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Programmer of the Month: Luisa Cardoza

In January 2004, Luisa Cardoza (aka DJ LC) started spinning music on The Great 88. It all started when she enrolled in our broadcast class while working at the UCSC Ticket Office.  Luisa loved our Friday afternoon “Not So Distant Relatives” program so when host DJ Abel graduated, she and DJ Soul Patch (Ben Kutcher) took […]

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RPM Charts – March 17th

Top 10: 1 TENSNAKE – Glow / Astralwerks 2 ILLUM SPHERE – Ghosts Of Then And Now / Ninja Tune 3 WAVE RACER – Streamers / Future Classic 4 JEROME LOL – Deleted/Fool [EP] / Friends of Friends 5 HASTA – Floral [EP] / Apothecary 6 PATTEN – Estoile Naiant / Warp 7 CASHMERE CAT […]


Upcoming Hip-Hop To Cop

  Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata (Madlib Invazion) Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs is set to release his fourth collaborative project on March 18 with critically acclaimed producer Madlib, known primarily for his work with MF DOOM (Madvillainy) and J Dilla (Jaylib). Freddie Gibbs was originally signed to Young Jeezy’s label CTE World in […]

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Mid-March New Indie Rock

End of the quarter finals are facing UCSC students, including yours truly. Here are 10 new indie rock releases that will help anyone concentrate: 1. CHERRY GLAZERR – Haxel Princess 2. TACOCAT – NVM 3. HABIBI – Habibi 4. DAMAGED BUG – Hubba Bubba 5. NATURAL CHILD – Dancin’ With Wolves 6. ST. VINCENT – […]

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Ambrose Akinmusire Does it Again

 Ambrose Akinmusire (ah-kin-moo-sir-ee)  and his new album The Imagined Savior is Far Easier to Paint really cooks! His second release on Blue Note records since his debut in 2011, Ambrose truly takes you on a auditory exhibition for over an hour with his emotionally-packed new compositions. Featuring collaborations with artists such as Becca Stevens, Theo […]