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Album of the Week - 6/18/15- Owl Paws "Reservoir"

Owl Paws new record Reservoir will be an exclusive KDRT universe premiere!!! The record drops on July 7 and it's incredible!! Owl Paws is a folk-rock trio from San Francisco. Their sound combines acoustic elements of folk music with driving drums, memorable vocals and progressive songwriting. Sara is your host this week

Davisville, 6/29/15: Dozens of old Apples, chanting for us

You or I might see 80 old computers and think of them as electronic debris. Larry Dieterich, a tech support worker who lives in Davis, saw them as the essence of a creation he calls Undo the Fall, a u-shaped enclosure that depicts spirits in the machine and represents a digital prayer. On today’s Davisville, he tells us what he created, and why. If you’re listening June 29, you can see him power up his creation tonight in Davis.

About Us

KDRT is high-powered low-power grassroots radio located in Davis, California, airing an eclectic mix of music and public affairs programming, and building community by promoting dialogue, encouraging artistic expression, and acting as a forum for people who typically lack media access. Our mission reflects our values: localism, social equality, public participation, media literacy, diversity, and, of course, community media. Read more...

New Parent Network
06/30/2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
$1 Kids' Movies
06/30/2015 - 10:00am
Classical Bassoon & Wine Tasting
06/30/2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Big Harp & Motopony
06/30/2015 - 6:00pm
Salsa Tuesday
06/30/2015 - 9:30pm

OUR PROGRAMS

Dead Wax

Live Wednesday 5-6pm
Replays Monday 7:30-8:30am, Thursday 6-7pm

DJ(s): 

A compression-free zone! Dust-off your tubes and fire up your loudspeakers or plug in your DAC and favorite cans for a little audiophile sound. The lava lamp will be flowing during this vinyl-centric show as we feature a mix of vintage vinyl, audiophile-approved reissues and modern artists. Everything from Blues and Jazz to Classic Rock and Americana! We'll discuss local concerts and celebrate analog sound as we squeeze every drop from our favorite artists. Stream recorded shows from our website or sync-up our RSS in your podcast player so you never miss a beat.

A Constant Grin

Live Friday 2-2:30pm
Replays Monday 9-9:30pm, Tuesday 10-10:30am, Friday 6-6:30pm

DJ(s): 

A 30-minute sampling of indie rock derived from the 1990s and 2000s, fancy subgenres include (but are not limited to): shoegaze, space rock, lo-fi, math rock, dream pop, post-rock, experimental, psychedelic, indie folk, and alternative country. Don't worry--I don't understand what any of those names mean either.

The Awesome Patrol Show

Live Friday 5-6pm
Replays Monday 8-9pm

DJ(s): 

Happy Hour Friday jams with The Awesome Patrol Show (TAPS). Hosts Danny and Sara drone on about bands they like, think everyone should hear, or are performing in a venue nearby, perhaps, maybe if you're lucky or something. Cheers!

Roots, Shoots, and Leaves

Live Tuesday 6-8pm
Replays Saturday 12-2pm

DJ(s): 

dj tree kilpatrick

Your host, Tree, loves music.  And his theory of music involves a tree of sorts. Suffice to say it involves a trinity, exploration of themes and connections amongst recording artists, and otherwise very few boundaries.  Listen in as Tree plays music old and new, known and unknown.  Eventually if you listen long enough you might experience some musical enlightments. In the meantime, let him show you the way to the music from the tree of life.