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KZSC Loud Rock CMJ Charts 6/3

Hey, metal listeners! These are the top metal picks for the week. ADDS 1 TRAP THEM Blissfucker Prosthetic 2 BURY TOMORROW Runes Nuclear Blast 3 BROTHER FIRETRIBE Diamond in the Fire Pit Spinefarm 4 VOYAGER Voyager IAV/Nightmare 5 HEAVY GLOW Pearls and Swine and Everything Fine Purge CHARTS 1 MISS MAY I Rise of the […]

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Perfect Pussy – Album Review

Perfect Pussy’s full-length first album, Say Yes to Love is a fantastic showcase of the unique, unclassifiable sound that the band has to offer. After the band’s debut EP last year, several people got excited about the band’s future. And after almost a year of waiting, I don’t think fans  will be disappointed. The overall […]

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Darlene Love June 29

If you saw the documentary, “20 Feet From Stardom”, you know Darlene Love’s story. She sang backup on recordings for artists like Sam Cooke, Elvis Presley, Cher and Aretha Franklin. Love also worked for the legendary producer Phil Spector during the glory days of the girl group era; that’s her voice you hear on the […]

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Bean Creek plus The Abbott Brothers, Sun June 1st

Two local Santa Cruz bluegrass bands, Bean Creek and The Abbott Brothers headline the official after-party of the Redwood Mountain Faire on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 7pm at Don Quixote’s in Felton, CA. This year, Bean Creek was named “Best Bluegrass Band” by the Northern California Bluegrass Society, and individual members of the band also […]

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KZSC’s Bruce Bratton

We know him as the host of KZSC’s Universal Grapevine and movie critic during Friday’s Bushwhackers program but our beloved Bruce Bratton has contributed a lot more. In honor of his 80th birthday, Bruce received both a special Congressional recognition award and acknowledgement from the California State Assembly. Congratulations Bruce!