No Magic

About No Magic

An evening session with Ben Ward playing eclectic blends of pop, rock, electronic, dance and whatever else seems tangentially appropriate. A featured guest brings along their musical inspirations and stories, and we'll pour over the record of the week. “This isn't about looking good. This isn't about making people like you. No magic, just music.”

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  • Tuesday 8:00 – 10:00pm


  • Radiohead 's Kid A is a seminal record, one of great import and influence over me, and has always felt a bit “obvious” as a feature…

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  • In this week's episode of “Global Pandemic” I got sad . Real sad. You're not my therapist, so we needn't go into details, but point is,…

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  • This week features The Cooper Temple Clause' debut See This Through and Leave , because it's an energetic, brash, expulsion of angst and energy at a…

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  • It's chilly and wet in San Francisco — finally suggesting that we might have a change in season after all. With that in mind, I'm drawn…

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  • Welcome back, we're live tonight with a new show featuring a bit of Patti Smith 's seminal Horses , which is 45 years old today —…

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