Author: Ricardo Wang

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Ricardo Wang‘s weekly radio show What’s This Called? has been around since 1993, and in the late ’90s and early ’00s had a bi-weekly feature called “No Skinny Ties” where Ricardo would play all underground and independent music from the 1980s. Not the “new wave” hits but the no wave, noise rock, post-punk, and outright […]

For all the dads and grads and bads in the crowd…

Goodbye to Ornette Coleman and More!

  Today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Time on What’s This Called? your host Ricardo Wang from Earth Two will be battling the salmon bravely this week with words from Ernie Kovacs and Brother Theodore, songs from leopards feat. Deanne McAdams, Nina Hagen and Princess Chelsea. Les Baxter will showing off his x-ray eyes […]

Today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Time on What’s This Called? your host Ricardo Wang is thrilled to welcome Kamal Sabran, visiting artist from Malaysia, performing with Eric Hausmann in their SPACE GAMBUS EXPERIMENT collaboration! Kamal Sabrann is multidisciplinary yet sound plays a key role in his practice. His instrument? The Gambus. A qanbūs […]

experimental sounds from out there

Two separate incarnations of your host Ricardo Wang met through the simple philosophy that all times are happening simultaneously.  Ricardo Wang in the KPSU blithely spun Glenn Branca and then took a phone call from Ricardo Wang live at the St. John’s Parade in Portland’s most surreal neighborhood.  Hilarity and a good deal of distortion […]

Your host Ricardo Wang brings you experimental sounds from out there including Mahler Haze, Eric Hausmann, Marissa Magic, Ornette A. Coleman, Jandek, Yellow Swans, Akai Ikuo, Cabaret Voltaire, noisepoetnobody & Vance Galloway and MORE on What’s This Called?

Overdose the Katatonic performed LIVE on What’s This Called? Saturday April 25th at noon Pacific time .

I really can’t believe it’s already the time of year that lists such as this start rolling out. However, since that past year in review time is nigh, I’m going to jump all the sharks it takes to get my list in first. I’ve only been listening to my #1 choice for a few days, […]


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