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 – […]

Ambrose Akinmusire

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 […]


Jazz Charts – 2nd Week of March

I hope your week is going well! Is spring in the air, or is it just me? Oh well, Here’s what’s happening with Jazz @ KZSC: Top Ten Charts: 1 KRIS BOWERS Heroes + Misfits Concord Jazz 2 ANTON SCHWARTZ Flash Mob Antonjazz 3 PETE MILLS Sweet Shadow Cellar Live 4 TAKUYA KURODA Rising Son […]

Illum Sphere - Ghosts Of Then And Now

RPM Charts – March 10th

Top 1o: 1 ILLUM SPHERE – Ghosts Of Then And Now / Ninja Tune 2 LEE BANNON – Alternate/Endings / Ninja Tune 3 ACTRESS – Ghettoville / Werkdiscs-Ninja Tune 4 ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – R Plus Seven / Warp 5 BURIAL – Rival Dealer / Hyperdub 6 PATTEN – Estoile Naiant / Warp 7 MACHINEDRUM […]