Myles and More
KSLG's morning host Myles interviews musicians, newsmakers, authors, TV personalities, actors, actresses and other people of interest.
• (Friday, Dec. 12) Mike Birbiglia
The comedian and actor talks about his new show “Thank God for Jokes,” the reaction from his friend Sara Bareilles when she found out he was coming to Arcata, upcoming film and TV roles including one in “Orange is the New Black,” the movie “Top Gun” and more.
• (Friday, Nov. 14) Jana Hollifield
Local fiction author Jana Hollifield discusses her thriller series including “The Problem With Goodbye” and “The Problem With Second Chances.” She also talks about the positive feedback she's received, the process of getting published, how she spends her time in Humboldt and overcoming dyslexia to follow her passion.
• (Wednesday, Oct. 15) Dirty Heads: Duddy B
Duddy of Dirty Heads chats about the new album “Sound of Change,” how a hit of theirs was initially for a country musician, how a major label uncharacteristically paid for their debut album but eventually let 'em release it on their own and more.
• (Friday, Oct. 3) Taste of the Harvest: Savanah McCarty
Taste of the Harvest: Humboldt’s first hard cider tasting with unlimited samples. It's a benefit for Wild Souls Ranch, a non-profit who “teach the at-risk youth of Humboldt County a strong work ethic while helping them build a foundation of emotional support and provide them a place for healing.”
• (Thursday, Aug. 28) Dana Carvey
The Emmy-winning “SNL” alum and “Wayne's World” star discusses the sketch comedy shows' present compared to its' past, the possibility of a third “Wayne's World,” his animated comic strip and donating malpractice money to charity.
• (Friday, May 16) Art Alexakis of Everclear
Art discusses his '90s-nostalgia Summerland Tour, fatherhood, his turbulent past compared to now and the balance of being a nostalgia act while at the same time trying to get his new material a fair shot.
• (Friday, Nov. 22, 2013) Bud Gaugh (Sublime)
Bud talks with Myles about his new projects and why he lost interest in being a part of Sublime With Rome.
• (Friday, Nov. 22, 2013) Kyle Gass (Tenacious D/Kyle Gass Band)
Kyle talks with Myles about Tenacious D's Festival Supreme, having The Lonely Island onstage with 'em, his new band and his friendships with Dave Grohl/Black.
• (Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013) Reggie Watts
Comedian-musician Reggie Watts before his sold out show at HSU. Myles asks Watts about the YouTube channel he started with Michael Cera/Tim & Eric/Sarah Silverman, his friendship with Conan O'Brien, performing onstage with LCD Soundsystem for their last shows, his criticisms of mainstream pop, Tenacious D's Festival Supreme and how he'll prep for his Humboldt show.
• (Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013) Cake: John McCrea
Myles speaks with McCrea about Cake's next LP, an upcoming vinyl box-set, a 2014 PBS special featuring the band, who McCrea's dream collaborations would be with, comedians the musician likes and beyond.
• (Tuesday, June 11, 2013) Lyrics Born
The “Callin' Out” vocalist discusses his long-anticipated sophomore Latyrx LP — a collaborative effort with Lateef the Truthspeaker, which member of The Decemberists produced a song on the new album, his debut book, being a guest food critic on a Bay Area TV show and, well, oysters.
• (Wednesday, June 5, 2013) Storage Wars: Jarrod and Brandi
Myles from KSLG interviews Jarrod and Brandi from the A&E series “Storage Wars.” They discuss a typical day filming the show, finding drugs-n-guns in units, what ex-cast-member Dave Hester really needs, shops, clothes and the interviewer becomes the interviewee for a moment.
• (Thursday, May 9, 2013) Rehab: Demun Jones
Myles talks with Demun about Rehab's upcoming DJ Burn 1 (Big Boi/Yelawolf) produced album “Million Dollar Mugshot,” Humboldt and their label.
• (Wednesday, March 27, 2013) Talib Kweli
Myles speaks with Talib about the formation of Black Star with his dear friend Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), his friendship with Dave Chappelle, playing softball with the Beastie Boys and his upcoming LP “Prisoner of Conscious.”
• (Tuesday, March 19, 2013) Rebelution: Eric Rachmany
Eric tells Myles about his band's cruise-tour with 311, working with Bob Marley sound engineer Errol Brown, how creativity can take you to great heights and more.
• (Tuesday, March 19, 2013) Twista
Myles brought Twista to town along with Diamondback Entertainment. They talk about breaking records, Sting, Twista's career and more.
• (Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013) Slightly Stoopid: Kyle McDonald
Myles and Kyle talk about less-thinking-and-more-creating, Stoopid's new recording studio/funplex, X-Box 360, why playing Jimmy Kimmel's show was fun but not exactly their scene, family, traveling with minimalism in mind and more.
• (Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013) Californication: Evan Handler
Evan Handler plays Charlie Runkle the Showtime series “Californication.” Myles and Evan discuss season six of the Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning program which features guest stars like Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols, Marilyn Manson, Tim Minchin, Maggie Grace and more.
• (Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012) Chali 2na
The ninth annual Emerald Cup happened on Saturday, Dec. 15 2012 at the Mateel Community Center. Musical headliner Chali 2na talks medical cannabis, the now defunct Jurassic 5 (J5), new music and more. We also here there's a story about a cease-and-desist letter from a certain Los Angeles Laker…
• (Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012) Chuck Fernandez
Chuck Fernandez, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa, talks about his work with Betty Chinn on a homeless day center in Eureka, the needs for the center and what it will take to make it happen.
• (Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012) Pretty Lights
Pretty Lights discusses upcoming organic LP in depth; talks Illumination Tour and EDM trends.
• (Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012) Ziggy Marley
Myles chats with Ziggy about the Grammy Award-winning musician's latest music, the critically acclaimed documentary “Marley” and comic books.
• (Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012) Slightly Stoopid: Miles
Miles from Slightly Stoopid discusses the new album “Top of the World,” an upcoming appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and the last album he listened to all the way through.
• (Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012) Hank 3
Hank 3 discusses headlining “That Damn Show” in Southern Humboldt along with punk legend Greg Ginn. He also discusses his tumultuous relationship with his former label (Curb), how fatherhood molded his career, his friendship with Les Claypool, raising money for animal rescues and a few more surprises.
• (Tuesday, July 3, 2012) Breaking Bad: Anna Gunn
Myles talks with Anna about Breaking Bad's upcoming final season, her life, awards, a possible Breaking Bad film being sexy and being surrounded by an amazing cast and crew.
• (Wednesday, June 27, 2012) Asking Alexandria: Danny Worsnop
Danny talks Mayhem Fest, why he's a tough vocalist to work with, his bands next album, sex, drugs, metal and rehab.
• (Thursday, May 31, 2012) Fishbone: Angelo Moore
Myles talks with Angelo about: The 2012 Summer Arts and Music Festival in Benbow, the documentary “Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone” which was narrated by Laurence Fishburne, the political controversy that ensued when The Roots played Fishbone’s “Lyin’ Ass B***” as Michelle Bachman’s entrance-music when she appeared as a guest on Jimmy Fallon’s TV show towards the end of 2011, Fishbone's latest EP “Crazy Glue,” collaborating with Slightly Stoopid again, reuniting with Primus, Moore’s recent knee surgery and much more.
• (Wednesday, April 25, 2012) Tech N9ne (reload)
Tech N9ne talks doing 95 shows in 104 days (Hostile Takeover Tour 2012), 2011's “Welcome to Strangeland,” Deftones, his rap-metal project K.A.B.O.S.H., visiting Lil Wayne in jail, big-name production on his next LP and what he likes fans to throw onstage in Humboldt.
• (Wednesday, April 18, 2012) Arctic Monkeys: Alex Turner
Alex discusses the 'Monkeys tour with the Black Keys, upcoming shows in San Francisco and Sacramento, their recent appearance on Conan, Coachella 2012, their set at Lollapalooza in Brazil, their new single “R U Mine?”, their new track “Electricity” (out April 21) and their next studio record.
• (Wednesday, April 4, 2012) John McCrea: Cake
Myles and John chat for the second time. They discuss “Showroom of Compassion,” it's #1 debut on the Billboard 200, success without the help of a major label, being a middle-class musician, materialism related to MTV Cribs and some upcoming shows that're within driving distance of Humboldt.
• (Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012) Ethan Miller: Howlin' Rain
Myles asks Ethan about Howlin' Rain's new LP “Russian Wilds,” Rick Rubin's role in the creation of the album, his Sub Pop/Comets On Fire days and his Humboldt upbringing.
• (Friday, Feb. 3, 2012) ALO: Zach Gill
Myles talks with Zach about the band's near-death experience that marked the moment their futures spiraled into success, how he met Jack Johnson, posing for a photo with James Brown, ALO's forthcoming new record and their Tour D'Amour. His baby daughter, Ellie, also makes her radio debut.
• (Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012) Maria Kanellis
Playboy cover girl, former WWE Diva, pro wrestler and “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant Maria Kanellis and Myles talk about her life and hosting Shinerfest — a show with Rehab, Potluck, Jackyl and Moonshine Bandits on the bill.
• (Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011) Chris Hesse
Chris tells Myles about his Humboldt beginnings, meeting the members of Hoobastank for the first time, how Incubus was instrumental in launching their careers, Eureka's Mr. Bungle as an influence, their forthcoming new record that's produced by Gavin Brown (Metric/Three Days Grace), playing USO shows, riding in Black Hawk helicopters and much more!
• (Friday, Nov. 11, 2011) MURS
MURS discusses creating the “Paid Dues” festival, his punk-rock influences, why people shouldn't be critical of Green Day, making concious-rap after he grew up listening to gangster-rap, ICP as one of his “dream collaborations” and lots more.
• (Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011) Collie Buddz
Collie Budds: Arcata Theatre: 11-6-11 (peopleproductions.net). Myles talks with the Bermuda-raised star about growing up on the scenic tourist-destination island, the so-called “Bermuda Triangle,” big-name collaborations, his next LP and much more. Get fired up.
• (Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011) Gift of Gab (Blackalicious)
About how Gift and DJ Xcel (the other half of Blackalicious) were friendly-rivals at first is high school, working with Zach de la Rocha, Questlove, Ben Harper and Michael Franti, if he agrees with the assessment that many hold that he's “underrated,” forthcoming new albums and more.
• (Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011) Mickey Avalon
Mickey talks with Myles on how he went from doing and selling drugs and prostituting himself to signing a record deal with Intercope, why his mom taught him to sell pot when he was a kid, record label drama, his experiences touring with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, his next EP and loads more.
• (Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011) Michael Franti
Franti talkes with Myles about his time with Santana, the Billboard Charts matter to him, college basketball, shifting from frustrated to uplifting music, returning to Capital Records after leaving the label and what's next for Spearhead.
• (Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011) Portugal. The Man: John Gourley
Myles and John talk carpentry vs. artistry, moving from Alaska to Portland, heavy roots, signing with Atlantic, why PTM being robbed at Lollapalooza was a good thing and Karma.
• (Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011) Bill Maher
Bill Maher, the social, political and comic genius talked with Myles about “Politically Incorrect,” “Religulous,” why he hasn't been yanked off of HBO, the Tea Party, next year's Presidential election, why Sean Hannity hates on him, his unlikely friendship with Ann Coulter, why the media wants him to have a rivalry with Jon Stewart, his time spent at the Playboy Mansion and much more.
• (Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011) John Butler Trio: John Butler
John Butler has gone from busking the streets of rural Australia at age 16 to rocking sold-out shows and releasing platinum albums. Myles and John talk touring with the family, the “Live at Red Rocks” album, the musicians grant program he started in Australia, nerves and tons more. (The John Butler Trio: HSU: 8/17/11)
• (Monday, Aug. 8, 2011) The Joy Formidable: Ritzy Bryan
The Joy Formidable out of Wales will be performing at Outside Lands this year. After that they'll play tons of festivals and do some touring with the Foo Fighters. Front-woman Ritzy Bryan and Myles discussed her band's reaction to Dave Grohl calling “Whirring” the “song of the year,” the bands approach to making “experimental” sound great, maintaining creative individuality and more.
• (Tuesday, July 26, 2011) Disturbed: John Moyer
Shortly before Disturbed announced an indefinite hiatus, Myles and John discuss how frontman David Draiman well-intentionally tricked Moyer into learning Disturbed material, how Disturbed has been able to put out 4 consecutive # 1 albums on the Billboard 200, Mayhem Fest and more.
• (Monday, July 11, 2011) The Flaming Lips: Wayne Coyne
Myles talks with Coyne before Harmony Festival about candy-gummy-skull USBs, iPhone songs, fungasmic Flaming Lips live shows, Henry Rollins, Beavis and Butthead features and more.
• (Monday, July 11, 2011) KRS-One
Myles talks with hip-hop legend KRS-One, or the “Teacha” about Common'™s Fox News lyrics controversy, a lame record deal, Sublime and much more.
• (Monday, July 11, 2011) Tech N9ne
Myles and Tech talk “All 6's and 7's,” Cee Lo Green, System of a Down, Corey Taylor, Deftones, Lil Wayne, Potluck, El Hefe from NOFX, Dirty Wormz, K.A.B.O.S.H. and more.
• (Monday, July 11, 2011) Chuck Palahniuk
Myles and Chuck talk Fight Club, Choke, Tell All, Guts, Knock Knock, Survivor, Diary, Invisible Monsters, potential films for these books, music tastes and more.