This week in the Independent's column on KCSB, The KCSBeat, Colin Marshall bids farewell to Denis Dutton, aesthetic philosopher, founder of Arts & Letters Daily, ridiculer of bad academic writing, two-time guest on The Marketplace of Ideas, and KCSB's general manager when it went FM:Though I suspect all his accomplishments would prove too numerous [...]
This week in the Independent's column on KCSB, The KCSBeat, Colin Marshall finds delightful oddities in KCSB's digital audio library of promos, station identifications, and public service announcements:Carts were like regular audio cassettes in that they contained a reel of tape onto which you could record a song, a commercial, a public service [...]
This week in the Independent's column on KCSB, The KCSBeat, Colin Marshall listens in on the fascinating radio experiments found between 1:00 and 6:00 a.m. on KCSB:Plenty of experiments are performed at KCSB, as at any freeform radio station worth its salt. Tune in during the day and you’re more than likely to hear several conventional [...]
This week in the Independent's column on KCSB, The KCSBeat, Colin Marshall produces and documents the anatomy of a public service announcement — specifically, one (somewhat belatedly) announcing the existence of the column:I suspect I’ve subconsciously avoided this project because it involves copywriting, a word whose very sound makes me [...]
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 [...]