As some of you may already know, some of us KZSC-ers got the chance to go to the CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival. One show in particular that we happened to catch was local NY MC Action Bronson. Bringing jazzy, bumpin’ beats that get your heart going and your hips swaying, Action’s content revolves around food (he is a chef), drugs and women. His flow is full of stifling punchlines laid down as smooth as butter, fitting, since his newest single is titled “Cocoa Butter”. His new album Well-Done is accompanied by Statik Selektah and will be dropping November 22nd.
Last week, Jay-Z’s clothing line “Rocawear” announced a new T-Shirt design would go on sale Friday the 11th. The T-shirt featured the slogan “Occupy all Streetz” and sold for $22 online. Seeing as the profits of Jay-Z’s newest T-shirt would not go to the occupy movement but rather to this millionaire’s pocket alarmed many fans and critics who said this was exploitation of the 1% at its finest. Jay-Z has taken down the T-shirt and his online store no longer holds any trace of the design.
Would you buy his shirt?
The first Friday of the month will kick-off “Art Hang December” in the new Tannery Galleries and Work Studios on River Street in Santa Cruz. The show will feature interactive light and art installations, digital projections, a free photo booth, and live music by jazz group “Stolen Moments” and the “Stanford Harmonics.” The evening will conclude with an art raffle featuring works from some of Santa Cruz’s most celebrated artists. This event will feature hand-blown glass, jewelry, porcelain, woodwork, hand-painting silk, and much more. “Art Hang December” will open on December 2nd from 5 to 9 pm and continue by December 3rd and 4th from 11 am to 5 pm. For more information you can visit ArtHang.org.
Kai and Richard talk about election results, Veteran’s Day, Dan Savage glitterbomb, and gay penguins.
The Crown/Merrill Cultural Center was a blur of activity on Saturday as The Great 88 hosted our annual Ultimate Music Sale. Thanks to the dozens of vendors and hundreds of music fans who showed up to claim bargains and rare recordings. Since some of the shoppers were KZSC DJs, no doubt you’ll be hearing many of the treasures uncovered in the weeks to come.
Mark your calendars now for the next KZSC Music Sale, coming on a Saturday in November 2012.
What could be better than being surrounded by music and the passionate fanatics drawn to it? Other than winning the Lottery, not much. If you’re a record collector or just like people watching, the annual KZSC Ultimate Music Sale should be your destination Saturday November 12th. Dozens of music vendors will be selling everything from rare collectibles to bargain-priced vinyl and CDs. And yes, back by popular demand, The Great 88 will have a separate ginormous table with no item over 25 cents. Fun for the whole family and a Santa Cruz tradition in November, the Ultimate Music Sale is…well, the ultimate. FREE admission; FREE parking. Get there early for best selection. The double doors open at 10 AM this Saturday. Follow the signs and balloons to the Crown/Merrill Cultural Center on the UCSC campus. More info and pictures on our Facebook Page.