Lil’ B – A Golden State Warrior?

The Santa Cruz Golden State Warriors tryouts were this weekend and there were many a talented players who came out to tryout for this NBA D-League team. Among all the players there was one that brought the attention of the…

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What a Month for Jazz!

If you haven't already heard, it's another great month for jazz is Santa Cruz. Some of the heaviest hitters on the scene today will be gracing us with their presence in our wonderful town. All of the shows are at…

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Fall for Hip-Hop

Fall is here, and Santa Cruz is the place to be for hip-hop enthusiasts! The next few months are crammed with hip-hop shows all the way until December. Starting on October 13th, Zion I will be at the Catalyst followed…

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“Discovering” Jacques Brel

As I perused our station's labyrinth of a record collection in search for some "European" music a couple of days ago, I found a record from an artist with a name that rang a bell, but with a track-list that…

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Loud Rock Charts: 10/9

I think now is a very worthwhile time to point out the amazing upcoming metal albums that are dropping in this metallest of months. The list is as follows: BTBAM, Daylight Dies, Enslaved, Dethklok, Downfall of Gaia, Converge, Sylosis, Wintersun,…

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Calvin Likes All the Girls

Calvin Harris has been a popular act since the release of his first album I Created Disco. One of my favorite records ever was his second album Ready for the weekend. Lately though Mr. Harris has been making himself more of a…

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Until the Quiet Comes

Anybody who knows me knows that I am a Flying Lotus fanatic (fan) so of course I am going to blog about his new album released this month entitled "Until the Quiet Comes." This album continues Lotus' move away from…

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Our Sound, Our Fury

Today and Today and Today, sweeps in this pretty place, from hour to hour.  To the last sound of time left on this track, and all our yesterdays have lighted playlists.  The way to dusty vinyl.  Out! Out!  Skips and…

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is a San Francisco institution. Establishing itself as a free festival has its perks... I mean for one, it's free! But this festival also prides on having some of the most recognized acts not only in bluegrass…

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Loud Rock Charts: 10/2

School has officially started up again here at UCSC, and that means I'm  multi-tasking between classes, digging through the newest batch of Loud Rock sent to KZSC and trying to watch the NFL. Who would have thought the Arizona Cardinals would be 4-0…

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Loud Rock Charts: 9/25

TesseracT, known for being very finicky with their vocalists, have finally found their newest singer, Ashe O'Hara, who will hopefully be a more permanent addition than their last two. You can hear a snippet their newest song "Nocturne", which showcases…

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New Music

Birp has released their new September 2012 playlist! The playlist’s music genre ranges from Indie rock to various other genres and features the work of bands like Sun Airway, Wild Nothing, and Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti. Newer remixes by Teen…

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Got Twink?

Like it or not, we are well into the age of digitally enhanced music.  There is no escape & resistance is futile.  Our only defense is to sort through the truly awful with great speed & alacrity.  But every now…

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Loud Rock Charts: 9/18

Has anyone looked at the album releases on October 9th? Here's a list of the bands that are releasing new albums on that Tuesday case you're wondering: Deftones, Converge, Coheed and Cambria, Enslaved and of course Between the Buried and…

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Loud Rock Charts: 9/11

I just saw this really awesome picture taken in France that commemorated the 9/11 attack 11 years ago and thought I'd share with the readers out there. It's always pretty cool to witness some love from foreign countries. ADDS 1…

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