This week in the Independent's column on KCSB, The KCSBeat, Colin Marshall sits in on The Left Lane, Chelsea Lauwerein's Sunday-afternoon session of surf and psychedelic rock:“I was never one of those teenybopper, Britney Spears types,” she remembered. “I was always like, ‘I want to listen to The Doors!’ Pop is always so peppy. Sometimes [...]
KCSB's new bus ad is now making its way through the Santa Barbara area! The new ad, as pictured here, will be displayed on an MTD Nova Queen bus between the months of October and December. Between now and October 31st November 30th, any lucky KCSB fans who spot the ad and are masterful enough to take a photo before it zips away will be sent a [...]
Avid KCSB listener and volunteer spotted our bus ad this week! She gets a sweet free KCSB mug! Check it out!
Following on the heels of a weekly online column in the Santa Barbara Independent, KCSBeat, which has been running since late 2009, the editors at Santa Barbara's news-and-arts weekly have seen fit to make KCSB-FM the focus of this week's cover story, written by KCSB programmer Colin Marshall. The article looks back at the history of Santa [...]
Welcome the new, 2010 KCSB T-Shirt Design! KCSB listeners who contribute a minimum pledge of $25 for students or $50 for community members have the option to receive, as their "Thank You" gift, the 2009 KCSB T-Shirt. The shirt is available in all sizes. Call 805-893-2424 to pledge your support and receive your t-shirt!
KCSB 2010 Annual FUNd Drive: Celebrating Community Radio! 11/3-11/12: End of Drive Totals = $22,000+! Thanks to All of our Listener-Sponsors & Other Supporters!
Wednesday, November 3rd commences the KCSB 2010 Annual Fund Drive: Celebrating Community Radio. KCSB 91.9 FM is the only community radio station in Santa Barbara and we pump 620 watts of non-commercial radio twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. KCSB provides the local community and online listeners with programming that is [...]
This week The KCSBeat, Colin Marshall's column for the Santa Barbara Independent on everything to do with KCSB, takes a look and a listen to Chronometricz, a Friday-night hip-hop and dance institution since 2007:Host and DJ George Duarte, also known as XTEK OVERLOAD, has led just the kind of life and career to acquire the skills to pull this off. [...]
This week, The KCSBeat profiles Question Air, Alexander Stork's Thursday-morning show of conversations with the most fascinating people the UCSB campus has to offer. He and Colin Marshall, who covers all KCSB-related subjects for the Santa Barbara Independent, talk about his inspirations, his interviewing techniques, and his broad intellectual [...]
As the annual Fund Drive is fast approaching, KCSB would like to appeal to Santa Barbara commuters to consider becoming listeners, volunteers, or prospective programmers. So as part of a trial promotional campaign, the station has purchased bus ad space to promote the community grounding of KCSB 91.9FM. The initial display period of this trial [...]
In The KCSBeat, the Santa Barbara Independent's column on the people and programs that make the station what it is, Colin Marshall writes up Friday afternoon's news, punk, and metal mix Doom Corporation and its host, The Chemist:Throughout the show, the studio phone kept ringing and ringing. “KCSB complaint hotline,” The Chemist would answer, [...]