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

Fierce New Apparel for our 50th Anniversary!

For your fashion pleasure and just in time for pledge drive, check out our brand new, limited edition, 50th Anniversary t-shirts! A brilliant design by student artist and loyal listener Nila Devaney to usher in the Golden Anniversary of student-run, community radio in Santa Cruz (KZSC’s semi-centenary, or semi-centennial—for you word nerds).

2017 Rolling Loud Bay Area Review

If you follow any hip hop news outlets, it’s been pretty hard to avoid Rolling Loud coverage. The festival has been getting quite a bit of attention, mostly focused around Lil B getting jumped backstage, and XXXtentacion attacking a fan during his set. KZSC hip hop DJs Jinx, Elbo and RIZ aka RSD were on […]

Multi-Platinum Award Winning artist Sage the Gemini interview w/ RIZ aka RSD & Chuck Bass 10.29.17

On October 29th, 2017, RIZ aka RSD & Chuck Bass got to see Multi-Platinum Award Winning Rapper, Singer, Producer, and Songwriter Sage the Gemini at The Catalyst. We were able to land a really fun interview with him after the show as well, thanks to his manager HBK Omar of Active Management. Check out the backstage […]

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Drew BangA aka lil groovy interview w/ RIZ aka RSD

@rizzystaydizzy interviews Drew BangA aka lil groovy of the HNRL Crew! Check it out below. Via no-platform.com: Riz interviews Drew Banga at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA. In the interview they discuss being on tour with Duckwrth for Rich Chigga’s, ‘Come To My Party’ Tour, The Honor Roll, Hiero Day, and upcoming projects.  

UCSC Athletics: Women’s Basketball Tournament 12/19-12/21/17

The UCSC Women’s Basketball team hosts the annual Slug Basketball Winter Classic @ Kaiser Permanente Arena (KP) in Downtown Santa Cruz on December 19th to December 21st! To get to the game,take any Santa Cruz Metro Bus to the Santa Cruz Metro Center, then walk two blocks to KP, (this is the last home tournament for year […]

INTERVIEWS: LIFE OUT OF BALANCE – Belgian band We Stood Like Kings Releases New Koyaanisqatsi Soundtrack

By John Malkin             In 1982 the film Koyaanisqatsi had its first public screening and quickly became an influential classic. Directed by Godfrey Reggio with music by Philip Glass, the film was titled after a Hopi word – Koyaanisqatsi – which means “life out of balance” or “a way of life that calls for another way of living.” […]