a tribe called red

An Electric Pow Wow (free download!)

Take some dubstep-influenced beats, overlay them with Native American tribal vocals, and you get Pow Wow step, the genre A Tribe Called Red uses to describe their debut self-titled album. Hailing from Canada, the Native American DJ crew combines the traditions of Pow Wow music with the rhythms of today’s electronic scene, creating a remarkable […]

north pacific string band

Local Santa Cruz band North Pacific String Band releases debut album “Steak & Eggs”!

photo by Blake Goodmacher; featured image by Yasamine June “Sure, sure…fersherrsure,” the boys of North Pacific String Band mumbled enthusiastically when asked to play some more tunes on my show, Pickin on the Porch with Auntie Em, a few weeks back. The five-piece string band consists of Steven Stubblefield on mandolin and vocals, Jeff Wilson […]

Words

Dirty Talk?

At the moment KZSC does not air any “dirty talk” shows-in the sexual sense, but we have had a few sex talk shows in our past. My point is not all talk programming is news, sports or so-called “public affairs”. Talk Programming can be interviews, conversations, lectures, stories, field recordings or (my favorite at the […]

DJ Panda McFloo

August’s Programmer of the Month

August’s featured programmer is Dj Panda McFloo with the program The Kids “Are Not” That Revolting. Described as music for those who are cute and cuddly, but mildly cranky, music for the geeks that are far too weird, rebellious on the inside, but not really that angry on the outside. Anti-folk, twee, avant-garde and outsiders, […]