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Family Photo takes Indie Rock to New Musical Heights on Debut Album

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The band in question

Taking sounds from the furthest reaches of indie rock, jazz, electronic music, and everything in between, Family Photo’s debut full-length, All We Ever Do, is a tour de force of artistic ingenuity, with no shortage of tunefulness and catchy grooves. Calling to mind the technicality of Dirty Projectors and Maps & Atlases, the Ohio/Boston/Salem-by-way-of-Sacramento group is poised to take the indie world by storm with their complex, interweaving melodies and stellar harmonies. From the joyous bounce and melancholy strings of “Eureka” to the hushed electronics and eerie whistling of “Faceyear”, this album will satisfy all your musical needs. Sit somewhere comfortable, apply directly to your ears, and let the music take you somewhere magical.

Check them out on bandcamp!

Watch the video for “Eureka” below:

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Rock Charts – End Of August

As we end August and summer swings slowly into September, here are the new sounds spinning on KZSC:

images1. COKE WEED – Back To Soft
2. BASS DRUM OF DEATH – Bass Drum Of Death
3. THE MALLARD – Finding Meaning In Deference
4. HUNX AND HIS PUNX – Street Punk
5. DIARRHEA PLANET – I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
6. SALVIA PLATH – The Bardo Story
7. SMITH WESTERNS – Soft Will
8. COOL GHOULS – Cool Ghouls
9. SUPERCHUNK – I Hate Music
10. MEDICINE – To The Happy Few

And don’t forget about these:

images-31. TY SEGALL – Sleeper (on tour and coming here in September)
2. NO AGE – An Object
3. RUBY PINS – Ruby Pins
4. SKI LODGE – Big Heart
5. SO SO GLOS – Blowout

 

 

 

I am super in love with this new Coke Weed album. Every track is worth listening to, but here’s one of my favorites:

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CMJ Top 30

This week’s charts at KZSC are a classic case of “tell me something I don’t know.” What we do know is that Thee Oh Sees are the most badass band on the planet. San Francisco’s prolific garage crew has delivered an album that four out of five dj’s suggest for daily listening. Floating Coffin kills, nuff said. Check out these psychotic songsters on Great 88 shows “Indie Babies”, “Do or D.I.Y” or other indie programs. You might even hear someone spin it on the ultra rare, ultra clear vinyl, with red blood splatter.

Here’s the Top 30 for KZSC for this week.

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1 THEE OH SEES Floating Coffin Castle Face
2 KURT VILE Wakin On A Pretty Daze Matador
3 IRON AND WINE Ghost On Ghost Nonesuch
4 FLAMING LIPS The Terror Warner Brothers
5 YOUNG MAN Beyond Was All Around Me Frenchkiss
6 BAZOOKA Bazooka Slovenly
7 JAMES BLAKE Overgrown Republic
8 BORED NOTHING Bored Nothing Cooperative-Spunk
9 DEVENDRA BANHART Mala Nonesuch
10 !!! Thr!!!er Warp
11 THE KNIFE Shaking The Habitual Mute
12 DEPTFORD GOTH Life After Defo Co-Operative
13 BOMBINO Nomad Nonesuch
14 THERMALS Desperate Ground Saddle Creek
15 BLEACHED Ride Your Heart Dead Oceans
16 WHITE FENCE Cyclops Reap Castle Face
17 TERA MELOS X’ed Out Sargent House
18 BORN RUFFIANS Birthmarks Yep Roc
19 PURLING HISS Water On Mars Drag City
20 BROADHEDS Broadheds Dangerbird
21 MILK MUSIC Cruise Your Illusion Fat Possum
22 AKRON/FAMILY Sub Verses Dead Oceans
23 OS MUTANTES Fool Metal Jack Krian
24 PHOENIX Bankrupt! Glassnote
25 POSTAL SERVICE Give Up: Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition SUB POP
26 BLACK ANGELS Indigo Meadow Blue Horizon
27 WAX IDOLS Discipline And Desire Slumberland
28 COLLEEN GREEN Sock It To Me Hardly Art
29 MAJOR LAZER Free The Universe Secretly Canadian
30 MERCHANDISE Totale Nite Night People