Record Sale Flyer

Come to the 2014 Summer Music Sale Aug 30th

Tired of that cruddy mp3 sound? Got a quarter to spare? Come load up on record bargains at the Verve Coffee / KZSC Summer Music Sale on Sat, Aug 30! We're selling an eclectic mix of LPs and CDs for just 25 cents each. If that's…

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Fonzie Interviews Jarren Benton

Fonzie caught up with Jarren Benton of the Funk Volume label on June 1 before his show at the Catalyst. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z7koTWmzlI&feature=youtu.be Watch Fonzie's other interviews on the blog and stay tuned for more coming up!

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Fonzie Interviews Freddie Gibbs!

Fonzie got a chance to ask Freddie Gibbs a few questions before his show on Sunday, June 1st at the Catalyst on Tech N9ne's Independent Grind 2014 Tour! Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8RJTSQqoNU Stay tuned for more interviews with Fonzie coming…

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Fonzie Interviews Antwon!

Fonzie caught up with world-famous San Jose rapper Antwon in February. Listen to it here! You can stream Antwon's new album Heavy Hearted In Doldrums via Pitchfork advance here. Make sure to download it when it officially releases May 6!…

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Upcoming Hip-Hop To Cop

  Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata (Madlib Invazion) Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs is set to release his fourth collaborative project on March 18 with critically acclaimed producer Madlib, known primarily for his work with MF DOOM (Madvillainy) and…

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Hawaiian Slack Key Feb. 18th

They may slack their guitar strings, but don't you slack off!  Come honor the music and the heritage of Hawai'i at the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Masters show with three of the greats: George Kuo, Martin Pahinui and Aaron Mahi. George…

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Hula & A Movie Jan.19th

Santa Cruz's own Ladies of Mehana hula halau are hosting a Santa Cruz movie premiere by writer/director Keo Woolford, shot on location in Hawai'i.  "The Haumana" (The Student) is an indie charmer, the story of Jonny Kealoha, who is working a…

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Instagram

Wondering what our staff does when we're not DJing your favorite tunes? Take a peek during 2014 with our stream of pictures and videos on Instagram. Don't have an Instagram account? Fear not.  View all our Instagram pictures by clicking…

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Hip Hop Charts: First Week of November

New month, new Hip-Hop Charts, but it starts with something entitled "Old."   1. DANNY BROWN - Old (Fool's Gold) 2. RJD2 - More Is Than Isn't (RJ's Electrical Connections) 3. DJ RASHAD - Double Cup (Hyperdub) 4. GAS-LAB AND…

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Makana Nov. 5th

You may have heard his music on the soundtrack to the TV series "Hawaii 5-0", the movie "The Descendants" or from one of his many albums already, but now you'll get the opportunity to hear him live. Santa Cruz is…

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The War and Peace Tour

September 6th I had the great pleasure to attend the War and Peace Tour at the Catalyst here in Santa Cruz, Ca.  The tour had all-star underground headliners Immortal Technique and Brother Ali speaking their mind about the injustice and…

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Keeping Tabs on Ty Segall

2013 has already been an extremely exciting year for fans of the Bay-Area rock god Ty Segall. Not only have we been given the Sabbath-inspired powerhouse trio that is FUZZ, but we have also been gifted with a brand new…

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Sculpture IS 2013

Looking for adventure right before summer comes to an end?  Sierra Azul Nursery & Garden has joined up with the Pajaro Valley arts council and put together the 7th annual show Sculpture IS 2013.  Walk through and enjoy over 100…

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Paula Fuga August 5th

Paula Fuga is a strong, courageous Hawaiian woman with a voice that soars from R & B style to reggae-licious. Backed on tour by the grooving guitar of Mike Love and Sam Ite's percussion, you'll catch the aloha spirit listening to…

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This Month in Hip Hop

Hip Hop charts from July at KZSC! TOUSSAINT MORRISON    Fast Times At Trillmont High    Urban Home Companion BRYANT DOPE X HANNIBAL KING    New New York    Young One DESSA    Parts Of Speech    Doomtree RABBI DARKSIDE    Prospect Ave    Say Word ACEYALONE    Leanin'…

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The Uncluded- Hokey Fright

Kimya Dawson & Aesop Rock come together as The Uncluded to create the collaborative album Hokey Fright. At first I was a little hesitant, not knowing what to expect from the unusual collaboration. It was like I was listening to…

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Passing the Torch

Every year for KZSC comes the bittersweet moment of our old governing board stepping down and being replaced by their mentees. Tonight is night that this transition completes. Know that regardless of this transition KZSC is and will always be committed to community radio…

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