On Thursday morning, KALW broadcast an on-air tribute to Alan Farley including dozens of messages from listeners and members of the arts community of the Bay Area, stories from Alan's friends and colleagues as well as calls from people around the community the opportunity to call in and sharing their appreciations and recollections of Alan.
Alan Farley, 1936-2012.
Alan Farley passed away at a friend's home in San Francisco early Sunday morning.
According to Ty Segall, his third album, Melted, sounds like “cherry cola, Sno-Cones and taffy.” Segall uses acoustic and electric sounds, distortion and memorable choruses in order to make time “melt” away. He’s playing Sunday, October 14th, at the Treasure Island Music Festival. We don’t know the time, but the music starts at noon and goes until 9pm. The festival has a no re-entry policy, so just show up!
Radio Ambulante is a new Spanish-language podcast based at KALW. Crosscurrents host Hana Baba speaks with the host and co-founder of Radio Ambulante, local novelist Daniel Alarcón, about what inspired him to create a show that would bring new voices, new perspectives, and a new language to public radio: