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KZSC covers Psycho Las Vegas 2017!

Hello folks! DJ Catfish and Firey Nairi have followed the smoke to the riff filled mystical land of Las Vegas to bask in the metal madness glory of Psycho Las Vegas. Headliners include The Brain Jonestown Massacre, King Diamond, Magma,…

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Programmer of the Month: Art O’Sullivan

  • September 3, 2016
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The Golden Road's Art O'Sullivan moved to Santa Cruz to attend UCSC as an alternative academic experience, but the ocean, redwoods and counterculture kept him here. Upon first listening to KZSC, Art was drawn to the alternative music, talk and special format programming. He started programing The Golden Road on June 18, 1997 as a 30th anniversary celebration of the Monterey International Pop Festival.
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KZSC Show Reviews: Nicole Dollanganger, Teen Suicide, Elvis Depressedly

If you have the opportunity to see Nicole Dollanganger, Teen Suicide (or whatever name they change to), Elvis Depressedly, or Aeon Fux, go spend that money. They’re gems, all of them. Many thanks to the good folks at the Vera Project for showing me live music isn’t a huge chore. Festivals are a whole different story, but this will be the year I go out to see some more shows more often.
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Programmer of the Month: David Anton Savage

  • August 25, 2015
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David Anton Savage, The Savage, as he is warmly known by at the station has been a big part of the KZSC Community for 16 years now. Best known for his work on Unfiltered Camels, a show which began in the Fall of 1989; he became the host in June of 1999 (and the show hits its 26th year this Fall) !   Savage has also gone above and beyond the call of duty as a volunteer at KZSC, and he has created or shaped many other shows at the station, including The Savage Bistro, Insect Agony, Talkabout, and Musikal Jewz, contributing--as DJ Goy Boy-- "Did Jew Know?" a  2 to 4 minute segment of Jewish knowledge.
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Programmer of the month: Lennon Stankavich (Jaws)

  • February 18, 2015
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Hailing from Long Beach California, Lennon Stankavich is a sophomore at UCSC studying film. As Jaws, he spins "shark rock" tunes on  Swimmin' With The Sharks, Thursday nights from 7:00-8:30. Shark Rock includes original 60's surf rock music, alongside any more modern rock, garage and punk that uses lots of reverb and treble.  "If it can fool me into thinking it's old school, then I like it," says Lennon.
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Dylan Music

Programmer of the Month: Dylan Music

This month’s Programmer of the Month is DJ Oy-Dog, AKA Dylan Music from the long-running program “Muzikal Jewz.”

Dylan started volunteering at KZSC when he was a senior at UCSC. He started the show in order to, “make people laugh, dance, cry, and experience Jewish music and culture in all of its forms.”
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Here There & Everywhere

We say farewell this month to KZSC's longest-serving (suffering?) Broadcast Advisor and host of our Thursday morning Beatles show, Michael Bryant. Michael started at The Great 88 in 2001 and helped move us into the Millennium with technical changes such as bumping the signal…

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Programmer of the Month: Luisa Cardoza

In January 2004, Luisa Cardoza (aka DJ LC) started spinning music on The Great 88. It all started when she enrolled in our broadcast class while working at the UCSC Ticket Office.  Luisa loved our Friday afternoon "Not So Distant Relatives"…

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Parquet Courts Interview

Parquet Courts singer and guitarist Andrew Savage once requested prior to an interview that he would not be asked about being “a Texas band”. Apparently the band didn’t exist in Texas and wasn't even an idea until they all made…

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