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RPM April Music Charts

April showers bring May flowers and that’s exactly what we’re getting with this month’s amazing releases! This time we have electronic music ranging from beautifully ambient to dark and pounding on our charts. Also make sure to check out our new Spring schedule right here!

  1. Midnight Mystery Club – Reason or Rhyme (Playing Hooky)
  2. Thievery Corporation – The Temple of I & I (ESL Music)
  3. Clavvs – World Underwater (Self-Released)
  4. Sam Gellaitry – Escapism III (XL Recordings)
  5. HEALTH – Disco3 (Loma Vista Recordings)
  6. Max Cooper – Emergence (Mesh Records)
  7. Midnight Pool Party – Dalliance EP (Self-Released)
  8. Jacques Greene – Feel Infinite (LuckyMe)
  9. The Anix – Ephemeral (Cleopatra)
  10. Table Syndicate – Game of Life (JHP Studio)

A house producer from Montreal, Jacques Greene, releases a powerhouse of emotions with his new album, Feel Infinite. This album pushes the boundaries of house music with memorable rhythms and pulsating synths that stay in your head.

Sam Gellaitry, a young Scottish producer, returns with the third installation of his Escapism EP series. His unique EP is unlike anything I’ve heard before!

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:

Rock Charts – 2nd Week of July

We’re already a month into KZSC’s summer program schedule, which means numerous new records have graced your ears as you ride off into the summer sunset with The Great 88! This is what has been spinning off of our new releases shelf:

  1. Bully – Feels Like
  2. Walter TV – Blessed
  3. Jaill – Brain Cream
  4. Froth – Bleak
  5. Damaged Bug – Cold Hot Plumbs
  6. J. Fernandez – Many Levels of Laughter
  7. Girlpool – Before The World Was Big
  8. Alabama Shakes – Sound and Color
  9. Leon Bridges – Coming Home
  10. Jack + Eliza – Gentle Warnings

Top 5 Adds:

  1. EZTV – Calling Out
  2. The Velvet Teen – All is Illusory
  3. The Bird and the Bee – Recreational Love
  4. Creeping Pink – Mirror Woods
  5. Yonatan Gat – Director

Groove out to this song by Leon Bridges!

Rock Charts – Last Week of February

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1. TWERPS – Range Anxiety
2. SLEATER-KINNEY – No Cities To Love
3. VIET CONG – Viet Cong
4. TY SEGALL BAND – Live In San Francisco
5. COLLEEN GREEN – I Want To Grow Up
6. CORNERS – Maxed Out On Distractions
7. SONNY AND THE SUNSETS – Talent Night At The Ashram
8. A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS – Transfixiation
9. KRILL – A Distant Fist Unclenching
10. MOUNT EERIE – Sauna

 

Top Adds:

screen-shot-2014-12-01-at-10-05-06-am1. THEESATISFACTION – EarthEE
2. DAN DEACON – Gliss Riffer
3. GAL PALS – Velvet Rut

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As for adds, I’ve been looking forward to this new THEESatisfaction album for a long time now and it has absolutely lived up to my expectations! Here’s a song that features hip hop legend Ishmael Butler, previously of Digable Planets and presently of Shabazz Palaces.

Hip-Hop Charts February 24, 2015

Top 10 Releases:

1. DOOMTREE – All Hands (Doomtree)

2. SIDEWALK CHALK – Shoulder Season (Ropeadope)

3. CHIMURENGA RENAISSANCE – Kudada Nekuva Munhu Mutema (Brick Lane)

4. SWAMP THING – Outer Limits (Urbnet)

5. FDAMUSIC – Fame (Self-Released)

6. BOBBY CAPRI – Instant Gratification (Heavy Green)

7. DEM ATLAS – DWNR (Rhymesayers)

8. GOBI – Gold On Black Ice (Oontzy)

9. ZION I – The Sun Moon And Stars [EP] (Mind Over Matter)

10. GET OPEN – Thee Week-end (Overtime)

Top 5 Adds:

1. THEESATISFACTION – EarthEE (Sub Pop)

2. FASHAWN – Ecology (Mass Appeal)

3. WILEY – Snakes And Ladders (Big Dada)

4. IAN KAMAU – Heading Home Remix [EP] (Forseen)

5. KUF KNOTZ – “Get Free” [Single] (Ropeadope)

 

Rock Charts – Last Week of August!

This week White Fence rose to the top of our charts and we added a new record from the Rentals.

Top 10:

homepage_large.7c1372c11. WHITE FENCE – For The Recently Found Innocent
2. MATT KIVEL – Days Of Being Wild
3. ALVVAYS – Alvvays
4. SPOON – They Want My Soul
5. SPIDER BAGS – Frozen Letter Merge
6. SHABAZZ PALACES – Lese Majesty
7. TOTAL CONTROL – Typical System
8. DR. JOHN – Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit Of Satch
9. OBN IIIS – Live In San Francisco
10. JOYCE MANOR – Never Hungover Again

 

Top 5 Adds:

49352281436581. RENTALS – Lost In Alphaville
2. EMPIRE! EMPIRE! (I WAS A LONELY ESTATE) – You Will Eventually Be Forgotten
3. MERCHANDISE – After The End
4. TY SEGALL – Manipulator
5. MUSEUM MOUTH – Alex I Am Nothing

 

 

 

This new video for Shabazz Palaces’ song #Cake is a real treat! Check it out: