Entries by New Media Director

KZSC Interviews: DJ Fizzi Pop Interviews Minnesota!

Last Friday, I got the chance to sit down with former Santa Cruzian Christian Bauhofer, aka Minnesota. His hits such as “HiLow” and “Stardust Redux” highlight Christian’s unique sound of mixing heavy bass rhythms with musical elements of melodic synths and catchy phrases. His exuberant stage presence and mixing talent has made him a crowd […]

KZSC interviews: Steve Morse

Formed in the early 70’s, the Dixie Dregs bent the genre boundaries of rock, jazz, country and classical.  Fusing unique instrumentals, the Dixie Dregs challenged the listener to expand beyond the industry standard typically fed to the masses as pop music.  This uniqueness became the demise of their marketability. However, forty one years later—as the original members […]

DJ Fizzi Pop Attends SCMF 2018

Written by Sarah Woolley, a.k.a DJ Fizzi Pop From March 10-11, 2018, Downtown Santa Cruz experienced the whirlwind that is Santa Cruz Music Festival, featuring 200+ artists of musical and visual talent. A unique part about this festival is that most of the artists featured are fellow Santa Cruzians taking over dance floors located at […]

What’s on DJ AWKCUARD’s Radar?

I wanted to share some love to these artists who have been on repeat for me this past month. I encourage you to keep these artists on your radar, if they aren’t already on there. Ruby Ibarra – Us I saw Ruby Ibarra perform live in January. Her performance was just as powerful as her […]

In Our Time of Need, Pop Music Divas Save Us All

As we approach a late-Rome, end-of-civilization scenario in the United States, hope for the future evades us. It seems that our final bastion of good in a world that seems exclusively evil is the sweet escapism of pop music divas. Where are Madonna and Cher in our time of need? Like Jesus emerging from his […]