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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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Latest World Music

How's your spring break? If the pollen count and your allergies are keeping you inside, you can still sit back and travel the globe like a jet setter with new releases discovered by the KZSC World Music Department. Tops this…

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Newest World Music

The Ides of March turned out to be a bummer for Caesar, however it also marked the beginning of the new year for the Romans. It's a new season of world music releases at KZSC including station favorites from the experimental fusion…

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End of 2013: Hot Jazz

I'd like to personally congratulate Northern California for surviving the Third Ice Age. Big cold front just passed through Santa Cruz, which made for ideal conditions to sit inside and listen to records all day. Here's what's happening in jazz…

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The Dairy and the Dead

On August 27, 1972, The Grateful Dead played a legendary set on Ken Kesey's farm in Veneta, Oregon. This show has long been traded among Dead Heads but has never been available as an official release. Until now. The Dead…

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New Electronic/RPM

Students are back at UCSC. You'll hear electronic music blasting from dorm to dorm, but here's what's Top 10 on KZSC: JACKSON AND HIS COMPUTER BAND/Glow (Warp) MODERAT/II (Mute) CANBLASTER/Infinite [EP](Marble) JESSY LANZA/Pull My Hair Back (Hyperdub) SINJIN HAWKE/The Lights…

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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: 1. COKE WEED - Back To Soft 2. BASS DRUM OF DEATH - Bass Drum Of Death 3. THE MALLARD - Finding…

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The Soft Moon’s Sophomore LP

San Francisco band The Soft Moon will be releasing their second LP, Zeros, on October 30th. Tour dates are set, and they'll be hitting da bay - December 14th at Oakland's New Parish, and December 15th in San Francisco at…

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