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Herb Alpert and Lani Hall on KZSC!

Listen to LC's interview with Herb Alpert and Lani Hall! Alpert is the co-founder of A&M Records, an iconic trumpeter, a composer, a sculptor, painter and philanthropist. He has won nine Grammys and is the only artist to hit No.…

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Support KZSC and get some great tickets!

KZSC has all kinds of great tickets still available during this Spring's Pledge Drive.  You can get these tickets for less then you would pay at the door. We don't charge service fees! Check out these hot tickets, and click on the ones you want!

May 27: Steven “Ragga” Marley at the Catalyst

May 28: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis in SF

June 3: Bad Religion at the Catalyst

June 4: The Budos Band at The Catalyst

June 21: Cherry Glazerr at The Catalyst

July 9: Island Reggae Festival in San Jose

Sept 3: Tame Impala in Berkeley

All you have to do is click on the show you like.  You know you want to! Even more tickets are available during the Spring Pledge Drive are in Pledge Drive Shop.
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Fiesta De Artes Poster

Los Gatos Fiesta de Artes, Sat and Sun August 8th – 9th

It’s time again for the Fiesta de Artes, a free annual art and wine festival – in downtown Los Gatos. Featuring food trucks, a variety of live music performers, a play zone for kids, artists selling handmade crafts, and local beer and wine vendors. The Fiesta de Artes is Saturday and Sunday, August 8th and 9th, from 10am to 6pm at the Civic Center grounds in downtown Los Gatos.
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Fiesta De Artes Poster

Los Gatos Fiesta de Artes, Sat and Sun August 8th – 9th

It’s time again for the Fiesta de Artes, a free annual art and wine festival – in downtown Los Gatos. Featuring food trucks, a variety of live music performers, a play zone for kids, artists selling handmade crafts, and local beer and wine vendors. The Fiesta de Artes is Saturday and Sunday, August 8th and 9th, from 10am to 6pm at the Civic Center grounds in downtown Los Gatos.
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Sat Aug 22: Verve Coffee’s 2015 Record Swap and Block Party

Come load up on vinyl records at the Verve Coffee Record Swap & Block Party on Saturday, Aug 22. KZSC will be there selling an eclectic mix of LPs and KZSC merch untill 5 pm, alongside other local music vendors like Metavinyl and Bluebeat. Sift through thousands of records, enjoy a wide variety of food trucks, groove to the live music and enjoy the local yard sale, too! It starts at 7 am at Verve Coffee's Roastery and coffee bar, in Seabright104 Bronson St.
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SCARED SENIOR!

That's right lovely listeners, you wouldn't believe it but many UCSC students and KZSC DJs have begun their last year as undergraduate banana slugs. Commonly, I like to write a blog about a new fun event or cool artist that…

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The Slugs Return!

KZSC prides itself on being a community based radio station, and boy are we excited to welcome in our new members of the Santa Cruz community! That's right, a fresh batch of UCSC Banana Slugs will be moving onto campus…

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Punky Prima Donna!

Once again the punky pop prima donna is back and better than ever! After the large success of her intimately emotional yet rough 2008 album, 'Fun House,' P!nk continues to pour even more soul into her newly released album, 'The…

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Free Movies on the Beach!

Calling out all movie, beach, and fun lovers! Every Wednesday night at 9pm on the beach located next to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, our beautiful city will be hosting a FREE movie for anyone looking to have a wonderful evening!…

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Goodbye And Hello

KZSC's Business Manager is a student position. And like the tides at our world famous surf breaks, they come and go. Goodbye to Kevin Candelar1a, the 2012-13 Business Manager who graduates in June. Kevin was also voted "Most Likely To…

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Finding New Music

The great part about non-commercial radio is it is often ones only time to casually be exposed to music that isn't top 40 or something from the 70's. It is many's only chanced to really discover what types of music…

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No Love Deep Web

When my friend first introduced me to Death Grips' Ex-Military it was rough going. I never really took a liking to them. Recently, Death grips released No Love Deep Web. After spending a month with it, the album has begun…

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Until the Quiet Comes

Anybody who knows me knows that I am a Flying Lotus fanatic (fan) so of course I am going to blog about his new album released this month entitled "Until the Quiet Comes." This album continues Lotus' move away from…

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TNGHT

This summer Hudson Mohawke and Lunice collaberation TNGHT released TNGHT EP. It is filled with 5 intense hip-hop based "electronic bangers." Filled with unique samples that will satiate the dancer as well as the casual at-home listener. keeper tracks are:…

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Ban College Football?

I recently heard a podcast on NPR's Intelligence Squared regarding a ban on college football. I often overhear new students of UCSC talking about how they wish the university had a football team. I found it strange to hear it so…

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