written by David Reid Quasimoto, simply put, is one of the baddest MCs out there. Paying no attention to time Lord Quas has been around for years and years but only recently made his appearance in hip hop within the last 16 due to help from the prolific, loop digging producer Madlib the Bad Kid. […]
The Catalyst Atrium | January 13, 2016 About a month ago, KZSC teamed up with the Catalyst to present indie hotshots Surfer Blood in The Atrium. Attendance was high for a weeknight and the audience’s energy was palpable. The sound of waves crashing served as a brief introduction before Cayucas kicked off the show. Comprised of […]
Two stars of Hawaiian music are at the Rio Theatre Thursday February 4th–Keola Beamer, composer, singer-songwriter, accomplished slack key guitar master and Henry Kapono, singer-songwriter, actor, and rocker. Moanalani Beamer will grace the stage with hula. These gentlemen of music brought us many of the original songs that have formed the identity of Hawaiian music since the 1970s.
written by David Reid Whether or not you know the man you know Nottz. Busta Rhymes, Talib Kweli, Kanye are only a small portion of the people Nottz has produced for. Having such a substantial production history (and this is true of so many people) as well as being Awarded a Grammy for his work […]
This Thursday January 28th @ 9pm The Donkeys and Jackie Zealous will be playing at The Crepe Place on Soquel Avenue (just a block from the Rio Theater). Jackie Zealous is a local Santa Cruz surf/garage trio, who have made impressionable performances all around Santa Cruz’s finest music venues, including an on-air appearance on KZSC’s own Local Brew […]