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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

KXSC Sound Sounds 09.21.2016

3rd episode coming atchu like B O O M...

Sound Sounds

Looking for some morning inspiration? Tune in to Sound Sounds with Sachi Subterranean and discover new music from a range of genres. From house to folk, post-punk to ambient, and everything in between, each show is a lovingly crafted playlist for music fans with curious minds and open ears.

Brought to you by KXSC.org, the student-run radio station of the University of Southern California.


I broadcast live from 7:30 to 8:30am PT (GMT -7) every Wednesday. You can stream the show at KXSC.org or by downloading the TuneIn App to your phone and searching for 'KXSC Radio' (click that heart button, yo!).

Podcasts and playlists of each show will be posted on this very fine interweb publication within a week of airing, lik dis:



PLAYLIST
1.Grand Canyon - The Wind and The Wave
2.Younger - Scenic Route to Alaska
3.Stone Blind - Smooth Hound Smith
4.Park Bench - Chris Staples
5.Austin - Hannah Gill & The Hours
6.River - Bishop Briggs
7.Mind Games - Banks
8.Yuh - The Belle Game
9.Forever - Ben Heights
10.Far Cry - Jack Garratt
11.Water feat. Rostam - Ra Ra Riot
12.Holding Back feat. Gallant - SG Lewis
13.Wildlife - RYE
14.Wild Love feat. The Weeknd - Cashmere Cat
15.Unlimited Endurance feat. Mo Farah - Bondax
16.After the Gold Rush - Miynt
17.Alpine - Prins Thomas Simpler Tool For DJ Fools - The Orb

Or you can follow me on Spotify where I keep playlists for every show. Though of course, listening on Spotify will cause you to miss the sweet sound of my voice in the talk-breaks ;)

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

KXSC Sound Sounds 09.14.2016

AAAAANNNNDDDDDDD, I'm back!! Here's the 2nd episode of...

Sound Sounds

Looking for some morning inspiration? Tune in to Sound Sounds with Sachi Subterranean and discover new music from a range of genres. From house to folk, post-punk to ambient, and everything in between, each show is a lovingly crafted playlist for music fans with open ears.

Brought to you by KXSC.org, the student-run radio station of the University of Southern California.


I'll be broadcasting live from 7:30 to 8:30am PT (GMT -7) every Wednesday. You can listen online at KXSC.org or by downloading the TuneIn App to your phone and searching for 'KXSC Radio'.

Podcasts and playlists of each show will be posted on this very fine interweb publication within a week of airing.



PLAYLIST
1.Man on Fire - Earl St. Clair
2.Get Low - James Vincent McMorrow
3.Killing Me - Ofelia K
4.Real Love Baby - Father John Misty
5.Hard Travelin' - Mandolin Orange
6.Shut Up Kiss Me - Angel Olsen
7.Lookers - The Menzingers
8.Have Heart - Cymbals Eat Guitars
9.The Way It Was - Coast Modern
10.Break The Internet - Walker Hayes
11.Bodytalk - Lyon
12.Brand New Moves - Hey Violet
13.Stop For Nothing - courtship.
14.Wouldn't Mean a Thing - Bruno Major
15.Ladies Don't Play Guitar - Tennis
16.Get Your Way (feat. Roses Gabor) - Brasstracks

Or you can follow me on Spotify where I keep playlists for every show. Though of course, listening on Spotify will cause you to miss the sweet sound of my voice in the talk-breaks ;)

Monday, September 12, 2016

Teotihaucan

Located about 25 miles northeast of Mexico City are the ancient ruins of Teotihaucan, now an archaeological and UNESCO World Heritage site. From Mexico City we took an hour bus ride to Teotihaucan, which was busy with tourists even on a week day. It was worth it, though. The site is remarkably preserved and maintained. It's also massive. You could easily spend an entire day exploring it. I did my best to capture the scale of these towering pyramids, but I'm not sure that I did it justice.

Main takeaway: Humans are remarkable. I can't believe people were able to building thriving, complex metropolises with nothing but their muscles, minds, and rudimentary tools.

For more photos and travel tales from this trip, check out my Mexico City post.
For more photos and travel tales from this trip, check out my Mexico City post.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

KXSC Sound Sounds 09.07.2016

YYAAAAASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!! After shaking off the broadcast dust and piloting a new radio show with my BFF's Eric and Hannah this past spring, I'm happy to announce that all systems are go. Officially introducing...

Sound Sounds

Looking for some morning inspiration? Tune in to Sound Sounds with Sachi Subterranean and discover new music from a range of genres. From house to folk, post-punk to ambient, and everything in between, each show is a lovingly crafted playlist for music fans with open ears.

Brought to you by KXSC.org, the student-run radio station of the University of Southern California.


I'll be broadcasting live from 7:30 to 8:30am PT (GMT -7) every Wednesday. You can listen online at KXSC.org or by downloading the TuneIn App to your phone and searching for 'KXSC Radio'.

Podcasts and playlists of each show will be posted on this very fine interweb publication within a week of airing.

Without further ado, here's the 1st episode, which debuted last week.



PLAYLIST
1.This Girl (Kungs Vs. Cookin' On 3 Burners Remix) - Kungs, Cookin' On 3 Burners
2.Got The Love - Big Gigantic, Jennifer Hartswick
3.Tearing Me Up - RAC Mix - Bob Moses, RAC
4.The Ticket - ALO
5.My Friends Got Love - Leo Stannard
6.Chris Bathgate - Big Ghost
7.The Roundabout - Ryley Walker
8.Love and Misery - Leon Majcen
9.Back To Austin - Jamestown Revival
10.Queen of Them All - The Cactus Blossoms
11.Aerosol Ball - The Felice Brothers
12.Leadlight - Julia Jacklin
13.Criminal - Eliza Hardy Jones
14.22 (OVER S∞∞N) - Bob Moose Extended Cab Version - Bon Iver

Or you can follow me on Spotify where I keep playlists for every show. Though of course, listening on Spotify will cause you to miss the sweet sound of my voice in the talk-breaks ;)

Monday, September 5, 2016

Mexico City

Last summer I flew down to Mexico to meet up with my brother, who had been teaching English there for a semester. Despite living near the Mexico border for a number of years, I had actually never made it to the country before. I missed all the typical touristy beaches and sketchy Tijuana escapades and went straight for the mega metropolis that is Mexico City.

I'm not sure what I was expecting. I think I honestly hadn't thought much about what Mexico City would be like. I went because my brother wanted to show me the city, and not because I had ever really thought about going before. However, I quickly realized why he'd fallen in love with the place. We stayed at an Airbnb in the trendy Condesa neighborhood, which was composed of meandering tree-lined streets that intersected at lush gardens and parks. It was all kinds of delightful: old rambling colorful homes decked out with wrought iron and stonework interspersed with modern boutiques, cafes and restaurants. Gourmet coffee, mezcal tastings and super fit joggers were in ample supply.

We only had a couple days in Mexico City, so we prioritized going to see the Frida Kahlo Museum and the National Museum of Anthropology. Both were awesome in totally different ways. The Frida Kahlo Museum is in her family's home, and mostly designed to look as it would of when she lived there. It's filled with creative and inspiring details that celebrate Mexican culture, as well as her artwork and clothes. The Museum of Anthropology is impressively monolithic and modern with exhibits laid out in painstaking chronological order to best showcase the achievements of each of the many civilizations that gave rise to the large country we now know as Mexico.

The photos below are mostly from these museums and a few shots from walking around Mexico City. I'm finally on a roll developing the photos from this trip so stay tuned for photos of archaeological sites like Teotihaucan and Palenque, as well as many of the natural wonders of Chiapas.