Entries by Rock Director

Top Rock Charts For Mid-July

Middle of Summer’s Top Rock on KZSC: 1. SMITH WESTERNS – Soft Will 2. MIKAL CRONIN – MCII 3 SHANNON AND THE CLAMS – Dreams In The Rat House 4. COOL GHOULS – Cool Ghouls 5. VAMPIRE WEEKEND – Modern Vampires Of The City 6. BASS DRUM OF DEATH – Bass Drum Of Death 7. […]

Ceremony June 7th

Ceremony is a hardcore punk band from Rohnert Park. They have been recording with Madator Records for a few years now and their latest release, “Zoo,” came out last year. Ceremony is set to play the Catalyst in downtown Santa Cruz. If their show there earlier this year is an indicator, it’s bound to be […]

CMJ Top 30

This week’s charts at KZSC are a classic case of “tell me something I don’t know.” What we do know is that Thee Oh Sees are the most badass band on the planet. San Francisco’s prolific garage crew has delivered an album that four out of five dj’s suggest for daily listening. Floating Coffin kills, […]

New Growlers Album: Hung At Heart

Self-branded as “Beach Goth”, the Orange County crew The Growlers are road warriors. Playing a seemingly endless string of dates, the quintet wander the country like modern day pranksters delivering a tight set of their jaunty organ-infused surf rock. Costa Mesa’s psych-surf garage outfit took time off the road to produce their third LP, a collection of […]

Old Man Takes A Look At His Life

We here at the Great 88 love a good rockstar memoir. They offer us windows into the creative minds of our musical heroes. Plus they’re just fun reading. The latest and greatest grey haired musings come to us from everyones favorite flannel wearing Canadian, Neil Young. In “Waging Heavy Peace” the  prolific songwriter meanders through […]

Rock Charts!

Its December once again! Time for caroling, gingerbread houses, domesticated trees, and indie rock. The year is finishing off strong with great new releases from Bat For Lashes, Titus Andronicus, the Babies, and more. Be sure to keep it locked here on the Great 88 to hear the sweet sweet sounds of brand new rock […]