Beat Banter: Christian Hell

Story and Interview by Ben Goldstein I happened upon Hong Kong Fuck You when they shared a bill with Machine Girl Christmas 2019.  And thank fuck I did then because their three releases the following year pretty much got me…

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What about Death?

By Duncan Ober The debate over the first ever punk band is as old as the genre itself. While Ramones from New York released their first record in 1976 and over in London the Damned, Sex Pistols, and the Clash…

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Artist Spotlight – Hook

By : DJ Honey Bucket Hook is an up-and-coming rapper from Riverside, California. (Shoutout to Queen Beats (on KZSC Tuesdays at 10 pm) for enlightening me.) Her stepdad was a rapper and encouraged Hook to pursue music by helping her…

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DJ Dolce’s Interview with Bei Ru

By DJ Dolce As an Armenian American, it’s always a special experience for me to meet another person from our small diaspora and to connect on our shared experiences that unite us as a community. These experiences become even more…

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Artist Spotlight: Aethyriem

Story and Interview by DJ Pierce A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to interview two members of the band, Aethyriem, a local alt-metal band based in Scotts Valley, California. During the interview, I spoke with Zélee Sharnée, an 20-year-old…

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Duster at The Catalyst 2.28.20

by Andrew Agena The first time I listened to Duster, I felt immediately teleported through the gritty nostalgia of the 90s and the spacy rock feel of a trip gone right. This unique distorted warbling was influential to many musicians…

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