Left of the Dial

Welcome back to Left of the Dial, the only radio show “daring” enough to play Springsteen, Swans, Captain Beefheart, & KISS in the same playlist (more bands are available of course). Enjoy the write-ups below from radio host Chris-R, along with Spotify & YouTube links to stream the entirety of the playlists.   This episode […]

  *note from 2019: the WordPress update messed with the embedded links’ presentation #100 “City on the Water” -The Stone Foxes The Stone Foxes deliver a riveting entry to the modern Blues Revivalist movement currently happening in Rock music. Supported by a strong backbone from the rhythm section and some catchy singing, the band is […]

Distortion fills the vast Californian desert skyline, the 2018 Desert Daze festival is underway. The shore of Moreno Beach is now home to music fanatics and hippie-rejects from the past millennia, filled with twenty-somethings swimming off in the distance of Moreno Beach as flurries of sonic oddities creep overhead. Desert Daze is the proud home […]

DON’T LET THE TITLE FOOL YOU. While sarcasm is abundant in the KPSU studio, mediocre music is NOT. Welcome back to Left of the Dial, where we take you from the golden age of vinyl and beyond. I’m your host Chris-R, playing deep cuts from artists we all know and love, and some extra goodies […]

Welcome back to Left of the Dial, where we play music that is meant to be enjoyed by human ears (i.e. “human music”). Tune in as Left of the Dial host Chris-R plays some deep cuts from the classic age of vinyl and beyond. Cockney rockers Arctic Monkeys kick off our set in anticipation of their (at […]

Welcome back to Left of the Dial, where we remember that Elvis is king. Left of the Dial host Chris-R plays some deep cuts from the classic age of vinyl and beyond, and this week we make a pitstop to “The Zoo” and find a few animal-esque bands along the way (Eagles, The Korgis, Scorpions, and […]