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Loud Rock Charts: 11/13

Finally, after all these months of waiting, Deftones' newest record, Koi No Yokan, is dropping on Tuesday, November 13th. It's one hell of an album, definitely on par with Diamond Eyes and White Pony. Other new releases include one of…

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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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Cold? Grab A Hoodie!

If you are here in Santa Cruz you know that we've had unseasonably warm fall weather...up until now. The nights are already getting longer and we expect our winter chill to last into 2013. Luckily, you can combat the cold…

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The World of GWAR !!!

For the second time in my life, I have attended a GWAR show.  This most recent time was also @ the Catalyst and on the eve of the election.  Naturally, both candidates for president appeared as puppets in the show…

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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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Loud Rock Charts: 11/6

In this week's edition of new metally things that you should care about, we have a group of bands that aren't quite as well known as the past few weeks' additions, but they're still just as awesome. Something noteworthy about…

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Jazz Charts CMJ 1270

After an amazing week in the CMJ festival in NY it was time to come back to the redwoods of paradise. So many new artists, people, and things to do, CMJ is not an event to miss to discover new…

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Universal

Universal Grapevine 10/30/12

Live interview with Bruce Van Allen about political campaigns and issues; and Bruce talks with UCSC Professor, John Brown Childs, on "Indigeneity" book. Click PLAY to listen!

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Loud Rock Charts: 10/30

Consider this: during any other year, almost every single album listed below would be an album of the year, and at the very least a top 5 record. However, 2012 isn't just any other year. I've said this time and…

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Roller Derby Oct 27th

On Saturday, October 27th the Santa Cruz Derby Girls' Boardwalk Bombshells will close out the league's home season with a bout against SoCal Roller Derby at the Civic Auditorium.  This is the last chance to catch some action-packed roller derby…

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KZSC Rock Charts!

This fall at KZSC we've had seem real great new records coming in each and every week. Ty Segall's third record of the year is perhaps his best, San Francisco's Dum Dum Girls have a great new album, and Australia's…

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Nuala Kennedy, Wed Oct 24th

Nuala Kennedy, talented flute player and singer from Dundalk on the east coast of Ireland, will be in concert for the first time in the Santa Cruz area on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Don Quixote's International Music Hall in…

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