On November 13th, Shahida Nurullah performed live in front of a full house in Afrikan Heritage House’s Lord Lounge. The event was organized as a part of Kuumba Week, a celebration of the arts and culture of the Oberlin Africana community organized by the MRC. Shahida Naurullah, a veteran Jazz vocalist and native of Detroit, was accompanied by the Oberlin Jazz Ensemble directed by Dennis Reynolds. The two-hour event was hosted by longtime WOBC DJ Meeko Israel and broadcast live on The World Famous Meeko Show. The event was the first live broadcast on WOBC this year. -Will Floyd
Shahida Nurullah and OJE with Meeko Israel – Part One 50:09
Shahida Nurullah and OJE with Meeko Israel – Part Two 1:04:11
Fresh off a big Fashion Week, New York DJ, performer and founder of one of NYC’s most forward-thinking and exciting parties, GHE20G0TH1K, Venus X will be DJing live and being interviewed at 1 am tommorrow night after She and GHE20G0TH1K partner $hayne open up for Gang Gang Dance.
Reading Rainbow, Philadelphia based noise pop duo, recorded two tracks in WOBC’s Studio B last semester. They released their full length Prism Eyes last November on Hozac Records.
Reading Rainbow – Tough Love
Reading Rainbow – Wasting Time
Oakland industrialists Stress Ape (feat. Rotten Milk of the Chicago band Cave) stopped by the studio last month and did a live set for the listening public. Here it is in all it’s sludgy glory:
More Ape: http://www.myspace.com/stressape
More Milk: http://www.myspace.com/rottenmilk
Stress Ape in WOBC’s Studio B
Dream-folky artist Marissa Nadler played live in WOBC’s studio B on March 13th, on the wonderful program, Tampon In A Teacup.
Marissa Nadler – Fifty Five Falls (Live on WOBC)
Marissa Nadler – Diamond Heart (Live on WOBC)
James Peake, DC Carnes, and Larry, drummer of the DC3
This afternoon, local blues legend DC Carnes dropped by WOBC’s studio B to promote a fundraiser concert, raising money to send the Langston Middle School 8th Grade Class to Washington, DC.
DC Carnes in-studio performance
James Peake in-studio performance
This Sunday afternoon, This Frontier Needs Heroes, folky siblings from Brooklyn, dropped by WOBC’s Studio B.
You can listen to their interview with Live Box host Daniel Abramson, posted below, or can skip right on to their Studio B set (also posted below).
The band is on tour through the end of November.
Interview with This Frontier Needs Heroes on Live Box
This Frontier Needs Heroes In-Studio on WOBC