Charts and Adds: Second Week of October


1 CARMEN LUNDY Soul To Soul Afrasia
2 KIKI EBSEN Scarecrow Sessions Painted Pony
4 JOSHUA REDMAN Trios Live Nonesuch
5 HIROMI Alive Telarc
6 JULIET GREEN Think About That Self-Released
7 JASON MORAN All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller Blue Note
8 OTIS BROWN III The Thought Of You Revive-Blue Note
9 MALIKA TIROLIEN Sur La Voie Ensoleillee
10 HELEN SUNG Anthem For A New Day Concord


1 RAY CHARLES Genius Loves Company Concord
2 SALSA DE LA BAHIA Vol. 2, Hoy Y Ayer Patois
3 BOBBY BROOM My Shining Hour Origin
4 COOKERS Time And Time Again Motema
5 ANTHONY BRANKER AND WORD PLAY The Forward (Towards Equality) Suite


Rock Charts – 1st Week of October

This week the much anticipated new Flying Lotus record came out and managed to get both a top add from us and a spot on our top 30.

Top 10:

url-21. GOAT – Commune
2. PURLING HISS – Weirdon
3. THIS WILL DESTROY YOU – Another Language
4. BUDOS BAND – Burnt Offering
5. NAOMI PUNK – Television Man
7. LITERATURE – Chorus
9. BRONCHO – Just Enough Hip To Be Woman
10. KING TUFF – Black Moon Spell



Top 5 Adds:

e88953581. FLYING LOTUS – You’re Dead
2. SBTRKT – Wonder Where We Land
4. ICEAGE – Plowing Into The Field Of Love
5. PEAKING LIGHTS – Cosmic Logic






Here’s the single from Flying Lotus’ Your Dead:


Live This Sunday: J. Lately & Rey Res

unnamedCome through and support local hip-hop talents J. Lately & Rey Res this weekend at the Catalyst! The MC duo will be backed by openers M-10, Champlu, Fabes, TANKBOYZ, and Amanda Leilani, as they continue along the west coast on their tour, Nice Dreams. Both channel that much loved Bay Area sound and sensibility, and the two have collaborated and shared the stage with respected Santa Cruz favorites such as Zumbi of Zion I and People Under The Stairs. Rey Res recently dropped a track, Nothin to Me, in promotion of the tour which features J. Lately that conveniently allows you to check out both artists.

Tune in this week for a chance to call in and win tickets to the show this Sunday, October 12.


Listen to Nothin to Me (feat. J. Lately) prod. by Dj Dahi here:



RPM Charts – Beginning of October

Top 10:

1. RUSTIE – Green Language / Warp
2. APHEX TWIN – Syro / Warp
3. GARDEN CITY MOVEMENT – Entertainment/Bengali Cinema / BLDG5
4. REDINHO – Redinho / Numbers
5. SLOW MAGIC – How To Run Away / Downtown
6. HIPPIE SABOTAGE – The Sunny Album (Deluxe Edition) / iH2D
7. GALTIER – Main10 [EP] / Apothecary Compositions
8. HUDSON MOHAWKE – Chimes [EP] / Warp
9. TOKIMONSTA – Desiderium / Young Art
10. ODESZA – In Return / Counter

Top 5 Adds:

1. CARIBOU – Our Love / Merge
2. ANNA LUNOE – All Out [EP] / Ultra
3. LES SINS – Why [Single] / Carpark
4. BLACK TAXI – Electroshock Death Grip / No Shame
5. FLYING LOTUS – You’re Dead / Warp

We’re starting off the fall quarter with some excellent tunes this year; first up we have the title track from Caribou’s new album Our Love, a dark synth-driven dance number sure to grab you:

Also, have a listen to this beautiful remix of Odesza’s “Say My Name” from the album In Return by Slow Magic:

Be sure to check out Slow Magic’s album How To Run Away too! Its well worth a listen.

Keep rockin’ y’all,  and be sure keep it tuned to 88.1FM!


Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party Ticket Giveaway!


The Santa Cruz Music Festival is back! With more than 92 hours of entertainment, 100+ performing acts, all engaging in seven venues in Downtown Santa Cruz, this event is set to surpass last years debut.

You can get a little taste of it at the Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party and we’ve got tickets! This event will be held at the Catalyst on October 10-11. Artists to be featured include Far East Movement, THE GASLAMP KILLER, ill-esha, Thriftworks, Starkey and many more.

For a chance to win tickets to this jam-packed 2 day event, check out our ticket giveaway contest on our Facebook!


In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles, Oct 20

Support KZSC and catch a multi-media musical theatre biography of the Beatles!

100% of the ticket price goes to support KZSC.

Where? The Heritage Theatre in Campbell.
When? Monday, October 20 at 7:30 pm.

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Told through the eyes of Beatles manager, Brian Epstein, “In My Life” features the live music of renowned tribute band Abbey Road.

Abbey Road band

Abbey Road

They portray the Fab Four with tight harmonies, flawless note for note renditions of Beatles hits, custom–tailored costumes, and precise attention to every detail. These four premier Beatles tribute musicians also recreate the wit and charm of the Beatles, including the Fab Four’s cheeky personalities, familiar onstage banter and patter between songs. More than just a Beatles tribute concert, In My Life gives the audience a chance to “be there” at pivotal moments in the extraordinary career of the Beatles – from Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club, to the Ed Sullivan Show, Shea Stadium’s 50,000 + screaming fans and their final live performance on the rooftop of their Apple Corp offices.

The multi-media musical plays at The Heritage Theatre in Campbell on Monday, October 20 at 7:30 pm. The Milpitas High School String Quartet will perform with the show!

If you buy from us, 100% of your Premier-level ticket price goes to support community radio and KZSC–the home of Here, There and Everywhere.