Entries by New Media Director

Aug 3 event: Cynthia Connolly on punk in L.A. and D.C.

I was able to interview artist/author Cynthia Connolly before she speaks at Santa Cruz MAH, about her book Banned in DC. Cynthia talks about her experience in both the LA and Washington D.C. punk community; documenting what she felt the scene was really about and truly creative people in there. Check out the interview and listen as we discuss about race, gender, and art!

Interview with KOOL A.D and Amaze 88 (BGLEAFY)

Interview by BGLEAFY (Updated 7/25/17)   From a conversation with KOOL A.D. and Amaze 88 at Guerilla Cafe in Berkeley, where both Kool A.D. and Cult Days were showcasing work.   BGLEAFY: What was your early musical background like? KOOL AD: My pop’s side of things was like Cuban Salsa and Jazz, then he moved […]

The Frights at the Catalyst 05.20.2017 Interview

Written by: Serena Ozonur / Audio by: DJ Maladroit On Saturday May 20, 2017, The Frights played at the Catalyst in downtown Santa Cruz, touring with Hunny and King Shelter. As their tour came to an end, I had the opportunity to interview The Frights. The sold-out venue had excited fans lining up to the […]

1-O.A.K. interview w/ riz aka djrsd

@rizzystaydizzy got a chance to interview East Oakland’s 1-O.A.K. when he stopped by UC Santa Cruz for the Pop Up Concert Series hosted by the Dean of Students & the Student Union Assembly (SUA) on 5.6.17. He has been making moves lately in the music industry, collaborating & producing songs for the HBK Gang, Caleborate, & most […]