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Frequency Uplift! Podcast. (Sunday, June 9th)

Written by on June 9, 2019

Frequency Uplift ! TONIGHT ! KXSF.FM >SUN. 6/9. 10p-12m! ¡ jazzHERstory ! … centering women leading the UK new jazz explosion, with festival interviews with Nérija, Yazz Ahmed, …and new music/rereleases from both & from Rosie’s 5ive, Kokoroko, SEED Ensemble, Sarah Tandy, Tamar Collocutor ! COLLABORATION ! INSPIRATION ! CELEBRATION ! ¡UPLIFT!

Frequency Uplift ! TONIGHT ! >SUN. 6/2. 10p-12m! ¡QUEER CATALYSTS ! ¡PUNK ROCK RESILIENCE ! … the spirit of SF DIY !…Frequency Uplift! interviews director SETH EISEN , on the hidden queer histories & radical legacies of SoMA, embodied in a new collaborative performance ‘OUT of SITE: SOMA’, and visits with o.g. SF punk-veterans VKTMS & MDC. rage and INSPIRE ! ¡UPLIFT!

FREQUENCY UPLIFT ! TONIGHT, SUNDAY 5/26, 10pm-12mid !  interviewing the UK reggae/ska/punks THE SKINTS, in-town with a new LP “Swimming Lessons”…& new music from LoCura (the Bay’s own!), Flying Lotus, Cate LeBon (Wales), Viente Callejero,
Mavis Staples, Damon Locks  &  more Carnaval bands. keep dancing ! ¡ UPLIFT !

FREQUENCY UPLIFT. TONIGHT! SUNDAY 5.19.19. 10p – 12m > … a journey  hitting all continents, and likely all banned countries and certainly all realms of the imaginary. a new pilgrimage… and newness and tickets and inevitably poetry of the people for solace and ¡ UPLIFT !

FREQUENCY UPLIFT. SUNDAY 5.5.19. 10p – 12m > … all sweetness and night.  some old favorites and newness from Muzi  (South Africa), Baba Zula (Turkey), Dotorado Pro  (Portugal/Angola), O Terno (Brazil)¡AND…from Chile, Morocco, Texas, Puerto Rico & your own backyard. (Exp. May 21st)

FREQUENCY UPLIFT. SUNDAY 4.28.19. 10p – 12m > … some  May Day green and red radical-synesthesia…  direct aural-action and new music from Bells Atlas  (Oakland/Huichin), Luka Guindo (Mali), 14KT  (Detroit/Anishinaabe), K!mmortal (Vancouver/Coast Salish) and some serious Dalit funk… ¡ arise and hear the colors  ! ¡ more’n one way to dance a revolution ! ¡ UPLIFT ! (Exp May 15)

FREQUENCY UPLIFT. SUNDAY 4.21.19. 10p – 12m > … a moveable feast, a mobile musical insurrection…  interviews Casey Neill & the Norway Rats. radical troubadours repping DiRT, direct action for climate justice.  … Plus more Los Siete remembrance and new music from Rupa & the April Fishes  (Chochenyo & Karkin Ohlone lands), the Mekons (Leeds/Chicago), Art Ensemble of Chicago (Chicago/a half-century). ¡ live long ! ¡ rise up ! ¡ UPLIFT !

 FREQUENCY UPLIFT. SUNDAY 4.14.19. 10p – 12m > interviews Makaya McCraven. beat scientist, bleeding edge jazz drummer and producer, of ‘Universal Beings’ . …in the Bay Area this week. Plus new music from Budos Band (Staten Is.), Tamar Collocutor vs. Magnus PI (London), Quelle Chris (Detroit),  Orchestra Gold (Oakland/Mali). ¡ create & innovate !   ¡ UPLIFT !

FREQUENCY UPLIFT. SUNDAY 4.7.19. 10p – 12m > remembering Los Siete 50 years on.  hosting movement elders & original Los Siete de la Raza organizers, Donna James Amador and Judy Zalazar Drummond.  poets Cathy Arellano, Norman Zelaya, Josiah Luis Alderete, and Tongo Eisen-Martin. words of resistance and resilience. people’s history. liberation music. ¡ para el futuro !   ¡ UPLIFT ! (exp 4-25-19)

Frequency Uplift , TONIGHT,  Sun. 3/31/19, 10pm ~ 12m, 

spring blossoms forth, bringing some new music  from  Mdou Moctar and Hama (both from Niger),  KOKOKO! (DR of the Congo), La Yegros (Argentina) , Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah (NOLA) , Duckwrth (SoCentral.LA), (& some surprise classic reissues) ! Some funk, some tickets, some previews. (exp 4-25-19)


Frequency Uplift. Recorded live on March 24 of 2019 for KXSF 102.5fm. (Exp. 4-12-19)

FREQUENCY UPLIFT . SUNDAY 3.24.19, 10p-12m > … orbiting South Africa in time and space. …from mbaqanga & township jazz, to the new gqom and SA-house sounds, featuring new music and a reprised summer interview with SA dj/producer MUZI, soon to hit US shores and Afropunk … tune in and dance globally !  We may have to go past the midnight hour !




Frequency Uplift. Recorded live on March 10 of 2019 for KXSF 102.5fm. (Exp. 4-01-19)

FREQUENCY UPLIFT . TONIGHT ! SUNDAY 3.17.19, 10p-12m > … some late-night music for mourning and resilience. more updates from the fossil fuel divestment frontline. New music from Ezra Collective & from The Cinematic Orchestra (UK), Helado Negro (Brooklyn), Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon (Ghana / UK), Clever Austin, (Australia)… tune in !

Frequency Uplift. Recorded live on March 10 of 2019 for KXSF 102.5fm. (Exp. 3-29-19)

FREQUENCY UPLIFT . TONIGHT ! SUNDAY 3.10.19, 10p-12m > …Opium Sabbah, SF rapper/producer, spits rhymes and radical culture live in studio. Collaborations with Khaled and Peter Murphy. Legacies lived. Newness from Opium & his crew ‘Revolutionary Trap Radio’ and  Ifriqiyya Électrique (Tunisia), Combo Chimbita (Colombia), Sol Development  (Oakland), and a whole lot more …

… tune in !

 i UPLIFT ! 

Frequency Uplift. Recorded live on February 24 of 2019 for KXSF 102.5fm. (Exp. 3-19-19)

FREQUENCY UPLIFT . TONIGHT ! SUNDAY 2.24.19, 10p-12m > …it’s a solid soul and jazz night for liberation, with frontline updates from the kids and the teachers. Newness from Ekiti Sound (Lagos), Mourning [A] BLKstar (Cleveland), Michael Franti (SF), Parliament (everywhere and anywhere), as always tickets to dance your revolution…


Frequency Uplift. Recorded live on February 10 of 2019 for KXSF 102.5fm. (Exp. 2-29-19)

Frequency Uplift , with world music ensemble Ancient Future, & Matthew Montfort, guitarist/bandleader, in interview, celebrating a 40th anniversary ! …    & bringing some radical uplift home with new music & women’s voices from  Y La Bamba (Portland),  Rhiannon Giddens’ OUR NATIVE DAUGHTERS (Greensboro), Leyla McCalla (NOLA / NYC) !