Category Archives: Interviews

In Deed on Livation Wednesday 9/11/19

In Deed, is coming all the way from Uppsala, Sweden to play some L.A, San Diego and Fresno dates (9/12 at Maui Sugar Mill, Tarzana & 9/14 at Joe’s Great American, Burbank) and they were kind enough to stop by KXLU … Continue reading

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So Much Fun: An Interview With Ian McDonald

“It (King Crimson) was fun!  It was done with a tremendous amount of humor. The image of King Crimson is sort of this monstrous band, but it was so much fun!  We were just having a laugh.“– Ian McDonald Between … Continue reading

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Sean DeLear Superstar: A Conversation with Seandy

Today is the birthday of the late great Sean D. Lear, beloved to the music communities of Los Angeles, Vienna, and points beyond. This interview was originally recorded by Stuart Sweezy for his documentary, “Desolation Center.” But the interview was … Continue reading

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Arthur Alexander Band on Livation Wednesday 8/28/19

This week Livation is proud to welcome the Arthur Alexander Band to play live on KXLU. Formerly of the Poppees, mid-70’s band in NYC and the early ‘80s Sorrows. (both power-pop bands)  Arthur Alexander  has seen it all in the … Continue reading

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Transatlantic on Livation Wednesday 8/21/19 – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, Transatlantic had to cancel for Livation this week, but we will have a replacement band. Watch here for updates. Livation is on every Wednesday night at midnight (PST) through to Thursday’s wee hours. Listen live at KXLU 88.9fm in Los … Continue reading

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From Zero 2 Hero on Livation Wednesday 8/7/19

This week on Livation we welcome From Zero 2 Hero. The band from Southern California is Enzo Fuentes on vocals, Dragonface Clay on guitar/vocals, Ruben Crash on lead guitar, Trevor Arnold on bass, and Bret Smith on drums. From Zero 2 … Continue reading

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Boy Dirt Car on Livation Wednesday 7/31/19

Livation welcomes Boy Dirt Car to the KXLU performance studio this Wednesday night. The Milwaukee noise band was founded in 1981. Their industrial sound, back then called nightmarish chaos combined with improvisation, reflected the decaying culture of 1980’s music. Boy … Continue reading

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The Amityville House Gets Repossessed: An Interview with Actress Diane Franklin

Over the years, the name Amityville has conjured up images of murder and the supernatural, with the infamous house’s formerly triangular-eyed windows casting a shadow on countless posters, movies and books covers. From the first horror movie in 1979, the … Continue reading

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Spare Change on Livation Wednesday 7/24/19

Livation welcomes the duo Spare Change to the KXLU performance studio this Wednesday. They describe their sound as “a mashup of punk rock and hobo sensibilities” with a “severe bluegrass addiction”. Spare Change is Candy Graham, the local multi-talented muse (The … Continue reading

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Getting Real With David Crosby, Cameron Crowe, and A.J. Eaton

Yesterday I had the opportunity to speak with filmmaker Cameron Crowe, director A.J. Eaton, and the irascible, venerated musician David Crosby, to discuss their documentary, Remember My Name. Opening today in select theaters of Los Angeles and New York, the … Continue reading

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