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, 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.

Courtesy of Dish SF

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.

PHOTO COURTESTY OF DISH SF

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

Photo courtesty of DISH SF

 

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.

Courtesy of DISH SF

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.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Alice Wetterlund and Andy Peters. 

Alice Wetterlund performs Wednesday (11/02) through Saturday (11/05) at the Punch Line in San Francisco. Find details here.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. For this Halloween installment, magician and host of the San Francisco Ghost Hunt Walking Tour Christian Cagigal tell us why he picked this song by Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Andy Zaltzman and Ian Harvie.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. For this installment, journalist Leslie Griffy tells us why she chose this song by Billy Bragg & Wilco.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Robert Klein and Nick Thune.

Robert Klein performs this Thursday, October 20th at Feinstein’s at the Nikko 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. For today's installment, composer/saxophonist/theorist Hafez Modirzadeh tells us why he picked this song by Prasant Radhakrishnan.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. For Friday's installment, Charles Purdy told us why he chose the song "Troy," by Sinead O'Connor.

This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Hannibal Buress and Phoebe Robinson.

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