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Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Marc "Mookie" Kaczor is a native of Los Angeles and Music Director of 88.5 FM. He likes the Lakers, Lo-Fi, interviewing artists and white tennis shoes. Marc also appreciates a nicely constructed tweet @MookieSpeaks. Initially gaining radio chops in San Diego (at more than a handful of stations) Mookie is thrilled to be back home at a trail-blazing, non-commercial radio station like this one. Always willing to take a chance on a record, always willing to serve the listener community and the community of artists.

Posts by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor for 88.5 Music Blog:

88FIVE Live At Home with LP

Published 27 days ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

88FIVE Live At Home with LP

88FIVE Live At Home with LP is brought to you by the Independent 88.5 FM, CSUN & Saddleback College. This edition features an interview with alternative-rocker Laura Pergolizzi, known as LP, conducted by 88.5 FM midday host/program director Mookie. During the interview, they pause for a special performance from LP. She plays a song from her album ‘Heart To Mouth,’ her latest single, “The One That You Love,” and ends with a track from her 2017 album Lost On You.

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Hear At Home with Raye Zaragoza

Published 3 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Hear At Home with Raye Zaragoza

For this Hear At Home episode, your midday host Mookie talks with indie-folk, Long Beach-based, Raye Zaragoza.

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Hear At Home with Washed Out

Published 3 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Hear At Home with Washed Out


For this Hear At Home episode, the Independent 88.5 FM’s program director, Mookie - or Marc, if you prefer - talks with Ernest Weatherly Greene Jr., commonly known as Washed Out. He shares his story behind the album art for his latest album, Purple Moon. Host Mookie and Greene talk about the challenges and benefits of working from home.

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Hear At Home with Bear Rinehart from NEEDTOBREATHE

Published 4 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Hear At Home with Bear Rinehart from NEEDTOBREATHE

 

The Independent 88.5 FM’s program director, Mookie - or Marc if you prefer - speaks with Bear Rinehart from NEEDTOBREATHE for our Hear At Home series. Rinehart talks about the process and turnaround for the new upcoming NEEDTOBREATHE album. Rinehart also explains his early music/ church relationship.

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Hear At Home with Girl Friday

Published 4 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Hear At Home with Girl Friday

88.5 FM's mid-day host, Mookie chats with the entire band of Girl Friday. The band reflects on how their priorities have changed during the pandemic. Girl Friday also talks about how the band came together and evolved through the process. Mookie gets the band to tell us about their favorite venues as well! Catch new music from Girl Friday on the Independent 88.5 FM.

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Hear At Home with Charley Crockett

Published 4 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Hear At Home with Charley Crockett

In this installment of our Hear At Home Series, mid-day host, Mookie chats with Charley Crockett. Crockett tells us about the struggles of releasing music and the lack of touring in 2020. Mookie also gets Crockett to tell us about how he wants to give the country music genre a spin.

Catch new music from Charley Crockett's latest album, Welcome To Hard Times, on the Independent 88.5 FM.
Connect further with Charley Crockett via links below.

http://www.charleycrockett.com/
Facebook: @CharleyCrockett
Twitter: @charleycrockett
Instagram: @charleycrockett

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Hear At Home with Zach Williams from The Lone Bellow

Published 4 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Hear At Home with Zach Williams from The Lone Bellow

The Independent 88.5 FM's Programming Director, Mookie, and Zach Williams from the booming Brooklyn-based The Lone Bellow for this Hear At Home episode. Zach Williams recounts his time before the pandemic. Williams also tells us about his Joe Walsh experience during a Tom Petty concert. Mookie gets Zach to tell us more about how the Lone Bellow came to fruition.

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Hear At Home with Katie Pruitt

Published 4 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Hear At Home with Katie Pruitt

88.5 FM's fearless program director, Marc Kaczor, and Nashville transplant, Katie Pruitt connect for our Hear At Home collection. Pruitt talks about her unique handwritten lyrics. She reflects on her online performances. Mookie has Pruitt tell us about the chronology and concept of behind her latest album, 'Expectations.'

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