New RPM in Mid-January

How are you doing with 2014 so far? Here's how new releases look in electronic/RPM music at KZSC: 1 MACHINEDRUM Vapor City Ninja Tune 2 POLICY Postscript 100% Silk 3 BURIAL Rival Dealer Hyperdub 4 SPECIAL REQUEST Soul Music Houndstooth…

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RPM Charts – Mid-December

Before KZSC leaves our spot on the FM dial until January, here's a quick look at the most popular Electronic/RPM New Releases featured mid-December on The Great 88: 1 GESAFFELSTEIN Aleph Bromance 2 MACHINEDRUM Vapor City Ninja Tune 3 IMAMI…

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Early December’s Spins-RPM

Call it RPM, call it Electronic Music...whatever you call it, here's what we're calling early December's Top 10: 1 M.I.A. Matangi N.E.E.T.-Interscope 2 MACHINEDRUM Vapor City Ninja Tune 3 LAUREL HALO Chance Of Rain Hyperdub 4 D33J Gravel Anticon 5…

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New Rock Releases For November

Thanksgiving may mean turkeys to many people, but here are some new Rock releases for early November that are anything but: 1. NIGHT BEATS - Sonic Bloom 2. AUDACITY - Butter Knife 3. VARIOUS ARTISTS - Red Hot And Fela…

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Early November RPM Charts

Thanksgiving is approaching...spare any of these new RPM/Electronic Music releases from your "turkey list". You'll hear them live late nights on KZSC. 1 FOUR TET Beautiful Rewind 2 MACHINEDRUM Vapor City Ninja Tune 3 DECO Timescales Deceast 4 DISCLOSURE Settle…

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Halloween Electronic Music Charts

Santa Cruz has a couple of big RPM/Electronic music shows happening on Halloween. If you want to get the feeling on your own sound system, here's a list of Halloween end of October picks from KZSC. Our current Top 10…

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Mid-October New RPM Sounds

Just before the Halloween parties begin, here's a list of 5 new and spinning releases on KZSC electronic music/RPM shows: SOUNDS FROM THE GROUND / Tribes (Upstream) ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER / R Plus Seven (Warp) MOBY / Innocents (Mute) VITALIC…

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New Jazz for September

Our jazz department at The Great 88 has received some great new music, especially the latest release from Derrick Hodge. Here's what's happening in early September: DERRICK HODGE Live Today (Blue Note) APERTURISTIC TRIO Truth And Actuality (Inner Circle) CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE TRIO…

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Colleen Green May 17th

Self described "stoner punk" Colleen Green is on tour promoting her new album, "Sock it To Me." I picked up the new record at Streetlight Records over the weekend and the fuzzy, lo-fi scathing guitar, Best Coast lyrics and Vivian…

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The Soft Moon’s Sophomore LP

San Francisco band The Soft Moon will be releasing their second LP, Zeros, on October 30th. Tour dates are set, and they'll be hitting da bay - December 14th at Oakland's New Parish, and December 15th in San Francisco at…

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Do It Yrself Beck Album

Remember Beck's "The Information?" The album that provided stickers so you could create your own cover? Well Beck is back and taking it one step further, with his new album featuring 20 songs of sheet music - and it's up…

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