What’s This Called?

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Today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time hear the Return of What’s This Called? on KPSU.org! Your host Ricardo Wang took his elderberry juice and is now healed (mostly…) and ready to bring you the sounds from way out there! On tap: Jarboe (Happy Birthday today!), Jefferson Airplane (RIP Paul Kantner), Mahler Haze, […]

The RVNG INTL label (pronounced “REVENGE International” apparently) from NYC sent us what amounts to your host’s favorite package received this season. Brace yourself for extreme experimental new sounds from Anna Homler & Steve Moshier, Bing & Ruth, Savant, Ariel Kalma w/ Robet Aiki & Aubrey Lowe, Steve Gunn & Mike Cooper (deconstructing Portugese folk […]

Do you feel boxed in? This year’s White Noizze Xxmaz on What’s This Called? has been cancelled as our annual guest star Noah Mickens has informed us that he can no longer offer his services as he has entered into, shall we say, a much cozier agreement. However, we digress. The show, somebody must have […]

Today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time your host Ricardo Wang reveals some of his picks for best experimental music recordings of 2015 on What’s This Called? at KPSU.org! Your host admits, he didn’t always get to recordings right when they came out and in researching for this show found favorites for the year […]

Today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time, your host Ricardo Wang is excited to bring back his most frequent guest on What’s This Called? since bringing the show to Portland, psychedelic/experimental recording label impresario Chis McBeth of Beta-lactam RIng Records! A home label of such WTC regulars as Legendary Pink Dots, Orbit Service […]

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Warm yourself with the beautiful friction of experimental music, drone, noise, an the unexpected today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time on What’s This Called? at KPSU.org Your host Ricardo Wang brings you a cozy set of non-holiday themed sounds to toast your chestnuts to. Bastard Noise to Sun Ra and all points […]

Preview the early mix of a forthcoming track by Mahler Haze, plus lots of other goodies from the likes of Giant Sand, Soriah, Thrones, Young Marble Giants, Jandek, Behead the Prophet No Lord Shall Live, Chrome, Moodring, Stereolab, and MORE!

Escape to the Wood Between the Worlds for a bit today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time as your host Ricardo Wang brings you What’s This Called? Live from the KPSU studios. Happy Birthday to Wendy Carlos, plus Enoch Light presents Spaced Out, Einsturzende Neubauten, Miles On the Corner, Rebecca Moore, Kronos Quartet/Wu […]

  Beachfront property on Mars and now even Pluto gets wet. Stephen Hawking says that E.T. wants to EAT you, and the latest word from the string theorists is that the Universe will just keep on expanding until the Ramones sound like a prog rock band. Don’t worry you won’t live to have to hear […]


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