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Jazzing Back to School

Are you or your kids bored of the all-american music called jazz? Well there are some events this month that might just wake you up. If you didn't catch the last blog post, the 55th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival is…

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TNGHT

This summer Hudson Mohawke and Lunice collaberation TNGHT released TNGHT EP. It is filled with 5 intense hip-hop based "electronic bangers." Filled with unique samples that will satiate the dancer as well as the casual at-home listener. keeper tracks are:…

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Talkabout 09/05/12

John has guests Debbie Kesider, Jim Littlefield, Jennifer Yashas on the show to talk about about "Blue" a global ocean event & Save Our Shores. Listen to this sea soaked podcast of Talkabout below! 

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Loud Rock Charts: 9/4

I just moved in to my new dorm yesterday here at UCSC. I'm living all by lonesome, and since I've moved in early the entire building is empty. That on top of the fact that I've been playing Slender and…

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Universal

Universal Grapevine 09/04/12

Bruce Bratton interviews Joan Van Antwerp about Van Antwerp's theater play, "Crooked;" Also on the show is Sayaka Yubuki and Jack Bowers about new music works that tribute John Cage.

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Closet Free Radio 09/03/12

Kai & Richard discuss workplace discrimination vs marriage equality, Fortune 500 work place policies; ENDA & municipal workers; community calendar & announcements.

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YelaWolf at the Catalyst

Coming across YelaWolf was a complete coincidence. I like rap as much as the next Justin Bieber tween-fan  but I don't proactively go out of my way to search for up and coming artists, I usually just stick to the…

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An Electric Pow Wow (free download!)

Take some dubstep-influenced beats, overlay them with Native American tribal vocals, and you get Pow Wow step, the genre A Tribe Called Red uses to describe their debut self-titled album. Hailing from Canada, the Native American DJ crew combines the…

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Dirty Talk?

At the moment KZSC does not air any "dirty talk" shows-in the sexual sense, but we have had a few sex talk shows in our past. My point is not all talk programming is news, sports or so-called "public affairs".…

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August’s Programmer of the Month

August's featured programmer is Dj Panda McFloo with the program The Kids "Are Not" That Revolting. Described as music for those who are cute and cuddly, but mildly cranky, music for the geeks that are far too weird, rebellious on…

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The Soft Moon’s Sophomore LP

San Francisco band The Soft Moon will be releasing their second LP, Zeros, on October 30th. Tour dates are set, and they'll be hitting da bay - December 14th at Oakland's New Parish, and December 15th in San Francisco at…

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Sunday, Sunday Sunday! Willie K. at Pono

Willie K. will be performing at Pono Hawaiian Grill this Sunday, September 2nd at 7:00 PM.   Whether he sings in Hawaiian, performs Blues, OPERA or flat out rock and roll, Willie K. can PLAY.  You can enjoy the man, the…

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Universal

Universal Grapevine 08/28/12

Bruce Bratton has a live interview with Lisa Uttal from the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, as well as Sally Green from the Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County.

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Upcoming Shows At The Catalyst

Summer is the perfect time to put on your dancing shoes and go see your favorite artists performing live. The Catalyst always hosts a great collection of bands, and this season is no different. Here are some of the upcoming…

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Loud Rock Charts: 8/27

Some exciting news for our friends over at Criminal Records: the fine ladies in "basement rock" band The Kut have been chosen to play in Olympic Park on August 30th as part of the Paralympics festivities. It's always awesome to…

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Do It Yrself Beck Album

Remember Beck's "The Information?" The album that provided stickers so you could create your own cover? Well Beck is back and taking it one step further, with his new album featuring 20 songs of sheet music - and it's up…

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