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Live Reporting the Bank of America Burning: KCSB Oral History

Thursday, May 26th, 2022
Words by Lekha Sapers, Archives Coordinator Cy Godfrey is the owner of perhaps the best-known last words in KCSB History: I did not set the bank on fire. As General Manager between 1969 and 1970, Godfrey led the station through some of Isla Vista’s most tumultuous historical touchpoints. Over the [...]
Words by Lekha Sapers, Archives Coordinator Cy Godfrey is the owner of perhaps the best-known last words in KCSB Hist [...]

DJ Bios

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022
meet our djs! Alfred | The Creek Walk The Creek Walk is a collection of classical and folk music that depicts themes of the natural world either through lyrics, title, instrumentation and more. I am a student in the Music Department at UCSB and like to use this show to highlight interesting s [...]
meet our djs! Alfred | The Creek Walk The Creek Walk is a collection of classical and folk music that depicts themes [...]

KCSB-FM Co-Presents: Ceylon International Film Festival

Saturday, May 21st, 2022
The Ceylon International Film Festival (CEYIFF) will be held Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12, 2022, at the Lobero Theatre. Dedicated to presenting international and Sri Lankan cinema to film enthusiasts, CEYIFF is the first-ever Sri Lankan Film Festival organized outside of Sri Lanka. Their mi [...]
The Ceylon International Film Festival (CEYIFF) will be held Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12, 2022, at the Lobero [...]
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Exploring Asian American Artists with EASTBOUND

Friday, May 20th, 2022
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2qVswWju2a3bBiIkknHWwz?si=4b1a704b364446f1 Words by Justin Huang boylife boylife is the solo project of Ryan Yoo of mmmonika, a Los Angeles-based indie band. The boylife sound was first introduced with the song peas, a song more reminiscent of a slo [...]
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2qVswWju2a3bBiIkknHWwz?si=4b1a704b364446f1 Words by Justin Huang boylife [...]

May’s Add of the Month: Everything Was Beautiful by Spiritualized

Monday, May 16th, 2022
Words by: Yousef Srour, Internal Music Director It’s been 30 years since Spiritualized's first album on Fat Possum Records. It’s a long time in which you can redefine your sound, taking influence from pop culture, be inclined to straggle behind new art pop acts that have redefined the sound of [...]
Words by: Yousef Srour, Internal Music Director It’s been 30 years since Spiritualized's first album on Fat Possum [...]

KCSB X Ventura Music Hall: Summer Concerts

Saturday, May 14th, 2022
The Ventura Music Hall and KCSB-FM are partnering on an exciting slate of shows to kick off this summer season! From psychedelic rock to alternative R&B, there’s something for everyone! 🏝️ With an intimate setting, fresh craft food, and drinks served in-house, the Ventura Music Hall brings an [...]
The Ventura Music Hall and KCSB-FM are partnering on an exciting slate of shows to kick off this summer season! From psy [...]
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In Conversation with Ted Chiang, Author of Exhalation: Stories

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
https://soundcloud.com/kcsbfm/in-conversation-with-ted-chiang-author-of-exhalation-stories?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Ted Chiang’s “Exhalation: Stories” has been described as a collection “that will make you think, grapple with big questions and f [...]
https://soundcloud.com/kcsbfm/in-conversation-with-ted-chiang-author-of-exhalation-stories?utm_source=clipboard&utm_ [...]

KCSB-FM IS HIRING!

Tuesday, May 03rd, 2022
KCSB-FM 91.9, the community radio station located on the UCSB campus, is hiring student staff for our 2022-2023 Executive Committee. There are currently 16 paid student leadership positions open for applications. KCSB is managed by a student-led Executive Committee, comprised of 18 positions w [...]
KCSB-FM 91.9, the community radio station located on the UCSB campus, is hiring student staff for our 2022-2023 Ex [...]

ZelooperZ x KCSB Interview

Tuesday, May 03rd, 2022
https://youtu.be/ciNtJI2KQwc KCSB's Music Director Yousef Srour sat down with ZelooperZ on April 10th, 2022 in support of his performance at the Hub. Srour inquired on Z's Detroit roots, his latest release Get WeT.Radio, recent collaborations, and Z's signature vocal style. Video by Dorien Med [...]
https://youtu.be/ciNtJI2KQwc KCSB's Music Director Yousef Srour sat down with ZelooperZ on April 10th, 2022 in suppor [...]

Meet KCSB’s Founder Bill Harrison

Saturday, April 30th, 2022
https://soundcloud.com/kcsbfm/meet-kcsbs-founder-bill-harrison Bill Harrison founded KCSB (Navajo Radio) in his dorm room in 1962 when he was a student at UC Santa Barbara. Now, as KCSB FM celebrates 60 years on the air, KCSB's archives coordinator Lekha Sapers speaks with Harrison, to find out h [...]
https://soundcloud.com/kcsbfm/meet-kcsbs-founder-bill-harrison Bill Harrison founded KCSB (Navajo Radio) in his dorm [...]