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TOKiMONSTA ticket giveaway

The TOKiMONSTA show is just around the corner! She will be playing at the Catalyst this Sunday, September 21. Tune in this weekend for a last chance to win a pair of tickets to her show. This will be in support of her new mini album DESIDERIUM, which drops September 23 as the first release […]

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RPM Charts – Mid-September

Top 10: 1. RUSTIE – Green Language / Warp 2. JIM-E STACK – Tell Me I Belong / Innovative Leisure 3. FALTYDL – In The Wild / Ninja Tune 4. MNDSGN – Yawn Zen / Stones Throw 5. BASEMENT JAXX – Junto / Pias-Atlantic Jaxx 6. SAINT PEPSI – Fiona Coyne/Fall Harder [Single] / Carpark […]

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Charts and Adds: Second Week of September

Summer may be ending, but things are really heating up with in terms of Jazz in the area. The  57th annual Monterey Jazz Festival has come to to town as well as some great sounds to KZSC. The charts remain dominated by Concord and Bluenote favorites, but some new artists from the international stage are […]

Rose Lobel at KZSC (Photo by Dan Davis)

Rose’s “Most Impossible Secret Dream” wrapping up after 29 years

September. The sunny season is winding down, and fall is approaching. Many proud gardeners and groundskeepers find themselves bidding farewell to blooming flowers, and preparing for seasonal change. We here at KZSC are also bracing for change. Come October, we will be saying “farewell” to the amazing programmer Rose Lobel.

Rose deejays “What’s New”, which airs Thursdays at noon. Her program showcases the recently released music of up-and-coming artists from a multitude of genres. An earful of Rose’s “What’s New” proves that great music is alive, kicking, and here to stay.

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Rock Charts – Second Week of Sept.

This week three SUB POP releases made it into our top 10 at numbers 2, 8, and 10 and we gave Death From Above 1979’s first album in 10 years a top add. Top 10: 1. ALLAH-LAS – Worship The Sun 2. SHABAZZ PALACES – Lese Majesty 3. BEAR IN HEAVEN – Time Is Over […]