Entries by Michael Bryant

KZSC: The Movie

To help celebrate another year of broadcasting radio from the UC Santa Cruz campus, here’s a fine mini-documentary on The Great 88. Directed and produced by UCSC alum Marc Atkinson, it’s a pretty good snapshot of the staff and philosophy of KZSC. SEE IT HERE. [Parental Warning: contains one word we cannot say on the […]

Players Of The Month

Mention “Sex, Dope & Cheap Thrills” to people and you’ll be surprised where the conversation goes. The name for their weekly show is based on the original title of Big Brother and the Holding Company’s first Columbia Records album – not received well by label executives in 1968. In the spirit of the late 60’s […]

Jake Shimabukuro Feb. 14th

Ukulele player as rock star? How about taking center stage at a symphony hall? Almost hard to imagine unless you’ve heard Jake Shimabukuro. An international phenomenon, Jake’s played loud rock on his uke in front of thousands in Japan, classical music with orchestras and jazz with the best of them in New York. He’s written […]

The Love Bug

There’s something in the air beyond the need for that Volkswagen’s smog check. Yes, the road to Valentine’s Day is paved with programming on KZSC. Many of your favorite shows will be paying tribute to Thursday’s holiday with specials focused on amour. Cupid couldn’t be happier. To request a dedication for that Certain Someone or […]

Gridlock!

If you ever wanted a visual clue to what is in the mind of a KZSC programmer when they come up with a show title, here it is. This white board hangs in our lobby to show off our schedule for winter 2013. An electronic copy of our program schedule (although not as colorful) can […]