Student DJ gives an inside look at electronic music production.
Seattle-based band Pickwick embarks on their first national tour to promote their debut album “Can’t Talk Medicine.” CHP chats with front man and 2004 UCSC alumnus Galen Disston.
Inspired by the V-Day movement, local singer-songwriters put on a benefit for the Walnut Avenue Women’s Center called the “Valentine Songologues” on Feb. 16, 8 p.m. at the Resource Center for Nonviolence. It will be an intimate evening to raise awareness for violence against women all around the world.
Despite a recent amendment, the Santa Cruz noise ordinance is forcing independent musicians to channel their creative forces into constructing a network of noncommercial venues and homes.
Dollar City’s Fun City Store is holding their eleventh and twelfth open mic shows on Jan. 11 and Jan. 18. People of all ages and talents are welcome to perform in front of a crowd during the event, including comedians, poets and jazz musicians.
After a show at the Crêpe Place, Mini Mansion band members Zach Dawes and Tyler Parkford—both UCSC alumni—speak to CHP about their music, their time in Santa Cruz and the change they have noticed in the Santa Cruz college music scene.
This Music Guide discusses seven anticipated albums that are to be released in the next three months. With preview songs and brief blurbs on each band and their music, the inspiration for getting into some new music this Winter should come easy.
Local Santa Cruz ska band, Dan P. and the Bricks, raise money and awareness for the Homeless Service Center of Santa Cruz through an album release party. All the proceeds of the event will be given to the Homeless Service Center.
Mark Rad discusses new revolutions in the bay area rap scene.
DJ Clockwork and Mac Miller, both talented young musicians from the East Coast, are currently touring the West Coast. They stopped in Santa Cruz for their Most Dope Tour, performing at The Catalyst. The hip-hop duo gained popularity after making music videos and posting them on YouTube.