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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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Two Door Cinema Club Dec. 5th

Last year I fell head over heels for Two Door Cinema Club's album, Tourist History. Loaded with the electro-pop dance grooves I was looking for in a band, Tourist History was high energy and infectious, making it impossible to not…

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Punch Brothers Fri Nov 30th

From New York City, The Punch Brothers with Chris Thile will be in concert Friday, November 30, 2012 at 8pm at the  Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz, CA. Rooted in the rhythmic structure of bluegrass, these four virtuosic musicians take…

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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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Talkabout 11/28/12

John has on the show Brett Hall & Dan Grebil discussing the UCSC arboretum and the California fire fee, respectively. Press PLAY to listen!

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CMJ 2012

In mid-October I had the privilege of attending the CMJ conference/concert marathon in New York City. There are over 1000 artists that play within 5 days, as well as conferences in the morning/early afternoon ranging from DJ tips to the ins and…

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Universal Grapevine 11/27/12

Bruce Bratton has very special guests on this episode of Universal Grapevine - the winners of Bookshop Santa Cruz Young Writers Contest. Young writers read their winning poems, stories, and memoirs. Click the play button below to listen!

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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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Henry: My Hero

Have you ever wondered what kind of spider that is in your bedroom window? Is it a wolf spider? Is it a black widow? (If you responded yes to the last question, kill the spider immediately. Please.)  No matter what…

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Talkabout 11/21/12

Kevin Spitzer subs this Talkabout show with guest Michael Meade about his new book, "Why the World Doesn't End- Tales of Renewal in Times of Loss" while promoting his upcoming talk at the Pacific Cultural Center on November 29th at…

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Teada Sat Nov 24th

The Celtic Society of the Monterey Bay presents the Irish band Teada on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 7:30pm at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz, CA. Appearing at major music festivals around the world, Teada has now grown…

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Best Album Artwork of 2012

We've all been told not to judge a book by its cover, but what about albums? Imagine walking in to your local record store, pumped to flip through bins and let your eyes scan over the endless possibilities for a new…

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Universal Grapevine 11/20/12

Bruce has on the show Jory Post and Julia Chiapella on Santa Cruz County Young Readers Program, as well as Wes Modes on SubRosa Collective and Coffee House! Listen below!

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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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Universal Grapevine 11/13/12

Bruce has on the show Jimmy Cook and Linda Bixby of CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates as well as Jim Coffis the publisher and editor of the SLVNN - San Lorenzo Valley News Network. So many acronyms! Listen Here!

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