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Top Ten November 17th – December 3rd:

December 4, 2017 - 1:05 pm

  1. The Wailin’ Jennys  Fifteen  Red House
  2. Boubacar Traoré  Dounia Tabolo  Lusafrica
  3. Las Cafeteras  Tastes Like LA  Self Released
  4. Curtis Harding  Face Your Fear  Anti-
  5. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  Soul of a Woman  Daptone Recording Co.
  6. Moses Sumney  Aromanticism  JAGJAGUWAR
  7. Elliott Brood  Ghost Gardens  Paper Bag
  8. Dori Freeman  Letters Never Read  Blue Hens Music
  9. Future Islands  The Far Field  4AD
  10. Mavis Staples  If All I Was Was Black  Anti

Past Top Ten

Music of the Moment – December 2017

December 1, 2017 - 10:38 am

Each month, KBCS’s Music Director and Music Host, Iaan Hughes, reviews a few new albums that stand out from the crowd. Here are his picks for December 2017: Moses Sumney – Aromanticism – Jagjaguwar Amber Cross – Savage on the Downhill – Two Red Doors Mavis Staples – If All I Was Was Black –

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Happy Birthday Jimi!

November 30, 2017 - 5:22 pm

In honor of Jimi Hendrix’s 75th birthday, KBCS invited local artists to perform their favorite Hendrix songs live in studio, and share some of their thoughts on the music.

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KBCS Recognized for Excellence in Reporting

November 29, 2017 - 1:51 pm

KBCS received an award on November 27th, 2017 for the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism 2017 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability competition. Listen to the two award winning segments of Dorian Wants Transit Policy Toward Disabled Persons to Change, highlighting the experiences of a wheelchair user as they use King County Metro’s bus system. Originally aired in 2016, both segments are a part of KBCS’s What’s the Flux?: Commuter Dispatches series.

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Support 91.3 KBCS this #GivingTuesday

November 28, 2017 - 9:13 am

Today, on #GivingTuesday, make a tax-deductible donation to 91.3KBCS to keep your favorite programs going strong.

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Top Ten November 20th – November 26th:

November 27, 2017 - 12:50 pm

  1. Jenny O.  Peace Information  Holy Trinity Records
  2. Big Thief  Capacity  Self Released
  3. Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn  Echo In The Valley  Rounder
  4. Future Islands  The Far Field  4AD
  5. Kuinka  Stay Up Late (EP)  Self Released
  6. Mavis Staples  If All I Was Was Black  Anti
  7. Robert Plant  Carry Fire  Nonesuch
  8. This Is The Kit  Moonshine Freeze  Rough Trade
  9. True North  Open Road, Broken Heart  Self Released
  10. Las Cafeteras  Tastes Like LA  Self Released

Past Top Ten

Native Efforts To Prevent Fossil Fuel Projects

November 25, 2017 - 5:08 pm

In this series, Matt Remle, a local Lakota activist, describes his experience in advocating for divestment fromfossil fuel projects.

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Rosa Clemente

Rosa Clemente

November 24, 2017 - 6:43 pm

Community organizer and independent journalist, Rosa Clemente  was a keynote speaker at the Washington State Faculty of Color Conference earlier this month.

Parts 1 & 2 – Rosa Clemente explains what people of color face in academia

Part 3 & 4 – Rosa Clemente speaks about the history of the US/Puerto Rico relationship and how this plays out in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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Top Ten November 13th – November 19th:

November 20, 2017 - 12:44 pm

  1. Curtis Harding  Face Your Fear  Anti-
  2. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  Soul of a Woman  Daptone Recording Co.
  3. Robert Plant  Carry Fire  Nonesuch
  4. Elliott Brood  Ghost Gardens  Paper Bag
  5. Las Cafeteras  Tastes Like LA  Self Released
  6. Joshua Davis  The Way Back Home  Soundly Music
  7. Nai Palm  Needle Paw  Sony Masterworks
  8. Moses Sumney  Aromanticism  JAGJAGUWAR
  9. This Is The Kit  Moonshine Freeze  Rough Trade
  10. Jim Hurst Trio  Jht-1  Independent

Past Top Ten

The Aftermath of the Hurricane in Puerto Rico

"Aerial view of part of Roseau, the capital city of Dominica, 20 Sept 2017." by DFID is licensed under CC BY 2.0

November 16, 2017 - 9:28 pm

In late September, 2017,  Hurricane Maria, a category 4 hurricane ran its course through Puerto Rico. Rey Delgado is a local resident who traveled to Puerto Rico to help family and friends after the Hurricane. In this three-part series, Rey shares some of his experiences with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.

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