Essra Mohawk Interview Friday

The Test of Time program is pleased to announce an upcoming interview with Essra Mohawk.   Once nicknamed “Uncle Meat” while performing with the Mothers Of Invention, Essra Mohawk went on to release 12 solo albums starting in 1966.  A prolific songwriter, Essra’s songs have been recorded by numerous artists including Cyndi Lauper and Tina Turner.  Tune in Friday, Feb. 1 at 12:45 to listen to Essra’s intelligent soulful music and learn more about this Secret Diva, exclusively on KZSC.

Ho’omana Hawaiian Band Feb. 8th

You’re certain to see hula dancers in action as Ho’omana perform songs of hula and aloha from Hawai’i. Since the show is at The Reef Bar/Pono Grill, you can enjoy  delicious “ono” food and drink as you escape into the music of the islands. Ho’omana perform Friday, February 8th at Pono Hawaiian Grill, 120 Union Street in downtown Santa Cruz. Music starts at 6 pm; hula will go till 9.




Talkabout 01/30/13

This week on Talkabout, John has Don Miller on the show to talk about local newspaper versus national papers. Also: Murray Sheckman on police dogs in our schools. 

Jim Malcolm Wed Jan 30th

Scottish singer-songwriter Jim Malcolm will be performing at Don Quixote’s in Felton, CA on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 7:30pm. Former lead singer of the well-respected band Old Blind Dogs, Jim has been touring the world with his guitar and harmonicas, singing the traditional songs of Scotland along with his own originals. His recently released CD “Disaster for Scotland” is a collection of original humorous and satirical songs. Presented by the Celtic Society of the Monterey Bay.

Universal Grapevine 01/29/13

On the show is Betsy Herbert on fracking and environmental issue, as well as  Joe Jordan on NASA, SETI, and alternate energy sources.

Loud Rock Charts: 1/29

The week of January 29th brings upon us a very heavy slew of metal. Arguably the best record to drop so far, Vertikal sees Cult of Luna further themselves as the leaders in the post metal genre. I thought it was pretty darn tootin’ too.

Also brutalize our eardrums is Maelstrom’s newest record It Was Predestined and Ancient VVisdom’s (yep, that’s two V’s) Deathlike, who are actually playing at Slim’s in San Francisco on February 9th. If you like good music, which I’m sure you do since you’re reading this, why not check them out? I promise your ears will only bleed a little bit.

vertikal1 CULT OF LUNA Vertikal Density
2 MAELSTROM It Was Predestined Itchy Metal
3 ANCIENT VVISDOM Deathlike Prosthetic
4 GLORIA MORTI Lateral Constraint




1 VOIVOD Target Earth Century Media
2 HOLY GRAIL Ride The Void Prosthetic
3 CORSAIR Corsair Shadow Kingdom
4 LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH Baphometic Chaosivm Metal Blade
5 SLAM ONE DOWN Who Really Wants To Live Forever Pour One Out
6 GAMMA RAY Skeletons And Majesties Eagle Rock
7 INCITE All Out War Minus Head
8 HELLOWEEN Straight Out Of Hell The End
9 NIGHTFALL Cassiopeia Metal Blade
10 CRASHDIET The Savage Playground Frontiers