KPFK has just begun its fall fundraiser and we have some very sweet premiums for listeners of Melting Pot, which will raise funds on 10/10/10 & 10/17/10. Everyone who subscribes during Melting Pot will be entered in a special sweepstakes just for listeners of my show. You’re going to get 20 (that's right twenty!) of the best releases of 2010, handpicked by yours truly, a chance to pick out tickets to go and see two amazing live show (tune in to hear about some of the shows you'll be eligible to win!) and a $50 gift certificate for Amoeba Hollywood!!! The winner will be drawn at the end of the fundraiser, your odds of winning are going to be frightfully good (probably 1/25)!
Additionally, for pledges of $125 is the Melting Pot 4 Pack of CDs, all brand new releases from the past month, all from artists as independent as KPFK. The Melting Pot 4 Pack Includes: Aloe Blacc - Good Things (Stones Throw) Dungen - Skit I Allt (Kemado) El Guincho - Pop Negro (Young Turks/XL) Corin Tucker Band - 1,000 Years (Kill Rock Stars)
Finally, many of us at the station will be talking about this one, for a pledge of $150 to KPFK, the Fela Kuti 6 Pack of releases from 1977-1980. Knitting Factory has been reissuing Fela’s discography and these records are amongst his best. Included in the Fela Kuti 6 Pack are the following releases: Zombie (1976) Upside Down (1976)/Music of Many Colours (1980) Stalemate (1977)/Fear Not For Man (1977) Opposite People (1977)/Sorrow, Tears and Blood (1977) Shuffering & Shmiling (1978)/No Agreement (1977) V.I.P. (1979)/Authority Stealing (1980)
And as if all that wasn't enough, we’ll also have several special add-on ticket giveaways to some amazing upcoming shows, but these will only be for new subscribers to KPFK…Tune in this Sunday from 4-6pm for your chance to win and thank you for supporting KPFK!