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Pasatempo Thurs July 19th

From the soggy town of Seattle comes Pasatempo, a band specializing in old-style music from the Greek underworld, known as "Rebetika" along with other music from the Balkans. They'll be in concert at Don Quixote's in Felton, CA on Thursday,…

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Loud Rock Charts: 7/17

Ever been immensely excited for an album but when it finally comes out, you're disappointed by how it turned out? I know the feeling, trust me. This summer however I have not been disappointed by a single record, not even…

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Weezer…in Hebrew!

It is very common for contemporary World Music artists to remake popular American songs while still staying true to their culture. With YouTube, it's been easier than ever to find up-and-coming artists sharing their cultural talents in a more mainstream…

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Closet Free Radio 7/09/12

Kai and Richard talk it over - GLBT public affairs; Glen Burke petition to be in baseball hall of fame; Google announces "legalize love" campaign; Barney Frank marries partner in Boston; community calendar & announcements.

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Loud Rock Charts: July 10th

If any of you out there are fans of metal (which, if you're reading this, is a safe assumption), you better check out Baroness' new album, Yellow and Green. They're currently streaming it over http://www.npr.org/2012/07/08/156292608/first-listen-baroness-yellow-and-green. Also, here's a relevant opportunity to…

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Performance Art Extravaganza!

If you love musicals, theatre, dance, comedy, burlesque, spoken word and the like, make sure to be in Santa Cruz from July 13-22! The Santa Cruz Fringe Festival is coming to downtown Santa Cruz and there will literally be something…

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Interview with Baroness’ Peter Adams

Sometimes I wonder how I've gotten so lucky to be able to interview some of the greatest musicians in the metal scene. Peter Adams of Baroness is no exception. They're arguably the most successful group to have combined progressive elements…

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Talkabout 07/04/12

Kevin Spitzer subs with guest Daniel Sheehan about the Lakota People's Law Project and illegal Native American child abductions by the South Dakota state government; Also on the show is guest Gabriel Clark about the upcoming tribute to America's first…

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Santa Cruz Summer Jazz

As summer continues to roll forward, and you may find yourself bored of going to the beachevery day, why not check out some live jazz in town at the historic Kuumbwa Jazz venue? Shows you shouldn't miss in the coming…

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Loud Rock Charts: July 3rd

Anyone excited for the upcoming Olympics? I sure as hell am. I can't wait to see if Michael Phelps can repeat his phenomenal performance in Beijing. What I'm most excited for, though, is to watch Usain Bolt compete. Call me…

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Universal Grapevine 7/03/12

Bruce has Tom Noddy, the "Bubble Guy" who will be performing at the Santa Cruz Fringe Festival, as well as Anita Monga, Artistic Director of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.

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Weekly Jazz Charts

As your skin tans and/or burns in the lovely summer sun, don't forget that there are some pretty burnin' tracks coming into the station too! Jazz Charts/Top 10 1    NICK WATERHOUSE    Time's All Gone    Innovative Leisure 2    SUNNIE PAXSON    Bohemian…

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Exposure is Contagious

Life at a college radio station reveals the following truth.  Regardless of which genres you prefer, you will happen upon music that you never knew about, but now love.  Case in point, QUINTRON!!!  Some months ago, I came across his…

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Change is in the Air!

Hi Everyone, As the school year comes to a close, it's time for the next generation of genre directors to take the reigns. My name is Nicholas (Nikki) Mokover, and I am currently interning with Jacqueline Culas for the Jazz…

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Loud Rock Charts: June 26th

Summer tours are beginning to roll around. Just last week I was at the Death to All Tour, this week I'll be seeing Russian Circles, and the following month I've got The Contortionist (hopefully) and shortly after Summer Slaughter (insert…

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Rock Charts – Summer

Here's some hot New albums that'll rule your next beach day. The ladies of Grass Widow hit #1 this week with their unique brand of harmony-driven post-punk. Beach House's Bloom has been hanging out near the top for the past…

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Jazz Charts/Adds

Hey everyone, hope you've enjoyed your first official week of summer. While things cool down for you, we keep pushing forward here at KZSC; here's the Top 10 Jazz albums for this week along with the newest additions to our…

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Aaron Jones & Claire Mann Wed June 20th

The Celtic duo of Aaron Jones & Claire Mann will be in concert on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 7:30pm at Don Quixote's in Felton, CA. Aaron is the singer, bouzouki and guitar player in the popular band "Old Blind…

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