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INTRODUCING THE VOICES BEHIND KISL'S LIVE RADIO PROGRAMMING. This week: Two Brothers, Four Bentles, Countless Good -Times. BY JORDAN MONROE Sunday at 9 a.m., the Beatles start their invasion all over again. Leading the LP charge are Alex Sanchez and Johnny Vickers, who share with the Catalina Is- lander the fun of waking up after a sleepover with your best friend, playing some great records and laughing the whole tim KISL sat down with veteran disc jock- ey Alex, a product of the free DJ classes offered by KISL (see the end of article for more info),.and his brother Johnny to learn more about the good times you can have with good friends and good mu- sic. KISL: Can you introduce your co-host? Alex: This is my brother John- ny who has been a professional musician for well over 30 years. He has a very keen knowledge of the Beatles and music of that era. Johnny: Wow, that's a tough one. Alex: Wow, that should be easy. Johnny: One of my {avorite people and I love dearly. I look forward to every Sunday morning. KISL: What is the purpose of your show? Johnny: If there is a purpose, it is just to get up, have some fun, listen to music, drink some coffee and hang with my brother. Alex: ... to hang with my broth- Sponsored by: 2012 CATALINA FESTIVAL OF ART OPEN TO AGES 5-15 STUDENTS WHO WISH TO ENTER THE KIDS SHOW MUST BRING THEIR ART TO THE MA~z~ STAGE ON FRIDAY. SLEPT. 2iST FROM IOAM-6PM. LIMIT I ENTRY PER ~ PLF.ASE. ACCi~Fr ALLPJ~ INCLUDING. PA~TI/~S. CRAFTS AND PH~PHYo EACH YEAR. THE CATALINA ART ASSOCIATION OlVF_.S AWAY MORE ~ $1000.00 IN ART ~JPPU]ES TO ~AND PIL~flCI]P~ OF 111E KII~ SHOW. ItqUIWln',AI~WI, In~UN O1= Iml~r BI 1Bell IKIMN ~ ~ allGl~l~ ~ml &CC4i~rlll]llriRIBlCBl~llrBJl~lBlIUl III~BQ01I,g~IID;IRI:=I=II 'InlL1LIIB MAIgmDD 1D1~ 1N) Ilml ~NANIIIIID ~ ~ ~ 1O[~M- er and hopefully entertain people. I just want people to be entertained and have some laughs with us. Johnny: Hear, hear! (clink of bottles) KISL: How is it doing a show with a co-host? Alex: It is nice to have some- one to bounce things off of. They may take the conversation a totally different direction than you would have thought of. Johnny: I don't know it any other way. KISL: What can we expect to hear during your show? Johnny: Beatles Alex: No, that'll be last. You can expect to hear me and my brother laughing about pretty much noth- ing in particular. You'll probably hear me telling a story or two. Oh, and the Beatles, their music. Plus, the Super-Secret Show. Johnny: What he said, and Johnny Vickers and Alex Sanchezprepare to kick then some. KISL: What advicewould you give to someone doing a show with a co-host? Alex: I would say, (choose) somebody that you work well with. 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Or, somebody that you absolutely and uncontrollably despise, .but who" is willing to work with you on a show. That would make good ra- dio, too. But really, someone that you have a good rapport with. Johnny: But if that rapport goes bad ... Alex: Yeah, but we're stuck with each other. Alex and Johnny: (clink of bottles) KISL: If you had to describe your co-hosts voice to the readers, how would you describe it? Alex: Fine Corinthian leather. Johnny: That's been sat on too much. Alex: Honest answer, he sounds like a little kid who is playing and having a really good time. Johnny: That's how it feels to be on the show. Alex's voice is very comforting, like talking to an old friend. KISL: Question we ask every- one (courtesy of Sarah L.): If you . were in a white room with no win- dows or doors, and the walls were of an infinite height, what song would you listen to, to lift you out of the room? Alex: "Blue Jay Way" by the Beatles. It makes me feel like I'm floating on a cloud. Johnny: "Flying" by the Bea- ties. Alex: Hey, and both those tracks are on the same album The Magical Mystery Tour. Johnny: And back to back. Alex and Johnny: *clink of bottles. Alex and Johnny have gracious- ly invited anyone to be a guest on their show. Unofficial prerequisite, bring some breakfast to share. On the next Meet the Voice: Da- vid Weinberg. Want to get involved with KISL but don't know where to start? Come to the station's free DJ classes and you will be ready to con- quer the airwaves, or at least say hi to your family. Classes are for three Mondays starting at 6p.m. on Sept. 17. For more information on class- es, call (424) 226-2837 (HAHA- BOATER); e-mail Jordan Monroe, the community outreach director- or visit II Are you a writer, or would like to be one for the Catalina Islander.? The paper is seek- ing to expand its editorial horizons. New reporters and guest columnists are welcome. For more information, contact the editor at 8 i Friday, September 7, 2012 THE ATM.iNA ISLANDER