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Loud Rock Charts Late September

This week in Loud Rock: prog metal giants Dream Theater released their highly anticipated self-titled album. Other prog metal bands making waves include Safety Fire (currently on tour with Between the Buried and Me) and Twelve Foot Ninja who will tour with Periphery in a few weeks. Lots of exciting new stuff for progheads including our Top 5 Picks:

  1. DREAM THEATER Dream Theater (Roadrunner)
  2. ONSLAUGHT Vi (AFM Records)
  3. IN SOLITUDE Sister (Metal Blade Records)
  4. TRC Nation (10 Spot
  5. UNCUT Infinite Repeats (MB3 Music)

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Don’t forget these:

  1. SAFETY FIRE Mouth Of Swords (InsideOut)
  2. CARCASS Surgical Steel (Nuclear Blast)
  3. GWAR Battle Maximus (Metal Blade)
  4. DEVILDRIVER Winter Kills (Napalm)
  5. AVENGED SEVENFOLD Hail To The King (Warner Brothers)
  6. TYR Valkyrja (Metal Blade)
  7. TWELVE FOOT NINJA Silent Machine  
  8. CROSSFAITH Apocalyze (The End)
  9. REPTILIAN Low Health (Count Your Lucky Stars)
  10. AMERICAN SHARKS American Sharks (The End)

 

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Rock Charts – Third Week of September

Top 10:

images1. JOANNA GRUESOME – Weird Sister
2. NO AGE – An Object
3. TY SEGALL – Sleeper
4. DODOS – Carrier
5. MALLARD – Finding Meaning In Deference
6. KING KHAN AND THE SHRINES – Idle No More
7. JACUZZI BOYS – Jacuzzi Boys
8. SALVIA PLATH – The Bardo Story
9. BARE MUTANTS – The Affliction
10. CHELSEA WOLFE – Pain Is Beauty

 

Top 5 Adds:

images-11. TERRY MALTS – Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere
2. BLOUSE – Imperium
3. SISU – Blood Tears
4. CRYSTAL STILTS – Nature Noir
5. BILL CALLAHAN – Dream River

 

 

 

 

Joanna Gruesome, a very awesome and very punny band, topped our charts this week.  WORD PLAY! Here’s one of my favorite songs from their album, Weird Sister:

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KZSC Hip Hop Top 10 Chart Mid-September

2013 turned out to be a very good summer for Hip-hop.  As we start the school year, here are KZSC’s top  Hip Hop new releases in September:

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1 FLATBUSH ZOMBIES – Better Off Dead  (Electric KoolAde Records)

2 UNDERACHIEVERS – Lords Of Flatbush (Brainfeeder Records)

3 STALLEY – Honest Cowboy [EP] (Maybach-WEA-Atlantic)

4 BRETT GRETZKY – Crows (Indyground)

5 SHAHEED AND DJ SUPREME – Knowledge, Rhythm, And Understanding (Communicating Vessels)

6 HERMITOFTHEWOODS – Land Of The Lotus Eaters (Endemik)

7 MAD DUKEZ AND FRESH KILS – Gettin’ Gatsby – (Deep Thinka)

8 FACTOR – Woke Up Alone (Fake Four)

9 CHANCE WATERS – Infinity (PERMANENT)

10 SAYKNOWLEDGE – Vibe Called Quest (Heavy Keys)

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RPM Charts Second Week of September 2013

Jackson And His Computerband - GlowTop 10:

1 JACKSON AND HIS COMPUTER BAND Glow Warp
2 ATROPOLIS Transitions Cumba Mela
3 GOLD PANDA Half Of Where You Live Ghostly
4 DISCLOSURE Settle Cherrytree-Interscope
5 MODERAT II Mute
6 LORN Debris [EP] Ninja Tune
7 BLUE HAWAII Untogether Arbutus
8 JAMES BLAKE Overgrown Republic
9 DEADBOY Blaquewerk – EP Numbers
10 JESSY LANZA Pull My Hair Back Hyperdub

Top 5 Adds:

1 JESSY LANZA Pull My Hair Back Hyperdub
2 NIGHTMARES ON WAX Feelin’ Good Warp
3 INFINITY SHRED Sanctuary Paracadute
4 CLAUDE VONSTROKE Urban Animal Dirtybird
5 CELL BROCO Little Bit In Love Ninja Tune

 

 

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KZSC Jazz Charts First Week of Spetember

I hope you had a good long labor day weekend! Unless you’re like some of us who face the irony of working on labor day, the long weekend is an indicator that summer is on it’s way out. As the gears begin to turn a little more at KZSC, here’s what’s happening with Jazz last week:

CHARTS:
1    DERRICK HODGE    Live Today    Blue Note
2    ANNIE KOZUCH    Mostly Jobim    Self-Released
3    BRIAN ANDRES AND THE AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ CARTEL    San Francisco    Bacalao
4    CLARK SOMMERS BASH    Clark Summers Bash    Origin
5    CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE TRIO    Out Here    Mack Avenue
6    RESONANCE    Introductions    Mandala
7    MICHELLE POLLACE    New Beginning
8    FRED FRIED AND CORE    Core Bacharach
9    FIVEPLAY JAZZ QUINTET    Five And More    Auraline
10    MARTIN BEJERANO    Potential Energy    Figgland

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Electronic Music Charts Finishing up August

What’s being played:

1 MODERAT II Mute
2 BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS Legend Remixed Tuff Gong-UME-Island
3 TECLA We Are The Lucky Ones Mayimba
4 PINK GIN Blame Me [EP] ClubMod
5 MINDELIXIR Lunology Outside
6 PRETTY LIGHTS Color Map From The Sun 8 Minutes 20 Seconds
7 CONGO NATTY Jungle Revolution Big Dada
8 MATIAS AGUAYO The Visitor Kompakt
9 DAFT PUNK Random Access Memories Columbia
10 MIXHELL Spaces Last Gang

Daft Punk remains popular as ever! Modrat’s II is filled with great tunes that keep the electronic shows bumpin’.

New adds this week:

1 ETIENNE DE CRECY Beats ‘n’ Cubes Vol. 2 Win
2 ADMIRERS Involuntary Memory Ardent
3 FLWRS AND MARALISA Muddy Your Feet [EP] Belgian Man
4 SUPERHUMANOIDS Exhibitionists Innovative Leisure

Etienne De Crecy supplies more French house and techno this week. Flwrs and Maralisa are worth a listen as well, especially if you’re fond of Purity Ring.