My Mix Tape

What's your favorite song? Or what's a song that holds meaning for you? KALW News has been asking these questions to every person interviewed, and here's what they've found.

For Safiya Martinez, this Jimi Hendrix ballad marked her transition into teenage-hood.

Anna Lamassonne has attended many Grateful Dead shows, and this is the one song she's hoping to hear the most.

This song is particularly special to Nick Bilogorskiy. "Revolution" sums up a lot of his thoughts on the current state of the world, but also, it was the first track he ever learned on guitar.

Susan Craig's favorite song at the moment is Ani DiFranco's "32 Flavors," because she really enjoys the empowering message at its core.

Author, and West Oakland resident, Novella Carpenter, recalls the song her father used to play for her, when she was a child.

Nina Pick was driving home, surrounded by an East Coast winter scene, when this song took on a particular weight and meaning.

San Francisco writer and poet Alejandro Murguía appreciates the way "Tiempo Pa' Matar" captures the beauty that can come when you're just killing time.

"Back in Black" by ACDC

Sep 8, 2014

Skipper Jimmy Spithill shares with us the song that summed up his race team for the 2013 America's Cup Finals the most.

Tracey Grose associates this Sinatra standard with a time of love and heartbreak that brought a lot of meaning to her life.

"Revival!" by Me Phi Me

Aug 18, 2014

For her funeral, Julia Scott pictures her friends and family boogeying down to this upbeat track that she's loved since she was a pre-teen.   

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