UCSC Men’s Volleyball Player Lake Merchen breaks school record with 837 All-Time Career Kills

I had four live play-by-play calls under my belt but this one was another milestone. Alongside my partners Luke Pfieffer & Shania Andrews, we called & witnessed a new @UCSC school record being set by @UCSCMVB Senior #5 Lake Merchen (Clovis, CA / Buchanan HS), as he surpassed Salvatore LaCavera (2010-2013 who had 836 Kills) & broke the school record earning […]

#2DOPEVIDS Week 2 ft. Rexx Life Raj / CALEBORATE

At the end of every week of 2018, RIZ aka RSD aims to post TWO Dope (Music) Videos that has 1) a dope video/visual concept, 2) a bay area artist (most of the time) & 3) a song that bumps my ear drum the whole week! PLUS, the song/video could be either brand new OR […]

KZSC Sports Director Makes History for UCSC & Athletics

Wednesday, January, 11, 2018, my colleague Austin Duncan & I became the FIRST pair of commentators ever to do a live play-by-play call on @UCSCAthletics live stream, the FIRST time in @UCSC’s school’s history. Our Men’s Banana Slug Basketball team defeated the visiting Bethesda Flames by nearly 30 points at our home, Kaiser Permanente Arena (KPA) in Downtown […]

KZSC Interviews: Mele’uhane


We chat and hear music by Mele’uhane, coming from Kona, on Hawai’i island; Keikilani Lindsey, the dad, with sons Leo and Kaneala. In addition to the laughter-filled interview, you’ll hear the instrumental that honors the voyaging canoe Hokule’a,  the sweet harmonies of “Na Na Na,” and a reggae feeling on “Malama Ka ‘Aina,” a composition in Hawaiian, reminding us to take care, Malama, our World, the ‘aina.

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QUEEN BEATS PRESENTS JANUARY 13TH, 2018

Queen Beats Presents @ The Catalyst Saturday, 1/13/18 hosted by DJ Jinx/DJ Kaviar/DJ Spex! KZSC’s own Queen Beats is coming at you ~LIVE~ with an all female hip hop show right here in Santa Cruz. Queen Beats is bringing you five female MCs from the bay: Wani Got the Juice, Trippy Talii, Preshly Relevant, So […]

KZSC Interview: GWAR 11.17.17 w/ Melcriada

I was lucky to interview the infamous GWAR guitarist, Pustulus Maximus. When he wasn’t spewing blood or complaining about Blothar’s smell, there was a semi-decent alien. Check out what Pustulus Maximus has to say about the band before he performed at the Catalyst. -Melcriada