imgres

Rock Charts – Second Week of January

Top 10: 1. BLOOD ORANGE – Cupid Deluxe 2. THEE OH SEES – Singles Collection, Volume 3 3. CHEAP TIME – Exit Smiles 4. ARCADE FIRE – Reflektor 5. FLUME AND CHET FAKER – Lockjaw 6. SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS – Give The People What They Want 7. TENNIS – Small Sound [EP] 8. […]

c meth

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] […]

cool ghouls

The Abigails, Cool Ghouls & Froth Jan. 25th

All you garage fans will finally have something to Dwyer-yip about in the New Year. The Crepe Place is playing host to not one, not two, but three killer bands. Orange County western lo-fi outfit The Abigails top the bill as they gear up for the release of their album “Tundra” on Burger Records. San […]

haumana

Hula & A Movie Jan.19th

Santa Cruz’s own Ladies of Mehana hula halau are hosting a Santa Cruz movie premiere by writer/director Keo Woolford, shot on location in Hawai’i.  ”The Haumana” (The Student) is an indie charmer, the story of Jonny Kealoha, who is working a Waikiki Polynesian revue when he is appointed successor to a high school boys’ hula class. It’s […]

John Coltrane A Love Supreme

John Hanrahan Quartet & Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme”

The hosts of “Stirrin’ the Soup” had the pleasure of hosting two members from the Chicago-based group known as the John Hanrahan Quartet last week. John (the leader/drummer, now based in Santa Cruz) and his longtime bandmate/tenor saxophonist Brian Kephart, joined us for an exciting discussion about their show at Kuumbwa Jazz. When I heard […]