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Mid-October New RPM Sounds

Just before the Halloween parties begin, here’s a list of 5 new and spinning releases on KZSC electronic music/RPM shows:

  1. SOUNDS FROM THE GROUND / Tribes (Upstream)
  2. ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER / R Plus Seven (Warp)
  3. MOBY / Innocents (Mute)
  4. VITALIC / Fade Away Remixes (Different)
  5. NIGHTMARES ON WAX / Feelin’ Good (Warp)

Check out the new days, times & shows featuring electronic music this fall on KZSC…and don’t forget to donate during our Pledge Drive!

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Loud Rock Charts: First Charts for LOUDROCKTOBER

If you missed our #1 Loud Rock band, The Safety Fire, this past Monday, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are one of the best upcoming progressive metal bands currently out there, and they have a freaking british accent. What’s not to love?!
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ADDS

  1. SCAR THE MARTYR Scar The Martyr Roadrunner
  2. SOULFLY Savages Nuclear Blast
  3. FATES WARNING Darkness In A Different Light Inside Out
  4. BROKEN HOPE Omen Of Disease Century Media
  5. HORISONT Time Warriors Metal Blade

CHARTS

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  1. SAFETY FIRE Mouth Of Swords InsideOut
  2. AVENGED SEVENFOLD Hail To The King Warner Brothers
  3. DEVILDRIVER Winter Kills Napalm
  4. TYR Valkyrja Metal Blade
  5. CARCASS Surgical Steel Nuclear Blast
  6. GWAR Battle Maximus Metal Blade
  7. AMERICAN SHARKS American Sharks The End
  8. DEVIL WEARS PRADA 8:18 Roadrunner
  9. WOOD SHAMPOO Crack, Crack Heart Attack Missing Sock
  10. CROSSFAITH Apocalyze The End

 

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Rock Charts – First Week Of October

Top 10:

images1. TERRY MALTS – Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere
2. JOANNA GRUESOME – Weird Sister
3. JACUZZI BOYS – Jacuzzi Boys
4. COKE WEED – Back To Soft
5. DODOS – Carrier
6. DR. DOG – B-Room
7. DENT MAY – Warm Blanket
8. THE SPYRALS – Out Of Sight
9. NO AGE – An Object
10. DEER TICK – Negativity

 

Top 5 Adds:

imgres1. THE FRESH AND ONLYS – Soothsayer
2. MOBY – Innocents
3. TV GHOST – Disconnect
4. BOREAL SONS – Threadbare
5. CASUAL SEX – Stroh 80

 

 

 

 

I’m really excited about the new Terry Malts album, so I’ll drop this down here:

But also, this is a video of Moby and Wayne Coyne doing weird things together!

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New Electronic/RPM

Students are back at UCSC. You’ll hear electronic music blasting from dorm to dorm, but here’s what’s Top 10 on KZSC:

  1. JACKSON AND HIS COMPUTER BAND/Glow (Warp)
  2. MODERAT/II (Mute)
  3. CANBLASTER/Infinite [EP](Marble)
  4. JESSY LANZA/Pull My Hair Back (Hyperdub)
  5. SINJIN HAWKE/The Lights
  6. CLAUDE VANSTROKE /Urban Animal (Dirtybird)
  7. DISCLOSURE/Settle (Cherrytree-Interscope)
  8. RUSTIE/Glass Swords (Warp)
  9. DAFT PUNK/Random Access Memories (Columbia)
  10. KASTLE/Kastle

Also new & noteworthy: TODDLA T SOUND, SOUNDS FROM THE GROUND, TREE, CRYSTAL STILTS.

 

 

Rock Charts – Last Week of September

Top 10:

images-11. DODOS – Carrier
2. JOANNA GRUESOME – Weird Sister
3. JACUZZI BOYS – Jacuzzi Boys
4. TERRY MALTS – Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere
5. DENT MAY – Warm Blanket
6. CRYSTAL STILTS – Nature Noir
7. DIARRHEA PLANET – I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
8. BLOUSE – Imperium
9. CHELSEA WOLFE – Pain Is Beauty
10. BARE MUTANTS – The Affliction

 

Top 5 Adds:

images1. KELLEY STOLTZ – Double Exposure
2. DR. DOG – B-Room
3. CLOUD CONTROL – Dream Cave
4. POETS OF RHYTHM – The Anthology: 1992-2003
5. FRANKIE ROSE – Herein Wild

 

 

 

 

Kelley Stoltz is a cool dude from San Francisco.  He wrote a song about tacos. Check it out:

 

DEPECHE MODE DELTA MACHINE

Depeche Mode’s new CD “DELTA MACHINE”

Depeche Mode’s new CD “DELTA MACHINE” has the group back with the electro-grundge sound that harkens back to their mid ’90s material. The group now features a full-time drummer and Martin seems to play guitars most of the time.

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‘Welcome To My World’ opens the album with heavy beats and an ominus soundscape.

The first single release ‘Angel’ is as heavy with lots of clicks and buzzing chirps.

‘Heaven’ is the second single that features duets with lead singer Dave Gahan and lyracist Martin Gore.

‘Broken’ is a likeable mellow tune with a sinister electro beat.
“You can’t fake it, I can feel it, You were broken from the start”

‘Should Be Higher’ opens like a rush of fresh air at a slow pace with a big bass drum beat with a progressive drive.
“Your lies are more attractive then the truth”

‘Soothe My Soul’ is the third single release and perhaps my favorite and it’s danceable. A lusty song about knocking down doors and getting what ya need.
“There’s only one way to soothe my soul!”

‘Alone’ is a hypnotic track about looking back at past love and circumstance.
“I was there when you needed me most…”

On a scale of 1 to 10, lamest to greatest, I give Delta Machine a 7.
Will it be a classic? Probably not.
Would I listen to it again? Yes.

Depeche Mode play live at Shoreline on Thursday, September 28th with Crystal Castles opening.
For a great live preview performance, search for the Depeche Mode “Live On Lettermen” 2013 webcast!

-DJ Danny “On The Radio”

“Living In The ’80s”