Mike Neider of Blast! – KZSC Interviews

Recently, we at KZSC had the opportunity to talk with the guitarist of the legendary Santa Cruz Skate Punk band, Mike Neider. Recently, the band put out a new EP with Dave Grohl on drums and Chuck Dukowski on bass. Hear more about the EP, Blast’s first album release in almost 30 years, and  info […]


Loud Rock Charts – Third Week of November

Top Ten: 1 LEFTOVER CRACK Constructs of the State 2 KILLING JOKE Pylon 3 CHELSEA WOLFE Abyss 4 GRAVE BABIES Holographic Violence 5 ATOM AGE Hot Shame 6 TIMMY’S ORGANISM Heartless Heathen 7 GREYS Repulsion 8 USELESS EATERS Live In San Francisco 9 LOVE JUNKIES Blowing On The Devil’s Strumpet 10 BATTLES La Di Da […]

Joojoo of Froth at the Crepe Place

KZSC Show Reviews: Froth

This past week, psychedelic/shoegaze band Froth made their way up to Santa Cruz to play a show at the Crepe Place. I’ve seen Froth once before down in Pomona and it was a spectacle to behold. The lighting, visuals, and fog was amazing to see onstage. The audience, primarily being from the LA and OC […]


The Merrie Monarch, David Kalakaua

Wiki Wiki Wednesday honors the birthdate of the last reigning monarch of the Kingdom of Hawai’i this Wednesday between 6 and 9 am.  David La’amea Kalakaua was born November 16th, 1836 and known as ‘The Merrie Monarch‘ for his enthusiastic revival of Hawaiian music, dance and sport. Fluent in English and Hawaiian, the young David Kalakaua studied law in his younger years, and led the group the Young Hawaiians, whose motto was “Hawaii for the Hawaiians.” We will have many musical tributes to the king, along with a very special guest co-host, Ku Imua Kalakaua!