18 April 2015: Never Surrender to a Cucumber

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Today, our earth and earth 2 have aligned briefly to allow Ricardo Wang to recover at home while he will also be at Kpsu to bring you today’s show! All at the SAME time!


Expect to see the UFO’s that Jimmy Carter has seen, head off to Mars with Sergeant Sawtooth and pulling fingers of your children or future spawn at the ol ballgame.

Make sure to tune in to What’s This Called? from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Time.


1.Mission to Mars – Sergeant Sawtooth (4:38)
2.Jimmy Carter Says ‘Yes’ by Gene Marshall (2:23)
3.eX-Girl – Cucumber Surrender (5:27)
4.Lumisokea The Engineerist (7:46)
5.glenn branca solo 1978 (2:00)
6.Pull My Finger – A Short Film (5:09)
7.Bob Mould’s I Don’t Know You Anymore on Fenway Park organ at Red Sox game (6-12-14) (2:30)
8.Half Japanese – Every Hour (2:45)
9.Victorious Onanism – SpitefulWomb (3:00)
10.James Fella – And Timbers (split CDr w- Shivers – Tape Tektoniks, 2007) (2:10)
11.Part 3 – 130 Human Heart- Elias Foley at Abstracted – March 2015 (8:16)

11 April 2015: What’s This Called 1st Annual UltraBrunch! (Incomplete)

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(Unfortunately, this recording is incomplete, and only contains the first half of the performances.)

What’s This Called? is thrilled to be closing out the 2nd ever KPSU All Night Broadcast this AkeroSaturday with our own 3 hour block of experimental crunchy goodness!

Set your alarms for 10 AM so you can hear all the great live sounds emitting from your listening device. Here’s the schedule of performers (all times are Pacific Standard Time, so adjust appropriately for your own time zone!):

10 AM AKERO https://soundcloud.com/akero-1
ryan&Friend10:30 AM Ryan A Ray & David Ritchie  https://youtu.be/V9kA8_t4W4o
11:00 AM Ifsh (Ryan Stuewe of Eet) https://soundcloud.com/ifsh-it-do-ryan-stuewe
12:00 PM Fischkopf Sinfoniker (from Bellingham) https://soundcloud.com/fischkopfsinfoniker

This Ifishwhole event is part of the KPSU Pledge Drive, which unlike other college/community stations doesn’t involve a lot of hitting you over the head every 5 minutes asking for money. If you like what you hear and want to support where you hear it, feel free to call (503) 725-5945 and your host Ricardo Wang will set you up with some rare recordings nobody else even has. Cool?

Event Invitation


AKERO – Otomezuka (maiden’s grave)
Melt – Advance
ARU – Bangra Train


4 April 2015: Bob Bucko Jr., LIVE!

Bob Bucko Jr.4 April 2015: Bob Bucko Jr., LIVE!

Hear the fantastical droneamericana psych guitar and pedal explorations of Iowa’s second proudest export after corn ethanol Bob Bucko Jr!

Your host Ricardo Wang and cohost/soundboard cosmonaut Austin Rich are thrilled to hang with Bob who put in an amazing set last night at Mothership Music.

Set Your Listening Device to the Heart of your mind then ease your seat back and tune in baby.

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