Entries by Rock Director

2012: The Year of Ty

It’s been one helluva year for San Francisco garage rock wonderkid Ty Segall. Ty’s been rockin’ all over the free world spreading his gospel of scuzzy psychedelic rock ‘n’ roll. This year Ty recorded and released three records of his own in addition to producing a killer LP for Nashville punks Heavy Cream and a […]

KZSC Rock Charts!

This fall at KZSC we’ve had seem real great new records coming in each and every week. Ty Segall’s third record of the year is perhaps his best, San Francisco’s Dum Dum Girls have a great new album, and Australia’s psychedelic groove masters Tame Impala have just put out an epic double LP. Not to […]

Review: Thee Oh Sees – Putrifiers II

In recent years the San Francisco Bay Area has produced some of the finest garage rock acts around. With such acts as Ty Segall, The Fresh and Onlys, Shannon and the Clams, and Wax Idols calling the area home, the Bay Area has no shortage of acts to choose from. Leading the charge is San […]

New Rock In August

August means getting ready to start another year of academics at our fine University. It’s been a wild summer at The Great 88 with stacks of knockout new releases hitting the airwaves. Right now, Nashville’s favorite bros Jeff the Brotherhood are on top. This garage rock duo’s latest release paired them with producer Dan Auerbach […]

Rock Charts – Summer

Here’s some hot New albums that’ll rule your next beach day. The ladies of Grass Widow hit #1 this week with their unique brand of harmony-driven post-punk. Beach House’s Bloom has been hanging out near the top for the past couple weeks; once you give it a listen you’ll know why. Killer new records from […]