~* Interview with Laptop Funeral *~

We got a chance to talk to Raul Valerio, the genius behind Laptop Funeral. Check out their music here: https://laptopfuneral.bandcamp.com/music So first question, where did you get the name “Laptop Funeral”? When I started making music, I used it as a form of self therapy – something to help with my depression and anxiety, something to make me feel worth something. …

DJ of the Week – Holden Chen

* DJ of the Week – Holden Chen *   DJ: Holden Chen // DJ Holden Genre: Alternative Show: “Conventions Left Behind” Year: Freshman Major: IPE & Chinese Hometown: Sherman, Texas   What kind of show do you have and how long have you been a KUPS DJ? This semester I’m doing a krautrock show, which investigates the late 60s and …

Toe Jam: Becoming a Staple in Tacoma’s Hip-Hop Scene

  Toe Jam is quickly becoming a staple in Tacoma hip-hop and youth culture. The now monthly party series is hosted at Tacoma’s 733 event space. The hosts seek to provide a positive party environment for hip-hop lovers and members of the local community to let out some pent up energy. For Toe Jam 3, hosts Aramis and Tayzoven brought …

~ Interview with the Women.Weed.WiFi Collective ~

(Photo by Allyce Andrew – @allyand_) You told me you ladies are going out of state mid February, what are you guys up to? WWW: We have family and related responsibilities all over, so we are heading up and down the coast to take care of business. We stopped in LA to host our first out of state Smoke + Stretch …

DJ of the Week – Bennett Barnes

* DJ of the Week – Bennett Barnes *     DJ: Bennett Barnes // DJ Eazydick Genre: Hip Hop Show: “W Balls: The G-Funk Hour” Year: Sophomore Major: Politics and Government Hometown: Piedmont, CA   What kind of show do you have and how long have you been a KUPS DJ? I’ve been a KUPS DJ for the last …

DJ of the Week~ Miles Cameron

Intermediate driver Miles Cameron hails from Seattle and is a sophomore at UPS pursing a Communications major. When he’s not driving intermediately or studying; he’s on air at KUPS educating us on hip-hop originating from various places around the country. What kind of show do you have and how long have you been a DJ with KUPS? This is my third …

Griffin and JAHKOY: 1-on-1

You just dropped your “Foreign Water” EP at the end of October.  What was the process of making that project and what has been the response from your fans? The process of making the project was really good, you know, just to have fun and just introduce myself to the audience and give my introduction because I hadn’t put out …

DJ of the Week- Samantha Lilly

Samantha Lilly {DJ Sam}, is a Sophomore pursuing a Psychology Degree with a Bioethics emphasis and a minor in Philosophy, she is also an electronic DJ here at KUPS What kind of show do you have  and how long have you been a DJ with KUPS? I have an electronic show with KUPS, and this is my first semester being involved. …

DJ of The Week~ Katherine Gieseke

Katherine Gieseke is a Sophomore from Boston, MA who plays female fronted alternative music for the station.  What kind of show do you have and how long have you been a DJ with KUPS? I’ve been a dj with kups since last year. My show is mostly female fronted alternative. What was the first concert that you attended? Toro Y …