Independent musician Aura Bakker came to the KX 93.5 studios to talk about the release and recording process of her LP Desert Sea. Aura performed a couple songs LIVE on the air and talked about how crowd-funding programs could be good for artists who need a little help from their friends.
KX 93.5 was the first station in the country to spin the infectious song Cardiac Arrest... now this SoCal band is blowing up. Mookie had the guys on his afternoon show to talk about their new EP, performing on Conan and what's next for the band. Here's the audio.
Southern California's The Circus Kids came to the KX 93.5 studios to talk to Mookie about their debut self-titled LP. This band has the Stooges in their head and the Rolling Stones in their heart. The dynamic duo also performed a stripped down set LIVE on the air.
Rome Ramirez came to the KX 93.5 studio to talk about the upcoming release of his solo LP called Get Free. He talked about his collaborations with Dirty Heads and what's down the road for Sublime With Rome. Here's the audio from the acoustic set and interview with Mookie... they also debuted the brand new single Terrorista.
Miniature Tigers came to the KX 93.5 studio weeks before the release of the "Cruel Runnings" LP to debut a new single. They talked about relocating to Jamaica to record the album, the producer they linked up with and more. Here's the audio.
28 North came to visit the KX 93.5 studios just before the release of their World On Fire LP. Fresh off of a tour with ZZ Top, these guys are a bunch of passionate musicians with a drive to write meaningful songs and perform all over the country. Here's the audio from their interview and stripped down performance on Mookie's afternoon show. Enjoy.
Tone and C.C. are an independent alt/blues duo out of San Diego. They stopped by the KX 93.5 studios to hang with Mookie and talk about the release of their 2nd full length LP Gold Fever as well as a bunch of other things. This band has already had great success in the alternative music world and they're just getting started. Here's the audio.
Jeremy Messersmith took the time to call the KX 93.5 studios to talk about the latest tour, his extensive back catalog of music and his new relationship with Glassnote Records. His Glassnote debut LP Heart Murmurs is available now. Here's the audio.
Fresh off a UK tour and a bunch of gigs at SXSW, New York's own SKATERS came to KX 93.5 to talk about things... including their major label debut LP, the inception of the band and their self-published zine. Here's the audio.
Sam Roberts came to the Laguna Beach KX 93.5 studios off the heels of playing SXSW and in the middle of a sweep up the west coast. His new record Lo-Fantasy is a wonderfully produced LP and an absolute winner of a record. Sam brought Dave Nugent to the studio and they both performed a stripped down set for us too. Here's the audio.
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe is more than just an average jam band... they fuse together soul, funk, jazz and rock in an original and compelling way. Karl Denson came to the KX 93.5 studios to talk with Mookie about the details of the New Ammo LP, his jazz and mo-town roots and past collaborations with various artists.
Southern California's own KIEV came to visit Mookie in the KX 93.5 Pearl Street studios to talk about their latest record Falling Bough Wisdom Teeth, their upcoming festival appearances AND to perform LIVE on the air. These are some of the nicest guys you'll ever meet in indie music today.
Independent R&B/Soul/Rock singer London Rose stopped by the KX 93.5 studios to talk with Mookie about her new Kick Drum EP, her latest swing through the left coast and to perform some stripped down songs LIVE.
The Bay Area's own Dig The Kid took the time to cruise to the KX 93.5 studios to talk about their EP and perform a stripped down set LIVE on Mookie's afternoon show. This is a very hard working 3-piece with a great core of fans. We like this rock band a bunch. Here's the audio.
Southern California's own Kiven came to talk with Mookie in the KX 93.5 studios just days before the release of their debut self-titled LP. These guys have put together a brilliant modern rock/progressive/alternative leaning record. Here's the audio from the interview and stripped down performance.
Moises, Sean and Matt (formerly of Tomorrow's Bad Seeds) have a brand new project called LIFE. These talented Southern California musicians came to the Pearl Street studios to visit Mookie on the KX 93.5 afternoon show to debut their new single, perform a stripped down set and talk about what's next for the band.
Authority Zero took the time to hang with Mookie during his afternoon show. They came to talk about their latest record, perform a couple of songs LIVE in our Pearl Street studio and talk about the latest tour with Guttermouth and the Ataris. These are some of the nicest guys you'll ever meet in rock music.
Liam Gowing came to the KX 93.5 studios to talk about his background in writing, the formation of his record Drunk Sluts Forever and his own record label called MojoSon Music. Here's the audio from the interview and exclusive acoustic performance as it happened on the air. Mookie has been calling Liam Gowing's debut solo album an instant indie-rock classic.
Erica and the guys in Blondfire took the time to chat on Mookie's radio show before a Southern California show with The Mowgli's and Hunter Hunted. We talked about the inception of the band, the nature of the industry, their music in film AND we even premiered a brand new song from their upcoming LP due out in February.
The Burning Of Rome (once again) came to the KX 93.5 Pearl Street studios to chat and perform LIVE on Mookie's afternoon show. They talked about their brand new record "Live and Acoustic at The Belly Up", their signature IPA and new LP which is on schedule to be available early 2014.