Interview: Jesse Colin Young

Jesse Colin Young has been singing songs about the environment, peace and relationships since the start of his solo career in 1964.  In Carol's interview on the Test of Time Jesse describes the Youngbloods' early days as the house band…

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Interview with Martin Barre

Jethro Tull blended hard rock, blues, folk and surreal lyrics to become one of the most unique progressive rock bands of our era. Joining Tull in 1969 for the recording of “Living in the Past”, Martin Barre continued to provide…

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OMB Peezy interview w/ riz aka rsd 7.30.17

I caught up with "Homegrown Mobile Alabama's" OMB Peezy. OMB Peezy was first signed by E-40's SickWidIt Records, and he just recently signed with 300 Entertainment, the record label behind Fetty Wap & the Migos. In this interview, we talk…

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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!
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RBC Bugzy interview w/ riz aka rsd 6.28.17

Since the Spring 2017 quarter has ended, I've been doing a number of interviews, trying to help put on these upcoming musicians, especially from the Bay Area. I interviewed Rubber Band Clan's finest (RBC) Bugzy from Richmond, California. Bugzy has…

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Highway To Irie double interview w/ Katchafire & Rebel Souljahz/Eli-Mac! by riz aka djrsd

Check it out! @rizzystaydizzy caught up with Logan and Jordan from the internationally known band Katchafire from New Zealand after their stop at The Catalyst in downtown Santa Cruz on 4.16.17. Not only did I get to meet Katchafire but I caught up with the one and only Rebel Souljahz & Eli-Mac after their stop at The Catalyst in downtown Santa Cruz on 4.11.17.
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WREKMEISTER HARMONIES INTERVIEW 4/23/17

Two Sundays ago, on the 23rd of last month, I had the opportunity to interview Wrekmeister Harmonies at The Crepe Place before their set that night. Wrekmeister Harmonies is JR Robinson and Esther Shaw, an experimental project that mixes elements…

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Nef The Pharoah Interview & Concert Review

I caught Vallejo rapper, Nef The Pharoah last week during his Changuary Tour stop at the Catalyst. We talked about his extensive amount of vlogging done in high school, Nardwaur, and alcohols endorsed by other rap artists. Enjoy that and…

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Caleborate Interview & Concert Review

Wassup radio family, Last week I caught up with Berkeley rapper, Caleborate for a hefty interview before his headlining show in the Atrium. Rizal Aliga aka Mr. Hella Hyphy himself was also in attendance and wrote a solid concert review which…

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