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KCSB IS HIRING! Application due May 12th @ 5PM

Tuesday, May 07th, 2024
KCSB is Hiring for 13 paid positions for the ’24-’25 school year! Apply on Handshake by SUN April 12th at 5 PM. Open to UCSB Undergraduate students only.  Questions? Email our General Manager, Marley Calderon at gm@kcsb.org or our Advisor Ted Coe at advisor@kcsb.org. Hiring Information ses [...]
KCSB is Hiring for 13 paid positions for the ’24-’25 school year! Apply on Handshake by SUN April 12th at 5 PM. Open [...]

Tues. 1/23: “¡Muévelas!” Previews Venezuelan-Appalachian Folk Concert—Larry & Joe (1/28)—with Interview + Comp Tix

Friday, January 19th, 2024
Larry & Joe is the Venezuelan-Appalachian folk fusion duo of Larry Bellorín, a Venezuelan Llanera music legend, and Joe Troop, a GRAMMY-nominated bluegrass musician from North Carolina. They will be performing at the NAMBA Performing Arts Space (47 South Oak St.) in Ventura on Sunday even [...]
Larry & Joe is the Venezuelan-Appalachian folk fusion duo of Larry Bellorín, a Venezuelan Llanera music legend, [...]
By Ted Coe / Posted in Events, At the station

Music Library Recommendations Vol. 2

Monday, November 27th, 2023
Words by Ryan Tabib (Music Librarian 23'24') KCSB’s music library is a holy grail for finding forgotten and underground albums but also an archive of some of the best parts of the slowly dying medium of CDs: art and liner notes. So to show some of our collection off, I took a bunch of different CDs [...]
Words by Ryan Tabib (Music Librarian 23'24') KCSB’s music library is a holy grail for finding forgotten and underground [...]

Programmer Spotlight Blog: Hattie Belle

Saturday, June 18th, 2022
It was a hot sticky summer afternoon in 2018. The kind of afternoon that eagerly awaits the night. The Déjà Vu Circus was set up on the southbound shoulder of a two-lane highway. The dusty road rose to life as the show began. Acrobats, clowns, fire breathers, trapeze artists, cats and dogs. Sweat [...]
It was a hot sticky summer afternoon in 2018. The kind of afternoon that eagerly awaits the night. The Déjà Vu Circus wa [...]

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 [...]

Spotlight Programming: Woman’s History Month

Tuesday, March 08th, 2022
Happy International Women’s Month from your friends at KCSB-FM!! To celebrate, we've created a specialty curated spotlight of female-fronted content for the entirety of Women’s History Month. Join us every Friday from 5-6pm during the month of March to celebrate the impactful voices of women in [...]
Happy International Women’s Month from your friends at KCSB-FM!! To celebrate, we've created a specialty curated spo [...]

KCSB Presents: Coco & Clair Clair!!!!

Friday, October 01st, 2021
KCSB INVITES YOU TO ATTEND THE FIRST IN-PERSON SHOW WE'VE HOSTED IN OVER TWO YEARS ☆♬○♩●♪✧♩✧♪●♩○♬☆ KCSB is inviting all on-campus music lovers to our first live concert since Winter 2020, featuring Atlanta pop-rap duo Coco & Clair Clair. Channeling retro-futuristic [...]
KCSB INVITES YOU TO ATTEND THE FIRST IN-PERSON SHOW WE'VE HOSTED IN OVER TWO YEARS ☆♬○♩●♪✧♩✧♪●♩○♬☆ & [...]