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World Music Show Feb. 19

This and next month are full of African and African-influenced music events in Santa Cruz. Tuesday the 19th, world fusion band Toubab Krewe will perform at Moe’s Alley. Toubab Krewe specializes in upbeat instrumentals that draw from African blues, rock, folk, and so much more. Some of the instruments used are the Kora, electric guitar, […]

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Loud Rock Charts: 2/12

In this week’s version of great awesome new metal, we see hardcore band Shai Hulud release what could amount to be one of the finest albums in the genre since Converge’s Jane Doe (yep, you heard me right). Also dropping is the ever increasingly popular band Bullet for my Valentine with Temper Temper, who are hoping […]

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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 […]

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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 […]