Entries by Michael Bryant

Essra Mohawk Interview Friday

The Test of Time program is pleased to announce an upcoming interview with Essra Mohawk.   Once nicknamed “Uncle Meat” while performing with the Mothers Of Invention, Essra Mohawk went on to release 12 solo albums starting in 1966.  A prolific songwriter, Essra’s songs have been recorded by numerous artists including Cyndi Lauper and Tina Turner.  […]

Wave Rider

The big wave contest at Mavericks is happening. KZSC will be featuring the return of our surf music program, “Rock Don’t Run” starting on Friday, January 25th. And of course we know surfing came from Hawaii, just like the music you hear on “Wiki Wiki Wednesday”. Our Hawaiian surfing shirt is the best of both […]

Booker T. January 20

If there’s a more well-known instrumental from the 1960s than “Green Onions” we haven’t heard it. Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Booker T. Jones and his band, Booker T. & The M.G.s were a staple of radio with hit instrumentals. They also helped define the Stax record label sound by serving as a backup band for […]

Nina Storey January 12th

Nina Storey is as powerful as she is provocative, delivering honest and hypnotic songs steeped in classic soul pop. Her Santa Cruz fans will be among the first to hear songs from her new album Think Twice, which will have its Northern California release at Moe’s Alley Saturday, January 12th. Doors open at 7:30 pm.

The Future Of KZSC

Here’s a look at a few of the faces behind the new voices you’ll be hearing on The Great 88 starting January 21st. Our fall quarter broadcasting class came up with programming ideas so hot, we had to have them approved by the campus Fire Department. Besides the difference on the air, significant changes will […]

Beatles On New Year’s Eve

As 2012 flips into Lucky 13, what better way to celebrate than with the music of The Beatles? For over a decade the Sun Kings have been thrilling audiences with their uncanny channeling of the Beatles’ music. With a repertoire of over 100 songs, the Sun Kings shine with spot-on arrangements and vocal harmonies, delivered with […]