmental justice, mobility for all, representation of gender and inclusion. Some shows focus solely on creative projects and music. Tune in to see what's up!

 

Townie Tunes with Spensaur Cooper // Oakland-native Spensaur Cooper scours East Bay record bins for the latest jammers and lost gems. Fluctuating from Punk to Latin Jazz, Hip-Hop to Bebop, 60's Soul to 80's Metal, Spensaur creates a 2 hour block as diverse as his hometown.