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KFJC-FM Ventures to Berlin to Broadcast Live Audio and Video from Surf Festival: Reverb Rampage!
For its 10th live remote broadcasts, Foothill College radio station KFJC 89.7 FM travels to Berlin, Germany to broadcast sets from Reverb Rampage on October 27.
Los Altos Hills, CA – The KFJC airwaves will be filled with surf music in the coming weeks, as the Foothill College radio station once again travels overseas to present live remote broadcasts, this time from Berlin, Germany.
Volunteer and student-run non-commercial radio station KFJC 89.7 FM will broadcast live music performances from the surf music festival Reverb Rampage on October 27 Broadcasts will feature live streaming audio and video at KFJC.org. Local San Francisco Bay Area listeners can also tune in at 89.7 FM.
A San Francisco Bay Area radio station broadcasting from a surf festival in Germany, featuring bands from Germany and Italy? Of course! Held at Cortina Bob in Berlin, Germany, Reverb Rampage #3 takes place on Saturday, October 27 and will include performances by Surfer Joe (Italy), Mikrowelle (Leipzig, Germany), Bang! Mustang (Leipzig, Germany), the Kilaueas (Berlin), and the Hicadoolas (Berlin).
KFJC’s live broadcast will begin at approximately 10am PDT on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Visit KFJC.org during the festival for live audio and video, as well as for photos and more goodies during and after the festival.
History of KFJC’s Remote Broadcasts
KFJC has been doing live remote broadcasts from outside of the San Francisco Bay Area for 24 years, with its first out-of-state broadcast from SXSW in Austin (1994). KFJC’s first international live remote was 22 years ago: from Brixton, England (1996). In 2000, KFJC volunteers traveled to Dunedin, New Zealand to broadcast 6 nights of live music from the Otago Festival of the Arts.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of KFJC’s first international remote with live video. In 2008, KFJC went to Tokyo, Japan and transmitted its first-ever live four-camera video stream.
Recent International Live Remotes
KFJC’s other live international broadcasts with video have included Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia (2014 & 2017), Eindhoven Psych Lab in Eindhoven, The Netherlands (2015 & 2016), Surfer Joe Summer Festival in Livorno, Italy (2016), and Live from the Icelandic Underground (2017).
Reverb Rampage, KFJC’s 10th international live remote broadcast, will air over KFJC 89.7 FM on Saturday, October 27 (beginning at 10am PDT).
All times are tentative and may change. Tune in to KFJC at 89.7 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area, online at: http://kfjc.org/player/, and on the KFJC Android and iPhone apps. View the live video feed at http://live.kfjc.org
To learn more about the festival, visit https://kfjc.org/events/.
Student and volunteer- run Foothill College radio station KFJC 89.7FM is a conduit for new and interesting audio art and information, especially the sorts that are unavailable elsewhere. Granted a Metro “Best of Silicon Valley” Gold Award in 2016 and named the best community college radio station in the country by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System in 2012, KFJC airs many styles of music and relevant public affairs programming. KFJC began broadcasting in 1959 out of a broom closet. Since its inception, KFJC has been at the forefront of free form radio programming and engineering, with live remote broadcasts from the UK, New Zealand, Japan, the Netherlands, Italy, and Iceland as well as within its San Francisco Bay Area broadcast range. KFJC has been available worldwide since 1996 via its live webstream and has been providing video streaming of in-station and remote performances for a decade. More information at: http://kfjc.org/
Berlin Germany's beloved surf band, The Kilaueas, took some time during their recent USA tour to film a video of their new single "The Men From M.E.N.S.C.H." The 7" vinyl is available from All Score Media. The performance was recorded in an actual American garage. Prepare to be
Just for those who are in the vicinity of Austria, or if you are planning a trip in September - Balu & die Surfgrammeln will have a show with The Kilaueas on September 10. 2016 in Vienna at dasBACH; Bachgasse 21, 1160 Vienna. Cover is 10 €, and we'll have a free after-show party
The best plan is to be in Pacifica, California on Sunday August 3 to enjoy international surf live. But if you cannot be there, you can listen and watch thanks to KFJC.
Audio: Tune in 89.7FM or click on Netcast at kfjc.org or find KFJC Internet ->Eclectic on iTunes.
Audio and HD video: http://kfjc.org/live
The Kilaueas (Germany)
Frankie & The Pool Boys
and DJ Sid Presley!
7TH ANNUAL SURF GUITAR 101 CONVENTION
Saturday, August 9, 2014
The Starting Gate
5052 Katella Ave.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
These days, just about everyone is familiar with the twangy, reverb-drenched plunk, undulating whammy bar and machine-gun staccato commonly known as “Surf Guitar.” It’s become one of the staple sounds chosen to set the mood for commercials, television programs and feature films by music supervisors and sound designers the world over. Whether it’s conjuring the feelings of Summer, the beach, the old West, outer space, a desolate desert, or the adventures and intrigue of an international super spy, that quintessential “Surf Guitar” sound is somewhere in the background.
Lesser known, however, is the fact that there are legions of fanatics spanning the globe that share a deep passion and sometimes obsession for this 50-plus year old Southern California art form. These die-hard fans keep the genre and its associated culture very much alive and thriving through internet communication, annual meetings, specialty radio programs, and an ever-growing network of performers, collectors and instrument aficionados. Since 2006, the single most important internet resource for everything Surf guitar has been Surfguitar101.com, and for the past 6 years, its official annual convention has been the most important gathering in the United States for anyone interested in this very specific musical style.
2014’s 7th annual Surf Guitar 101 Convention is slated to be the greatest and most well-attended to date. Headlining this year is none other than local Southern California legends Slacktone (slacktone.com), the Surf trio considered by many to have set the bar for all modern Surf bands with their jaw-dropping display of technical proficiency, attention to tone and sheer power. Making their way down from Seattle for a very special reunion performance comes The Boss Martians (facebook.com/bossmartians), who exploded onto the scene in the early 90s with their traditional sound featuring organ. From Japan, for the first time in many years with another historic reunion performance is The Surf Coasters (surfcoasters.com), one of the most prolific of all Surf bands, releasing upwards of 25 recordings since their formation in 1994. Debuting their brand-new full-length album Wiki Waki Woooo comes The Kilaueas (facebook.com/thekilaueas), all the way from Germany, who have been thrilling audiences with their energetic live shows and impeccable vintage tones. Making their California debut is The Supertones from New York, one of the longest running modern Surf bands, a staple of the East Coast scene since 1988. Back to the convention from Northern California to wow audiences once again comes instrumental supergroup Frankie & The Poolboys (facebook.com/frankieandthepoolboys), whose latest album The Adventures of Cap’n Coconuts has been consistently high on international critics’ lists. Up from the San Diego area comes first-wave legend Tom Stanton leading his trio The Surf Kings, who’ll present their special brand of heavy, moody Surf. And last, but certainly not least comes the intensity of power Surf trio Threesome (threesomeband.com), fresh off of a European tour in support of their latest EP, On Tour. Live performances will also include an all-star tribute to first-wave pioneers The Atlantics of Australia, featuring members of The Madeira, The TomorrowMen and Insect Surfers, and a special showcase by one of the originators of Surf music, the creator of “Mr. Moto” himself, Paul Johnson.
In addition to the live performaces, the all-day event will feature a Surf music marketplace, with one of the greatest vending areas of Surf-related CDs, records, books, magazines, posters, clothing, instruments, accessories and other collectibles anywhere! Of special note will be in-person signings by Sven Kirsten, who’ll be signing his new Taschen book Tiki Pop, and Dominic Priore, who’ll be signing his new book Pacific Ocean Park: The Rise And Fall of Los Angeles’ Space Age Nautical Pleasure Pier. Confirmed vendors also include Double Crown Records, Surf King Surf Wear, Dionysus Records, MuSick Recordings, Reverb Junkies DVD, Pounding Surf DVD, Paul Johnson and many more!
And, true to the old saying that there’s something for everyone, thanks to the generosity of major sponsors such as Fender, D’Addario, Eastwood and others, attendees will not only have the opportunity to receive free products, but also enter raffles to win exceptional prizes such as actual Surf guitars! Up for grabs will be a Fender Classic Player Jaguar set up by Slacktone’s Dave Wronski, an Eastwood Sidejack DLX in greenburst, a custom Atomic Brain pedal by Nocturne, and a deluxe accessory package from D’Addario, among many other wonderful prizes!
Bring the kids, listen to the amazing live music, shop ‘till you drop and meet and greet some of Surf music’s most important personalities, all within steps of a full kitchen and bar, in the air-conditioned comfort of Los Alamitos’ Starting Gate. It’s reverb-drenched fun for the whole family! Tickets available at the door.
For the first time Ralf Kilauea of the German Kilaueas band and Lorenzo Surfer Joe got together to produce some original surf music! We are talking about a 7" split of 4 tracks, pure surf music fun mood with Lorenzo Surfer Joe on drums and guitars, Ralf on guitars and Tom Kilauea as guest on bass.
The digital release on CDBaby.com and other usual channels is on JUNE 15 while the actual little vinyl record will be available hopefully at the Surfer Joe Summer Festival or the end of the month.
The songs titles are surely funny, but the songs have been produced with serious attention and great great sound! Also these songs will only be available with this EP release exclusively, both Ralf and Lorenzo are not planning to include these tracks in any future albums.
Get ready to spend some more $$$ for surf music! FENDERONI DIAVOLOOOOOOOOOOOO