April 4, 2014 - 9:22 am
Five new releases that we can’t wait to share with you this month:
1. Rodney Crowell Tarpaper Sky (New West) – Rodney continues to pen deceptively simple songs that hold brilliant nuggets of wisdom.
May you always stay in touch with the things That keep you young. When you’re staring at [...]
April 2, 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 [...]
April 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
Daniel Pak of Kore Ionz will talk from Hawaii with Reggae Party Host, Rankin’ Mark.
Originally from Hawaii, Daniel is lead singer and guitarist for Seattle reggae group Kore Ionz, whose third release “Feels Good” will follow their two strong albums “World War Free” (2011) & “Half-Hour Revolution” (2008).
Kore Ionz sound is expansive, [...]
April 1, 2014 - 3:06 pm
This project highlights the voices of Foster High School students. The students learn to tell their stories with direction from [...]
April 1, 2014 - 8:15 am
Mark Tuesday, May 6th on your calendar – that’s the day you can GiveBIG to KBCS. The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG campaign is a fun way to increase the value of your donation to KBCS.
Each credit or debit card donation made to KBCS through The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG website on May 6th will [...]
March 31, 2014 - 9:30 am
- Alsarah & The Nubatones Silt (Wonderwheel)
- The Holmes Brothers Brotherhood (Alligator)
- Ikebe Shakedown Stone By Stone (Ubiquity)
- John Németh Memphis Grease (Blue Corn)
- Tattletale Saints How Red Is The Blood (Old Oak)
- Thomas Blondet Future World (Rhythm & Culture)
- Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Give the People What They Want (Daptone)
- La Misa Negra [...]
March 27, 2014 - 12:00 am
Scotty Crucial of The Crucialites (band) & I’N’I Sound Collective (soundsystem).
Scotty is the spearhead behind The Reggae Room, (Fridays at Cafe Ibex in Seattle’s Ranier Valley) with a rotating lineup of local and touring reggae bands and selectors.
The Crucialites [...]
March 26, 2014 - 11:05 am
Well over 10,000 people in Washington are deaf. Our state hosts a rich variety of resources for the deaf. Today, we look at the culture contributed by, for, and of the deaf in our region. The deaf community produces plays, advocates for art tours at museums interpreted in sign language, organizes community discussions on the [...]
March 25, 2014 - 4:27 pm
Since March 7th a large number of detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma have been on a hunger strike, protesting conditions in the immigration detention facility. The strikers have given a list of demands to GEO, the private company that built and operates the immigration detention facility. On the 11th day of the [...]