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A collection of reviews, interviews and music-related offerings from our volunteers

  • Meet DJ Panda, 12
    When did you start DJing?I started DJing in 2016 when I was 6.5 years old. I am now 12 years old and I think I am the […]
  • Poem: Betelgeuse by Matt Holdaway
    I always liked to look at the stars. I couldn’t understand much of the constellations. I couldn’t look a group of stars and see a turtle or […]
  • Interview: DMC of Run-DMC speaks with DJ Nurse Annabella
    from DJ Nurse Annabella (from a recent interview aired on KXSF 102. 5 FM) DJ Nurse: So glad to have you back on DMC! DMC: Glad to […]
  • Review: Sarah Shooh & The Disarmers at Bottom Of The Hill, Wednesday, March 30, 2022
    Sarah Shooh & The Disarmers, Secret Emchy SocietyBottom Of The Hill, San Francisco, Wednesday, March 30, 2022 By Scott Tolar I had the pleasure of going to […]
  • How DJ Brendan Miller pulls together his King of Pressia show each week
    By Brendan Miller King of Pressia is a weekly new music show, so my show construction is reliant on whatever music the Divine Sonic Spirits have bestowed […]
  • Review: Anika and Seablite @ Rickshaw Stop, May 17
    Seablite, Annika @ Rickshaw Stop, May 17 by Gage Kenady Seablite, San Francisco’s own fuzz-pop jangle-gaze quartet, opened the show amidst dayglo projections that seemed to pulsate in sync […]
  • Queering Radio on ‘The Step Back’
    by Luke Poynter I grew up, like most Americans, listening to the radio. As a preacher’s kid, secular (non-religious) music wasn’t allowed in our house for most […]
  • Good Vibes Lineup: Dusk Patrol’s May 2022 Show Forecast
    from Owen Dempsey 5/14 — Moon Hooch @ The Independent sax + drums = rock n roll 5/15 — Side Pony, Polythene Pam, Mya Byrne, and Eli […]
  • MPTIS, April 30 @ The New Farm
    by Luke Poynter This past weekend, I attended “The Bay is Doomed” hosted by The New Farm in Hunter’s Point. The New Farm is a nonprofit venue run by […]
  • Spotlight: Meet DJ Flying Japan, 15 years old
    When did you start DJing? I started DJing around 2016, I would have been 10 at that point. I’d done a few shows here and there when […]
  • Who is Flappy, the Mysterious DJ (Fridays, 4–6 p.m.)?
    Who is the Mysterious DJ Whose Show Airs Fridays 4–6 p.m.? by Gage Kenady A considerable amount of intrigue has been generated by one of KXSF’s newer […]
  • Recipe: Crispy Umami Tofu from Janelle, Host of Supper Sessions
    I’m not a vegan, but since my diagnosis with an autoimmune disease in 2019, I primarily cook and follow a vegan protocol at home. Some of my […]
  • KXSF Town Hall Recap
    from Pamela Busch Community radio is different from commercial radio stations in one very big way; it is OF, ABOUT and FOR the community it serves. Based […]
  • Top Local Songs of 2021
    We asked our deejays “What’s your choice for the single best local track from 2021?” They came up with some inspired choices. Chosen by Artist Song Release Label Janelle (Supper Sessions) Rainbow […]
  • Frequency Uplift!
    FREQUENCY UPLIFT !   SUN. 05.16.2021 > 10pm-12m.      Songs beyond borders, from the heart and from struggles from Palestine to Colombia to here in Yelamu, Ramaytush Ohlone […]
  • The Everything Show
    Saturday, 6pm to 9pm it’s THE EVERYTHING SHOW hosted by Dan Carlisle. Nothing is too hip or too square just great music from every source.  Be there […]
  • Stanford Football – Spring Game Postgame Clips (5/22/21)
    From Head Coach David Shaw: Andrew Luck. Kevin Hogan. Davis Mills 🏈Multiple NFL calliber QBs have come out of Stanford – here’s what Head Coach David Shaw […]
  • Giants vs Dodgers – Postgame Press Conference Highlight (5/21/21)
    Here’s the great play by Yaz: Not on Yaz’s watch — SF Giants on NBCS (@NBCSGiants) May 22, 2021 Here’s us asking Manager Gabe Kapler about […]
  • Off The Hook
    It can be lonely being AHEAD OF THE CURVE, but while my dearth of “Likes” is my Badge of Honor, I still request your company and urge […]
  • The Extra Ounce.
    The Extra Ounce Wednesdays – 8-10pm Punk rock for the tall can crowd, featuring new music by The Sanitizers, Kewpid, Nervous Twitch, Killer Kin, Autogramm, Collate, The […]
  • Carolyn
    Find out more about Carolyn’s show here Donate now and help keep independent radio on the air!
  • FreeFall
    FreeFall 962 was a product of the rare, springlike weather in the Bay, and like spring, the seeds of Pharoah Sanders, Charles Mingus and Sun Ra, sprouted […]
  • Pinkies Down
    Grab your coffee and get your classical “Rachmanin-offs” Sunday mornings from 6-8am with the Pinkies Down Classical Show and your host KateR, only on KXSF 102.5 FM […]
  • Mawkish Twaddle
    This week’s Twaddle has thrilling new selections from Strapping Fieldhands, Ìxtahuele, Last Days Of April, The Smashing Times, The Legal Matters, Jjulius, The Phones Sportsman Band, Autogramm, […]
  • Warriors vs Pelicans – Pregame Preview (5/14/21)
    The Warriors host the New Orleans Pelicans tonight at Chase Center. It’s the penultimate game of the regular season, and in terms of playoff implications, it’s completely […]
  • Second Breakfast
    Second Breakfast is served piping hot every Thursday at 9am. Tune in as the Ocean Beach Bomber delivers an eclectic set of music that never fails to […]
  • Stanford Baseball – Huff’s Walk-Off Home Run Lifts Cardinal
    STAN 8, SJSU 7 STANFORD, Calif. – Sophomore Kody Huff connected for a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the ninth on Tuesday night from Sunken Diamond, breaking […]
  • Warriors vs Suns – Postgame Wrap (5/11/21)
    The Warriors defeated the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night by a final score of 122 to 116. The Warriors are now 4-0 on their final homestand after […]
  • Giants vs Rangers – Postgame Press Conference Clips (5/11/21)
    Gabe Kapler: Logan Webb:
  • Giants vs Rangers – Postgame Wrap (5/10/21)
    The Giants defeated the Texas Rangers at Oracle Park Monday night by a final score of 3-1. The pitching was amazing. Alex Wood went seven strong innings […]
  • Giants vs Rangers – Pregame Preview (5/10/21)
    We’re 35 games into the 2021 MLB season and our San Francisco Giants sit atop the NL West with a 20-14 record. Entering tonight, that record is […]
  • Sharks eliminated from playoff contention
    The Sharks lost 5-4 in overtime to the Avalanche on Monday night ending their hopes of making the playoffs. It was the 3rd of 4 games in […]
  • San Francisco Giants Digital Coverage – April 28th, 2021. Live Report!
    * Don’t forget to keep refreshing the page so you can enjoy this live report. San Francisco Giants Digital Coverage – April 28th, 2021 Oracle Park. San […]
  • Sharks season wrapping up; 6 home games remaining with fans allowed
    After spending training camp in Arizona and then playing their first 12 games on the road due to Santa Clara county’s COVID guidelines, on Monday the Sharks […]
  • San Francisco Giants Digital Coverage – April 25th, 2021
    Lineup vs Miami Marlins Austin Slater – CF Mike Yastrzemski – RF Darin Ruf – LF Brandon Belt – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Tommy La Stella […]
  • SF Giants Recap – April 22, 2021
    In one line: Casali catches fifth straight shutout as Giants blank Marlins 3-0 SAN FRANCISCO—The next time backup catcher Curt Casali goes behind the plate to start […]
  • Stanford Baseball Update – April 20th, 2021
    This Week’s Games Canceled — Stanford has canceled its road game at Pacific and a three-game home series vs. Washington. STANFORD, Calif. – Due to COVID-19-related issues within […]
  • Oakland A’s Recap – April 15, 2021
    Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Live Game Notes Thread 6:40 pm PDT First Pitch 5:56 pm: It’s Jackie Robinson Day, and as is customary, every ballplayer in […]
  • Abraxas Join KXSF on Sunday, May 2nd at 6pm for ABRAXAS a very special benefit stream featuring: HIGHWINDSWestcultGeorge CrustanzaPity Party Filmed at the legendary THEE PARKSIDE. A […]
  • New Gold Dreams.
    Start your week off right with New Gold Dreams. DJ Flink serves up the perfect blend of dark Post Punk and Cold Wave, chill Synth Pop, and […]
  • Zeitgeist
    Donate now and help keep independent radio on the air! Join KXSF on Sunday, April 18th at 6pm for ZEITGEIST – a very special benefit stream […]
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  • Psicosis
    KXSF 102.5 FM presents: “PSICOSIS; a night of groovy rhythms from the past and around the globe on vinyl” featuring local DJs: Bianca Jimenez, Elisse Locomotion, Martha […]
  • Supper Sessions
    Supper Sessions Every other Sunday 5-7pm This episode features a discussion with some phenomenal women in the wine industry led again by Pamela Busch who has […]
  • The 7 Dirty Words. Need a good laugh?  And who doesn’t?  KXSF is holding its first ever standup benefit stream on Saturday, March 6th at 6pm.   The 7 Dirty Words […]
  • Revival.
    KXSF 102.5 FM Presents: REVIVAL, a night of realism and psychedelic ethereal dreams featuring sick local bands Nobody’s Baby, Psyched Out!, Rose Haze and Pocket Full of […]
  • Remembering the Battleaxe, 1960-2020
    On New Years Eve, we lost veteran KXSF volunteer and DJ Elizabeth Platt, aka The Battleaxe, to a tragic hit-and-run incident in San Francisco’s South of Market. […]
  • Mawkish Twaddle
    t’s another Twaddle with almost entirely new sounds! This week’s selections are from Buffet Lunch; Alpine Decline; The Fernweh; Farewell Horizontal; Nervous Twitch; Goat Girl; Brad Marino; […]
  • The Verge.
    The Verge Friday nights with the Verge is all you need to start your weekend off right. DJ’s @evilsandy and @Scissorbird8 take you on a sonic road […]
  • KXSF Top 102.5 Songs of 2020
    As it happens every year, your KXSF DJs got together (virtually, of course) and voted for their favorite tracks of the year. The result is magnificent as […]
  • Golden State Warriors Digital Coverage – January 9th, 2021
    [VIDEO] Game Preview:   Clippers 🆚 Warriors 📍1.8.21 – Chase Center ⏰ 7:00 Tip-off Curry (GSW): 26.9 PPG, 44.6 FG%, 95 FT% George (LAC): 24.6 PPG, 48.9 […]
  • Manifest
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  • Stanford Football Digital Coverage – November 14th, 2020
    Stanford hosts Colorado for its 2020 Home Opener! Stanford has won 12 consecutive home openers dating back to the 2008 season. Last year, Stanford defeated Northwestern 17-7 […]
  • Perception
    KXSF 102.5 FM Presents:an ENCORE screening of  PERCEPTION, a night of cosmic transmissions to help keep KXSF on-air!  That’s right, we’re moving our benefit shows ONLINE! Our first show […]
  • Ad Lib
    Dj Panda will play music of Chopin, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Mozart, and Beethoven.
  • Brother Bruno
    Brother Bruno. Broadcasted live on Monday October 5th of 2020.
  • Francofun
    Francofun is dedicated to French songs, old and new. Songs from the Francophone underground, Nouvelle Scène, new French pop scene and from all French speaking countries. On […]
  • Oh Grow Up!
    Dj Flying Japan will featurea few songs by Sonic Youth and a new song by Woodkid from his pre-release album S16. We’ll also hear Gorillas, Ganser and […]
  • Lava Lamps & 8-Track Theater. Midnight – #NINTENDO #SCIFI #METAL
    DJ Nurse Annabella’s Horror Dungeon live mixes of Obscure Heavy Metal, Funk/Soul ,Video Games,B-movies,Interviews and experimental ambient sounds…
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  • Mawkish Twaddle. Saturday, 10PM
    Mawkish Twaddle – Saturdays from 10pm to Midnight. This show is often a jangly pack of freeform bubblegum and occasionally a jarring squall of sound.  Bob N. selects […]
  • The Everything Show. Saturday, 6PM – #ECLECTIC #EVERYTHINGSHOW
    Saturday, 6pm to 9pm it’s THE EVERYTHING SHOW hosted by Dan Carlisle. Nothing is too hip or too square just great music from every source. THE EVERYTHING […]
  • Bem Brasil Radio. Saturday, 4PM
    Bem Brasil Radio – Saturdays 4pm to 6pm – With Will Crawford.
  • The Turkish Cultural Program. Saturday, 2PM
    Turkish Cultural Program – Saturdays 2 to 4pm – A program in English about music and culture of Turks, with a summary of newsworthy developments, hosted by […]
  • Stories Uncovered. Saturday, 1PM
    Stories Uncovered Every Saturday 1 – 1.30pm Hosted by students, Stories Uncovered is an educational program that gives the opportunity to students ages 8 and up, to […]
  • Don’t Fret. Saturday, 12PM
    One hour of instrumental guitar music of all styles, hosted by DJ Fari.
  • Francofun. Saturday, 11AM
    Francofun Saturdays 11am – Noon A French show dedicated to French songs of all styles. Cultural news of the French community in the Bay area. Book reviews, […]
  • Oh Grow Up. Saturday, 10AM
    Oh Grow Up – Saturdays 10 am to 11 am and repeated on Fridays at 6 pm. Alternative rock from a young perspective. Hosted by Dj Flying […]
  • The Putumayo World Music Hour. Saturday, 9AM – #WORLDMUSIC #PUTUMAYO #COMMUNITY
      The Putumayo World Music Hour Saturday 9AM Hosted by former KFOG personality Rosalie Howarth and Putumayo founder Dan Storper, the Putumayo World Music Hour (PWMH) is […]
  • Interstellar Nights. Midnight
    Tune in to “Interstellar Nights” every Sunday Midnight 12-2am, with your host Dusty Kashi Feathers, exploring the literary and musical minds of all eras through out time; […]
  • Frequency Uplift! Sunday, 10PM
    Frequency Uplift –is your weekly amplification of uplift music from every tongue and from every corner.  We hope to elevate your Sunday night, with songs of celebration, […]
  • Shenanigans. Sunday, 7PM – #PUNK #GARAGE #SHENANIGANS
    If you listen to the likes of Rancid, The Bouncing Souls, and H2O then this is the show for you. Shenanigans! will specialize in punk, but won’t […]
  • Supper Sessions. Sunday, 5PM (Bi-Weekly)
    Supper Sessions Every other Sunday from 5-7pm Host DJ Janelle kicks off the first hour of each episode with a themed playlist for your Sunday Supper. The […]
  • Shoestring Radio Theater. Sunday, 3:30PM – #RADIOTHEATER
    Shoestring Radio Theater – Sundays from 3:30 pm to 4 pm. Shoestring Radio Theater was founded in 1988 by its producer, San Francisco writer Monica Sullivan. The […]
  • Movie Magazine. Sunday, 3PM – #CINEMA #FILM #SILVERSCREEN
    Movie Magazine – Sundays 3 to 3:30pm. Movie Magazine International provides an entertaining and informative look at the Bay area film scene. It offers in-depth reviews of […]
  • Pasco’s Perspective. Tuesday, 3PM – #SPORTS #KXSFSPORTS #LOCAL
  • Carolyn. Tuesday, 12-3 PM
    Carolyn Tuesdays Noon to 3pm If anyone personifies the word ‘maven’ it’s DJ Carolyn. Her impeccable taste in punk, garage and rock has influenced Bay Area listeners […]
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  • FreeFall. Tuesday, 10AM
    FREEFALL – EVERY TUESDAY – 10AM David Bassin hosts an eclectic two-hour mix of future jazz, R&B, global grooves & abstract beats  that has received international acclaim […]
    Pinkies Down Classical Show Sunday 6–8 a.m. (Pacific) Grab your coffee and get your classical Rachmanin-offs, Sunday mornings from 6 a.m.–8 a.m. PT with the Pinkies Down […]
  • The Verge. Friday, 6PM
    The Verge Every Friday, 9pm ’til Midnight Friday nights with the Verge is all you need to start your weekend off right. DJ’s @evilsandy and @Scissorbird8 take […]
  • Retractable Moments. 4PM
    Terrifyingly sweet, Menacingly pleasant. Heavy music for the light-hearted. Fridays 4-6, tune into RETRACTABLE MOMENTS on KXSF 102.5 FM or online for math rock, noise, DIY, metal, […]
  • Off The Hook. Fridays, 1-4 PM
    Off the Hook presents a delectable smorgasbord of musical offerings from the dawn of recording to the present day. Ranging from playful pop to daunting musical obscurities, […]
  • Folk Law. Friday, 12PM
    Folk Law – Fridays 12 to 1pm – Folk Law focuses on law and policy topics that affect the everyday people in our communities. The prevailing view is […]
  • The Chasm. Thursday, 10PM
    Tune into KXSF every Wednesday night 8-10 Pacific, for THE CHASM… Cacophonous transmissions from the belly of the megalith. Del Sur’s back, y’all…
  • Ad Lib. Thursday, 2PM
    Ad Lib, a classical music show featuring composers of past and present, specializing in music you don’t hear on commercial radio stations. Hosted by DJ Fari and […]
  • Kraut Out Loud. Thursday, 8PM (Bi-Weekly)
    Kraut Out Loud – On the first and third Thursdays each month from 8 pm to 9 pm. Kraut Out Loud focuses on music that was produced and […]
  • The Creep Show. Thursday, 7PM (Bi-Weekly)
    The Creep Show – Hosted by the Creep on every other Thursday from 7-8pm at
  • Creeping Death. Thursday, 6PM (Bi-Weekly)
    Creeping Death – Hosted by the Creep on every other Thursday from 6-7pm at
  • Spark. Thursday, 12PM – #INTERVIEWS #LOCAL #SPARK
    Spark 12 PM (Pacific)   Spark, hosted by Kellee Marlow, focuses on curated conversations with change-leaders and influencers- to inform minds, inspire ideas and ignite innovation. Basically, […]
  • Second Breakfast. Thursday, 9AM
    Second Breakfast 9 am (Pacific) Exploring new releases from various styles, particularly rock, psychedelia and Hipster Country Follow the latest happenings of the show @ Instagram / […]
    The Barndance Wednesdays – 10 ’til Midnight Hosted by Rusty Blades, Wrong Side Of The Road Joe, The Hankster & Shelby Ash
  • The Extra Ounce. Wednesday, 8PM – #PUNK #GARAGE
    The Extra Ounce Wednesdays – 8-10pm Get your Wednesday night going at 8pm with The Extra Ounce, where DJ Nick W. serves up two twenty-five ounce tall […]
  • The Open Mind Music Experience. Wednesday, 10AM – #ROOTS #REGGAE #FUNK #PUNK
    The Open Mind Music Experience / Toastin’ Jam Wednesdays 10am ’til 2pm Every Wednesday DJ Hankster broadcasts THE OPEN MIND MUSIC EXPERIENCE: a free-flowing exploration of sounds […]
  • Radio Voices. Mondays, 8PM
    Radio Voices with DJ DynaMatt, features an eclectic collection of local and world music with anything from Hip Hop to Heavy Metal to Gamelan to Punk, and […]
  • The Blue Lew Show. Mondays, 2PM
    The Blue Lew Show –  Mondays 2 to 4 pm – 4 hours of indie rock hosted by Blue Lew.
  • Brother Bruno. Monday, 12PM – #OLDIES #LOCAL #LEGEND
    Brother Bruno – Mondays 12 to 2 pm – 2 hours of oldies, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, hosted by Brother Bruno.
  • Drums in Front. Mondays, 10AM #DRUMDRIVEN #SPACEROCK #PSYCH #NOISE
    Drums in Front: Drum driven music on the FM and Online. Hosted by DJ Pepe. KXSF.FM on the InternetMondays 10am, California timeJuly 6th: Early Noise..
  • True North. Wednesday, 8AM – #R&B #BOLLYWOOD #SHOEGAZE #FOLK
    True North Wednesday 8–10 a.m. (Pacific) Music as a beacon. Radiant gems from across the plane of time and space. Songs with gravity. R&B, Bollywood, shoegaze, folk-pop, […]
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