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Interview: Park 70

Monday, July 06th, 2020
Matthew McPherson interviews Cain and Ryan of Park 70. This interview was originally done for the KCSB Zine 2020: Love and Light (coming soon!) In general, what kickstarted the conception of Park 70? A lot of the droney sounds reminded me of early Kranky. Additionally, how much has it grown in [...]
Matthew McPherson interviews Cain and Ryan of Park 70. This interview was originally done for the KCSB Zine 2020: Love a [...]

Interview: Astral Spirits (KCSB Zine 2020)

Friday, June 26th, 2020
Matthew McPherson interviews Nate Cross of Astral Spirits. This interview was originally done for the KCSB Zine 2020: Love and Light (coming soon!) How did Monofonus Press birth Astral Spirits and why was keeping it DIY so essential? I had been in a few groups that had releases on Monofonus Pr [...]
Matthew McPherson interviews Nate Cross of Astral Spirits. This interview was originally done for the KCSB Zine 2020: Lo [...]

Interview: Reserve Matinee

Friday, June 26th, 2020
Interview conducted by Mattew McPherson (Wane Lietoc).  Where’d the name Reserve Matinee come from? I’ve always been listening to this music at night! JD: Haha. We had a few lists of names going and "Reserve Matinee" quickly became a favorite. This was during a very inspired, hazy-yet-electr [...]
Interview conducted by Mattew McPherson (Wane Lietoc).  Where’d the name Reserve Matinee come from? I’ve always b [...]

Tape Quarantine: Beacon by Gercyz/Powers/Rolin

Thursday, June 18th, 2020
With 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. Back in Isla Vista for the sixth edition, he reviews an encapsulating tape by psych-folk group Gercyz/Powers/Rolin [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Dulce Fresita presents M&M!

Saturday, June 13th, 2020
Join us for a special episode of Dulce Fresita with our friends, Mackenzie and Matise! We hope you enjoy it babies!!!!  REMEMBER TO SUPPORT YOUR INDIE DJs!                                                                                              xoxo, lilsp000k + dj dol [...]
Join us for a special episode of Dulce Fresita with our friends, Mackenzie and Matise! We hope you enjoy it [...]

SUPPORT BLACK MUSICIANS

Thursday, June 04th, 2020
On June 5th, 2020, bandcamp will be removing transaction fees for artists. This means that if you buy from an artists bandcamp page, 100% of the funds donated will go directly to an artist! Holy smokes!!!!!!  Programmer of TBD, Thomas Moran, and the rest of KCSB staff put [...]
On June 5th, 2020, bandcamp will be removing transaction fees for artists. This means that if yo [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, DJ Posts, Blog

The Beloved Community of IV COVID Campaign

Wednesday, June 03rd, 2020
KCSB-FM is supporting The Beloved Community of Isla Vista in their COVID-19 messaging campaign. They are urging community members to take care of themselves and neighbors by wearing masks and observing physical distancing. Among other things, the novel coronavirus messaging campaign will showcase [...]
KCSB-FM is supporting The Beloved Community of Isla Vista in their COVID-19 messaging campaign. They are urging communit [...]

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Monday, June 01st, 2020
Below is a list of resources for national and local fundraisers, black-owned businesses in SB that need your support, and generally, resources for the Black community in Santa Barbara. If there are any mistakes/additions please let us know or edit the document directly. >> Here [...]
Below is a list of resources for national and local fundraisers, black-owned businesses in SB that need yo [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Sports, News, Life, Blog

CYBERBITCH26 + TECHNOPAGAN LIVE ON KCSB-FM

Monday, June 01st, 2020
This week on Ephemera, Cyberbitch 26 & Technopagan take over the show! Cyberbitch 26, from Portland Oregon, has worked with a variety of labels including Normcorps & Prophets of Hardcore. This past month, Narcissa released her track "Bone Marrow" on the newly found [...]
This week on Ephemera, Cyberbitch 26 & Technopagan take over the show! Cyberbitch 26, fro [...]

Tape Quarantine: Tiger Trap

Saturday, May 30th, 2020
With 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. In the fifth volume, he catches himself in a tiger trap. I am swimming through tapes—not even counting what [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]