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California Roots Festival, May 22nd – 24th

The legendary California Roots Music and Arts Festival returns on Memorial day weekend, from May 22nd to May 24th, at the Monterey County Fairgrounds.  With an expanded lineup this year, CaliRoots brings a wide array of artists including reggae, world music, hip-hop and jam band. The three day line-up features the following (plus more): Friday: SOJA, […]

Loud Rock Charts 4/7

Hey metal fans! Here’s the top ten and newly added music for the week. TOP TEN: 1 ALL THAT REMAINS The Order Of Things Razor And Tie 2 MOONSPELL Extinct Napalm 3 ENSIFERUM One Man Army Metal Blade 4 AGONIST Eyes Of Providence Century 5 NIGHTWISH Endless Forms Most Beautiful Nuclear Blast 6 SANITY DAYS […]

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DakhaBrakha playing Kuumbwa Jazz April 13th

Ukranian quartet, DakhaBrakha will be playing at Kuumbwa Jazz April 13th as part of their United States tour This Ukrainian “ethno-chaos” band creates a world of unexpected new music. Accompanied by Indian, Arabic, African, Russian and Australian traditional instrumentation, the quartet’s astonishingly powerful and uncompromising vocal range creates a trans-national sound rooted in Ukrainian culture. The […]

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KZSC Show Reviews: Whirr/Nothing

Alternative punk, shoegaze band Whirr joined their friends, Nothing to put on a show at Bottom of The Hill February 3rd, 2015. Bands Whirr and Nothing put out a split via Run For Cover Records late of last year, as well as their album Sway through Graveface Records, leaving much to be anticipated for this […]

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KZSC Show Reviews: A Place to Bury Strangers

At the beginning of every quarter at UCSC, I always create a list. On this list are all the shows that are coming up during that quarter that I know I just have to see. On March 13th as I took the overcrowded 16 bus down from Crown College to the forsaken depths of the Santa Cruz Metro Center and crossed the streets to the Catalyst, there was one last concert I had to cross of my list. It was a concert to perfectly wrap up the Winter quarter at UCSC. That concert was A Place to Bury Strangers.