Ashleyanne Krigbaum

Host & Producer

Since joining KALW in May 2012, Ashleyanne Krigbaum has worn many hats: host of The Spot; operations coordinator for KALW News; reporter and producer for Crosscurrents; an assistant producer for Audiograph; and a helping hand on several other shows and podcasts (Your Call, Chew On This, Life of the Law.) For over six years, Ashleyanne has been an active DJ and public radio producer within the Bay Area community, as well as a contributor to NPR Music, Associated Press, and East Bay Express.

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5:15pm

Tue March 4, 2014
Arts & Culture

50 years later, old soul finds new fans

Sarah Deragon/Miki Vargas

The film 20 Feet from Stardom, which just won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature this past weekend, shines a spotlight on the female singers who sang backup to the biggest soul and rock legends during the 1960s.

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11:11am

Fri February 28, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Bethel Island

Carl Krigbaum looks out on Bethel Island
Ashleyanne Krigbaum

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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5:46pm

Wed February 5, 2014
Arts & Culture

A conversation with legendary prankster Mal Sharpe

Mal Sharpe stops by our studios


Part of this year’s SF Sketchfest includes a tribute to a local comedy team that pioneered improvisational comedy right here on the streets of San Francisco.

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10:00pm

Wed December 11, 2013
Arts & Culture

San Francisco's own brand of Northern Soul: An hour-long special

DJ Lucky Siegle at Nightbeat happening at The Knockout in San Francisco
Elias Perez

Click the "play" button above to listen to the entire show.

40 years ago, in small town bars across the U.K., you could find party goers spinning, twirling and pumping their legs to the fast sounds of American soul music. But, it wasn’t the top 40 Motown sound you’d usually hear, in fact, by that time in the 1970’s, Funk and Disco had already taken over the charts. These kids craved Soul they hadn’t heard yet--rare B sides, and small label releases that were overlooked in the surplus of American-produced Soul music in the 1960’s. DJs in the U.K. began collecting Soul records that were off the beaten track, and often impossible to find again. That specific sound of Soul, and the night-life culture that erupted around it, was branded "Northern Soul."

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6:02pm

Tue December 10, 2013
Arts & Culture

Another Hole In The Head film festival marks 10th anniversary

Movie still from ‘The Shining: Forwards and Backwards’

  Another Hole in the Head is the most popular indie horror and sci-fi film fest in San Francisco and it is marking its tenth year this month by expanding its usual two-week run to three with more locations, more movies, and more local filmmakers. George Kaskanlian spoke with KALW’s Ashleyanne Krigbaum about what creeps you’re in for this year.

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