Colin Peden

Colin was a 2014-2015 Audio Academy intern and is currently training as an as-needed board operator / announcer. He is a producer for Philosophy Talk, #FSFSF, and My Mixtape here at KALW. When not making radio, Colin plays in bands, some of which are louder than others. 

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Karen Musalo, director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco tells us why she chose this song by Bob Dylan.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Eric Chow tells us why he chose "Beta Love," by Ra Ra Riot.

Patton Oswalt performs Saturday (3/25) at The Masonic in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

 Marc Maron performs Friday (3/24) at The Fox Theater in Oakland. Find tickets here.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Walter Hood, an artist and designer who renovated the Bayview Opera House, tells us why he chose "Padded Cell," by Seal.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Pete Nowlen, Artistic Director of the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, tells us why he chose this popular ballad.

Jon Dore performs tomorrow (Wednesday 3/15) through Saturday (3/18) at the Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Darrell Hammond performs Friday (3/17) and Saturday (3/18) at Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Natasha Huey tells us why she chose "Some Kind of Wonderful," by Joss Stone.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Molly Raynor tells us why she chose "Feeling Good," by Nina Simone.

Jules Posner performs tomorrow (Wednesday 3/8) at Doc's Lab in San Francisco. Find tickets here. Michelle Wolf performs Thursday (3/9) through Saturday (3/11) at the Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Billy Crystal performs tomorrow (3/1) at the Fox Theater in Oakland. Find tickets here.

Jerry Seinfeld performs Friday (3/3) at the Paramount Theater in Oakland. Find tickets here.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, comedian Stroy Moyd tells us why he chose "Danza Kuduro" by Reggaeton artist Don Omar.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, playwright Star Finch tells us why she chose the song "Hey," by KING.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Gemikia Henderson, video coordinator at the RYSE Center in Richmond, CA, tells us why she chose 2Pac's song "Changes."

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Kia Nichole, an artist associated with Sunset Youth Services and Upstar Records tells us about her song "Growing Insecurities," a remix of Tink's "Treat Me Like Somebody." 

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Giovanni Rafael Arriola Avilucea tells us why he chose "Ralph Lauren Rugby S--t (feat. HBKCJ)," by Richmond, CA rapper Iamsu.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, activist, musician, and educator Melanie DeMore tells us why she chose "Willow," by Joan Armatrading.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Barry Crimmins and Pete Holmes. Barry Crimmins performs Thursday (02/23) at Doc's Lab in San Francisco. Find tickets here. Pete Holmes is playing Wednesday (02/22) at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Joanna Haigood, artistic director and co-founder of Zaccho Dance Theatre tells us why she chose the theme to "Cinema Paradiso," by Ennio Morricone.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Krissy Keefer, founder and artistic director of Dance Brigade in San Francisco tells us why she chose "Testimony," by Ferron. 

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Josh Fadem and Brian Regan.

Josh Fadem performs Monday (02/13) at Doc's Lab in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Brendon Walsh and Brandie Posey.

Brendon Walsh is performing Thursday (02/02) though Saturday (02/04) at The Punch Line in San Francisco. Find details here.

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This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Dulcé Sloan and Josh Gondelman.

Dulcé Sloan has several more shows this Sketchfest. Find details here.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Matt Braunger and Mike Drucker.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Ahamed Weinberg and Aparna Nancherla. Ahamed Weinberg will be performing Thursday (01/12) at The Verdi Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here. Aparna Nancherla performs Saturday (01/14) at SF SketchFest in San Francisco on three different panels. Find information here.

Photo courtesy of DISH SF

San Francisco used to be full of Single Room Occupancy hotels—cheap dorm-style places for people to live. These days, only a few SRO’s remain, with about 19,000 San Franciscans living in them. Today we’ll get to know another one of these residents, for our series of SRO Stories.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, dancer, artist and activist Spulu tells us why he picked the Trackademicks remix of  E-40's "Tell me When To Go."

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Chris D'Elia and Frankie Quinones.

Chris D'Elia will be performing Thursday (01/05) through Sunday (01/08) at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Frankie Quinones pertforms tonight (01/03) at the Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Nick Youssef and Melissa Villaseñor.

Nick Youssef will be performing Thursday (12/29) and Friday (12/30) at Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

Melissa Villaseñor will be performing New Year's Eve (12/31) at The Grand Lake Theater in Oakland. Find more information here.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Melonie Green, artist and curator and radio host tells us why she chose "Dionne," by Osunlade.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Gretchen Atwood,  author of the book “Lost Champions: Four Men, Two Teams, and the Breaking of Pro Football’s Color Line” tells us why she chose this perennial pump-up song by Survivor.

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