Entries by New Media Director

On Assignment: The Case for Bhad Bhabie

by Alden Tackett, edited by dj saratonin  There was a small crowd of people avoiding the rain beneath small overhangs at The Catalyst on November 28th. Bhad Bhabie, also known as Danielle Bregoli was getting ready to perform that night solo after the cancellation of the other headlining act, rapper Lil Yachty who collaborated on her […]


Three more days of Giving Week at UCSC which means it’s time to support your favorite campus organization, KZSC. Any donation helps us in this very special fundraising competition with other campus orgs. Help us out at kzsc.fm/give and spread the word with #give2kzsc

DJ Fizzi Pop Interviews Maddy O’Neal! 11/17/2018

by DJ Fizzi Pop With so much access to the advancements in technology, it is not a surprise that dance music has blossomed and new artists are popping up all over the world. If there is one to keep tabs on, however, it is the Colorado native Maddy O’Neal. A self-taught producer and mixer, her […]

A Brief Introduction to Jazz Funk

by Max Green Historically listeners would have to pick up a good old record, or even a concert ticket to listen to the absolutely groovy sounds of artists like Art Blakey or Herbie Hancock. But in today’s age all you have to do is click on a video that looks mildly interesting and you can […]

KZSC Alum Jesse Thorn featured in the LA Times

by Hayley Fox
 latimes.com on November, 7, 2018

Overlooking MacArthur Park Lake, Jesse Thorn is recording tracks for his latest “Bullseye” podcast episode inside a recording booth that he bought off Craigslist for $3,500. The approximately hour-long interview show, which also airs on NPR, features intimate conversations with musicians, artists, comedians, celebrities and creators of all kinds.

Thorn’s been making podcasts since 2004… As a sophomore at UC Santa Cruz, Thorn started “The Sound of Young America,” a radio show on KZSC-FM that eventually evolved into “Bullseye With Jesse Thorn” and made way for the full-fledged production company, Maximum Fun, which he oversees today.

It’s Cold, Cozy Up with Cuffing Season Playlists

It’s the time of the season where sweaters get itchier and pumpkins get spicier and suddenly a day on your couch under a weighted blanket staring at how the rain droplets on the window form a scary face doesn’t sound too bad. In your mind you tell yourself, if only that scary face were indeed […]