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. 

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.

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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.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Kelly Atkins from Kitka tells us why she chose this song by the Georgian choir Tutarchela.  

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Mark Glaser, founder and executive director of MediaShift tells us why he chose this song by Bob Dylan that Adele covered on her first LP.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Dave Thomason and Ali Wong.

Dave Thomason will be performing Thursday (12/22) at Doc's Lab in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Marcella Arguello and Tig Notaro.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Tamara Perkins, director and producer of the documentary film "Life after Life," tells us why she chose this cover of The Velvet Underground's "Sweet Jane" by Canadian band The Cowboy Junkies.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Brontez Purnell, a member of Blank Map, a Bay Area collective of queer Black artist-performer-musicians, tells us why he chose "I Hate Your Guts," by Loli & The Chones.

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All week we’ve been airing a series of SRO Stories, profiling the residents of single room occupancy buildings. These residential hotels are the housing of last resort for a lot of people that would otherwise be homeless.

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The housing of last resort for a lot of people that would otherwise be homeless are SRO’s, or single room occupancy hotels.

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Today, there are about 19,000 San Franciscans living in SRO’s — that’s single room occupancy buildings or residential hotels — but that number is scarce compared with 50 years ago.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Gary Gulman and Jake Johannsen.

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Some of the only housing that’s gentrification-proof in the inner cities of the Bay Area are SRO’s or Single Room Occupancy buildings. They’re the residential hotels you see mostly in neighborhoods like the Tenderloin and SOMA and in downtown Oakland.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Oakland, CA based visual artist Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh tells us why she chose "Exit Music (For a Film)," by Radiohead.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from James Adomian and Jackie Kashian.

James Adomian will be performing 5 shows from Thursday (12/01) through Saturday (12/03) at The Punch Line in San Francisco. Find tickets here.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Nico Santos and Eliza Skinner.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, local filmmaker Amir Soltani tells us why he chose "Sultan Qalbam Tu Asti," by Ahmad Zahir.

My Mixtape: "Mathematics," by Mos Def

Nov 21, 2016

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, San Francisco rapper Khafre Jay tells us why he chose this Mos Def track.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Guy Branum and Arden Myrin.

Guy Branum performs at The Verdi Club in San Francisco this Thursday (11/17). Find tickets here.

Arden Myrin performs at Doc's Lab in San Francisco this coming Monday (11/21). 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, director of the Poetry for the People program at UC Berkeley, Aya de Leon, tells us why she chose this song by Ibeyi. You can watch the video for the song here.  

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Alexandra Augustin tells us why "Rebel Girl," by Bikini Kill is her choice for us.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Andy Haynes and Andy Kindler.

Andy Haynes' performance in San Francisco this week was canceled, so we will feature him again in an upcoming episode.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Bill Gould from Stanford, Ca tells us why he chose "Daahoud," by Clifford Brown and Max Roach.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Oakland resident Gina Gold tells us why she chose "Breathe Me," by Sia.

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