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!


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:

  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




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’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.


‘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”


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)






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)



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
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: