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Album to Hear Now: The Epic

Millennials everywhere, beware! The word "epic" has finally found its rightful place in the modern world and it has little to do with your festival experience or favorite burrito joint. Kamasi Washington Dectet, a tight-knit jazz regiment headed by the…

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Tal National: Moe’s Alley May 5th

In a journey that began with selling their CDs on street corners, to becoming the most popular band in Niger, now Tal National is promoting their new album Zoy Zoy and on tour, playing Moe's Alley May 5th. Tal National's members represent…

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Memorial Day Memorable Rock

Heading into a 3-day weekend and the official start of tourist season in Santa Cruz, here's what's hot in new rock on KZSC: 1. EX-CULT - Midnight Passenger 2. BADI ASSAD - Between Love And Luck 3. CAETANO VELOSO -…

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Early May New RPM

Lots of new electronic dance/RPM music coming through the door at KZSC. Here's ten for starters: 1. CONRAD CLIFTON - Picture In Picture / Self-Released 2. HETEROTIC - Weird Drift / Planet Mu 3. RYAN HEMSWORTH - Guilt Trips /…

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New RPM Music For April’s End

The spinning doesn't stop in April...here's a hot list of new electronic dance music playing on KZSC: 1. CONRAD CLIFTON - Picture In Picture / Self-Released 2. TENSNAKE - Glow / Astralwerks 3. PANTHER GOD - Golden Changes / Outside…

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Upcoming Hip-Hop To Cop

  Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata (Madlib Invazion) Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs is set to release his fourth collaborative project on March 18 with critically acclaimed producer Madlib, known primarily for his work with MF DOOM (Madvillainy) and…

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Mid-March New Indie Rock

End of the quarter finals are facing UCSC students, including yours truly. Here are 10 new indie rock releases that will help anyone concentrate: 1. CHERRY GLAZERR - Haxel Princess 2. TACOCAT - NVM 3. HABIBI - Habibi 4. DAMAGED…

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New RPM in Mid-January

How are you doing with 2014 so far? Here's how new releases look in electronic/RPM music at KZSC: 1 MACHINEDRUM Vapor City Ninja Tune 2 POLICY Postscript 100% Silk 3 BURIAL Rival Dealer Hyperdub 4 SPECIAL REQUEST Soul Music Houndstooth…

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RPM Charts – Mid-December

Before KZSC leaves our spot on the FM dial until January, here's a quick look at the most popular Electronic/RPM New Releases featured mid-December on The Great 88: 1 GESAFFELSTEIN Aleph Bromance 2 MACHINEDRUM Vapor City Ninja Tune 3 IMAMI…

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Early December’s Spins-RPM

Call it RPM, call it Electronic Music...whatever you call it, here's what we're calling early December's Top 10: 1 M.I.A. Matangi N.E.E.T.-Interscope 2 MACHINEDRUM Vapor City Ninja Tune 3 LAUREL HALO Chance Of Rain Hyperdub 4 D33J Gravel Anticon 5…

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New Rock Releases For November

Thanksgiving may mean turkeys to many people, but here are some new Rock releases for early November that are anything but: 1. NIGHT BEATS - Sonic Bloom 2. AUDACITY - Butter Knife 3. VARIOUS ARTISTS - Red Hot And Fela…

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Early November RPM Charts

Thanksgiving is approaching...spare any of these new RPM/Electronic Music releases from your "turkey list". You'll hear them live late nights on KZSC. 1 FOUR TET Beautiful Rewind 2 MACHINEDRUM Vapor City Ninja Tune 3 DECO Timescales Deceast 4 DISCLOSURE Settle…

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