Program

Katherine Dunn

Katherine Dunn, author and radio personality, passed away on May 11th, 2016. In her novel, Geek Love, she refers to KBOO as Radio KBNK. We have the honor of preserving some of her radio work, including this clip of her reading "Scut Farkus and the Murderous Mariah" by Jean ... Read more

Toxic Hate and Guess Who's Coming to Radio

I find it easy to listen to the radio and applaud our DJs and radio producers for the good work they are doing: exposing truth, healing us from daily harshness through amazing music, and keeping the edge of education and uncomfortable radio balanced enough for us to learn f... Read more

The River Signal Starts June First!

Our friends at the Steam Radio Syndicate, Galen, Brian, and Reid, are out in the world, getting The Channel Princess, a paddlewheel riverboat, to the Mississippi River.  They'll be floating south down the river "America's Last Highway" for the summer, and creating amazing r... Read more

Don Manning Memorial Service Information

The  Memorial for Don Manning, long time KBOO jazz host, will take place this  Sunday September 21st, at Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capital Highway from  2:30 - 4:30 pm. A jazz trio with Lee Reinoehl, piano, Nick Gefroh, drums, and unnamed bass player will play, and NI... Read more

KBOO Receives Grant to Investigate ALEC Ties to Oregon Legislation

KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM has been awarded a five thousand dollar grant from the Fund For Investigative Journalism (FIJ) to conduct an investigation of Oregon legislation which has been influenced or created by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).  With this... Read more

Disabled? Yes and No

Hi. I am Grace Eagle Reed and I am the host for Disability Awareness. My guest and I broadcast on the 4th Monday of the month at 11am. I am 70 years old and have MS (Multiple Sclerosis). I have had MS since age 35 so have been disabled for a long time. I am a survivor in a ... Read more

2014 KBOO Artist In Residence

KBOO Community Radio Artist In Residence Program for 2014                     The KBOO Community Radio Artist In Residence Program assists artists working creatively with sound. Every year, one artist or one collaborative group of artists will be awarded twenty hours of stud... Read more

Our Artist in Residence, Marisa Anderson, goes on a full US Tour

Our artist in residence Marisa Anderson,  goes on a full US tour as of Friday!Marisa's residency at KBOO was about delving into songs in our public domain, and she'll be playing some of the songs in her set.  She'll also have the Elizabeth Cotten/Marisa Anderson split 7" fo... Read more

When Contacting Us PLEASE Put Your Email in the Body of the Message

Dear listeners:When using the contact form, please put your email in the body of your message. For the past few days we have been getting your emails, but there is no contact information, which hinders greatly our ability to respond.Matt from some record store, the person w... Read more

Aristocratic Neoliberalism

For the Old Mole Variety Hour, June 24, 2013Aristocratic Neoliberalism Although mainstream discourse continues to refer to the US and many other nations as “democracies,” it is pretty obvious that our societies are democratic in name only.  The two major parties in the US ... Read more