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Children playing drums at House of Music

City Times Sound keeps the rhythm going

With an all new “Ritmo Latino” and “Folk Punk Highlights” CTS treads on
Philip Salata, Victor Ortiz, Jr., and Sierra Renken April 25, 2022
Each week City Times Sound takes a plunge into all things San Diego City College. Whether it be culture, sports, or student life, CTS has one foot on campus and the other keeping rhythm to the San Diego beat at large. 
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City Times Sound goes live for another week of radio on 88.3 HD-2 starting March 21. Hector Rivera will be featured on the CTS show Ritmo Latino. Album art from Porqué ahora? by Hector Rivera

City Times Sound unleashes an eclectic week of radio

New content by CTS gets intimate and rhythmic
Philip Salata, Victor Ortiz, Jr., and Chad Francis April 18, 2022
From an exclusive glimpse into the lives of independent content creators to a dive into San Diego’s heritage of Latin music, CTS sets the tone to ponder and groove.
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Jackie Mendoza on a payphone with toys in foreground

City Times Sound picks up the beat after spring break

After a week of hibernation CTS is back live with an all new radio line-up
Philip Salata, Jakob McWhinney, and Skylar Eppler April 4, 2022
To ease the return from spring break, City Times Sound will be setting the tempo for the week with all new material. 
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Sudan Archives in furniture store

Cruise into spring break with CTM’s local music playlist for March

This month’s playlist features the nostalgic pop of Armoire, the experimental electronic music of klurax and the melodically dissonant R&B of Sudan Archives
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata March 25, 2022
Spring has come. The days are longer, the nights are warmer and, at least for City College students, the coming week of vacation is a much-needed respite from the grind of classes. And from the hook-centric pop rock of Jewelry Girl to the sun-bleached ambience of Fax + Braulio to the wistful twee of Sugar World, City Times Media's put together some tracks to kick your feet up to.
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Braulio Lam + Simonel Endlessness album cover

City Times Sound returns with a fresh radio lineup

In its second week of spring 2022 programming City’s radio team debuts more shows to relish
Tune in to KSDS 88.3 HD-2 FM, or stream online today and every Monday through Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. If you miss the 5 p.m. broadcast, then you can tune in to a rebroadcast of the day's program at 9 p.m.
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Featured on CTS

RADIO: City Chill pulls together mix of music for a chill vibe

Host Skylar Eppler will navigate through San Diego’s indie music scene
Skylar Eppler, Music Director March 17, 2022
CityChill pulls together an eclectic mix of music to create a vibe that can, at the risk of sounding cliche, best be described as chill.
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RADIO: Get your dose of local indie-everything music with “Mood Ring”

Host Jakob McWhinney dives into a local music show focusing on all things indie
Jakob McWhinney, Operations Manager March 15, 2022
Host Jakob McWhinney digs up great local music that has some sugar, and some edge, and serves it shaken, with the goal of keeping listeners asking themselves “wait…this artist is from San Diego?”
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Curran Plaza San Diego City College

City College radio station set to go live March 14

City Times Sound will transform 88.3 HD-2 into San Diego’s only local music radio station
Philip Salata, Jakob McWhinney, and Skylar Eppler March 13, 2022
From student DJs airing local tunes to podcasts produced by the CTS team, HD-2 celebrates the eclectic, diverse, and far-reaching communities of the region – both past, and present.
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experimental pop duo Vákoum

Warm up with CTM’s local music playlist for February

Bounce this month with Dezzy Hollow’s West Coast hip-hop, Golden Hours’ serene jams and Parque De Cometas’ “revuelto pop”
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata February 25, 2022
The world’s pretty heavy right now. I’m not going to qualify that, or try to make some clever joke, it’s just the truth. But you’re not here to listen to me wax poetic about geopolitics, or theorize about the rising cost of everything, or complain about the sandwich I accidentally left on the bus today. You’re here for some local music.
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Sound editing station with computers and microphone

City College student radio station to be revived this spring

City Times Sound to focus on local music and culture in a complete overhaul of 88.3 HD-2 FM
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist January 31, 2022
The Spring 2022 term will see the revival, and complete overhaul of the station. The City Times Sound team, just one branch of the larger City Times Media organization, will launch all new programming focused on local music and City College campus life and culture.
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Local reggae band Piracy Conspiracy makes their radio debut

Jennifer Ovalle November 13, 2013

Navigating the local reggae scene since 2010, Piracy Conspiracy is one of the local bands that have not only garnered a growing fan base of all ages, but has recently had some frequent airtime by local...

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