ARTIST INTERVIEWS &
NEW RELEASE SPECIALS
New Release Special with Gene Evaro Jr.
On this New Release Special we got to talk with Gene Evaro Jr. about his new single I'm Sorry I Ain't Rich Yet and hear all about his early musical memories, influences, upcoming tour plans, producing and creating music and more.
Special Artist Interview with Provoked
On this Special Artist Interview with Provoked, we listen to some of his tracks and talk about what inspires his music, creating and collaborating in the Coachella Valley, his advice for rising hiphop artists based in the CV, where his career is headed and upcoming plans.
Special Artist Interview with Throw the Goat
On this Special Artist Interview with Throw the Goat, we listen to some tracks and talk with the guys about their earliest musical memories, touring stories, their collaborative rhythm, upcoming plans including playing Vans Warped Tour June 21st and more!
New Release Special with Earth Moon Earth
On this KCOD New Release Special, we listen to some of the great tracks off of Earth Moon Earth's new album and talk about recording the album, inspirations, early musical memories, getting creative, their upcoming plans and more.
Special Artist Interview with Rick Shelley
On this Special Artist Interview with Rick Shelley, we talk about how he got into music, his inspirations, advice for rising creatives, playing and collaborating in the Coachella Valley, his upcoming plans and we listen to some great tracks from Rick.
New Release Special with Sunday Funeral
On this New Release Special we talked with Sunday Funeral about their new album, how they got started as a band, their distinct and unique blend of vintage and new sounds, we play some tracks off the new album and talk about the band's upcoming plans.
New Release Special with Earth Moon Earth
On this New Release Special with Earth Moon Earth, host Toni Bakal talks with Gabriella Evaro and Dan Joeright about their collaborative rhythm and creative influences, we get to listen to the new single New Mourning (Hummingbird), they talk about the track and inspiration behind it, and we talk about upcoming plans for Earth Moon Earth. They will be playing the Ace Hotel on November 22nd in Palm Springs and Pappy and Harriets on December 15th.
Special Artist Interview with The Kingston Trio
KCOD Host Toni Bakal got to talk to The Kingston Trio about their upcoming performance at the McCallum Theatre on Sunday, November 19th, 2017! They talked about the evolution of The Kingston Trio, Josh, Mike and Tim's experiences with the original members, and the huge influence the band had on major artists and music today, what people can expect from their tour and performances, and they offer incredible advice to rising musicians and artists. The Kingston Trio will be playing the McCallum Theatre on Sunday, November 19th, 2017!
Special Interview with Courtney Chambers
On this special interview, we talk with Courtney Chambers, and members of her band Rob Peterson and Armondo Flores, all about their upcoming performance at the Desert Oasis Music Festival on October 7th. We play some great tracks from Courtney and hear more about her influences, how she got started in music and her upcoming plans.
New Release Special with Anna Tivel
On this New Release Special with Anna Tivel, we talk about her influences, how she got into music, her upcoming plans, and we hear about her performance coming up on October 5th, 2017 at the venue 'Hell' in Yucca Valley. We also get to listen to some great tracks off her album Small Believer.
Special Desert Daze Interview with David Catching & Peter Stahl from earthlings?
On this Special Desert Daze Interview with David Catching and Peter Stahl from earthlings? we talk about collaboration, the ecclectic and growing desert music scene, recording at the famous Rancho De La Luna recording studio in Joshua Tree, what to expect from their live performance at Desert Daze 2017, plus they offer great advice for rising artists in the desert.
New Release Special with DJ Alex Harrington
On this New Release Special with DJ Alex Harrington we catch-up, listen to some new mixes, talk about Alex's career and he offers great advice for aspiring DJs and College of the Desert students.
Special Desert Daze Interview with Jesika Von Rabbit
On this Special Desert Daze interview with Jesika Von Rabbit, we got to preview a new track off her upcoming new album! We talk about what we can expect to see from her at the upcoming Desert Daze festival in Joshua Tree, October 12th -15th, plus we talk about upcoming plans for the year, 2018 plans, inspirations, and more!
New Release Special with Andrew Victor
On this New Release Special we talk with artist Andrew Victor about his new album The Light That Touches Our Skin Is Also Within, which he wrote partially in Joshua Tree. He is currently residing in Yucca Valley and is still touring the US. We preview some tracks off the new album, talk about his growth as an artist and what's coming up next for him musically.
New Release Special with Kate London
In this New Release Special with Local CV Artist Kate London, we get to hear 3 tracks off the new EP, talk about how she got started in music, dream collaborations, creating and performing in the Coachella Valley and where she is headed next in her music career.
Special Interview with TomTom from Chill Magnet & Brent from Daytime Moon
In this special interview with Tom Murray (TomTom) from Chill Magnet & Brent from Daytime Moon, we talk about their upcoming show at The Red Barn Friday, August 18th, what the bands are up to, we play a few tracks and talk about what's next for both bands.
New Release Special with Krystofer Do
In this New Release Special we talk with Krystofer Do and listen to some new tracks off his new EP. We talk about how he got started in music, working and creating in the Coachella Valley and what's next for him musically.
Special Interview with the band Mozaiq
Join KCOD for this special interview with the band Mozaiq. The band is playing the upcoming Desert Oasis Music Festival at the Empire Polo Fields in Indio on October 7th & 8th. We talk about how the band got together and how they all got started in music, their creative and collaborative rhythm, dream collaborations, creating and playing in the Coachella Valley, and what's coming up next for Mozaiq.
Special Interview with The Adobe Collective
The Adobe Collective stopped by KCOD for an interview and to play tracks off their most recent album Take Heart, Take Care. The Adobe Collective is a 29 Palms, CA based musical project headed by Tim and Faith Chinnock. They will be playing Pappy & Harriet's in Joshua Tree on July 27th, 2017 so don't miss it!
Special Interview with Cherise, Luke and Jake Sonderman from the Academy of Musical Performance
On this Special Interview with Cherise, Jake and Luke Sonderman from AMP - Academy of Musical Performance, we find out all about the 4-week camp that runs over the summer, year-long events and performances, the audition process and the upcoming final audition for 5th - 11th grade students on May 21st, 2017!
New Release Special with The BrosQuitos
Check out an interview with The BrosQuitos and preview tracks from the new album Vinyl Image
New Release Special with brightener
We got to preview new tracks off the new brightener album "Headroom" and talk about the upcoming tour!
New Release Special w/ Venus and the Traps
Local CV Band Venus and the Traps joined us in the studio to listen to some of the tracks off their new EP 'No Flies Included' and to talk all things Venus and the Traps!
New Release Special w/ Cakes & Brains
Local CV band Cakes & Brains have a new album coming out February 24th at their album release party at Bart Lounge!! Listen here to preview some of the new tracks and for our interview with the guys!
Behind the Scenes w/ CIVX
On this episode of Behind the Scenes we talk with CIVX about stories and tales from the road, shows, rehearsals and more. Listen here to find out what the band is listening to right now, hear some of their tracks plus more great behind the scenes stories!
Behind the Scenes w/ The BrosQuitos
On this episode of Behind the Scenes, The BrosQuitos preview tracks from their new EP coming out November 17th, 2016, and the band tells stories and tales from the road, rehearsals, shows and more. Listen here to find out what The BrosQuitos are listening to right now, how they first met and performances they will never forget!
New Release Special w/ Shawn Don & Kate London
Check out this New Release Special with Shawn Don and Kate London. Shawn is originally from the desert and just released a new single with Snoop Dogg. We had a great dialogue about bringing more attention to the Coachella Valley, mentorships and that dynamic with his new artist Kate London, and we preview both of their new tracks!
New Release Special w/ THE FLUSTERS | with special guests Cakes & Brains, brightener and YIP YOPS
On this New Release Special, we are joined by The Flusters, who are releasing their new EP on October 1st, 2016. We talk about the recording of the EP, preview some of the tracks and hear from the bands playing the EP release party at The Hood on Friday, September 30th! Listen here for the interview with The Flusters, with special guests Cakes & Brains, brightener and YIP YOPS!