Tumbleweed Wanderers Album Release Tomorrow

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Tumbleweed Wanderers, a favorite local band of KSJS, and former stars at eMerging Arts, will be releasing their new album, So Long tomorrow night in San Francisco at Great American Music Hall. Tumbleweed Wanderers are a folk band from Oakland. They are known for some of their phantom but beloved appearances right outside venues in […]

Party Preview: Intensity at San Jose Bar and Grill


With a lineup of DJs composed of mostly of KSJS regulars, Intensity turns up the volume every 1st and 3rd Thursday at San Jose Bar & Grill. The Party returns July 5 with Oons, Amy Robbins, Shelboy and Badcat. David Bogdal, who co-founded the Intensity in March with Alchemy Nightlife, shared some details with us. […]

Special Artist Focus: Huntress – Interview with Jill Janis

For a relatively new entry to the metal scene, LA-based Huntress have already gotten the kind of exposure most bands only wishfully dream of during the demo process. The melodic death metal group only last month dropped their debut full-length Spell Eater (Napalm Records) but already grabbed 2 lucrative spots on the road. First they […]

KSJS Electronic Ticketgiveaway For I LOVE THIS CITY SF!


AND I Love This City SF! May 25th & 26th! Shoreline Amp. (The Lot at AT&T Park) Line Up: Friday‚Äôs lineup features performances by Afrojack, Sebastian Ingrosso, Duck Sauce, Steve Aoki, Chuckie, Datsik, James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem, AraabMuzik, Borgore, Brodinski, Claude VonStroke, Cookie Monsta, The Crystal Method, Cut Chemist, Dirtyphonics (live), FareOh, Holy Ghost!, […]

Silversun Pickups – Neck of the Woods – Review


These rising shoegaze rock stars hailing from Los Angeles, CA, have released their third studio album, Neck of the Woods, just last Tuesday (May 8th 2012). It was not long back, in 2006, when Silversun Pickups slowly started to receive attention through their debut album, Carnavas – broke with their first EP shortly before, Pikul […]

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Concert Review: Dillian Francis & Nero


April 13th, Dillian Francis and Nero performed at the Warfield in San Francisco, CA. Dillion Francis was a phenomenal artist that was mixing music from all artists such as Porter Robinson’ new hit Languages.As well as others such as Kill the Noise’ self titled song Kill the Noise. He combined different forms of genres ranging […]

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Bassnectar At SJSU Event Center May 5th!

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90.5FM KSJS Electronic Department will be giving away tickets to see Bassnectar at the SJSU Event Center on Saturday, May 5th, 2012! Tune into your favorite KSJS Electronic shows this week for your chances to win! List of Shows: Good Dog “Off The Leash” Mondays 2-6AM Anya “Russian Roulette” Mondays 10AM-2PM Jaythoven “Jaythoven’s Excellent Overture […]

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Bassnectar “VAVA VOOM”

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Bassnectar returns with another Hip Hop infused bass heavy album that Bassnectar is known for. Empathy is a slower dubstep song with female vocals, Ugly delves into drumstep near the end, Ping Pong is really interesting to hear how he samples such mundane noises such as a ping pong ball bouncing and how he develops […]

The Rock Hop (April 21st 2012)

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This past Saturday – Record Store Day took place. In celebration of the day The Rock Hop, a themed music show series started by two local bands – Picture Atlantic and Please Do Not Fight, hosted a “Record Swap” theme at SLG Art Boutiki & Gallery in downtown San Jose. For this show – the […]

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Trust “TRST”

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Toronto based duo Trust (Robert Alfons and Maya Postepski) sounds a lot like early 80s darkwave, similar to Dpeche Mode, Cabaret Voltaire and more contemporarily, Crystal Castles. However, unlike Crystal Castle’s there’s video game music through a bit cruncher style. Trust sticks with their darkwave, synthpop influences and old school analong tones. Tracklisting//Ratings: 1. Shroom […]