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Hozier On The Politics Of His Music And How He Finds Catharsis

Hozier On The Politics Of His Music And How He Finds Catharsis

“It was relevant when it came out and it’s 10 times more relevant now.” Hozier played Outside Lands this past Saturday (August 10th) and Dayna got the chance to chat with him about the politics of his newest record Wasteland, Baby!  Speaking about his track “Nina Cried Power”, Hozier mentioned, “…it came from a spirit…

Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 On his Pre-Show Rituals, Craziest Police Escort Ever

Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 On his Pre-Show Rituals, Craziest Police Escort Ever

Talk about the craziest way to get to a festival! Before Blink-182 played Outside Lands this past Friday (August 9th), Mark Hoppus sat down with Danica backstage to chat about transportation plans with Twenty One Pilots, eating burritos right before a set, and their new record Nine out next month. Check out the interview and pick…

Twenty One Pilots break down keys their success, Tyler gives Josh’s fiancé some advice

Twenty One Pilots break down keys their success, Tyler gives Josh’s fiancé some advice

From billions of streams, to headlining Outside Lands, Twenty One Pilots is on top of the world right now.

Tyler Jospeh and Josh Dun are at the core of this electric duo and sat down with us to discuss the many facets of their success. The band while successful asserts there is more to be done, more music that has yet to be written rattling around in their brains.

LISTEN: Comedian Jacob Sirof talks to Arthur and breaks down the art of crowd work

LISTEN: Comedian Jacob Sirof talks to Arthur and breaks down the art of crowd work

One of the true wonders of comedy is watching a comedian who is quick witted enough and brave enough to structure their sets around crowd work. Jacob Sirof is an absolute master of interacting with the audience and cracking jokes off the cuff based on their responses. Jacob rolled through the KFOG studios to chat…

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half•alive talks about the origin of their dance-centric music career

half•alive talks about the origin of their dance-centric music career


Half•alive famous for their hit still feel. and their accompanying dance moves sat down with Arthur at Outside Lands to talk about how choreography became such a big part of their image.

The band, originally formed in Long Beach California, has incorporated dancing into their music from the beginning. Singer Josh Tyler met bassist J Tyler Johnson through his brother Jordan who was attending the University of Southern California for dance.

“It goes back to how originally Josh met J through J’s brother Jordan,” drummer Brett Kramer said. “We started working with him first in our Awake At Night music video and then around that time [Jordan] formed the JA collective. So for the next video we decided to double down, triple down on choreo with JA.”

“And so slowly this kind of collaboration between half•alive and JA collective has become full formed and now they’re pretty involved in pretty much every aspect of creative vision we come up with.”

The band was even kind enough to teach Arthur some of their sweet moves.

LISTEN: Tom Green talks to Arthur about the origins of his show on MTV, stand-up, and his unusual protest

LISTEN: Tom Green talks to Arthur about the origins of his show on MTV, stand-up, and his unusual protest

I’m not going to lie, 14 year old me just peed a little. Comedian, actor, and talk show host Tom Green stopped by the studio today for a chat before his shows this weekend at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Tom and I talked about his time doing the highly influential Tom Green Show…Continue Reading

Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 On his Pre-Show Rituals, Craziest Police Escort Ever

Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 On his Pre-Show Rituals, Craziest Police Escort Ever

Talk about the craziest way to get to a festival! Before Blink-182 played Outside Lands this past Friday (August 9th), Mark Hoppus sat down with Danica backstage to chat about transportation plans with Twenty One Pilots, eating burritos right before a set, and their new record Nine out next month. Check out the interview and pick…Continue Reading

Twenty One Pilots break down keys their success, Tyler gives Josh’s fiancé some advice

Twenty One Pilots break down keys their success, Tyler gives Josh’s fiancé some advice

From billions of streams, to headlining Outside Lands, Twenty One Pilots is on top of the world right now.

Tyler Jospeh and Josh Dun are at the core of this electric duo and sat down with us to discuss the many facets of their success. The band while successful asserts there is more to be done, more music that has yet to be written rattling around in their brains.Continue Reading

LISTEN: Comedian Jacob Sirof talks to Arthur and breaks down the art of crowd work

LISTEN: Comedian Jacob Sirof talks to Arthur and breaks down the art of crowd work

One of the true wonders of comedy is watching a comedian who is quick witted enough and brave enough to structure their sets around crowd work. Jacob Sirof is an absolute master of interacting with the audience and cracking jokes off the cuff based on their responses. Jacob rolled through the KFOG studios to chat…Continue Reading