Entries by Michael Bryant

December & The Beatles

December is always extra special with The Beatles. It’s the only time of year you’ll hear their unique holiday fan messages recorded between 1963 and 1969. Another KZSC annual tradition: DJ Apple’s countdown the Top 20  most requested Beatles songs during the year on December 20th. The following week we celebrate the 45th anniversary (Boxing Day, […]

45 Forever…

To celebrate KZSC’s 45th Anniversary, we came up with a special shirt. It’s got a “Flying 45″ record on the front, mid-length grey sleeves plus good ol’ number 45 on the back to remind us of when The Great 88 was just a glimmer in the eye of a few crazy UC Santa Cruz students. […]

Surfin’ Through The Season

As we wind our way through the month of December, KZSC will be presenting some special stuff over the airwaves. Yes there will be “seasonal music” but keep an ear out for other surprises too. And in January our program schedule will morph once again, adding new student voices and shows that will start a […]

El Vez December 19th

Because Elvis is an international institution that can communicate across national and cultural boundaries, it comes as no surprise that El Vez - the self proclaimed “Mexican Elvis” – has come along. El Vez, aka Robert Lopez, has been kicking around the L.A. underground music scene for nearly 20 years. While his records are excellent documents of the El Vez phenomenon, the only way […]

The Rolling Stones at 50

Celebrating 50 years as a band, The Rolling Stones played an incredible night at London’s O2. Bringing out favorites from five decades, they proved to be still able to rock it. Here’s a sample: an extended version of “Midnight Rambler” featuring former 70′s Stones lead guitarist Mick Taylor.

Programmers of the Month

From left to right it’s Madeline, Luisa, Lani, Betsy and Carol. Known collectively as “Breakfast in Bed”, it has been recognized as the longest-running women’s music program on radio. They prefer to say their show, “features music by women for everyone”. Need a lift on the weekend? Check out “Breakfast in Bed” with a this […]