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Crush Me – A Playlist

by Maya Abee A couple months ago, with a certain distaste for the new school year— it’s isolation and change forced upon me— I wanted to desperately to feel enamored. If only I could fill the days wanting someone near…

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DJ Fizzi Pop Interviews Opiuo!

What do you hear when you think of the word Butternut Slap? How about Quackfat? Or maybe even…..Robo Booty? The answer is the sound of Opiuo. Hailing from New Zealand, Oscar Davey-Wraight has broken huge boundaries of musical manifestation with…

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Album Review: Big K.R.I.T. – TDT

Justin Scott had a relatively quiet 2018, resting on his laurels from his well-received 2017 release, 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time, a double album, and his first full-length since his departure from Def Jam in 2016. However, Scott dropped…

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MARCO ALEXANDER INTERVIEW w/ RIZZYSTAYDIZZY

The Living Legend Behind the Lens, Marco Alexander links up with our Hip Hop Director RIZZYSTAYDIZZY. In Marco's first interview, they talk background, media, scheduling, growth, billboard status, Red Bull, & more! Recorded at So Fresh Clothing in Downtown Santa Cruz on January…

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DJ Fizzi Pop Interviews Sofi Tukker!

What do you get when you mix Brazilian Bossa nova, poetry, drum machines, old-school house, neon lights, animals, and a giant dance party? You get the power duo Sofi Tukker. This group from New York have taken the music industry…

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DJ Fizzi Pop Interviews CRAY!

On New Years Eve at Snowglobe 2018, I had the chance to interview the triple-threat DJ, producer, and singer CRAY (also known as Cheney Ray). Her max-energy performances and eclectic style of mixing music have put her on the map…

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Album Review: Toro y Moi’s Outer Peace

by DJ Cheeto Toro Y Moi, otherwise known as South Carolina-based musician Chaz Bear, has produced a new and exhilarating album for his growing fanbase. The album titled Outer Peace produces the dreamy and energetic sounds of Bear’s inner reflections…

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Thundercat @ The Catalyst 12/21/18

Check this out. It was a clear black night, a clear white moon. Thundercat was bussin' through these streets. Bringing all the funky tunes. With only four days left until Christmas, Steven Bruer had stopped by California's surf city to…

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