The Frights at the Catalyst 05.20.2017 Interview

Written by: Serena Ozonur / Audio by: DJ Maladroit On Saturday May 20, 2017, The Frights played at the Catalyst in downtown Santa Cruz, touring with Hunny and King Shelter. As their tour came to an end, I had the opportunity to interview The Frights. The sold-out venue had excited fans lining up to the […]

Portside II @ UCSC’s Porter College hosted by @burgundytrees & interview w/ riz aka djrsd

Portside II is the second installment of a collaborative art show at UCSC, hosted by @burgundytrees. The goal of Portside is to bring artists of all different mediums together to display and share their passions. Portside is a free and open space for creativity and self expression. The most recent Portside event took place on […]

Ab-Soul at the Catalyst 05.24.2017 Interview

  Ab-Soul is an American rapper from Carson, California. Ab-Soul grew up in a record store his parents owned, and credits much of his musical knowledge to this experience. He points to Nas, Jay Z, and Eminem as being his biggest influences– pushing him into a rap career. He also credits his rapping skills to […]

Trio Balkan Strings, Santa Cruz House Concert Thurs May 25th

Trio Balkan Strings will be appearing at a house concert in downtown Santa Cruz at 7:30pm on Thursday, May 25th, 2017. They’re a virtuosic guitar trio from Belgrade, Serbia who perform a unique fusion of Balkan music, crossing various genres with elements of swing, jazz and world music. Zoran Starcevic and his two sons, Nikola […]

1-O.A.K. interview w/ riz aka djrsd

@rizzystaydizzy got a chance to interview East Oakland’s 1-O.A.K. when he stopped by UC Santa Cruz for the Pop Up Concert Series hosted by the Dean of Students & the Student Union Assembly (SUA) on 5.6.17. He has been making moves lately in the music industry, collaborating & producing songs for the HBK Gang, Caleborate, & most […]