Tangents | KALW


Saturdays 8pm-Midnight

An unusually diverse, genre-bending program that explores the bridges connecting various styles of music.  Tangents emphasizes world and roots music, and creative jazz hybrids, from Ry Cooder, Lhasa, Zakir Hussain, to The Blind Boys of Alabama.  Listen and call in to identify the Mystery Artist at 10pm (415 841-4134).

Hear the latest episode on KALW's Local Music Player page.

Visit the Tangents website for playlists and more details.

Tangents 2020 02 15 Playlist

Feb 18, 2020

Tangents Playlist 2 15 2020


Tonight on Tangents, Dore Stein's Tangential mix will include the sounds of Natalia M. King's new album SoulBlazz.


This as an expanded version of an article written by Tangents host Dore Stein published in the Summer 2013 KALW program guide.

Live on Tangents!

Apr 25, 2012

Continuing the spirit of KALW's live folk fest, host Dore Stein offered "Tangential Americana" with guest David Harrington of the Kronos Quartet on this past Saturday's Tangents.  He was guest DJ in the 8 o'clock hour.   The 9pm hour included David and multi-instrumentalist, singer, and Emmy award winning composer Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ.  (Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player "Tangents")