Outer Bridge

End of 2013: Hot Jazz

I’d like to personally congratulate Northern California for surviving the Third Ice Age. Big cold front just passed through Santa Cruz, which made for ideal conditions to sit inside and listen to records all day. Here’s what’s happening in jazz during the end of a frozen December at KZSC: OUTER BRIDGE ENSEMBLE Determined (OBM) PINK MARTINI […]


The Band Rings in 1972

In 1971 the band played a four night run at New York’s Academy of Music that culminated in a powerhouse New Years Eve show. In 71′ the tightest band in rock n’ roll was at an apex, ripping through their extensive repertoire. Recordings of this run were originally released in 1972 as the double LP […]

Banana Slugs Holiday

Banana Slugs Holiday Show Dec. 22nd

The Banana Slug String Band has been playing music for children of all ages for decades. The Slugs will present their annual Rollicking Family Holiday Show, full of favorite “Eco-Rock” songs, Professor Banana Slug, Crab Louie and special surprises. Kids, bring your parents for this special matinee show Sunday, December 22nd at Don Quixote’s in […]


Rock Charts – LAST OF THE YEAR!!!!!! WOO!

Top 10: 1. LA LUZ – It’s Alive 2. SWEARIN’ – Surfing Strange 3. BLOOD ORANGE – Cupid Deluxe 4. WHITE FENCE – Live In San Francisco 5. ARCADE FIRE – Reflektor 6. FUZZ – Fuzz 7. NIGHT BEATS – Sonic Bloom 8. GAP DREAM – Shine Your Light 9. TENNIS – Small Sound [EP] […]