April 30th: International Jazz Day!



If you didn’t know, today, April 30th, is International Jazz Day! Around the world, musicians and listeners alike are celebrating the both the historical and contemporary significance of America’s greatest musical treasure. Featuring performances by renowned artists all over the world, think of today as Christmas for jazz lovers worldwide. The hosts of Wednesday’s 2-4pm jazz show Stirrin’ the Soup are ecstatic to share this day with you, so tune in on KZSC to hear some great jazz this afternoon!

Courtesy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), please enjoy the International Jazz Day 2014 Global Concert in Osaka, Japan below via recorded live stream:


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Fonzie Interviews Antwon!

Fonzie caught up with world-famous San Jose rapper Antwon in February. Listen to it here!

You can stream Antwon’s new album Heavy Hearted In Doldrums via Pitchfork advance here. Make sure to download it when it officially releases May 6!

Tune in to Fonzie’s programs The Fonzie Scheme and The Illest Villains Monday nights and Tuesday nights at 10 pm!


KZSC Loud Rock Charts 4/29

Hello metal people.  Here are the charts for this week. Yay new Mastodon and Arkona!

1    MASTODON    “High Road” [Single]    Warner Brothers
2    HELSTAR    This Wicked Nest    AFM
3    PORTRAIT    Crossroads    Metal Blade
4    ARKONA    Yav    Napalm
5    PRONG    Ruining Lives    SPV

1    ANIMALS AS LEADERS    The Joy Of Motion    Sumerian
2    ASSASSINS    War Of Aggression    Entertainment One
3    WHITECHAPEL    Our Endless War    Metal Blade
4    I DECLARE WAR    We Are Violent People By Nature    Razor and Tie
5    OFF!    Wasted Years    Vice
6    HAMMERCULT    Steelcrusher    SPV
7    COMEBACK KID    Die Knowing    Victory
8    PILGRIM    II: Void Worship    Metal Blade
9    HOLY MOSES    Redefining Mayhem    SPV
10    BLACK LABEL SOCIETY    Catacombs Of The Black Vatican    eOne


RPM Charts – April 29th

Top 10:

1. CONRAD CLIFTON – Picture In Picture / Self-Released
2. TENSNAKE – Glow / Astralwerks
3. PANTHER GOD – Golden Changes / Outside
4. EVIAN CHRIST – Waterfall [EP] / Tri Angle
5. SUPER DUPER – Diamonds And Doubt [EP] / Apothecary
6. 813 – XOXO [EP] / Jeffree’s (Mad Decent)
7. RYAN HEMSWORTH – Guilt Trips / Last Gang
8. SAINT TIIMBRE – Power / Little Friend
9. DISCLOSURE – Settle / Cherrytree-Interscope
10. TYCHO – Awake / Ghostly

Top 5 Adds:

1. TOURIST – Patterns / Monday
2. FM BELFAST – Brighter Days / Self-Released
3. JEF BARBARA – Soft To The Touch / Club Roll
4. MARK E – Product Of Industry / Spectral Sound
5. ANTHONY VALADEZ – In Search Of / Plug Research

Check out the title track from 813’s explosive new EP “XOXO” below:


Rock Charts – 3rd Week of April

Top 10:

SaladDays_zps35431c2b1. MAC DEMARCO – Salad Days
2. BIG SCARY – Not Art
4. DENNEY AND THE JETS – Mexican Coke
5. PINS – Girls Like Us
6. BLACK ANGELS – Clear Lake Forest
7. CLOUD NOTHINGS – Here And Nowhere Else
8. TWEENS – Tweens
9. PERFECT PUSSY – Say Yes To Love
10. NATURAL CHILD – Dancin’ With Wolves




Top 5 Adds:

CVG_ShrinkDustLPJacket_Working1. CHAD VANGAALEN – Shrink Dust
2. DYLAN SHEARER – Garagearray
3. WOODS – With Light And With Love
5. CHET FAKER – Built On Glass








Here’s a ridiculous Mac DeMarco promo video for his new album Salad Days. It’s #1 at KZSC!