Entries by Program Review Committee

A Farewell Interview with a Few Departing Programmers

Every year at KZSC we have to say goodbye to graduating Djs. In this interview Djs Null (Glass Castle II), Elbo (Got Rapps?) and Syd the Kyd (No Pasa Nada) reminisce about some of their favorite memories and experiences from the past few years at the station. What is the origin of your DJ name? […]

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, Sleep and Mastadon, along with Pentagram gracing the pre-pool party happening Thursday evening.  Stay tuned […]

Programmer of the Month: Art O’Sullivan

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.

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.