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The Blacklight Special Presents: JX-216

Saturday, November 21st, 2020
This Sunday night, November 22nd from 10pm-12am, tune into KCSB-FM for a special mix by JX-216 on The Blacklight Special. Formerly known as Milkplant, JX-216 is a new alias developed by veteran San Francisco Techno DJ/Producer, Justin William Pennell over the last several years. Schooled in [...]
This Sunday night, November 22nd from 10pm-12am, tune into KCSB-FM for a special mix by JX-216 on The Blacklight Special [...]
By digital-media / Posted in DJ Posts, Blog

UM… MAGAZINE X KCSB: VIRTUAL LIVE AUCTION/OPEN MIC FUNDRAISER

Thursday, November 19th, 2020
Um... Magazine and KCSB are hosting a virtual live auction/open mic on December 29th, from 5-8pm! Sign up to perform or speak by December 8th via this form! Sign up to donate items or art by December 15th via this form!* *if you are donating an item, you must be able to ship to the recipient [...]
Um... Magazine and KCSB are hosting a virtual live auction/open mic on December 29th, from 5-8pm! Sign up to perfor [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Blog, Events

Checking in With Aural Canyon

Monday, November 16th, 2020
The private press labels on Bandcamp continue to surprise me at every turn. One reddit comment about my Indonesian tape haul turned into a quick recommendation for Aural Canyon. Now, I’m a fiend for new age ambience and various transient noise bursts. If you are as well, Aural Canyon has quite t [...]
The private press labels on Bandcamp continue to surprise me at every turn. One reddit comment about my Indonesian t [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Blog, Interviews

KCSB Sponsors CWC’s Upcoming Drive-In Double Feature

Thursday, November 12th, 2020
What follows is a transcription of a recent PSA airing on KCSB-FM for an upcoming double-feature at the West Wind Drive-In, presented by the Carsey-Wolf Center as part of their Subversives film series. On Thursday, November 19th, UCSB’s Carsey-Wolf Center and the Pollock Theater present a thr [...]
What follows is a transcription of a recent PSA airing on KCSB-FM for an upcoming double-feature at the West Wind Drive- [...]
By Ted Coe / Posted in Blog, PSA's

A HALLOWEEN PLAYLIST FROM KCSB-FM

Saturday, October 31st, 2020
Happy halloween, ghouls and fools! This Halloween, your Music Directors here at KCSB (Yousef & Finnegan) have decided to give you a bag of treats in the form of a *spooky* HALLOWEEN PLAYLIST! In this eclectic mix of songs, prepare to entrance yourself with sounds that are sure to strik [...]
Happy halloween, ghouls and fools! This Halloween, your Music Directors here at KCSB (Yousef & Finnegan) have [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Blog, Playlists

October’s Add of the Month: clipping.’s Visions of Bodies Being Burned

Friday, October 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 clipping.’s latest album, “Visions of Bodies Be [...]
KCSB’s music department is sitting down each month to write to you about one album added to our music library that left [...]

KCSB Artists Playlist Series Presents: Ntu

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
In this installment of KCSB's Artists Playlist Series, the New York-based artist, Ntu, curates a playlist that channels the idea of "the happening": the feeling that music was recorded in a real place and time, as opposed to a vacuum. Photo Credit: Saint A About Ntu: Sultry vocals, sputtering [...]
In this installment of KCSB's Artists Playlist Series, the New York-based artist, Ntu, curates a playlist that channels [...]
By bizcoordinator / Posted in Blog, Playlists

DJ Bios

Monday, October 26th, 2020
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 [...]

Lucidity Presents: Halloween at Home

Saturday, October 24th, 2020
This Halloween weekend, Lucidity has teamed up with the Isla Vista Community Services District to bring you Halloween at Home: Virtually Lucid Isla Vista. This will be happening Friday night, October 30th. Who's ready to dance together again? You won't want to miss this chance to win epic [...]
This Halloween weekend, Lucidity has teamed up with the Isla Vista Community Services District to bring you Hallowee [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Events

KCSB FALL 2020 PROGRAM GUIDE

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
Check out our new programming schedule and some spooky graphics in our new Fall 2020 Program Guide here! The Fall 2020 schedule will be in effect until Monday, January 11th, 2021. Note that for optimal viewing of the weekly schedule, you can download this PDF and in your computer’s  previe [...]
Check out our new programming schedule and some spooky graphics in our new Fall 2020 Program Guide here! The Fall [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Music, Blog