Rock Charts – Last Week Of January!

Top 10:


1. SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS – Give The People What They Want
2. THEE OH SEES – Singles Collection, Volume 3
3. CHEAP TIME – Exit Smiles
4. BLOOD ORANGE – Cupid Deluxe
5. ARCADE FIRE – Reflektor
6. PAINTED PALMS – Forever
7. HABIBI – Habibi
8. POW! – Hi-Tech Boom
9. DESTROYER – Five Spanish Songs
10. TOY – Join The Dots


Top 5 Adds:

m_HxnJbaWr5v3I_XWHztk4A1. TOGETHER PANGEA – Badillac
2. DUM DUM GIRLS – Too True
3. HOSPITALITY – Trouble
4. MOZES AND THE FIRSTBORN – Mozes And The Firstborn
5. BE FOREST – Earthbeat





Wowza guys, it’s tuesday! Here’s a song by together Pangea:


End of January World Charts

Hey folks! The first month of the new year is over, and here are your world charts for its close. Check it!

1 SULTANS OF STRING Symphony Red River-McKhool
2 BEATS ANTIQUE A Thousand Faces, Act I Beats Antique
3 ANOUSHKA SHANKAR Traces Of You Deutsche Grammophon
4 OMAR SOULEYMAN Wenu Wenu Ribbon
5 BOOM PAM “Manara And Summer” [Singles]
7 LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO Songs From A Zulu Farm Razor and Tie
8 FELA KUTI Zombie UniversalBBB9 HELIOCENTRICS 13 Degrees Of Reality
10 LIJADU SISTERS The Afrodisia Reissue Series KFR


1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Kassidat: Raw 45s From Morocco Dust To Digital
2 AMSTERDAM KLEZMER BAND “Op Je Hoede” [Single] Vetnasj
3 SWAY MACHINERY “My Dead Lover’s Wedding” [Single]


Jazzuary at it’s End – The Charts and Adds

Here’s what’s happening with Jazz at KZSC! There’s been tons of material dropping in lately, courtesy of all of our lovely promoters:


1    BEATA PATER    Golden Lady    Self-Released
3    MICHELLE ZANGARA    Songs Of Blue    MZRecords
4    CECILE MCLORIN SALVANT    WomanChild    Mack Ave.
5    CHARLES BOLES QUARTET    Blue Continuum    Detroit Music Factory
6    GEORGE COLLIGAN    The Endless Mysteries    Origin
7    CAROLYN LEE JONES    The Performer    Catnround
8    SERGIO GALVAO    Phantom Fish    Pimenta
9    CHICAGO JAZZ ORCHESTRA    Burstin Out    Origin
10    PINK MARTINI    Get Happy    Heinz


1    DONNA SINGER    Jazz In The Living Room    Emerald Bay
2    JOE SULLIVAN    Whiskey Jack Waltz    Perry Lake
3    CORY WEEDS QUINTET    Let’s Go    Cellar Live
4    DEE BELL    Silva Bell Elation
5    JAKE HERTZOG    Throwback    Zoho

Make sure to catch the fabulous John Abercrombie Quartet at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz Monday February 10th!

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New RPM in Mid-January

How are you doing with 2014 so far? Here’s how new releases look in electronic/RPM music at KZSC:

1 MACHINEDRUM Vapor City Ninja Tune
2 POLICY Postscript 100% Silk
3 BURIAL Rival Dealer Hyperdub
4 SPECIAL REQUEST Soul Music Houndstooth
5 DAEDELUS Drown Out Anticon
6 CASHMERE CAT “With Me” [Single]
7 IMAMI Madhouse [EP]
8 MAT ZO Damage Control Astralwerks
9 CRYSTAL METHOD The Crystal Method Tiny E
10 GESAFFELSTEIN Aleph Bromance

A “Fast 5″ to watch for:

1 CRYSTAL METHOD The Crystal Method Tiny E
2 PROSPERO Between Spinning Nothing
3 BLIND SCUBA DIVERS Blind Scuba Divers [EP] Lava
4 BURIAL Rival Dealer Hyperdub
5 VARIOUS ARTISTS Nublu Sound 2 Nublu

Mid-Jazzuary Music Charts


I hope your new year is off to a good roll, and I know we’re all looking forward to the good things ahead! Speaking of, here’s whats happening in the Jazz department at KZSC:

1    CECILE MCLORIN SALVANT    WomanChild    Mack Ave.
2    DAVID BECKER TRIBUNE    Distance Travel    Acoustic Music
4    KENNY GARRETT    Pushing The World Away    Mack Avenue
5    PHIL WOODS AND THE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA    New Celebration    Chiaroscuro
6    SERGIO GALVAO    Phantom Fish    Pimenta
7    JOHN CLAYTON    Parlor Series    Self-Released
8    TED BRANCATO    The Next Step
9    DIANE HUBKA    West Coast Strings    SSJ
10    BOBBY WATSON    Check Cashing Day    Lafiya

1    MATT RENZI    Rise And Shine    Three P’s
2    CHARLES BOLES QUARTET    Blue Continuum    Detroit Music Factory
3    JACQUES LESURE    When She Smiles    WJ3
4    STEVE TRESELER    Center Song    CMA
5    HERB SILVERSTEIN    Monday Morning    Self-Released


Outer Bridge

End of 2013: Hot Jazz

I’d like to personally congratulate Northern California for surviving the Third Ice Age. Big cold front just passed through Santa Cruz, which made for ideal conditions to sit inside and listen to records all day. Here’s what’s happening in jazz during the end of a frozen December at KZSC:

  2. PINK MARTINI Get Happy (Heinz)
  3. COREY CHRISTIANSEN Lone Prairie (Origin)
  4. GEORGE COLLIGAN The Endless Mysteries (Origin)
  5. BOBBY WATSON Check Cashing Day (Lafiya)
  6. CRAIG YAREMKO Organ Trio  
  7. DAVID BECKER TRIBUNE Distance Travel (Acoustic Music)
  8. SERGIO GALVAO Phantom Fish (Pimenta)
  9. KENNY GARRETT Pushing The World Away (Mack Avenue)
  10. GEORGE COTSIRILOS TRIO Variations (oa2

Last minute…new releases worth sticking in your ears: JOHN CLAYTON Parlor Series; HOWARD ALDEN/ANDY BROWN QUARTET Heavy Artillery; ELEC TET Shiny Metal Objects; JASON LEE BRUNS JAZZ COLLECTIVE Live At Catalina Jazz Club.