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Django Fail !

Though not for the reasons being bandied about, I did not like this movie. But, since this is a blog for KZSC, let's keep to issues musically related......      I am a huge fan of QT, and have found his…

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2012 KZ$C Hip Hop Awards

1. Iggy Azalea, Glory (EP) Iggy Azalea was signed by T.I. earlier this year and blew up with her single "Murda Bizness" off of her EP. This Australian babe raps like nobody's business, combining unstoppable sex appeal and rough lyrics.…

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Loud Rock Charts: 1/8

Alas, it is time once again to bring ourselves back into reality. However, that also means more awesome music for the masses. This week brings some really neat stuff out of Corsair, a band that actually self released their first…

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Better Late Than Never !

Quite recently, I had the real pleasure of catching an interview on the BBC with John Lydon.  Of course, he is better known as, Johnny Rotten, of the notorious Sex Pistols.  What a guy.  His sense of humanity, his intelligence…

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Electronic Chart Toppers for December

Top Electronic Music for the last month of 2012 (in order) 1. Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes; 2. Boys Noize - Out Of The Black; 3.Flume - Flume; 4. Lindstrom - Smalhans; 5. Daphni - Jiaolong. Music not enough? Want…

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Loud Rock Charts: 12/11

It's that time of the year again. The time where we can all just stop giving two fucks about life and be as lazy as we want and drink eggnog till we die from heart congestion. In all seriousness, this…

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Rock Charts!

Its December once again! Time for caroling, gingerbread houses, domesticated trees, and indie rock. The year is finishing off strong with great new releases from Bat For Lashes, Titus Andronicus, the Babies, and more. Be sure to keep it locked…

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Loud Rock Charts: 12/4

As the year slowly comes to a close, new releases will begin to shrink in size. However, that does not by any means represent the quality of the records. This week sees Cult of Luna's newest record, Vertikal, on display, with…

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Jazz Charts

This week's results for KZSC Jazz Charts and Adds. Lot's more new music coming in this week, I'm especially excited to be adding more Marsalis music to the Jazz library. Top 10 KZSC Jazz Spins 1 AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE When The…

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Loud Rock Charts: 11/27

I hope everyone had a very metal Thanksgiving break because I sure did. Here's what happened in the life of Bröötalisk these past two days: 1) Interview The Haarp Machine. See them play with The Faceless and Revocation. 2) Interview…

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Loud Rock Charts: 11/20

To all the metalheads in the Oakland area: I sincerely hope you went to experience Neurosis live on Saturday night. I sure as hell didn't miss out. They were phenomenal. In other concert news... Dethklok and all That Remains is…

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2012: The Year of Ty

It's been one helluva year for San Francisco garage rock wonderkid Ty Segall. Ty's been rockin' all over the free world spreading his gospel of scuzzy psychedelic rock 'n' roll. This year Ty recorded and released three records of his…

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Brother Ali In Santa Cruz

On October 26 Brother Ali graced Santa Cruz with his presence downtown at The Catalyst. Homeboy Sandman opened, freestylin' up a storm and bringing some serious energy to the room with his conscious lyrics. Brother Ali in my opinion is…

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Anita Tijoux Returns to Nor-Cal

Chile's Anita Tijoux is returning to Northern California after playing here at Santa Cruz's Catalyst a few months ago. Tijoux is a Chilean rapper who grew up in France due to her parents political exile during the dictatorship of Pinochet.…

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Those Children, Oh They’re Fallin’ All Around: Possessed by Possessed By Paul James

Possessed by Paul James is the project of 36-year-old musician Konrad Wert, banjoist/guitarist/fiddlist whose music blends the down-home lyin'-in-the-grass-while-the-summer-heat-buzzes-around-you-and-you-realize-just-how-big-the-world-is-so-you-decide-it's-time-to-go-explore-it feel of folk and bluegrass with the fiery passion of punk and blues to make a stunning set of songs collected…

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No Love Deep Web

When my friend first introduced me to Death Grips' Ex-Military it was rough going. I never really took a liking to them. Recently, Death grips released No Love Deep Web. After spending a month with it, the album has begun…

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