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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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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.

 

 

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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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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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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