Larry Coryell, photo by Jose Nieto

Aug 26 (1 pm): Larry Coryell interview

Tune in to KZSC’s Test of Time this Friday at 1 PM for Carol’s in-depth discussion with virtuoso guitarist and jazz fusion pioneer Larry Coryell. His upcoming release, Seven Secrets, has Larry regrouping with members of The Eleventh House—once again exhibiting their collective power of collaboration and creation.

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De Temps Antan, Sun Aug 21st

De Temps Antan, an engagingly joyful and energetic trio playing traditional style French-Canadian (Quebecois) folk music, will be in concert at Don Quixote’s International Music Hall in Felton, CA on Sunday evening, August 21, 2016. Together since 2003, all the members contribute to the intricate arrangements of vocal harmonies and instrumentals, and are also composers of original songs and tunes. Current […]

Programmer of the Month: Art O’Sullivan

The Golden Road’s Art O’Sullivan moved to Santa Cruz to attend UCSC as an alternative academic experience, but the ocean, redwoods and counterculture kept him here. Upon first listening to KZSC, Art was drawn to the alternative music, talk and special format programming.

He started programing The Golden Road on June 18, 1997 as a 30th anniversary celebration of the Monterey International Pop Festival.

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2016.6: Mid-year Favorites From KZSC to You!

When you think of the year 2016, do you think you’ll remember what you were listening to constantly on the way to work, on the way to class, or even on your way home? Yes? No? We’ve seen grand releases by artists ranging from Kanye West to Blood Orange, Kendrick Lamar to G.L.O.S.S., Beyoncé to The Julie Ruin, and plenty more that would be impossible to mention in a singular blog post. There’ll always be something to praise, so here are some of KZSC’s very own disc jockeys letting you know what you might’ve missed so far in 2016!

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“Sacred, Sexy, Silly & Saucy” — Enchanted Forest Gathering 2016

It was a dusty hot mid-July day in Laytonville, California. Driving up Highway 101, I finally came across a “Special Event” sign and cones leading me directly off the road and into the Will Call area. Taking my car down the short dirt road, I was greeted by smiling faces welcoming me into the 6th […]