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    Middays on FM 94/9 - 10am to 3pm

    You know what they say: great radio is 90% good music, 18% DJ magic. I am proud to be a card-carrying member of that 18%, and grateful for my almost 2 year career in San Diego radio. I have a dog named Moonwalk, I once made out with a carne asada french fry, and the most awesome band I've ever interviewed was Arcade Fire, backstage at Coachella where I was really sweaty and unfortunately, wearing an unflattering hat. You can't win 'em all. Let's party!



playing tonsil hockey

Bastille and Haim teamed up to record a rad new song, "Bite Down." Check it out! Read more...

The Killers New Holiday Single is #funnysad

and #sadfunny

This year, The Killers teamed up with Jimmy Kimmel to create their annual holiday single, and it's NOT THAT FUNNY. It's touching. And sweet. And about a lump of coal named Joel. And yer pal Brandon Flowers is wearing an ugly Christmas sweater. Happy holidays, damnit. Read more...

Interpol Snowed In - On Their Bus - For 40+ Hours!

... and that snow joke!

The fellas in Interpol live tweeted their ordeal as they became trapped in snow inside their tour bus Tuesday in Buffalo, NY. Crazy! Get the full story here. Read more...

Dave Grohl & Hilary Talk Sonic Highways

And octuplets, of course

I'm HOOKED on The Foo Fighters HBO show, "Sonic Highways," that documents the making of their new album, so I was stoked to talk to Dave on the eve of the album's release. Listen above to hear what he has to say about recording the album, blasting emails at 4am, and how his ideas can end up like a woman pregnant with octuplets. Right. Enjoy... Read more...


Happy Halloween from FM 94/9

Trick or treat? Have fun and be safe out there tonight! Read more...

Radmotorfinger: It's New Soundgarden!

See what I did there?

Yer pals in Soundgarden teamed up with Jack Endino and recorded at least one new song in Seattle this May: "Storm." What do you think? Read more...

Video: Foo Fighters get Letterman all Choked Up


The Foos are halfway through their week-long residency on the Late Show, and last night their performance of "Miracle" got David Letterman all choked up. SO SWEET. Check out the video to hear Dave talk about his special fondness for the Foo Fighters and see him get all teary-eyed at the end. I LOVE THIS! Read more...

Member of Jack White's Band dies on tour in Mexico

Isaiah "Ikey" Owens was also in the Mars Volta

Sad sad sad news out of Mexico today: while on tour with Jack White's band, Isaiah "Ikey" Owens has passed away. Read more...

NIN, Green Day, The Smiths Nominated for Rock And Roll Hall of Fame

Super dupes!

Lou Reed, N.W.A., Kraftwerk, Chic, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Bill Withers, and Sting were all nominated for the RnR Hall's Class of 2015 too. Rad! Want to vote? You can do that at Read more...

Morrissey is Being Treated for Cancer

Morrissey revealed to Spanish newspaper El Mundo that he has undergone cancer treatments. "They have scraped cancerous tissues four times already, but whatever," he told them. "If I die, then I die. And if I don’t, then I don’t. Right now I feel good." Read more...