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Jazzy and Bluesy News

Hello KZSC listeners, Here are some fun videos to get your week started off on a bluesy note... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyIquE0izAg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SR2gR6SZC2M Check back tomorrow for some jazz and blues charts. Keep it bluesy y'all.

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WATCH: Kiran Gandhi Keynote at UCRN

Hosting the UC Radio Network Conference at the beginning of April was an honor. We were very grateful to have Kiran Gandhi speak at the event. Check out her keynote discussion with IYNV and dj même:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuCl3TIv5G0

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Jazz and Blues Update

Hello all you jazzy and bluesy people. Check out the top 10 of jazz and blues for this week.   1 ALLISON MILLER'S BOOM TIC BOOM Otis Was A Polar Bear 2 FROYO MA * Pants - EP 3 GRACE…

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SXSW Day Four! Don’t Mess With Texas.

Friday’s keynote was incomparable, as the conversation between Houston legend Bun B and James Prince, founder of Rap-A-Lot Records and one of the most respected figures in the industry. Nikhil reports, that over the course of the conversation they reflected…

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Day Three Updates! From Texas!

The morning began with a keynote address by Tony Visconti, a high profile record producer who has worked with countless artists. Visconti was extremely close to David Bowie, producing many of Bowie’s records, including the late artist’s final work, Blackstar.…

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Jazz & Blues Update

Here's the top 10 from this past week: 1 ERENA TERAKUBO Time For Love 2 SWEET BABY J'AI Straight To The Place 3 ADISON EVANS Hero 4 AVERY SHARPE Sharpe Meets Tharpe 5 CYRILLE AIMEE Let's Get Lost 6 GLENN…

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KZSC Show Reviews: Animal Collective

The legendary indie noise harmonious electronica rock band Animal Collective made a rare tour appearance at the Fox Theater in Oakland this past week to promote their latest album “Painting With“. The group, featuring Avey Tare, Panda Bear, and Geologist, have been making music with each other for years but came into popular acclaim after albums like Strawberry Jams and Merriweather Post Pavillion were released in the late 2000s. The group released their latest album last month after a three and a half years of anticipation. Songs like “Golden Girls” and “Floridada” off of “Painting With” quickly became favorites here at the station, so we were very excited to have the opportunity to be able to review a show of a long time favorite band of the station all the way back to “Spirit They’ve Gone, Spirit They’ve Vanished” in 2000.

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Dead Kennedys: KZSC Show Reviews

This past Saturday, the Catalyst was moshed to the point of near collapse because the Dead Kennedys rocked the house harder than any band at the Catalyst. With a combination of the pent-up energy exerting from the crowd and the stacked line-up to make any punk fan envious, including Reagan Youth, Anti Social, and the Defenders, I walked out the door of the Catalyst witnessing the best concert I’ve seen so far.

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Hawaiian Music For Days

The month of March brings us the sounds of the Islands, beginning with Willie K. at Villa Montalvo in Saratoga this Thursday, March 3rd at 7:30 pm.  Willie Kahaiali'i sings just about every style of music; he can - and…

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Anderson .Paak – YES LORD

Anderson .Paak is one of the up and coming artists of the past few years. His work ethic is reflected in the projects he puts out as well as those who notice him. Releasing two albums, Venice and Malibu, as…

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Nottz: Raw

written by David Reid Whether or not you know the man you know Nottz. Busta Rhymes, Talib Kweli, Kanye are only a small portion of the people Nottz has produced for. Having such a substantial production history (and this is…

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DJ Roomba’s 2015 Recap

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3eAMGXFw1o&oref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DB3eAMGXFw1o&has_verified=1 Best Music Video of 2015:  Rihanna - Bitch Better Have My Money Rihanna's music video starts off with her kidnapping a woman and throwing her in a suitcase.  Rihanna and her friends drive around with her in the trunk…

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KZSC Show Reviews: Froth

This past week, psychedelic/shoegaze band Froth made their way up to Santa Cruz to play a show at the Crepe Place. I've seen Froth once before down in Pomona and it was a spectacle to behold. The lighting, visuals, and…

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