RPM Charts – Mid-July

Top 10: 1. LONE - Reality Testing / R&S 2. CONRAD CLIFTON - Picture In Picture / Self-Released 3. MARTYN - The Air Between Words / Ninja Tune 4. CHROMEO - White Women / Atlantic 5. DIGITALISM - "Wolves" [Single] /…

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Charts and Adds: First Week of July

Summer is in full swing. Kids are running around with sticky popsicle stained fingers. People zum by on Easter egg colored beach crusiers. And we are at the Great 88, keep you updated on what's new and spinning in the…

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RPM Charts – Week of July 1st

Top 10: 1. LONE - Reality Testing / R&S 2. CHROMEO - White Women / Atlantic 3. DEADMAU5 - While(1<2) / mau5trap-Astralwerks 4. TAYLOR MCFERRIN - Early Riser / Brainfeeder 5. BADBADNOTGOOD - III / Innovative Leisure 6. LIDO -…

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Rock Charts – July 1st!

This week Thee Oh Sees jumped back to #1 and Flashlights album Bummer Summer got a top add! Top 10: 1. THEE OH SEES - Drop Castleface 2. PARQUET COURTS - Sunbathing Animal What’s Your Rupture? 3. WOODS - With Light…

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RPM Charts – End of June

Top 10: 1. CHROMEO - White Women / Atlantic 2. DEADMAU5 - While(1<2) / mau5trap-Astralwerks 3. LONE - Reality Testing / R&S 4. CONRAD CLIFTON - Picture In Picture / Self-Released 5. TENSNAKE - Glow / Astralwerks 6. VARIOUS ARTISTS -…

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Jazz Adds & Charts: Third Week of June

Sweat out that warm summer Santa Cruz heat with some cool jazz at the Great 88. I'm excited to have some greats come into the station from Grammy award winning vocalist Gregory Porter to rock icon Ginger Baker. I anticipate…

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Jazz Charts and Adds: Second week of June

All is swell at Great 88 here in the Jazz/Blues department.  Your new Jazz/Blues Director to happy to report her first official adds and top played tracks from the Great 88's Jazz/Blues Department. I know many here are particularly excited…

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RPM Charts – 2nd Week in June

Top 10: 1. CHROMEO - White Women / Atlantic 2. VARIOUS ARTISTS - Hyperdub 10.1 / Hyperdub 3. BADBADNOTGOOD - III / Innovative Leisure 4. TOURIST - Patterns / Monday 5. HETEROTIC - Weird Drift / Planet Mu 6. PARKINSON WHITE…

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Rock Charts – 1st Week of June

Happy June, everyone! This week we kept on playing Thee Oh Sees and gave the new Parquet Courts album a top add. Top 10: 1. THEE OH SEES - Drop 2. DYLAN SHEARER - Garagearray 3. WOODS - With Light…

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Record Review: Glass Boys

Listen with caution! One listen through of this album may leave you couch-locked as a result of your mind being fully blown. Fucked Up’s latest Matador release, Glass Boys, is nothing short of a juggernaut of an album. The band’s…

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Newest World Releases

Time for fresh World Music on your multicultural plate! Still lovin' that twisty new bossa nova from Thievery Corporation and desert rock from Tinariwen. Add La Misa Negra to the list! An old school style Cumbria group from Oakland with…

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RPM Charts, Last Week in May

Top 10: 1. TEEBS - Estara / 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.…

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Rock Charts – Last Week of May

It may have been a three day weekend but the charts never stop! This week we played Thee Oh Sees endlessly and Perfect Pussy had a huge bump in air-play. I think it's cause our DJ's are all really excited…

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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: TEEBS - Estar / Brainfeeder  CHROME SPARKS - Goddess / Future…

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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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New World Music

On the way to Memorial Day weekend, our world music "repeat plays" go to electronic group Thievery Corporation with their fantastic twist on classic bossa nova, Tuareg musicians Tinariwen's newest album and the latest psychedelic tropicália from Caetano Veloso. Here's the…

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Rock Charts – Second Week of May

Top 10: 1. LES BIG BYRD - They Worshipped Cats 2. MYSTIC BRAVES - Desert Island Self-Released 3. THEE OH SEES - Drop Castleface 4. CLOUD NOTHINGS - Here And Nowhere Else Carpark-Mom And Pop 5. CHAD VANGAALEN - Shrink…

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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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