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Break a Leg on Fridays 8:30-10pm

Do you miss Power Through Procrastination? Do you long for the magic of the theater and the bright lights of the stage? Do you get a thrill when you hear a passionate duet, an eleventh-hour plea, a sweeping finale? Tune in…

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Rose Lobel At KZSC (Photo By Dan Davis)

Rose’s “Most Impossible Secret Dream” wrapping up after 29 years

September. The sunny season is winding down, and fall is approaching. Many proud gardeners and groundskeepers find themselves bidding farewell to blooming flowers, and preparing for seasonal change. We here at KZSC are also bracing for change. Come October, we will be saying "farewell" to the amazing programmer Rose Lobel. Rose deejays "What's New", which airs Thursdays at noon. Her program showcases the recently released music of up-and-coming artists from a multitude of genres. An earful of Rose's "What's New" proves that great music is alive, kicking, and here to stay.
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Henry's Portrait

Programmer of the Month: Henry Bertheaud (Roux)

August's Programmer of the Month, Henry Bertheaud, is bringing back talk radio to KZSC! Henry began his career as a programmer at KZSC this past spring on the classical music program, "Machauts Circus."  An incoming sophomore at UCSC, Henry is spending…

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Here There & Everywhere

We say farewell this month to KZSC's longest-serving (suffering?) Broadcast Advisor and host of our Thursday morning Beatles show, Michael Bryant. Michael started at The Great 88 in 2001 and helped move us into the Millennium with technical changes such as bumping the signal…

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Perfect Pussy – Album Review

Perfect Pussy's full-length first album, Say Yes to Love is a fantastic showcase of the unique, unclassifiable sound that the band has to offer. After the band's debut EP last year, several people got excited about the band's future. And…

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Synapse(!) @ Club Kuumbwa

If you weren't at Kuumbwa Jazz Center for progressive jazz-fusion group Synapse(!) last Saturday night, you surely missed out! The dynamic, sharp styling of saxophonist Nikki Mokover and trumpeter Nick Bianchini was backed by an amazing rhythm section; featuring percussion…

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Programmer of the Month: Luisa Cardoza

In January 2004, Luisa Cardoza (aka DJ LC) started spinning music on The Great 88. It all started when she enrolled in our broadcast class while working at the UCSC Ticket Office.  Luisa loved our Friday afternoon "Not So Distant Relatives"…

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Goodbye Kevin Spitzer

The old adage "time flies when your having fun" certainly applies to Kevin Spitzer.  He first joined KZSC 14 years ago; long-time listeners will recall programs he's hosted in the past such as "Celtic Undercurrents", "Freedom Flight", "Turtle Island" and…

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The Band Rings in 1972

In 1971 the band played a four night run at New York's Academy of Music that culminated in a powerhouse New Years Eve show. In 71' the tightest band in rock n' roll was at an apex, ripping through their…

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Programmer of the Month: DJ Amanda Rose

This month's Programmer of the Month is the mighty Amanda Timoney (otherwise known as DJ Amanda Rose) of the beloved Power through Procrastination show. Ever since the show's debut in January of 2013, Amanda has developed a cult following by featuring soundtracks from…

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Annais ♥

As we welcome back new and returning banana slugs for the school year, we here at The Great 88 would like to take the time to remember a very special member of our KZSC family who is missed very, very…

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