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Brent Gardner

Brent Gardner has been involved in music most of his life. He has managed The Blue Note; helped start KBXR radio, and did the morning show there; and worked for record labels in LA promoting artists and records. He has DJ'd clubs in San Francisco and then hundreds of shows in Columbia over the years. He was the program director at KCOU in the mid 80’s.  He has seen thousands of live shows. He plays piano and sings regularly, in the shower. But mostly he cannot stop listening to music. And he wants you to take a listen to the music in his head.

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Toro Y Moi is considered a pioneer in the Chillwave genre, which combines elements of hip-hop and indie rock. Chaz Bundick is the brains behind a sound that has shifted with every new release. Toro Y Moi is touring behind his new release and performs a show at The Blue Note in Columbia this evening.

Malin Johansson

Jose Gonazalez, a folk singer from Sweden born there to Argentinian parents, is coming to Columbia's Blue Note this Wednesday. Gonzalez's unique backstory is covered in this interview by KBIA's Brent Gardner.