Jazz Charts

This week’s results for KZSC Jazz Charts and Adds. Lot’s more new music coming in this week, I’m especially excited to be adding more Marsalis music to the Jazz library.

Top 10 KZSC Jazz Spins

1 AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE When The Heart Emerges Glistening Blue Note
2 TARA LINDA Torch And Sass
3 ANDREA BRACHFELD Lady Of The Island Zoho
4 HIROE SEKINE After The Rainfall
5 AMIKAEYLA Being In Love RootsJazz
6 BRAD MEHLDAU TRIO Where Do You Start Nonesuch
7 DANIELA NARDI’S ESPRESSO MANIFESTO The Songs Of Paolo Conte Acronym-EMI Music Canada
8 GERALD CLAYTON Bond: The Paris Sessions Decca
9 NINETY MILES Live At Cubadisco Concord Picante
10 VICTOR WOOTEN Sword And Stone Compass-Vix

This Week’s Adds

1 BRANFORD MARSALIS Four MFs Playin’ Tunes Marsalis Music
2 MIGUEL ZENON Esta Plena Marsalis
4 HARRY CONNICK JR. The Happy Elf Marsalis Music
5 BRANFORD MARSALIS AND JOEY CALDERAZZO Songs Of Mirth And Melancholy Marsalis


Loud Rock Charts: 11/27

I hope everyone had a very metal Thanksgiving break because I sure did. Here’s what happened in the life of Bröötalisk these past two days:

1) Interview The Haarp Machine. See them play with The Faceless and Revocation.

2) Interview Brendon Small from Dethklok. See them play with Machine Head, All That Remains, and Black Dahlia Murder.

In other news, Rage Against the Machine is rereleasing one of their masterpieces for the 20th anniversary of their self titled debut. Does this foreshadow the coming of more RATM? Only time will tell…

2 GAMMA RAY Skeletons And Majesties Eagle Rock
3 AUROCH From Forgotten Worlds Self-Released
5 ADRENOCHROME Hideous Appetites



1 DEFTONES Koi No Yokan Warner Brothers
2 ALL THAT REMAINS A War You Cannot Win Razor and Tie
3 HAARP MACHINE Disclosure Sumerian
4 FEAR The Fear Record The End
5 BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME The Parallax II: Future Sequence Metal Blade
6 THE SWORD Apocryphon Razor And Tie
7 CRADLE OF FILTH The Manticore And Other Horrors Nuclear Blast
8 ABIOTIC Symbiosis Metal Blade
9 TIAMAT The Sacred People Napalm
10 HEARTIST Nothing You Didn’t Deserve [EP] Roadrunner

The Carnage Ending

Loud Rock Charts: 11/20

To all the metalheads in the Oakland area: I sincerely hope you went to experience Neurosis live on Saturday night. I sure as hell didn’t miss out. They were phenomenal. In other concert news…

Dethklok and all That Remains is coming to Oakland on the 25th of November. In other words, this Saturday.

The Faceless, Revocation, and The Haarp Machine are coming to Walnut Creek on the 26th of November, or this Sunday.

It’s going to be one hell of a weekend.

1 SINISTER The Carnage Ending Massacre
2 CASKET LOTTERY Real Fear No Sleep
3 DIAGONAL The Second Mechanism Rise Above
4 THE BRONX “Ribcage” [Single] ATO
5 VARG Gutentag Napalm



1 THE SWORD Apocryphon Razor And Tie
2 ALL THAT REMAINS A War You Cannot Win Razor and Tie
3 HAARP MACHINE Disclosure Sumerian
4 NEUROSIS Honor Found In Decay Neurot
6 BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME The Parallax II: Future Sequence Metal Blade
7 KAMELOT Silverthorn SPV
8 EARLY GRAVES Red Horse No Sleep
9 ABIOTIC Symbiosis Metal Blade
10 WHILE SHE SLEEPS This Is The Six The End


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 single for Memphis up and comers Ex Cult. After hitting the road with fellow Bay Area residents Thee Oh Sees, Ty and his band have been making the late night TV rounds with performances on Conan and Letterman. To put it lightly Ty’s been killing it.

Here’s a sampling from each of Ty Segall’s releases from this year

For his first full length of the year Ty teamed up with San Francisco cohort White Fence

Next up he hit the studio with his touring band for his fastest, heaviest album yet

For his third and final album of the year Ty played every instrument himself. Here he is on Letterman with his band ripping the place to shreds


So go check out Hair, Slaughterhouse, and Twins to get as stoked on Ty Segall as we are here at the Great 88.


Thanks For Coming…

Hundreds of music-hungry people braved the rainy weather to attend the KZSC Ultimate Music Sale. Whether you found that LP you’d been trying to find for ten years, bought a bag of CDs for five bucks or just walked to get out of the rain and eat free candy, we’re glad you came. Money raised from this annual event goes towards helping KZSC operate, so it’s all good. More info and pictures from The Ultimate Music Sale are on our Facebook Page and if you missed the fun you’ll be happy to know that The Great 88 is already planning for next year’s event in November 2013.

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KZSC Music Sale Today

Here’s a peek at what the annual KZSC Ultimate Music Sale looks like. Vendors from all over the Bay Area will be selling everything from rare collectibles to bargain-priced vinyl and CDs. And yes, the legend lives on: The Great 88 will have a separate set of tables with no item over 25 cents. If you’re a music collector, the Ultimate Music Sale is…well, the ultimate. A family-friendly Santa Cruz tradition for over a decade, the KZSC Music Sale offers FREE admission and FREE parking at Merrill College.

Get here early for best selection. The double doors open at 10 a.m. TODAY. Follow the signs and balloons to the Crown/Merrill Cultural Center on the UCSC campus. More info and pictures on our Facebook Page.