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Top Ten November 17th – 23rd:

Weekly Top Ten

November 23, 2014 - 10:37 pm

  1. Eric Bibb  Blues People   (Stony Plain)
  2. Bill Frisell  Guitar in the Space Age   (Okeh)
  3. Nikki Yanofsky  Little Secret   (A440)
  4. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  5. The Mighty Sceptres  All Hail the Mighty Sceptres   (Ubiquity)
  6. Nortec Collective [...]

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Bruce Lee in Seattle

Courtesy of Wing Luke Museum Courtesy of Wing Luke Museum

November 18, 2014 - 1:16 pm

You may know Bruce Lee as a martial artist legend and action movie hero. The city of Seattle is where much of his story begins.

Bruce Lee spent his youth in Hong Kong and moved to Seattle at the age of eighteen. Ruby Chow, a family friend, and future King County Councilmember, gave him a [...]

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Top Ten November 10th – 16th:

Weekly Top Ten

November 17, 2014 - 1:11 pm

  1. Eric Bibb  Blues People  (Stony Plain)
  2. Bill Frisell  Guitar in the Space Age  (Okeh)
  3. Various artists  Take Me To The River Soundtrack  (Stax / Concord)
  4. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  5. Etana  I Rise  (VP)
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DJ Top Ten Lists

November 14, 2014 - 11:47 am

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Donate A Vehicle to KBCS!


November 13, 2014 - 2:00 pm

KBCS has good news for you! Whether your vehicle is running or not, you can make a tax-deductible donation of your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, tractor, scooter, snowmobile, boat, and yes, even jet ski, to community radio. Use this convenient online form or call 877-411-3662 for more information about making a vehicle donation to [...]

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Top Ten November 3rd – 9th:

Weekly Top Ten

November 10, 2014 - 3:42 pm

  1. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  2. various artists  Take Me To The River Soundtrack  (Stax / Concord)
  3. Etana  I Rise  (VP)
  4. Eric Bibb  Blues People  (Stony Plain)
  5. Max Capote  Aperitivo de Moda  (independent)
  6. Jungle [...]

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Music of the Moment:

Close Up Needle on Record

November 7, 2014 - 6:54 pm

5 brand new releases we can’t wait to share with you this month:

  1. Etana I Rise  (VP) – In Swahili, Etana translates to ‘The Strong One’, which is an apt name for a female artist in the male dominated genre of Reggae music. 
  2. Leonard Cohen  Popular Problems  (Columbia) – There aren’t too many 80 year old artists, who are still creating amazing music.
  3. Nikki Yanofsky  Little Secret  (A440) – A young Canadian who has worked with Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, Phil Ramone and others, Nikki’s sophomore release is produced by Quincy Jones.
  4. Becky Buller  ‘Tween Earth and Sky  (Dark Shadow) – This is Becky’s first solo recording in 10 years, and it is certainly worth the wait. 
  5. Red Martina  Come On Home  (Badtape) – 2nd release from this superb downtempo hip-hop band out of Philly who avoids the infamous sophomore slump. Haley Cass’s vocals are really great and the whole album should have wide crossover appeal.

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The Top 10 City Soul events

November 6, 2014 - 12:04 pm

City Soul (Fridays, 9p-11p) is celebrating their 10th anniversary.

In addition to hosting KBCS’ premier electronic dance music program, DJs J-Justice and Atlee Treasure have done a lot of live events over the years. Here are their Top 10 favorites:

1. Erykah Bau & The Roots – Marymoor Park 2. Cobblestone Jazz – Nectar 3. [...]

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Voter Rights – Voter Suppression Series

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November 6, 2014 - 12:14 am

Many Americans tend to take pride in our election system. This KBCS Produced five-part-series reflects on the struggles toward making our voting process more fair.

Producer Yuko Kodama interviewed former University of Washington Political Science Professor Luis Ricardo Fraga and University of Washington Political Science and Adjunct Law Professor, Matt Barreto in 2013. You can [...]

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State Initiative 1351 – smaller classroom sizes

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November 4, 2014 - 11:58 am

Voters are casting their ballots on whether or not to shrink classroom sizes throughout the state on November 4th.

If approved by voters, the measure would require fewer students per classroom in grades K through 12. For kindergarten through third grade, each class would have no more than 15 to 17 students. In grades 4 [...]

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