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Travis Keller of Buddyhead.com on Protonic Reversal this Thursday

February 1, 10am

Travis Keller of pioneering multimedia music site BuddyHead.com, will be Conan Neutron’s special guest on this Thursday’s Protonic Reversal.

Tune in from 8-10 a.m. this Thursday, Feb. 05 to catch the interview with Keller, that’ll cover career-spanning stories, including partying with Oasis, touring with Nine Inch Nails, feuding with Fred Durst and more. Call into the studio at (415) 962-7979 with your Buddyhead.com questions.

Keller is co-founder of the music news gossip site Buddyhead that helped shape music journalism in the 2000s and provided much needed irreverence. Keller’s writing has appeared everywhere from Rolling Stone and Playboy to Cat Fancy. He also runs Buddyhead records.

RV This Week: Yo La Tengo Tribute, 2014 Best Ofs and A Live Broadcast from Oakland Museum of California

December 15, 12pm

Your devoted RadioValencia.fm DJs are taking things up a notch for the last two weeks of the year – with best of 2014 shows, a Yo La Tengo anniversary special and remote broadcast at the Oakland Museum of California.

THURSDAY: Yo La Tengo 30th Anniversary Spectacular

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Yo La Tengo’s career, Michele K-Tel and KrOB are teaming up to feature four hours of music from indie rock stalwarts Yo La Tengo including all the hits, demos, live recordings, alt.takes and even (gasp) indie holiday carols. Join Michele K-Tel and KrOB this Thursday to celebrate the recent deluxe re-issue of Yo La Tengo’s 1993 “Painful” released as “Extra Painful.”

Part one of the YLT spectacular “airs” this Thursday from 8-10pm on “DISCO ROTO” hosted by Michele K-Tel. Part Two continues from 10 p.m. to midnight with host KrOB on “STIMULUS REGRESSION PROGRAMMING”.

FRIDAY: Live Remote Broadcast from Oakland Museum of California

RadVal DJs had such a blast spinning records earlier this year at the Oakland Museum of California, that we’ll be back this week for an encore performance at the Friday Nights at the OMCA series from 5-10 p.m. DJ’s Maldedor, John Hell, Miss Vinyl Escapade Deena, Timmmii Down the Well, Conan Protonic Reversal Neutron, Jim Wax! Crackle! Pop G., Raul Escuela de Rumberos P. and others will all be on hand to spin some soul, salsa, post-punk, rare funk and more. Join as at the museum in Oakland — or tune into the live remote broadcast via radiovalencia.fm

THROUGH DEC. 31: 2014 Year In Review – Best Ofs and Beyond

Be sure to check our radiovalencia.fm home and podcasts page for a plethora of special shows listing RadVal DJ favorite records, interviews and gigs of 2014.

Radio Valencia’s new shows and new skeds

November 10, 1pm

Radio Valencia.fm is proud to announce some fab new shows to our programming, as well as schedule and format changes to a couple of RV classics. For a complete schedule visit our shows page.

News and highlights below….

California Zephyr – The California Zephyr train as a basic theme for the show, we will travel from Oakland to Chicago, Detroit to Denver, Omaha to Winnemucca, playing everything from country, rock, indie, folk… to modern electronica. All aboard! Hosted by DJ Knockout. Weds at midnight.

Stuck On Earth – Classic punk, 70s power pop, 80s post punk , 80s and 90s indie rock, 60s psychedelia / garage, and also local and touring DIY rock bands. Also guests playing previously recorded ‘live’ sets to be recorded in his tenderloin recording studio. Hosted by Garritt Heater. Weds 2-4pm.

Puzzling Evidence – “Drawn from the media dreamscapes that surround us daily. No benefits will accrue listening to this Show. The Show is not responsible for illicit acts, breach of intimate relations, fiduciary agreements rent asunder, nor dogs and cats living together.” Thursdays at midnight.

Atomic Bongos – AN INTERNATIONAL MUZAK CONSPIRACY!! PLASTIC BOTTLE BONGS, WALMART GUITAR TWANGS, EXPENSIVE ANALOG SYNTH DRONES AND BROKEN ENGLISH. Hosted by DJ LW. Tuesdays 10am-noon.

Sex Cels moved to Monday at 10pm.

RV’s ¡DISCO ROTO! celebrates Sun Ra at 100

November 3, 10am

It will be an all Sun Ra ¡DISCO ROTO! show from 8-10 p.m. this Thursday as RadVal DJ Michele K-Tel gets ready for the upcoming “Friendly Galaxies” at Center for New Music.

Curator Jan Michaels and improviser Polly Moller of Reconnaissance Fly will honor the cosmic philosophy of the great Sun Ra, who had his (terrestrial) birthday in Alabama back in 1914. Be sure to check get your tickets to Friendly Galaxies event happening next Wednesday Nov. 12 at the Center For New Music.

Hop on ¡DISCO ROTO!’s wild musical rollercoaster with Michele K-Tel from 8-10 p.m. every Thursday and leave your head spinning with alls sounds eclectic and dynamic.

RadioValencia.fm Presents: Victory and Associates farewell gig 11/29 at El Rio

October 24, 10am

RadioValencia.fm is proud to present a special live broadcast of the final gig for San Francisco-Oakland band Victory and Associates on Saturday Nov. 29 at El Rio.

This will be the final chapter for Post-Punk-Noise-Pop-Rockers Victory and Associates who celebrate five years, two albums, several singles and dozens of tours of musical duty across the country. Joining the farewell party will be Oakland’s post-hardcore/noise-pop trio Hurry Up Shotgun and recent Indiana-to-Bay Area-transplants LOVE MOON who specialize in cosmic heaviness.

The entire show will be broadcast live via RadioValencia.fm with special in-between-band sets from RadVal DJs. Show and live broadcast begins at 9 p.m. El Rio Cover charge is $7. 21+. All proceeds benefit RadioValencia.fm

Austin’s Megafauna in studio with SonicSubversion this Friday

October 22, 10am

Austin’s “thinking woman’s hard rock trio” Megafauna will be joining DJs Brian and Janine in studio as special guests for this Friday’s SonicSubversion show.

Hosts Brian and Janine will dive into the deep tracks from Megafauna’s fantastic new album “Maximalist,” and talk to the band about their upcoming gig with San Francisco’s Disastroid this Friday night at the Hotel Utah.

Megafauna has been melting faces and tearing up the festival circuit (including SXSW) while gaining a big name and even bigger sound.

Tune in for the Megafauna interview this Friday (October 24) between 4-6 p.m. via radiovalencia.fm or via the new RadioValencia mobile app, as Brian and Janine continue their weekly tradition of stupefying listeners with their unique bend on reality that suits your atmospheric needs.

Drummer Rey Washam (Ministry, Scratch Acid) joins Conan Neutron on Protonic Reversal this Thursday

October 20, 2pm

Join Conan Neutron and Brenna Betts on Protonic Reversal from 8-10 a.m. this Thursday as they have welcome drum legend Rey Washam for a RadioValencia exclusive interview.

Conan and Brenna will discuss Washam’s illustrious career drumming for Touch and Go Records acts including Scratch Acid and Rapeman, as well as industrial pioneers Ministry and Helios Creed, among many others.

Tune into Conan Neutron’s Protonic Reversal show every Thursday from 8-10 a.m. on RadioValencia.fm for the very best of post-punk, punk rock, noisy stuff and indie rock that doesn’t forget to actually rock.

Rock the Vote for Radio Valencia in 2014 SFBG Best of Bay

September 9, 12pm

The San Francisco Bay Guardian’s 40th annual Best of the Bay issue is on the horizon, and Radio Valencia would love your support and vote for Best Radio Station and Best DJ.

This year’s SFBG campaign has “Dia de los Muertos,” theme, and the voting closes 5 p.m. on Wednesday September 24. RadVal DJ Ami Lawless of ColdOnes & RolledOnes show won the 2014 SF Weekly’s BEST DJ category, and we’d love to see our RadVal team get some Guardian love, too.

For a full list of RadioValencia DJs and programming, which covers everything from fet-talk to tech-talk, psychedelia to rockabilly, not to mention hip-hop, metal and everything indie between, check out our shows and podcast pages. Or tune in via radiovalencia.fm

Click on “City Living” at the following link and cast your vote for Radio Valencia today.

Radio Valencia officially launched November 6, 2010 from the City of San Francisco, and on the web wherever your gizmos permits. In September 2012 we moved into our brand new studio in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District. You can call the studio any time at (415) 962-7979.

Belle & Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch interviewed on Radio Valencia

September 5, 6pm

Radio Valencia is delighted to air a special interview with singer-songwriter Stuart Murdoch of Glasgow band Belle & Sebastian who has a beautiful new film called, “God Help The Girl.”

The pre-recorded interview will air 10 a.m. Saturday September 06 the Lemme Ask You A Question show hosted by Delfin Vigil.

“God Help The Girl,” is a supremely charming musical that is ten years in the making for the renowned Scotsman Stuart Murdoch who wrote the soundtrack, screenplay and directed the film. The San Francisco premiere of “God Help The Girl,” will be Friday September 12 at the Roxie Theater.

Murdoch will discuss how he captured the “the Glasgow of his dreams” in the musical and how making a film compares to making records. Tune in 10 a.m. on Saturday via radiovalencia.fm

And check out the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jc2gHpNbyc

Juan Rapido discusses S.F. Housing and Transportation with Filmmaker

August 26, 8pm

On this Wednesday’s Dante’s Hot Tub show, Juan Rapido welcomes Walter Thompson, who is crowdfunding a documentary project about how tech is transforming housing and transportation in San Francisco.

Thompson, a tech worker who has lived in San Francisco since 1996, will be on the air during the 8 p.m. hour of Dante’s Hot Tub this Wednesday to discuss the film, “Golden City,” and to raise awareness about the issue.

“Golden City,” is currently in production and is wrapping up an IndieGogo campaign.

The 30-minute interview segment will start at 8:15. on Wednesday and the rest of Rapido’s set will feature songs about houses, rent, living spaces and all mod cons.

Tune in for the whole show this Wednesday from 8-10 p.m.