Self-branded as “Beach Goth”, the Orange County crew The Growlers are road warriors. Playing a seemingly endless string of dates, the quintet wander the country like modern day pranksters delivering a tight set of their jaunty organ-infused surf rock. Costa Mesa’s psych-surf garage outfit took time off the road to produce their third LP, a collection of […]
The Beatles recorded 25 takes of “Hey Jude” at Abbey Road Studios in two nights, July 29th and 30th, in 1968. Here’s a new find from the film archives of this recording session. If you love The Fab Four like we do, you’ll want to listen in Thursday mornings from 6-9 each week when The Great […]
An all-star lineup of extraordinary Irish musicians are touring as the “Masters of Tradition” and will be in concert at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 7:30pm. This is a unique opportunity to hear Martin Hayes, All-Ireland fiddle champion six times over, Dennis Cahill, Martin’s guitar accompanist of […]
Broadcasting music from the UC Santa Cruz campus started back in 1967. As you can see from the picture, we faced some pretty stiff competition back then. Technology has marched on in the last four decades but The Great 88 remains a resource for local talk and fine music. KZSC asks that if you have […]
There have been student broadcasters at UC Santa Cruz for 45 years, but what was college radio like before that? Is it very different now? Here’s an interesting look at college radio from 1956. Notice standard student attire at the station included suit and tie. Some things never change.