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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:

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

RPM Charts – 2nd Week of August

Top 10:

1. JIM-E STACK – Tell Me I Belong / Innovative Leisure
2. LONE – Reality Testing / R&S
3. FLUME – Flume Deluxe Mixtape / Mom And Pop
4. MARTYN – The Air Between Words / Ninja Tune
5. CHROMEO – White Women / Atlantic
6. LIDO – I Love You [EP] / Pelican Fly
7. FHLOSTON PARADIGM – The Phoenix / Hyperdub
8. DEON CUSTOM – Bliss [EP] / Terrorhythm
9. SPAZZKID – Promise / Magical Properties
10. DEADMAU5 – While(1<2) / mau5trap-Astralwerks

Top 5 Adds:

1. DORIAN CONCEPT – “Draft Culture” [Single] / Ninja Tune
2. AMP LIVE – Headphone Concerto / Plug Research
3. LUSINE – Arterial / Ghostly International
4. LEMAITRE – Singularity [EP] / Astralwerks
5. KODOMO – Patterns And Light/ Self-Released

Here’s a beautiful slow-burner  from Jim-E Stack’s debut album, “Tell Me I Belong”, out now on Innovative Leisure:

End of May, New RPM

America takes a 3-day holiday. If you’re planning on spending some time listening to new electronic dance/RPM music, we recommend the following. For maximum results, try two a day:

  1. TEEBS – Estar / Brainfeeder 
  2. CHROME SPARKS – Goddess / Future Classic
  3. HETEROTIC – Weird Drift / Planet Mu
  4. CONRAD CLIFTON – Picture In Picture / Self-Released
  5. TENSNAKE – Glow / Astralwerks
  6. TOURIST – Patterns / Monday

Here’s a few more that just came in the mail; more details next time:MR. SCRUFF – Friendly Bacteria / Ninja Tune; PLAID – Reachy Prints / Warp;  MARTYN – Forgiveness / Ninja Tune; EVY JANE – Closer / Ninja Tune; FREE THE ROBOTS – Two Snakes [EP] / Perfect Touch.  Have a great, sunny holiday weekend!

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 / Last Gang
4. CHROME SPARKS – Goddess / Future Classic
5. EVIAN CHRIST – Waterfall [EP] / Tri Angle
6. 813 – XOXO [EP] / Jeffree’s
7. PANTHER GOD – Golden Changes / Outside
8. MACHINEDRUM – Fenris District [EP] / Ninja Tune
9. BURIAL – Rival Dealer / Hyperdub
10. SAINT TIIMBRE – Power / Little Friend

Also new & worth a listen: BADBADNOTGOOD – III / Innovative Leisure, FTSE – Love Un LTD / Lucky Number, MR. SCRUFF – Friendly Bacteria, Ninja Tune “DJ Sampler”, MOVEMENT – Movement [EP] / Modular and ENO-HYDE – Someday World / Warp. Here’s one of my favorite cuts from Heterotic’s Weird Drift:  https://soundcloud.com/selftitledmag/sultana

While BBNG’s new album, III, isn’t strictly electronic, the trio definitely knows how to get down with this TNGHT-esque instrumental: https://soundcloud.com/innovativeleisure/badbadnotgood-cant-leave-the

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
4. EVIAN CHRIST – Waterfall [EP] / Tri Angle
5. SUPER DUPER – Diamonds & Doubt – EP / Apothecary
6. DISCLOSURE – Settle / Cherrytree-Interscope
7. RYAN HEMSWORTH – Guilt Trips / Last Gang
8. SAINT TIIMBRE – Power / Little Friend
9. MACHINEDRUM – Fenris District [EP] / Ninja Tune
10. KI:THEORY – Kitty Hawk Deluxe / Kringer

Other news: great beats & textures on Super Duper’s new EP “Diamonds & Doubt”; Illum Sphere’s new release “Spectre Vex” features remixes from the album “Ghosts of Then and Now” and Dillion Francis headlines UCSC’s first Edge Of Eden Outdoor Festival Saturday, May 10th.