The Rise of Khamzat Chimaev

Artwork by Lupe Pacheco-Gomez   Written by Charlie Erdman An anomaly is defined as something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected. Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev has deviated from what is standard, normal, or expected. He is an anomaly. …

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Artist Spotlight: Most Fried 

Written by Sebastian Gonzalez With the recent release of “Human Car” by Californian skate-rock outfit Most Fried, KZSC sat down with a few members of the band and discussed their musical backgrounds, diverse creative influences, as well as the band’s…

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Who is the Lofi Girl?

  Written by Charlie Erdman You’ve probably scrolled through youtube and seen the thumbnail of an animated girl studying in her room. That would be Lofi Girl. A 24/7 streaming Lofi hip-hop youtube channel that helps students and people around…

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Album Review: I Disagree by Poppy

  Written by Sabine Hovnanian I Disagree  As someone who dives deep into the pool of metal music, I never expected to enjoy an album as much as Poppy’s I Disagree. I had always been a fan of her music,…

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The Life and Legacy of Stevie Wonder

Written by Jack Houlihan After being born with retinopathy, Stevie Wonder wasn’t going to let being blind get in the way of him chasing after his passions.  After his talent was recognized while he sang in church, he was brought…

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DJ Spotlight: Tiffany Harmon

  Written by Sierra Grindstaff While at KZSC, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Tiffany on the Program Review Committee while attending UCSC as a student employee. When I served as Program Director, I worked closely with Tiffany as…

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Your New Favorite Beach Band: KATZ

Story and Interview by Dalila Ramirez Surf rock is a notorious ode to coastal lifestyle and the beauty of storytelling through music. It’s unique in the guitar riffs and the groovy tunes it carries. It’s evolved over the years spreading…

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Beat Banter: Christian Hell

  Story and Interview by Ben Goldstein I happened upon Hong Kong Fuck You when they shared a bill with Machine Girl Christmas 2019.  And thank fuck I did then because their three releases the following year pretty much got…

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