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Colleen Raney Band, Tues Sep 25th

The Colleen Raney Band will be playing traditional and contemporary Irish music at Don Quixote's International Music Hall in Felton, CA on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 7:30pm. Colleen was raised in Seattle, but is currently residing in Portland, and in…

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Pickin' On The Porch Taken With Instagram

Website Update

Love our Instagram pictures we've been posting to our Facebook page? All of them are available for viewing on the KZSC website. Just look on the right hand side of our homepage, under the "RECENT TRACKS" and click the Instagram…

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New Music

Birp has released their new September 2012 playlist! The playlist’s music genre ranges from Indie rock to various other genres and features the work of bands like Sun Airway, Wild Nothing, and Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti. Newer remixes by Teen…

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The Year of the Banana Slug

Whether you are a soccer fan, volleyball devotee, or a golf fanatic, fall sports at UCSC are bound to set the tone for the 2012-2013 year of the Banana Slug.  With a new wave of freshmen, transfer, and of course…

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Got Twink?

Like it or not, we are well into the age of digitally enhanced music.  There is no escape & resistance is futile.  Our only defense is to sort through the truly awful with great speed & alacrity.  But every now…

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Talkabout 09/19/12

John has Bob Darling and Tony Francis of Outrigger Santa Cruz on the show today. Also on the show is Nicki Zahm, director of the Food shed project as well as Doron Comenchero of Food, What?

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Loud Rock Charts: 9/18

Has anyone looked at the album releases on October 9th? Here's a list of the bands that are releasing new albums on that Tuesday case you're wondering: Deftones, Converge, Coheed and Cambria, Enslaved and of course Between the Buried and…

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Aimee Mann Sept. 28th

Known for her powerful lyrics and sultry voice, Aimee Mann is on tour promoting her new album, Charmer. "I'm fascinated by charming people and the whole idea of charm" Mann says. "It's hard to remember sometimes that there is usually…

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Loud Rock Charts: 9/11

I just saw this really awesome picture taken in France that commemorated the 9/11 attack 11 years ago and thought I'd share with the readers out there. It's always pretty cool to witness some love from foreign countries. ADDS 1…

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Jazzing Back to School

Are you or your kids bored of the all-american music called jazz? Well there are some events this month that might just wake you up. If you didn't catch the last blog post, the 55th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival is…

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TNGHT

This summer Hudson Mohawke and Lunice collaberation TNGHT released TNGHT EP. It is filled with 5 intense hip-hop based "electronic bangers." Filled with unique samples that will satiate the dancer as well as the casual at-home listener. keeper tracks are:…

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Talkabout 09/05/12

John has guests Debbie Kesider, Jim Littlefield, Jennifer Yashas on the show to talk about about "Blue" a global ocean event & Save Our Shores. Listen to this sea soaked podcast of Talkabout below! 

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Loud Rock Charts: 9/4

I just moved in to my new dorm yesterday here at UCSC. I'm living all by lonesome, and since I've moved in early the entire building is empty. That on top of the fact that I've been playing Slender and…

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Universal

Universal Grapevine 09/04/12

Bruce Bratton interviews Joan Van Antwerp about Van Antwerp's theater play, "Crooked;" Also on the show is Sayaka Yubuki and Jack Bowers about new music works that tribute John Cage.

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YelaWolf at the Catalyst

Coming across YelaWolf was a complete coincidence. I like rap as much as the next Justin Bieber tween-fan  but I don't proactively go out of my way to search for up and coming artists, I usually just stick to the…

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An Electric Pow Wow (free download!)

Take some dubstep-influenced beats, overlay them with Native American tribal vocals, and you get Pow Wow step, the genre A Tribe Called Red uses to describe their debut self-titled album. Hailing from Canada, the Native American DJ crew combines the…

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