RPM Charts January 2017

A lot is happening in the world of RPM! Our new KZSC Winter Schedule started just last week and our RPM shows have started out with a bang. We have The Groove Institute with Black Cow Tuesdays at 9pm, Night Slugs with Linkz on Wednesdays 10pm, Nightowl with Crux and Brandon Berry Thursdays 7pm, and Hit Vibes with Brandx Fridays at 8:30pm on KZSC 88.1FM! Here are some of our top tunes from January:

  1. Phantogram – Three
  2. Kastle – Reflections
  3. Balkan Beat Box – Shout It Out
  4. Justice – “Randy” / “Fire”
  5. Thievery Corporation – “Letter to the Editor”
  6. Night Club – Requiem For Romance
  7. Acid ARab – Musique De France
  8. King Henry – Don’t Stay Away
  9. Dr. Wylie – +1 Club
  10. Lethertte – Last Night on the Planet

And coming soon to a frequency near you, Bonobo’s new album Migration!

Our latest concerts and festivals include:

LOUD ROCK JANUARY CHARTS

Brrrrrr my goodness it’s getting chilly! To get you through this inclement weather, and as a reward for surviving the holidays, here are some great loud rock releases from the month of January and the latter half of December.

  1. Black Anvil – As Was (Blackened Thrash Metal)
  2. Mesarthim – Type III (Atmospheric Black Metal)
  3. Goatblood – Veneration of Armageddon (Blackened Death Metal)
  4. Book of Wyrms – Sci-Fi/Fantasy (Stoner Metal)
  5. Krallice – Prelapsarian (Avant-garde Black Metal)
  6. Zao – The Well-Intentioned Virus (Metalcore)
  7. Laster – Ons Vrije Fatum (Atmospheric Black Metal)
  8. Arizmenda – Despairs Depths Descended (Black Metal)
  9. Ruins of Beverast – Takitum Tootem! EP (Atmospheric Black Metal/Doom Metal)
  10. Shaarimoth – Temple of the Adversarial Fire (Death Metal)

Check out From the Swamps with DJ Catfish and Q to satisfy your Doom and Sludge metal needs, starting every Sunday from 10pm to midnight.

LOUD ROCK DECEMBER CHARTS + UPCOMING INTERVIEWS

The quarter is coming to a close, and the air continues to drop in temperature…

End-of-year lists are being prepared, and folks are turning in for the holidays…

But that doesn’t mean the month of December can’t be host to some quality metal releases!

Here are my picks for this month:

  1. Ash Borer – The Irrepassable Gate (Atmospheric Black Metal)
  2. Sithter – Chaotic Fiend (Drone/Doom Metal)
  3. Gnaw Their Tongues – Hymns for the Broken, Swollen, and Silent (Black Metal/Noise/Experimental)
  4. Nails/Full of Hell – Nails/Full of Hell [Split] (Grindcore/Powerviolence/Hardcore)
  5. Bethlehem – Bethlehem (Black Metal)
  6. Worm Ouroboros – What Graceless Dawn (Doom Metal)
  7. Scum – Garden of Shadows (Death Metal)
  8. Revel In Flesh – Emissary Of All Plagues (Melodic Death Metal)
  9. Fistula – The Shape Of Doom To Cumm))) (Sludge/Doom Metal)
  10. Superjoint – Caught Up In The Gears (Sludge Metal)

Stay tuned in the coming weeks for interviews with the bands Domkraft and Slomatics! They are some of the first bands to be announced thus far that are performing at doom extravaganza, Psycho Las Vegas in 2017. As more bands are announced, I will continue to release interviews…

You can hear metal like this and more on Cries and Whispers, every Monday evening from 10 to Midnight with DJ Catfish and Firey Nairi!

LOUD ROCK NOVEMBER CHARTS

 

 

So much beautiful metal is released this time of year…must be the weather, I suppose! Here’s some of my top picks for the brutal-est and grooviest metal out now.

  1. Urfaust – Empty Space Meditation (Black Metal)
  2. Ulcerate – Shrines of Paralysis (Death Metal)
  3. Red Fang – Only Ghosts (Sludge Metal)
  4. Khemmis – Hunted (Doom Metal)
  5. Gatecreeper – Sonoran Depravation (Death Metal)
  6. Deathspell Omega – The Synarchy of Molten Bones (Black Metal)
  7. Anaal Nathrakh – The Whole of the Law (Black Metal/Grindcore)
  8. Auroch – Mute Books ( Blackened Death Metal)
  9. Dillinger Escape Plan – Dissociation (Mathcore)
  10. Witchery – In His Infernal Majesty’s Service (Blackened Thrash Metal)

You can hear metal like this and more on Cries and Whispers, every Monday evening from 10 to Midnight with DJ Catfish and Firey Nairi!

JAZZ CHARTS NOVEMBER

Hello all you jazzy listeners and KZSC supporters!

Here are the Jazz Charts for this week! Make sure you check out or jazz programming including shows like Clam Chops on Tuesdays at 12pm and Jazz Kitty on Saturdays at 12pm.

Peace and Jazz y’all.

Album Artist Year Label
True North Leslie Pintchik

2016

Pintch Hard Records
Otis Was a Polar Bear Allison Miller

2016

The Royal Potato Family
Astral Progressions Josef Leimberg

2016

World Galaxy / Alpha Pup Records
Day Breaks Norah Jones

2016

Blue Note Records
You & I (Deluxe Edition) Ala.ni

2016

No Format!
Shelter from the storm Barb Jungr

2016

linn rocords
Carolina Carol Saboya

2016

AAM Music
Harlem On My Mind Catherine Russell

2016

Jazz Village
Language of the Heart D’erania

2016

Everlove Music
Soul Eyes Kandace Springs

2016

Capitol Records, LLC

Listen to Morganic’s EVERY SHADE OF BLUE, MONDAYS 8:30 pm – 10 pm!

Rest in Power to Mose Allison & Sharon Jones.

RPM OCTOBER CHARTS

October is in full swing along with our Fall schedule and we here at KZSC are eager to share our music playlist with you. Hungry for some sweet electronic tunes? Here are our Top 10 albums and tracks for October 2016:

  1. A Tribe Called Red – We Are The Halluci Nation
  2. Chet Porter – “Stay
  3. Rüfüs Du Sol – Innerbloom + Remixes
  4. Machinedrum – Human Energy
  5. Shura – Nothing’s Real
  6. StarRo – Monday
  7. Big Wild – “Invincible
  8. For Knox Five – Pressurize The Cabin (Remixed)
  9. Bear Mountain – Badu
  10. S U R V I V E – RR7349

Big Wild is a producer from Massachusetts, and his new single is perfect for fans of Odesza, Flume and Mapei:

Rüfüs Du Sol came out with album Bloom back in January. And now with a new treat, the track Innerbloom is available in many remixed variations to satisfy every electronic music fan’s taste. Here is What So Not’s remix of Innerbloom:

For those who would like some hip hop flavor in their RPM, here is A Tribe Called Red with their new album We Are The Halluci Nation:

Happy Fall!
Crux