Ab-Soul at the Catalyst 05.24.2017 Interview

  Ab-Soul is an American rapper from Carson, California. Ab-Soul grew up in a record store his parents owned, and credits much of his musical knowledge to this experience. He points to Nas, Jay Z, and Eminem as being his biggest influences– pushing him into a rap career. He also credits his rapping skills to […]

Sat June 3: Verve Coffee’s 5th Annual Record Swap

Verve Coffee and Metavinyl are teaming up for the 5th Annual Record Swap & Block Party in Seabright on Saturday, June 3rd! Spend the day discovering new music and old favorites with other highly-caffeinated music enthusiasts! The record swap-meet starts at 8 am at Verve Coffee’s Roastery and coffee bar, in Seabright104 Bronson St, a couple of doors down from the Pacific Edge climbing gym.

KZSC is selling an eclectic mix of LPs for only a dollar in most cases. We’ve also got a special–if you buy one of our Velvet Underground-inspired Banana Slug tote bags, you can fill it up with LPs for free! Show your fine taste in local, live radio and bring home a nice addition to your LP collection. See you there!

1-O.A.K. interview w/ riz aka djrsd

@rizzystaydizzy got a chance to interview East Oakland’s 1-O.A.K. when he stopped by UC Santa Cruz for the Pop Up Concert Series hosted by the Dean of Students & the Student Union Assembly (SUA) on 5.6.17. He has been making moves lately in the music industry, collaborating & producing songs for the HBK Gang, Caleborate, & most […]

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Ab-Soul at the Catalyst 05.24.2017 Interview

  Ab-Soul is an American rapper from Carson, California. Ab-Soul grew up in a record store his parents owned, and credits much of his musical knowledge to this experience. He points to Nas, Jay Z, and Eminem as being his biggest influences– pushing him into a rap career. He also credits his rapping skills to […]

Trio Balkan Strings, Santa Cruz House Concert Thurs May 25th

Trio Balkan Strings will be appearing at a house concert in downtown Santa Cruz at 7:30pm on Thursday, May 25th, 2017. They’re a virtuosic guitar trio from Belgrade, Serbia who perform a unique fusion of Balkan music, crossing various genres with elements of swing, jazz and world music. Zoran Starcevic and his two sons, Nikola […]

LOUD ROCK MAY CHARTS

Here are the best loud rock releases of April and May for your listening pleasure. Also, please remember to donate to KZSC’s Spring Pledge drive happening right now. KZSC is unique in putting punk and metal music on the radio, where it is otherwise absent. Help keep this tradition going strong!   1. Ghost Bath – […]