Page 1

nford - 90.1fm Stanford - 90.1fm StanforD

90.1fm St

an

-

-

a

ford - 90.1fm Stanford - 90.1fm Stanford

K Z S U

Winter 2005 Program Guide and Activity Book

90.1fm St


A L L A B O U T K Z S U

Question? Request? Call the KZSU studio line:

650-723-9010

Find us online at

KZSU.STANFORD.EDU your one-stop shop for web streams, schedules, playlists, cd reviews, and more!

More ways to contact us . . . EMAIL:

What the Heck is a KZSU?!

General Manager ................................................. gm@kzsu.stanford.edu Music Dept. ..................................................... music@kzsu.stanford.edu News Dept. ....................................................... news@kzsu.stanford.edu Public Affairs.......................................................psa@kzsu.stanford.edu Sports Dept..................................................... sports@kzsu.stanford.edu Underwriting.........................................................uw@kzsu.stanford.edu

KZSU 90.1 FM is an all-volunteer, noncommercial radio station. Our 500 watt signal can be heard from San Francisco and the East Bay all the way down to San Jose. We also broadcast worldwide via the Internet in several popular streaming formats.

PHONE: Business line ................................................................... (650) 725-4868 Fax line............................................................................ (650) 725-5865 SNAIL: for recorded music and related mail: P.O. Box 20510, Stanford, CA 94309 for all other correspondence: P.O. Box 20190, Stanford, CA 94309 for U.P.S. deliveries only: KZSU-FM, Memorial Hall 540 Memorial Way Stanford, CA 94305-5010

We are a freeform station, which means our DJs play what they want, when they want. In the course of a single day (or even a single show!) you may hear hip hop, heavy metal, free jazz, Bollywood film music, acoustic folk, live electronics, or just about any other genre you can think of, most of which cannot be heard on commercial radio. As if that weren’t enough, we also broadcast news, public affairs programming (including the Palo Alto city council), and more sports than any other college station. If you would like to help support KZSU with a donation of money or goods (thus becoming a hero to us and all of our listeners), please see our underwriting information on page 20. You’ll be glad you did. KZSU

2


photo courtesy Captain Dee

YOU (yes, you, ya slob) can be on the radio! KZSU is an all volunteer radio station, and we need new volunteers RIGHT NOW! If you’ve ever harbored a secret desire to become a DJ, or if you’d like to get involved in news, sports, engineering, music reviewing, audio production, graphic design, publicity, club promotions, or any of the other things it takes to keep a radio station running, we’d love to have you on board.

A L L A B O U T K Z S U

Come out and play!

KZSU’s own Captain Dee [c] and the Professor [r], with comic Mitch Hedberg.

Listen to KZSU in an

EMERGENCY! KZSU is the designated emergency information broadcaster for the STANFORD UNIVERSITY CAMPUS and CITY OF PALO ALTO. In the event of a flood, earthquake, or other local emergency, keep your radio tuned to 90.1 fm for official news and information from the Emergency Alert System.

No experience is required (we will train you... for free!), and Let us guide you you don’t even have to be a student to join. Interested? Just come on down to any of our regularly scheduled staff meetings (call us up for info), or listen for details of our next Quarterly Informational Meeting, coming in April.

KZSU 90.1 FM - Winter 2005 Program Guide Design & Production: Fo Printing: Shoreline Printing & Graphics

Editorial & Good Ideas: Decca Special Thanks to: Mike & Sterling

Contributions: Ben, Bruce, Canuck, Captain Dee, Colin, Elias (Dr. Furious), GE Light, M-SMOOTH, Margot, Mor, Murray, Orges, Popcorn, Ragnar of Ravensfjørd, Your Imaginary Friend. Smartass comments do not necessarily reflect the opinions of KZSU, our underwriters, or Stanford University.

3


C D R E V I E W

The Ex’s Rozemarie and Terrie. Uncredited photo from www.theex.nl

mike reviews THE EX! The Ex – Turn (Touch and Go) The Ex are a Dutch agit-punk band, 25 years and 17 or 18 albums on from their formation, and still difficult to pigeonhole. They combine catchy rock, touches of punk, and group improvisation. Being a collective of sorts shows up in their music with the communication level between the musicians. They have a male singer but the drummer comes out from behind her kit and sings on a few tracks. I love this description of song topics on their web site: “Songs about freedom, pies and justice, confusion, insomnia, the nightmare that’s called Kissinger, the power of poets and painters, dogs, sloths, and sisters... No idols, no soap”. I’d also add, a song based on a riff from the Republic of Congo group Konono and an Eritrean liberation song. They have a new bass player, Rozemarie, who plays a standup bass, often bowing it. This double CD starts off with a bang; two simple guitar riffs whirling around each other, drum rolls, a bowed bass, and the straightforward message, “We need poets, we need painters.” The second track, “Prism Song” immediately shows off the band’s diversity. The bass starts jazzy but the guitar goes rock. The deadpan

female vocals remind us of the emptiness of consumerism. The track slowly builds in intensity and loudness, one guitar plays with feedback while the other jangles. “Dog Tree” is tighter and more controlled with spoken lyrics; at least that’s how the track starts. The guitars then do a couple of short improvised bursts including a call and response. “Getatchew” is an instrumental tribute to Ethiopian sax player Getatchew Mekurya. It’s one big complicated buildup. One of the highlights of the record is “The Pie”. Not only is this a great song but you get a useful pie recipe introducing the track, which is about the prank pie-ing of several individuals a couple of years ago. “Some people say that the pie is the limit, but a pastry at a time is an answer to their crime.” ”3:45 AM” is a rockin, busy, and quick track. To use one of The Ex’s own phrases, this is a beautiful frenzy! The track ends with simple guitar and the bass player knocking on the wood of her standup bass. Disc two starts off with an interesting story. Last year, the band toured the Republic of Congo with the Congan group Konono (Orchestre Tout Puissant Likembe Konono no.

1). Konono plays mostly amplified likembé (thumb-pianos). The Ex loved one of Konono’s songs so much they asked if they could use the “riff”. This song is based around that riff and the results are surprising and amazing. On one hand it sounds like a simple 60s rock riff but on the other it has that repetitive groove of high energy African groups. The next track, “Huriyet,” continues with the African influence and has a very different sound from anything else on the record. This track is a beautiful Eritrean liberation song. The only percussion is handclaps, the guitar is mostly quiet, and the vocals are dual female vocals of the bass player and drummer. The song is sung in Tigre, a language from north Eritrea. “The Idunno Law” starts with hand held radios being tuned to different stations through the guitar and bass pickups. This track shows the mellower side of the band with bowed bass, quiet guitar and restrained vocals. The Ex are one of the best live bands I’ve ever seen and their interaction, playfulness, diversity in influence, politics, and ability to make beautiful rock noise all come through on this double CD release. — mike

4


MIKE: My Top 33 1/3 of 2004 The Ex – Turn (Touch and Go)

Meshuggah – I (Fractured Transmitter)

Nasum – Shift (Relapse)

Misery Index – Dissent (diy)

Hewhocorrupts – Ten Steps to Success (625 Thrashcore)

The Fiery Furnaces – The Blueberry Boat (Rough Trade)

Hewhocorrupts – The Discographer (625 Thrashcore)

V/A – Short Fast + Loud #11 D.I.Y. comp (SF&L) bands: Metntal Disease, S.T.F.U., I Object, Behind Enemy Lines, Arsyke, Resolve, Voetsek, Sbitch, Conga Fury, Schifosi, Skarp, Rabid, Bread and Water, Cojoba, Straight Edge Kegger, Witch Hunt, Aphasia, and Fazed.

KZSU’s Short Song Marathon [9/6/04] The Ex and Han Bennink at the Café Du Nord [9/20/04] Joanna Newsom – The Milk-Eyed Mender (Drag City)

B E S T O F 2 0 0 4

Hear Mike’s “Baptism of Solitude” show every Thursday from 9pm–Midnight

Porest – Prude Juice for the Heritage Swinger (Seeland)

Three Days of Darkness – September 3, 4, & 5 at the Elbo Room & Studio Z

Kylesa – No Ending CD EP (Prank)

Walls of Jericho – All Hail the Dead (Trustkill)

Circle Takes the Square – As the Roots Undo (Robotic Empire)

Kylesa, Asunder, and Laudanum 10/26 at the Stork Club and Kylesa, Iron Lung, Brainoil, In the Wake of the Plague 2/7 at 924 Gilman

Ilhan Mimaroglu – Agitation (Locust) Ludicra, Le Scrawl, I Love a Parade, and Funeral Shock at Broadway Studios [3/18/04]

Mastodon – Leviathan (Relapse)

Gadget – Remote (Relapse)

Le Scrawl – Eager to Please CD EP (Life Is Abuse)

Chumbawamba – Un (Mutt Records)

Claque – Claque (Big Deal)

Artimus Pyle – Fucked From Birth (Prank)

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum – Of Natural History (Web of Mimicry)

Jason Webley – Only Just Beginning (Springman)

Kaki King – Legs to Make Us Longer (Epic)

People Like Us – Abridged Too Far (mp3 release)

Maja S.K. Ratkje and Lasse Marhaug – Music for Loving (Bottrop Boy)

Vulgar Pigeons – Imperialism (Willowtip)

Sabac – Sabacolypse “A Change Gon’ Come” (Psycho Logical)

WNL W E D N E S D AY NIGHT LIVE

Voetsek – The Castrator Album (Six Weeks)

Coming up on KZSU’s weekly live music showcase: Wednesday nights at 9pm! Feb 2........Modular Set Feb 9 ......(hiatus) Feb 16......Magic Bullets

Feb 23......Knights of the New Crusade Mar 2 .......Chris Cotton Mar 9 .......Poontang Wranglers

Mar 16 .....The Exclusives Mar 23 .....Nova Box Mar 30 .....Peskevino

5


B E S T O F 2 0 0 4

AaBbCcDdEeFfGgHhIiJjKkLlMm

BEN:

sonic assault. Parker and Drake were amazing as always, and I have a newfound respect for Steve Swell on the trombone.

04/22 — Medeski, Martin & Wood Café Du Nord, SF MMW’s stop in SF on their small club, “improv jazz” tour. It’s nice to be able to see them explore their boundaries rather than play funk for the kids (though that’s plenty fun too).

10/02–10/03 — SF Bluegrass Festival Golden Gate Park, SF

04/06 — Casual Dots Hemlock, SF

Top 10 live music events I attended in 2004

In reverse chronological order... 11/03 — Maja Ratkje, Arve Henriksen 964 Natoma, SF Spacey Norwegian electronics. Ratkje is a prolific assault noise improviser; my favorite part of her set was her singing, tweaking and morphing her voice as she traded off with a tape recorder she played into the microphone. Henriksen played a stunning set, very sparse and pretty. Playing flutes and mouthpieceless trumpet into a bank of electronics, he created a hauntingly beautiful soundscape.

I still can’t believe they put this on every year FOR FREE. Four stages packed with heavy hitters and local acts alike over two days. If you miss out on this you’re not a live music fan. 09/21 — The Ex, Han Bennink Great American Music Hall, SF

10/14 — Peter Brotzmann / Marino Pliakas / Michael Wertmueller Jazz House, Berkeley

I hadn’t really known too much about the Ex before I saw the show, but I do now. Amazing. And add to that a fantastic short solo set from Han Bennink.

10/06 — William Parker / Hamid Drake / Steve Swell / Jemeel Moondoc Jazz House, Berkeley

06/05 — Acid Mothers Temple, Psychic Paramount Bottom of the Hill, SF

RIP Jazz House, another casualty in the war of Planning & Zoning against avant-jazz venues. Thankfully they didn’t give up without a fight! Brotzmann teamed up with two Swiss improvisers whom I hadn’t heard before for an awesome

The AMT were good as usual, but the Psychic Paramount win the 2004 “Best Opening Act I Hadn’t Heard Of” award. Dark, improvised, mathy rocknroll . . . hopefully coming to a radio station near you next year.

Holy shit this show rocked. Loud grrl surf with plenty of attitude. The album is good and all, but it paled in comparison to seeing them up close at the Hemlock. 03/20 — Extra Action Marching Band Command Center, Oakland Definitely the most fun show of the year. Extra Action covering Black Sabbath with Extreme Elvis as Ozzy, featuring an awesome stage setup, crazy Vegas-style dance routines, great costumes, and a pumped up crowd. 01/24 — Monolake, Kit Clayton Recombinant Labs, SF Spacey improv in the best place to see live electronic music in the city. They’ve got speakers and video screens covering every available surface and a special mixing board so the artists to play with every aspect of the sound. A fascinatingly immersive experience.

Check out Ben’s “Umami Jazz Program” every Tuesday from 9am–Noon

6


A C T I V I T Y P A G E

A B Y R D O F P A R A D I S E C A

F U O N M S M O O T H A S A L M D

C R I S C O J O N E S R H R D L E

N T F O K L O N T S O K O A F E A

R E D W E S T B A R T H M H B E D

E M E A S I H F B I R I U B E N K

L O G P H M S A M I K E R E S L E

S S H R A S U B R N I S R L B O N

I P O I S U M R S A F U A L I D N

B A W D O F E U P H O N Y U G N Y

E R S E R O J C A H T J A M C E G

N A I C G D S E R O M A I N H T S

J G L C E C H L K L O C M O I S O

E L W A S H I O L F R K S R E A R

P O P C O R N W E D G E T G F N T

Which Proto-Hominin skull doesn’t belong?

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

ANSWER: (B) Duuuuude! Misfits! Grrrrr! Rock ‘n’ Roll! Auugh!

WORD SEARCH

HEY, KIDS! Help Ashley bust Mary-Kate out of rehab!

Ã

How many of these KZSU disc jockeys can you find? Aims Bawd of Euphony Ben Big Chief Bruce Byrd of Paradise CM Lee Crisco Jones

Dead Kenny Gs Decca Dr D Fo Jack JC Kesha M SMOOTH

Mike Mor Mr Sparkle Murray Neepa Odnet Orges Parag

Popcorn Red West Riina Romain Sarah Bellum Smurph Stirling Wedge

7


��

M-SMOOTH

01/07/05 (TOP 30 SINGLES OF 2004)

����� ���������� ����

������ �������� ���

PLAYLIST Ruff n Rugged Hip Hop

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

The Understudies f. Tonedeff, CunninLynguists, Oktober, Cashmere the PRO

Ghostface Killa

Mr. Complex f. El Fudge

Edan

Smiley The Ghetto Child

Asamov

J Live & Wordsworth

Masta Killa f. The Wu Tang Clan

Insight f. A.G. & EDO G

CunninLynguists

Thes One

EDO G & Masta Ace

One Be Lo

Substance Abuse f. MF Doom

DJ Nu-Mark f. Chali 2na

Jedi Mind Tricks f. GZA

Supastition

Single Minded Pros f. Earatik Statik & Pace Won

Oktober

J Love f. Ironman & Theodore

Language Arts Crew

Icon The Mic King

DJ Serious f. Theology 3

Mad Rabbi

Beyond There. F. Arecee

De La Soul

DJ Zeph f. Lyrics Born

������

60 Bar Dash

Good Ol’ Love

Bananas

Save Me Dear

Scrape Your Back Out

I See Colours

The Wake Up Call

Seven

Bosoms (rmx)

Old Man

Strategy

Dirtay

Noonen

Make Some Noise

Rocketship

Profitless Thoughts

Chali 2na Comin’ Thru

The Eve Of War

Fountain Of Youth

Feels So Good

Stay In Line

Late Night Arrival

Lazy Daze In California

You Don’t Want It

Snakes

Can’t Complain

Theme

The Grind Date

Hands Up

�����

Ver Iz Um

Duck Down

M3

Freshchest

Def Jam

72 Records

Lewis

Fat Beats

6 Hole

7 Heads

Nature Sounds

Brick

Freshchest

Tres

Glow In The Dark

Fat Beats

Threshold

Sequence

Babygrande

Soulspazm

EV Productions

Freshchest

(White Label)

Subvert Underground (7”)

Third Earth

Audio Research

Topshelf

72 Records

Santuary

Wide Hive

����������� �����

MAKE YOUR PD PROUD!!!

5

Masta Ace

In The Pocket

���� �

4

Sean Price

30

3

Educated Consumers

2 0 0 4

2

O F

1

��� �

Friday 9pm to Mid.

KZSU 90.1 FM

8 B E S T


N n O o P p Q q R r

DECCA:

Top Ten World Discs of 2004 (in no particular order)

Les Senegalaises by Sanseverino. A delicious mix of jazz, gypsy swing, and French pop. Sur O No Sur by Kevin Johansen & The Nada. Fun and funky, unpredictable and addictive. Uma Batida Diferente by Bossacucanova. Sexy and playful mix of classic and contemporary samba & bossa nova.

B E S T

Raise Your Spirit Higher: Wenyukela by Ladysmith Black Mambazo. If your soul needs an injection of joy and humanity, this will do it. 10: Beasts, Ghosts, and Dancing with History by Tarika. It’s warm, lively, sweet music from Madagascar — home of the lemurs.

KZSU thanks the following businesses for their generous underwriting support

Keeble & Shuchat Photography Northern California’s premier camera store – since 1965 FOR FILM - DIGITAL - DARKROOM & LIGHTING EQUIPMENT SALES - RENTALS - NEW & USED Film store:

Digital store:

290 California Ave. Palo Alto Tel: 650.327.8996

261 California Ave. Palo Alto Tel: 650.327.8511

www.kspphoto.com

Tassoumakan by Issa Bagayogo. Part Malian roots, part dance club. Spiced by bluesy vocals & great guest stars. Mister Romano by Acquaragia Drom. Italian gypsy music with an atmospheric sense of darkly twisted lunacy.

O F

Voices of Southern Africa by Insingizi. A capella music in the “Ladysmith” tradition.

2 0 0 4

Una Sangre by Lila Downs. From the slow and rich to the fast and driving, she obviously has fun even while making strong social statement.

Boban I Marko by the Boban Markovic Orkestar. Crazy-good Balkan brass music in the gypsy folk tradition.

Meet Decca “At the Café Bohemian” each Tuesday from 6–9pm

S

s

T

t

U

u

V

v

W

w

“Voted #1 in Santa Clara County!” Delivering the San Francisco Bay Area’s BEST CHICAGO STYLE, DEEP DISH GOURMET PIZZA 7 days a week!!!

Palo Alto: 4115 El Camino Real (650) 424-9400 PLUS FOUR OTHER LOCATIONS!

9


2 0 0 4

Ex-Girl — Endangered Species: Diverse tight cute Muggs – Dust: crunchy rock, Enoisms H. Kaiser/W. Leo Smith — Sky Garden: Miles Davis best reincarnated Quincy Jones & Bill Cosby — The Original Jam Sessions: jazzy jams Sonic Liberation Front — Ashe a Go-Go: saxy jazz/world fusion Craig Horton — Touch of the Bluesman: real deal blues Big Mama Thornton — Big Mama/Muddy Waters Band: Oh, Mama! Sam Kininger — Sam Kininger: fresh funk sax Two Separate Gorillas — Two Separate Gorillas: fun prog rock/jazz Luther and Toby — Karny Sutra: instrumental organ-isms Dig Popcorn’s “Afropean Gamut” on Wednesdays from 9am–1pm

MOR: Hear Mor and Red West on “The Devil’s Collective,” Tuesdays from 2–5pm

O F

POPCORN:

My top ten, in order...

BRUCE:

Here are my top 11 albums for 2004...

1. The Hoyle Brothers — Back To The Door 2. Dale Watson — Dreamland 3. Neko Case — The Tigers Have Spoken 4. Jon Rauhouse — Steel Guitar Rodeo 5. Gurf Morlix — Cut N’ Shoot 6. Tres Chicas — Sweetwater 7. Mark Erelli — Hillbilly Pilgrim 8. Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter — Oh My Girl 9. Hoppe Up — Get Gone

10. I See Hawks In L.A. — Grapevine 11. Kate Maki — Confusion Unlimited

Bruce graces the airwaves with “Sunny Side Up,” Sundays from 9am–Noon.

B E S T

Top indie releases from around the world: rock, pop and beyond that made it to the KZSU library in 2004 (mostly in English)...

England: Electrelane — The Power Out: all-female band who rocks – and pops – with synthesizers. Israel: Izabo — Fun Makers: loud innovative psychedelia with a funk attitude. Austria: Son of the Velvet Rat — By My Side: minimal folk, haunting and beautiful. Scotland: Sons and Daughters — Love the Cup: upbeat folk-rock with Americana touch. Japan: Ex-Girl — Endangered Species: way-out-there rock from Japanese all-female outfit. Holland: Ex — Turn: Edgy guitar rock from the veteran socially-aware punkers. Germany: Cobra Killer — 76/77: Electoklash! Elektroclash! Elektroklash! Electroclash! Norway: Jaga Jazzist — The Stix: Neu-jazz, which just means they have a beat; it’s beautiful, it’s Scandinavian. Brazil: Arto Lindsay — Salt: inventive, demanding pop from the expert. USA: Deerhoof — Milkman: defies explanation, be it one or 100 sentences. Local heroes do it again. Florida: This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb — Front Seat Solidarity: rootsy country punk with a message from a tiny label. Yeah, I know, it’s not a country. But Scotland isn’t, either! At least they get to elect their president in Florida!

1 0


CAPTAIN DEE: Like the music you hear on KZSU?

You can find it at the

STANFORD BOOKSTORE!

B E S T O F 2 0 0 4

Each month, KZSU’s music department selects ten outstanding new releases worthy of the “KZSU RECOMMENDS” label. Now you can find the latest KZSU recommended CDs right on campus by vsiting the Stanford Bookstore!

“Pick of the Month” for JANUARY 2005:

1. Sleepwalker: “The Voyage” [12”] (Especial). Unquestionably the best track of 2004. Japanese jazz quartet Sleepwalker teams up with sax legend Pharoah Sanders for a 13 minute, blazin’ jazz odyssey. Highest possible recommendation! 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Kimya Dawson

12. 13.

Hidden Vagenda (Secretly Canadian Records) “Jaw-droppingly good folky singer/song-writer stuff with beautifully devastating lyrics. Simple vocals express the most emotion I’ve ever heard conveyed in a monotone. Funny, narrative, and moving, many of the songs are written in the voice of a troubled child. Like Leonard Cohen but with a sense of humor, or like Joanna Newsom but with death and child abuse. I want to listen to this album over and over.” —Kathryn

20 (+1) Favorite Tracks of 2004:

14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21.

Jazztronik: “Samurai” [12’’] (Chez) Squarepusher: “Iambic 9 Poetry” — Ultravisitor (Warp) Skalpel: “Sculpture” — Skalpel (Ninja Tune) Giant Panda: “GP Ya’ll” [12’’] (Tres) Crown City Rockers: “B-Boy” — Earthtones (Basement) Landau: “Brokenfader Break” — Thepicompromise (Merck) Savath & Savalas: “Te Quiero Por Otro Lado” — Apropa’t (Warp) Bola: “Eluus” — Gnayse (Skam) Valley of the Giants: “Whaling Tale” — Valley of the Giants (Arts & Crafts) Secret Frequency Crew: “Black Moss Caves Pt. 1” — Forest of the Echo Downs (Schematic) Stereolab: “… Sudden Stars” — Margerine Eclipse (Elektra) Time Machine: “A Million And One Things to Do” — Slow Your Roll (Glow-in-the-Dark) Machine Drum: “Hollis (remix)” — Bidnezz (Merck) Album Leaf: “Brennivin” — Seal Beach (Acuarela) Lars Horntveth: “News on the March” — Pooka (Smalltown Supersound) Bliss: “Time Time Time” — Goodbye Brain, Hello Heart (Monotonik) Jaga Jazzist: “Suomi Finland (live version)” — Day (Ninja Tune) Sixtoo: “Waiting For Anything” — Body Ache Summer (Ninja Tune) Helios: “Clementine” — Unomia (Merck) Kettel: “Little Duck, When is Our Day?” — Volleyed Iron (U-Cover)

You can hear Captain Dee “Dancing in Outer Space” on Sundays from 9pm-Midnight

1 1


k Z S U 9 0 . 1 F M W I N T E R 0 5

6 am 7 am 8 am

MON

TUE

WED

Mixed Up Class

Silicon Solai

Bigger than Bollywood

Romain a tossed salad of classical music

9 am 10 am 11 am Noon

Stirling’s Approximation DJ Stirling noisy rock, messy electronica, experimental hip hop, noise

Mano a South Indian musical park in Silicon Valley

Umami Jazz Program Ben shocking revelations, experimental noise

Manoneet & Mamta music of the Indian subcontinent

Afropean Gamut Popcorn Europe collided with Africa in America

2 pm

Charlotte’s Miscellany

3 pm 4 pm 5 pm

The Devil’s Collective Red West & Mor

Big Love Jack & Jon B

SAT

SUN

I Once Was Canadian

No Cover, No Minimum

Morning Glory

Lift Jesus Higher

Canuck

Fo

mostly depressing indie music

jazz, blues, and world music

upbeat rhythms to start your weekend with a smile

An Epiphany of Sound

DistractionLimited

Blues with a Feelin’

J.C.

Riina

Byrd of Paradise

guest DJs make sure your body gets a rockin’

indie-rock, postpunk, pop and constituent parts

from the bottom, in the alley back behind my house

The Lunchbox

Wkly Rundown

Bump & Hustle Music

Sat. Session

Colin raregroove to house

reggae vibes and world rhythms

from pop and rock to wherever

Memory Select

MHz

Parag

The Sun Never Sets on Cool

art music of India

Orges metal, hardcore, coolness for dudes and dudettes

house music all day long

WWYMS? / ST

The Jewish Alternative

Kesha words for your spirit, sounds for your soul!

Sunny Side Up Bruce alt. country, folk, and bluegrass

Asa

Cardinal Baseball

Sarah Bellum

Wedge

Raymundo

The Perennial Philosophy

music and news

free jazz and avant-garde sounds

underground hip hop, rare groove, abstract beats

hip hop 4 nonthought

WDYT? Brownian

Sunshine

UPW Carnatic Radio/ Gharana Music

anything that’s loud and good

Anna Charlotte like NPR but better

FRI

Eclectica Neepa

1 pm

THU

Cikee

1 2


Motion

6 pm

P R O G R A M M I N G S C H E D U L E

7 pm 8 pm 9 pm 10 pm 11 pm

TWWTTY Palo Alto City Council government in action

The Ox and Hammer Show Chopper Dave songs to love your woman to

Mid ?????

1 am 2 am

The Unknown DJ tune in and find out...

At The CafĂŠ Bohemian Decca what the rest of the world sounds like

Lick My Moody Guitar Show Bawd of Euphony moody + guitar = The Bawd

The Panoply Peter blues, classic rock, new music, jazz and more

Your Imaginary Friend new releases, noise, punk, comedy, aural skid marks

WNL Epic Soundtracks Murray

SportsZoo Trip Over Zero

The Dog & Pony Show

Benjie

Alex

Cardinal Basketball

tactile beat music for the synesthetic

new releases, experimental sounds, musical curiosities

Baptism of Solitude

Urban Innercity Experience

Mike lots of angles and curves

indie rock

Multiple Personality Disorder

Midnight Meanderings

The id

Jenn

punk to classical, hip hop to country

indie and variety

M-SMOOTH ruff n rugged hip hop

On the Warpath The Big Chief a story told with music

The Drum Kevvy Kev the world’s longest running hip hop show

Dancing in Outer Space Capt. Dee, The Professor, & Ghost new and classic electronica

SubDaze Hip Hop Show

Robot Talent Show

Selectronica

Odnet

Margot

shout to Jon Zelaya...

mostly rock, of the indie variety

hip hop, world, and electronic music collide

SAT

SUN

Shay

3 am The Incredible FM Static Show!

4

am

or DJ Trainee white noise to help you sleep or drive you insane

5 am

MON

TUE

WED

THU

FRI

1 3


K Z S U

MONDAY

X x Y y Z z A B C D

6AM — Mixed Up Class (Romain)

TUESDAY

Varied faces of European and American classical music, with an emphasis on choral and vocal genres. Stanford area classical calendar, local performers, and musical humor.

9 0 . 1

9AM — Stirling’s Approximation (DJ Stirling)

F M

This quarter, join us to learn about pirates of all kinds, whether your pets are weird, and what baboons do to their enemies.

W I N T E R 0 5

Experience noisy rock, noisy electronica, noisy hip hop, noise and sometimes a little something for the ladies. 9:00–9:10AM — Myth Made Modern: Looks at how modern poets take their inspiration from the myths of the Greeks and Romans.

1PM — Charlotte’s Miscellany (Anna Charlotte)

3PM — Big Love (Jack & Jon B) Beats & grooves w/Resident DJ Jon Barnes & guests from all over SF & beyond.

6PM — Things We Want To Tell You (Frances) Tired of hearing the same old views on whats going on in the world? Come here what we think, cause we want to tell you! Tune in to some lively debate— callers are always welcome!

7PM — Palo Alto City Council The sound of government in action.

9PM — The Ox and the Hammer Show (Chopper Dave) Where Bacchus and Dionysus meet for coffee and good conversation at a French café with cozy ambiance. Bacchus swirls nuggets of post-punk and a cornucopia of slow-core into his latte while Dionysus savors the symphony of sound.

6AM — SiliconSolai (Mano) South Indian vocal & instrumental, classical & folk songs of South India along with movie songs; interviews with interviews with movie stars, singers, politicians, writers, athletes, scholars, etc.

9AM — Umami Jazz Program (Ben) Who’s Brad dating now? Where did Julia spend her steamy vacation? What will Ben do next? Find out all the latest celebrity gossip on the Umami Jazz Program! Now with even more experimental noise.

NOON — Eclectica (Neepa) 3 hours of loud, action-packed music coming at you. Listen for interviews, and a lot of local music. I play a mix of punk, metal, modern classical, math, funk, trip-hop, and anything that’s dancy. An assortment of music for the eclectic listener.

2PM — The Devil’s Collective (Red West and Mor) Our main stay is pop and rock, with some world, classical, bluegrass, beats, both obscure and mainstream, old and new. We’re serious. Really. And devil’s music. Really.

5PM — What Would Your Mother Say? (Susan Morris) A panel of mothers dispense advice on wide-ranging subjects in this weekly call-in talk show. Advice on everything from smelly roommates to more serious matters.

— ALTERNATES WITH — Shark Tank (See-Dubya) Stanford Law Students from the right and left clash on the hot topics of the day.

1 4


P R O G R A M M I N G S C H E D U L E

6PM — At the Café Bohemian (Decca)

9PM — Wednesday Night Live

It’s music of, by, from, and near the rest of the world. Cuban jazz, Japanese pop, Nigerian blues; mostly upbeat, never predictable, always different.

Local bands perform live in KZSU’s studio! See page 5 for schedule.

9PM — Lick My Moody Guitar Show (The Bawd of Euphony)

Sometimes when I stretch, I stretch hoping to divide. I wouldn’t mind dressing in green if I thought that you’d understand what I mean.

The Bawd plays moody guitar music from all over the cosmos. From the avant garde to folk music, if it has six strings and is in a minor key expect to hear it. Live performances and interviews, and moody commentary run rampant. Prepare to lick guitar, lick it and like it!

MIDNIGHT — The Panoply (Peter) The panoply features a wide array of music, new and old. With its roots in the blues (including a blues hour), the show embraces folk, rock, classic rock, jazz, and whatever sounds good.

WEDNESDAY 6AM — Bigger than Bollywood (Manoneet & Mamta) From ghazals to quawali and bhangra to ragas, Bigger than Bollywood is your three-hour weekly window into the fascinating music of the Indian subcontinent.

9AM — Afropean Gamut (Popcorn) African rhythm, noise and pitchbend fuses with European melody and harmony to rock the world. Rock, jazz, blues, funk.

1PM — The Sun Never Sets on Cool (Orges) This stuff will warp your mind, put you into a trance, and alter your perception of reality. Or maybe it’ll just make your head explode. At any rate, BYOLSD.

5PM — Brownian Motion (Your Imaginary Friend) Bend over for a weekly aural spanking: noise, punk, comedy, dark noir, ballsout rockin, and Zeppelin at 45. Mostly new releases, including a live-music report by Harry Nutts. Better than a beer-bong enema.

10PM — Epic Soundtracks (Murray)

MIDNIGHT — Multiple Personality Disorder (The Id) Punk to classical, hip-hop to country and everything in between.

THURSDAY 6AM — I Once Was Canadian (Canuck) Indie rock, indie pop, neo-folk, post rock, buzzword, buzzword, lappop, buzzword buzzword, leaning toward the melancholy.

9AM — An Epiphany of Sound (J.C.) Guest DJs and live musicians invade the KZSU studios weekly to appear on An Epiphany of Sound and make sure that your brain is properly sonically massaged and your booty is properly spanked.

NOON — Carnatic Radio / Gharana Music (Parag) Art Music of North and South India featuring live programs, interviews, thematic programs and rare archival materials.

3PM — The Jewish Alternative (Sarah Bellum) An alternative is available. Try the Jewish Alternative. Sample from traditional klezmer, alternative jazz, sephardic, middle eastern & Israel world music, & middle east history, news and political commentary with David Meir-Levi. Interviews, guests.

5PM — What Do You Think? (C. M. Lee) Join host C.M. Lee for live interviews with Stanford professors, students, and community members for discussions on science, health, and society.

1 5


K Z S U 9 0 . 1 F M W I N T E R 0 5

6PM — Sportszoo (Lee Zen) Sportszoo is a weekly sports show that features various members of the KZSU Sports staff. Any current events in sports are fair game for topics on Sportszoo, though our focus is primarily on Stanford athletics.

6:45PM — Cardinal Basketball (KZSU Sports) 9PM — Baptism of Solitude (Mike)

disco, go-go, house, breakbeat, or any other variety of dance music, we stand ready to pack and ship the flavor of bootyjuice you require.

3PM — Memory Select (Wedge) A mix of free jazz, improvised music, and sonic weirdness, plus the occasional pop song.

6PM — Trip Over Zero (Benjie)

Sample art, grindcore, agit-prop, hardcore, no wave, and lots of angles and curves.

Feel the beat drop, jazz and hip hop, Celtic drones, and Indian trip hop. A coherent jumble of music that you can feel.

MIDNIGHT — Midnight Meanderings (Jenn)

9PM — Urban Innercity Experience (M-SMOOTH)

Anything ranging from shoegaze to post-punk to electronica to folk to... oh, you get the picture. An eclectic variety of musical tastes rolled into one tasty ball to be savored one show at a time.

Ruff n rugged hip hop with your host M-SMOOTH. From the latest underground joints, to the dusty and dirty old school records from the past, it’s an Urban Innercity Experience to kick your weekend off proper.

FRIDAY 6AM — No Cover, Minimum (Fo) Start by mixing up jazz styles from the 1920s to today. Then add some classic blues, jive, and novelty records for extra flavor. Top with a blend of acoustic world music and sprinkle with hillbillies! Yum...

9AM — Distraction-Limited (Riina) The resolution of various pop and rock genres is inevitably distraction-limited. Tune in as Riina attempts to separate the worlds of indie rock, punk, postpunk, and pop into their constituent parts.

NOON — The Lunchbox (Megan) You need an hour of what’s new and now. My show is an indie-rock explosion enhanced by fun facts, music news, and other tidbits like which reality shows you must be tivo-ing.

1PM — Bump & Hustle Music (Colin) We provide vital hip lubrication. Whether your needs include raregroove,

MIDNIGHT — Sub Daze Hip Hop Show (Odnet) ‘It’s like Ghostwriter, but better. Wooooo-eeeeeee!!!’ - Me Too AKA Oh My-My AKA My Melody

SATURDAY 6AM — Morning Glory (Sunshine) Hop aboard Sunshine Airways for a global journey of rhythm. Combining beatz from Afrika, Japan, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europa, the Middle East, along with more familiar soundz of blues, jazz, R&B and reggae, you’ll log plenty of bumpin’ Frequent Flyer Miles, while never leaving your living room.

9AM — Blues with a Feelin’ (Byrd of Paradise) A weekly stroll through that greasy, low down, back alley, gut bucket, world called the blues, featuring live interviews with real blues performers, ticket giveaways and special features, and of course the infamous blues concert calendar.

1 6


P R O G R A M M I N G S C H E D U L E

NOON — The Weekly Rundown (Andy & Phil)

11:30AM — University Public Worship

We recap the week in sports and news, all for your anecdotal delight.

Stanford’s year-round ecumenical worship service featuring choral and organ music with preachers from a variety of traditions.

1PM — Saturday Session (Asa) Tune in and chill with Asa and friends spinning reggae vibes and all sorts of music from around the globe.

3PM — MHz (Raymundo)

12:30PM — Cardinal Baseball (KZSU Sports) 3PM — The Perennial Philosophy (DJ Cikee)

Underground hip-hop from the SF Bay Area and beyond with your local selector: Raymundo + weekly special guests.

The Perennial Philosophy is all about keeping the essence of hip hop alive and supporting a diverse and creative community. As the DJs play what they see fit and MCs wax poetic, the music takes you to a different level.

6PM — The Dog and Pony Show (Alex)

6PM — The Drum (Kevvy Kev)

The Dog and Pony Show is the very finest entertainment available for the discriminating listener with ears of steel. Modern classical, jazz, experimental music, world music, and a dollop of pop.

Something you can count on in a harsh, cruel, uncertain world: The world’s longest-running hip-hop show continues to bring the ruckus, blessing you every week with the illest the culture has to offer.

9PM — On The Warpath (The Big Chief)

9PM — Dancing in Outer Space (Capt. Dee, Professor & Ghost)

Helping young girls explore their ever changing bodies. You see I am more than a DJ, I am a DJ that cares.

Fresh new electronica mixed with a smattering of classics. Captain Dee takes it in the trip-hop/glitchy direction, The Professor holds it down with some jazzy house and IDM, and DJ Ghost will join the fray with his own ambient and chill-out mixes.

MIDNIGHT — Robot Talent Show (Margot) Dance your pants off, then cry into your beer or non-alcoholic beverage of choice. Indie rock, indie pop, dance rock, neo-new wave, punk, emo, occassional Asian American indie artists. And whatever I feel like. Gosh!

SUNDAY 6AM — Lift Jesus Higher (Kesha) Hear what you want and get what you need through the sanctified, soulful, sounds of Lift Jesus Higher, featuring Christian hip-hop, reggae, praise, worship, and a sermon segment.

9AM — Sunny Side Up (Bruce) Start your Sunday mornings off right with a slice of folk, a glass of bluegrass and a burst of alt. country.

MIDNIGHT — Selectronica (Shay) Chilled beats. Throwndown hip hop. Samples dropped round the globe. If you love tracks that bang samba, garage, lounge, rap, or something in between, turn it up!

ZOOKEEPERS RULE! Find out for yourself with Zookeeper, KZSU’s incredible online database. Peruse our playlists, charts, and cd reviews, or just browse our legendary 100,000 disc library and play “stump the deejay” with obscure requests. It’s all at http://zk.stanford.edu/

1 7


Fri Sat Sat Sun Fri Fri Sat Sat Sun Fri Fri Sat Sat Sun Sat Sat Sun Sun Thu Thu Fri Fri Sat

02/04 02/05 02/05 02/06 02/11 02/11 02/12 02/12 02/13 02/25 02/25 02/26 02/26 02/27 03/19 03/19 03/20 03/20 03/24 03/24 03/25 03/25 03/26

vs. Santa Clara 3:00 PM vs. Santa Clara 2:00 PM vs. Pacific 4:00 PM vs. Pacific 1:00 PM vs. San Diego St 5:00 PM vs. Cal Poly 7:00 PM vs. Depaul 1:00 PM vs. Kentucky 3:00 PM vs. Long Beach St 1:00 PM vs. UC Davis 5:00 PM vs. Texas Tech 7:00 PM vs. Auburn 1:00 PM vs. UAB 3:00 PM vs. Cal St Sacramento 1:00 PM vs. Utah 1:00 PM vs. Princeton 3:00 PM vs. Princeton 11:00 AM vs. Utah 1:00 PM vs. Hawai’i 5:00 PM vs. Saint Mary’s 7:00 PM vs. Northwestern 1:00 PM vs. Illinois 3:00 PM vs. UNLV 1:00 PM

softball broadcasts for home games only

with Lee-Ming Zen & Daniel Novinson

Thu Sat Fri Fri Sun Thu Sat

02/03 02/05 02/11 02/18 02/20 02/24 02/26

vs. Arizona vs. Arizona St. @ California @ USC @ UCLA vs. Oregon vs. Oregon St.

7:00 PM 12:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 11:00 AM 7:00 PM 2:00 PM

Pac-10 Tournament begins March 4 NCAA Tournament begins March 19

with Andrew Rogers & Alex Gyr

Thu Sat Sat Thu Sun Thu Sat Thu Sat

02/03 02/05 02/12 02/17 02/20 02/24 02/26 03/03 03/05

@ Arizona St. @ Arizona vs. Cal vs. USC vs. UCLA @ Oregon State @ Oregon vs. Washington St vs. Washington

Pac-10 Tournament begins March 10 NCAA Tournament begins March 17

6:30 PM 11:00 AM 12:30 PM 7:00 PM 12:30 PM 7:05 PM TBA 7:00 PM TBA

BASEBALL

with Eric Ford

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Schedules and start times are subject to change; visit www.gostanford.com for updates. Some games broadcast via internet only on KZSU-2 streams.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

C O R N E R

Turn to KZSU for buzzer-to-buzzer play by play of Stanford Cardinal basketball, and exclusive coverage of baseball and softball! Just tune in to 90.1 fm, or listen online at kzsulive.stanford.edu SOFTBALL

S P O R T S

with Sean Bruich & Scott Allen Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Sat Sun Tue Fri Sat Tue Fri Sat Sun Tue

02/04 02/05 02/06 02/11 02/12 02/13 02/18 02/19 02/20 02/25 02/26 02/27 03/04 03/05 03/06 03/19 03/20 03/22 03/25 03/26 03/29 04/01 04/02 04/03 04/05

@ Cal State Fullerton @ Cal State Fullerton @ Cal State Fullerton vs. Kansas vs. Kansas vs. Kansas @ Texas @ Texas @ Texas vs. USC vs. USC vs. USC vs. California vs. California vs. California vs. Pacific @ Pacific @ San Jose State vs. Sacramento State @ Sacramento State vs. Pacific @ Washington State @ Washington State @ Washington State vs. Santa Clara

7:00 PM 6:00 PM 1:00 PM 5:00 PM 1:00 PM 11:00 AM 12:30 PM 12:00 PM 11:00 AM 5:00 PM 1:00 PM 1:00 PM 5:00 PM 1:00 PM 1:00 PM 1:00 PM 1:00 PM 7:00 PM 6:00 PM 2:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM 1:00 PM 12:00 PM 6:00 PM

And don’t forget to check out The SportsZoo, every Thursday at 6pm: our on-air sports staff discusses all the latest news and events from Stanford and the sports world at large!

1 8


ORGES:

MY TOP 25 OF 2004

25. Exodus — Tempo of the Damned. Return to the roots, well-done Bay Area thrash with a few minor modern touches. 24. Death Angel — The Art of Dying. Quirky, prog-lite Bay Area thrash, long-awaited reunion album. Excellent live show, too.

tive. Or whatever the hell that word’s supposed to mean.

of an actual concept outside the realm of hardcore music”.

13. Dream Theater — Train of Thought. Was this a 2003 release? I don’t remember, but it’s damn good!

2. God Forbid — Gone Forever. Who knew that clean vocals and metal could go well together? Now, if they hadn’t stolen all the good riffs for the year...

12. Fear Factory — Archetype. Another reunion album. Is 2004 the year of reunions? 11. Iced Earth — The Glorious Burden. Love thy flag, and fire thy band members at will.

23. Jag Panzer — Casting the Stones. Classic American heavy metal, one of the leaders of the genre, getting better with each release.

10. Machine Head — Through the Ashes of Empires. An actual return to form. I think this is even better than their first (gasp!)

22. Kataklysm — Serenity in Fire. Fun death metal, catchy riffing, and an inhuman drummer.

9. Misery Index — Dissent EP. Boo capitalism! Yay deathgrind!

B E S T

21. The End — Within Dividia. Truly progressive, chaotic metal, with a neat concept story.

8. Meshuggah — I. One, two, one, four, one, seven, five, one, two, eight, one, four, one, one, two, four, two, three, one, one, three, one, one, one, three, three, one, two...

19. Subterranean Masquerade — Temporary Psychotic State. One of the most varied recordings of all time, too many influences to list. Pity it’s only an EP; full length coming in Spring of 2005.

7. The Haunted — rEVOLVEr. Another (kinda) reunion! Awesome!

O F

18. Monster Magnet — Monolithic Baby! Less stoner, more rock. Less dope, more babes! And bewbies!

5. Arsis — A Celebration of Guilt. A classicallytrained violinist writes the best damn melodic death metal album since you-know-who’s “Slaughter of the Soul”.

2 0 0 4

16. Ayreon — The Human Equation. More musicians were involved in this project than it takes to screw in a lightbulb...

20. Psyopus — Ideas of Reference. A bunch of madmen, I swear!

17. Capharnaum — Fractured. Matt Heafy is a cool dude, but the tight jeans gotta go!

15. Textures — Polars. The perfect combination of Meshuggah and John Coltrane. 14. Circle Takes the Square — As The Roots Undo. Emo that that’s actually emotional. Or emo-

6. Mastodon — Leviathan. Hey, the indie-loving douchebags at Pitchfork finally got one right!

1. Lamb of God — Ashes of the Wake. Does the fact that this is on a major label do anything bad to my cred?

Big Disappointments of 2004 In Flames — Soundtrack to Your Escape. If I hear one more song fade out with those annoying electronics, I’m gonna strangle somebody. And who’s the genius producer who told Anders Friden he could sing? Killswitch Engage — The End of Heartache. I have never heard anything more bland, more uninspired, and more pointless. Except for “Rose of Sharyn”, that song is awesome! Unearth — The Oncoming Storm. Quite possibly the most overhyped album in the underground. There is nothing to set this one apart from the myriad of metalcore releases this year.

4. All That Remains — This Darkened Heart. Phil Labonte was in what band?!?! Pffffft, who cares, these guys are better!

Cradle of Filth — Nymphetamine. An immense letdown following their masterpiece concept album from last year. Yet, it sold better, was liked by more people, and it even regained them some “credibility”. Double-U! Teeee! Efffff!

3. Zao — The Funeral of God. And the Lord said unto the few remaining founding members of Zao “You will tone down your preachiness, and think

Shadows Fall — The War Within. Except for an awesome intro song, this one was a snooze-fest all the way through for me.

Hear Orges on “The Sun Never Sets on Cool” every Wednesday from 1-5pm

1 9


B E S T O F 2 0 0 4

G.E. LIGHT: The Classical.

Former KZSU dj GE Light can be found online at http://www.aesthetics101.blogspot.com/

Alone, Stinking and Unafraid . . .

John Peel’s 37 years of BBC1 shows from Top Gear to Sessions at Maida Vale. If just once I can pull off a wry, dry, insouciant joke like he did daily I’ll die fulfilled. I remember when we did our first Peel session he said “And here we have the mighty Echo and the Bunnymen,” and we were so chuffed. —Will Sergeant You know “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” Separating from the Pack . . . The Ex, Turn Drive-By Truckers, The Dirty South Fe-Mail, Skylubb Fra Haelvete The Futureheads YOURCODENAMEIS:MILO, All Roads to Fault Mission of Burma, Snapshot (iTunes only download of session at WBCN) GbV, bee thousand director’s cut (3 lp set) GbV, “Huffman Prarie Flying Field,” “The Closets of Henry,” “Everyone Thinks I’m a Raincloud (When I’m Not Looking)” The Magnetic Fields, “I Thought You Were My Boyfriend,” “It’s Only Time” Jon Langford, All the Fame of Lofty Deeds Sally Timms, In the World of Him Pavement, Crooked Rain Crooked Rain: L.A.’s Desert Origins The Fall, 50,000 Fall Fans Can’t Be Wrong

Still Pretty Good . . . Mark Applebaum, Catfish Arcade Fire, Funeral Floorian, What the Buzzing The Libertines Green Day, American Idiot deerhoof, Bibidi Babadi Boo (free download) Interpol, Antics The Mountain Goats, We Shall All Be Healed The Persians, A Thing Like Any Other

E F G H I J K L M N

HEY, MR. BUSINESS MAN! You or your company can help to keep freeform noncommercial radio alive and well with a tax-deductible donation to KZSU. In return, we will tell all our listeners about your generosity on the air, and then they will love you. And you’ll get free ad space in our program guide! For more information, give us a call at (650) 725-4868, or e-mail us at uw@kzsu.org.

2 0


MURRAY:

B E S T O F 2 0 0 4

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

My Top 20 for 2004...

Frank Black – Frank Black Francis (Spinart) Joanna Newsom – The Milk Eyed Mender (Drag City) Luna – Rendezvous (Jetset) The Magnetic Fields – i (Nonesuch) Laura Veirs – Carbon Glacier (Bella Union) Electrelane – The Power Out (Too Pure) Bearsuit – Cat Spectacular! (Fortuna Pop) Rachel Goswell – Waves Are Universal (4AD) The Hidden Cameras – Mississauga Goddam (Rough Trade) Neulander – Smoke+Fire (Disko B) Fuck-Off Machete – My First Machete (Lost Dog Recordings) Cobra Killer – 76/77 (Monika Enterprise) Ciccone – Eversholt Street (Human Recordings) Ariel Pink – The Doldrums (Paw Tracks) Dat Politics – Go Pets Go (Chicks On Speed Records) Baskervilles – Baskervilles (Secret Crush Records) Camera Obscura – Underachievers Please Try Harder (Merge) Fuck – Those Are Not My Bongos (Future Farmer Recordings) We Start Fires – Caught Redhanded (Head Girl Records) The Vells – Flight From Echo Falls (Imputor?) Murray’s “Epic Soundtracks” program airs Wednesdays from 10pm–Midnight.

CANUCK: 11. Seven Swans by Sufjan Stevens 10. Funeral by Arcade Fire

1. Sufjan Stevens at 7/31 Great American Music Hall 2. The Mates of State 2/6 at the Los Gatos Outhouse 7. Pedro the Lion with John Vanderslice 6/03 at Bottom of the Hill 3. Iron and Wine at Great American Music Hall 12. Our Endless Numbered Days by Iron and Wine 9. Damien Jurado 11/09 at Great American Music Hall 4. “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” 5. The Polyphonic Spree 7/18 at Slim’s 14. “Hero” 16. “Napoleon Dynamite” free screening at Stanford 6. Arcade Fire Live at Museum of TV and Radio (archived by KEXP) 15. From a Basement on a Hill by Elliot Smith 13. “Before Sunset” 8. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter . . . and Spring Canuck gives you “I Once Was Canadian” on Thursdays from 6–9am.

YOUR IMAGINARY FRIEND: I gave this a lot of thought. or at least i tried to.

Hear Y.I.F.’s “Brownian Motion” every Wednesday from 6–9am.

Top 16 of 2004 (albums, films, live shows)

1. It would make your parents really sad . . . 2. Beer . . . 3. Girl drummers . . . 4. Sex (of course masturbation counts!) . . . 5. Having

Top Ten Reasons Not To Kill Yourself

to listen to Kurt Cobain pine over Courtney in Purgatory for eternity . . . 6. Midriff baring baby-T’s . . . 7. You’d miss Bush and Rove’s impending public lynching . . . 8. Pretty sunsets . . . 9. Painkillers . . . 10. KZSU

2 1


M I S C E L L A N E O U S

RAGNAR:

Not Entirely Musical Things That Did Not Suck In 2004

1. The musical legacy of Thomas “Quorthon” Foresberg – 1965-2004 2. “Fun What Is It?” Starring Zippy The Pinhead – Magic Theater, S.F. 3. “Vikings!” – At IMAX Theatre, Tech Museum In San Jose. While it didn’t actually have an exclamation at the end, it SHOULD have! 4. Zeitgeist Bar, Valencia St., S.F. – Great beer, lots of lovely ladies, and an amazing jukebox – what’s not to like about it? 5. Finally finishing Malador by Comte de Lautrémont 6. The Viking Art Of War by Paddy Griffith 7. Papaloté Restaurant – Valencia St., S.F. 8. Ghostly dot-bomb offices scattered through my neighborhood. 9. Choosing Death: The Improbable History Of Death Metal & Grindcore by Albert Mudrian with a foreword by John Peel. It speaks for itself, dewds! 10. Erebusmagazine.org comes back. This is where dark music & intelligent writing intersect. 11. Applejack, mead, cider & Dead Guy Ale – 4 more ways to get tanked! 12. Blood Orange Kit Kats – sadly only available in the UK. 13. Neil Hamburger – Live @ Hemlock Tavern 10/16. Now I know why he TRULY is America’s Favorite Funnyman. Plus, I now have his officially sanctioned shotglass! 14. Shawn Of The Dead” – It’s a zombie movie, it’s a comedy? It’s a “zombedy” ! 15. Hogzilla! Always rep for Hogzilla ’cause he’s taking over in ’05! 16. West Coast Weirdo Black Metal – Leviathan, Xasthur, Crebain. 17. All of the awesome listeners of “Bloodstains Across Atherton”. Thank you all very much — I WILL returrnnnn! Ragnar of Ravensfjørd is taking Winter quarter off. He’ll be back.

MARGOT:

Some Asian American Artists to Check Out: 1. Emily’s Sassy Lime 2. From Monument to Masses 3. Mike Park 4. Denizen Kane 5. KIM 6. Aden 7. Short Round 8. The Clarendon Hills 9. The Chinkees 10. DJ QBert

Three miscellaneous lists...

Favorite Words: 1. Crap 2. Spam 3. Cinnamon 4. Hella 5. Corpulent 6. Sparkles 7. Smooth 8. Soup 9. Rapscallion 10. Spray

COLIN:

Loathed Words: 1. Tween 2. Atkins 3. Pimple 4. Pungent 5. Flatulent 6. Mildew 7. Chink 8. Gnash 9. Pucker 10. Puss

Margot’s “Robot Talent Show” airs from Midnight–3am Sundays.

10 best kids’ songs (in no particular order):

“When We Grow Up,” Diana Ross “One Good Turn,” Al Jarreau “Old McDonald Had a Farm,” Rufus Thomas “Blueberry Pie,” Bette Midler “Kill Da Wabbit!” Elmer Fudd “I Forgot,” Fred Koch “Fat Albert Theme Song,” Bill Cosby “Old Man Noah Knew a Thing or Two,” Camp Agawam Counselor Chorus “I Love to Laugh,” Ed Wynn . . . and that song from the old Disney cartoon where the park ranger tricks the bears into picking up all the trash in the park, “First you pick it up, put it in the bag, BOOM, BOOM!” The bears bounce their butts together while they’re dancing around picking up the trash.

Hear Colin’s “Bump & Hustle Music” Fridays from 1–3pm.

2 2


ELIAS (DR. FURIOUS):

B E S T O F 2 0 0 4

Three lists for the price of one!

Top 25 Retrospectives & Reissues of 2004

Top 10 Albums of 2004

1. The Clash – London Calling - 25th Anniversary Legacy Edition 2. The Fall – Slates 3. The Cure – Three Imaginary Boys 4. Notekillers – Notekillers ’77–’80 5. Swell Maps – A Trip to Marineville 7. Brian Eno – Before and After Science 8. Talking Heads – The Name of this Band is Talking Heads 9. Glenn Branca – Lesson No. 1 10. Pixies – Come On Pilgrim 11. Can – Tago Mago 12. Einsturzende Neubauten – Kalte Sterne: Early Recordings 13. Throbbing Gristle – A Taste of Throbbing Gristle 14. The Homosexuals – An Introduction to Astral Glam 15. Wire – Wire on the Box 1979 16. Pavement – Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain 17. DNA – DNA on DNA 18. New Age Steppers – New Age Steppers 19. Echo & The Bunnymen – Crocodiles 20. Metal Urbain – Anarchy in Paris 21. V/A – So Young But So Cold: French Underground Music 1977–1983 22. The Red Krayola – Singles 23. Mission of Burma A Gun to the Head: – A Selection from the Ace of Hearts Era 24. Les Savy Fav – Inches 25. Galaxie 500 – Uncollected

1. Black Eyes – Cough (Dischord) 2. The Ex – Turn (Touch & Go) 3. Electrelane – Power Out (Too Pure) 4. Oneida – Secret Wars (Jagjaguwar) 5. Mr Airplane Man – C’mon DJ (Sympathy for the Record Industry) 6. The Casual Dots – The Casual Dots (KRS) 7. Mclusky – The Difference Between… (Too Pure) 8. The Rogers Sisters – Three Fingers (Bmi) 9. Wolf Eyes – Burned Mind (Subpop) 10. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Abbatoir Blues/Lyre of Orpheus (Anti)

Dr. Furious is taking Winter quarter off. He’ll be back.

Top 10 Live Shows of 2004 1. 09/20 – The Ex, Han Bennink, Electrelane @ the Great American Music Hall, SF 2. 09/02 – The Dicks @ the Eagle Tavern, SF 3. 07/03 – The Lovemakers, Boyjazz @ Eli’s Mile High Club, Oakland 4. 03/25 – Erase Errata @ the Bottom of the Hill, SF 5. 04/08 – Electrelane @ the Bottom of the Hill, SF 6. 12/17 – New Model Army @ Astoria, London 7. 10/28 – Holly Golightly, Mr Airplane Man, The Husbands @ the Bottom of the Hill, SF 8. 11/12 – Les Savy Fav @ Slim’s, SF 9. 08/20 – PJ Harvey @ the Catalyst, Santa Cruz 10. 01/29 – The Vanishing, Von Iva @ the Bottom of the Hill, SF

O P Q R S T U V W X

2 3


A a B b C c D d E e F f G g H h I i J j K k L l M m

P.O. Box 20190 Stanford CA 94309

PI C K Js

T S E

e Th

o

f

2

IN THIS

4

UE

B

0 0 S

D OU R

K Z S U

90.1 fm

IS

N n O o P p Q q R r S s T t U u V v W w X x Y y Z z

2005 Winter KZSU Program Guide  

The Winter 2005 Program Guide and Activity Book. DJs' top picks of 2004; Mike reviews The EX, and other to help form young, impressionable m...