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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The Indians Who Rocked the World

Mark your calendars for a screening of Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World on Friday, February 8, presented by KZSC and the UCSC American Indian Resource Center. In the meantime, listen to a playlist inspired by the film below!…

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DJ Hari’s Top 10 Albums of 2018

This year brought so much good music that I couldn't keep up with it and making this list was hell on earth. 10) Mitski, Be the Cowboy, Dead Oceans A slight sonic departure from Puberty 2, but a welcome one. Mitski shows…

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Blucat’s Top 10 Albums of 2018

Recently christened KZSC DJ, Blucat, shares his Top 10 Albums of 2018. 10. Natalia loufocarde- Musas Vol.2- The Second installment to Natalia Loufocarde’s Musas. The artist and her merry band, Los Macarenos, bring listeners another album of southern American Folk…

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DJ Maladroit’s Top 10 Favorite Albums of 2018

Pixelation Sensation's DJ Maladroit shares his Top 10 Albums of 2018. Superorganism - Self-titled Fusing indie poptimism with bedroom psychedelia, Superorganism playfully meanders during its just over 30 minute running time to provide comfort for the anxiety-ridden teen in all…

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Album Review: Whack World by Tierra Whack

by DJ LZRFND Couldn't let 2018 pass without remembering one of the most, imaginative, inspired, and out-there projects of the year. Philadelphia rapper Tierra Whack released Whack World, a fifteen-minute mini-album of sorts, with an accompanying music video. Don't let…

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Album Review: Noir by Smino

by dj saratonin It is almost impossible to not distinguish rapper and singer Smino’s voice in a sea of mixed harmonies and sounds. Following his debut album blkswn, Smino collaborated with various other artists, one of which included Noname. What…

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small talk: vanessa silberman & carissa johnson

KZSC's DJ Maladroit (Dustin) sits down with Vanessa Silberman & Carissa Johnson to talk musical influences, encounters with strangers, and favorite vegan treats. Follow DJ Maladroit on social media: Spotify: spoti.fi/2StwCSf Instagram: @pacific.recursion https://soundcloud.com/kzsc/small-talk-vanessa-silberman Photos from the KZSC studio:  

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