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KCSB-FM Wins Its First ‘Best Radio Station’ Vote in SB Indy Readers Poll!

Monday, October 19th, 2020
91.9 KCSB-FM has been voted “Best S.B. Radio Station” in this year’s annual “Best of Santa Barbara 2020” survey of readers of the Santa Barbara Independent (out now on newsstands and online!). Since the well-documented decline of the Santa Barbara News-Press, the Independent has become the mo [...]
91.9 KCSB-FM has been voted “Best S.B. Radio Station” in this year’s annual “Best of Santa Barbara 2020” survey of r [...]
By Ted Coe, ADIM / Posted in Blog, At the station

DJ Interview with Gahl Shottan of ‘Last Refuge of the Incompetent’

Thursday, October 08th, 2020
What follows is an interview by Anastasia Lucas with returning KCSB alumna Gahl Shottan, one of the hosts behind Last Refuge of the Incompetent, which airs on KCSB-FM every Saturday from 6-8PM PT. Gahl Shottan opens the latest episode of Last Refuge of the Incompetent, KCSB 91.9 FM radio’s newest [...]
What follows is an interview by Anastasia Lucas with returning KCSB alumna Gahl Shottan, one of the hosts behind Last Re [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Blog, Interviews

Tape Quarantine: The Rapture’s Echoes

Sunday, October 04th, 2020
With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in his collection. This time around, he dives deep into the genesis of dance punk and the Rapture's Echoes. I wa [...]
With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his perso [...]

Fall Journalism Workshops!

Sunday, October 04th, 2020
KCSB News, The Bottom Line & Associated Students Media Center present an enriching series of journalism workshops this October 2020! These online workshops will be held on several Wednesdays, and will cover many topics: Oct. 7th - Where do stories come from? (with Leah Bartos), and Solut [...]
KCSB News, The Bottom Line & Associated Students Media Center present an enriching series of journalism workshops th [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Events

Happy World College Radio Day from KCSB-FM!

Friday, October 02nd, 2020
Today is the 10th annual World College Radio Day! As the first UC radio station to be established within the UC Radio Network, KCSB-FM is virtually joining the celebration of the unique and special medium of college radio. Celebrate with us! Tune in here on www.kcsb.org or, if you’re in the g [...]
Today is the 10th annual World College Radio Day! As the first UC radio station to be established within the UC R [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Blog

AS-UCSB Virtual Community COVID-19 Response Town Hall Replay

Thursday, October 01st, 2020
More than 160 students and community members were in attendance at the AS-UCSB Virtual Community COVID-19 Response Town Hall on Monday. The event was presented by the A.S. UCSB Office of the External Vice President for Local Affairs, UCSB Health & Wellness, the County of Santa Barbara, Joan H [...]
More than 160 students and community members were in attendance at the AS-UCSB Virtual Community COVID-19 Response Town [...]
By Anita Carraher / Posted in News

September’s Add of the Month: Bbymutha’s Muthaland

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
KCSB’s music department is sitting down each month to write to you about one album added to our music library that left a strong enough impression on them to be crowned Add of the Month. This month, Internal Music Director Yousef Srour goes in depth on Bbymutha's latest album, "Muthaland," released [...]
KCSB’s music department is sitting down each month to write to you about one album added to our music library that left [...]

KCSB Sponsors an Upcoming Virtual Conversation with Boots Riley PSA

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
What follows is a transcription of a recent PSA airing on KCSB to spread the word about an upcoming Carsey-Wolf Center event featuring Boots Riley as part of their Subversives film series. Tuesday night, October 13th, at 7pm, UCSB's Carsey-Wolf Center presents a live online conversation with [...]
What follows is a transcription of a recent PSA airing on KCSB to spread the word about an upcoming Carsey-Wolf Center e [...]
By digital-media / Posted in PSA's, Events

KCSB-FM PRESENTS OUR 2020 T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST

Monday, September 28th, 2020
It's here.... our annual T-Shirt Design contest! Go wild with your imagination on these. We welcome all creativity, just make sure your design includes "kcsb-fm" & "www.kcsb.org." There's a big ol' cash prize of $250, so get to it! Just email your designs* to gm@kcsb.org by November 6t [...]
It's here.... our annual T-Shirt Design contest! Go wild with your imagination on these. We welcome all creativit [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Blog, Events

Addressing Anti-Blackness in Non-Black LGBTQIA+ Communities of Color PSA

Friday, September 25th, 2020
What follows is a transcription of a recent PSA airing on KCSB to spread the word about an upcoming discussion group, presented by the UCSB Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity. UCSB Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity Presents a Discussion on Anti-Blackness in LGBTQIA+ Communities [...]
What follows is a transcription of a recent PSA airing on KCSB to spread the word about an upcoming discussion group, pr [...]
By digital-media / Posted in PSA's, Events