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Acid Dad Interview

Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
by Marion Suchowiecky Last month, Marion Suchowiecky, KCSBfm’s External Music Director, sat down with the New York psych-rock band, Acid Dad. They talked about their most recent tour with the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, their approach to music, their recent singles, and (most importantly), putt pu [...]
by Marion Suchowiecky Last month, Marion Suchowiecky, KCSBfm’s External Music Director, sat down with the New York ps [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

A Personal and Political History (and a Playlist) of Ukranian Experimental Music

Thursday, April 07th, 2022
On Monday April 4, "Selectric Davyland" welcomed Adrian Ivakhiv, Professor of Environmental Thought and Culture at the University of Vermont and Visiting Scholar at UCSB’s Carsey-Wolf Center, to the KCSB studios (our first in-person guest in 2 years!) for a special broadcast presenting a deeply [...]
On Monday April 4, "Selectric Davyland" welcomed Adrian Ivakhiv, Professor of Environmental Thought and Culture at t [...]

Spotlight Programming: Ukraine in Context

Wednesday, March 09th, 2022
Tune in to No Alibis tomorrow at 9am - 11am for special programming about what is happening in Ukraine in a wider EU/Eastern European context, as well as international solidarity. In the first hour, No Alibis will interview Liz Fekete and Rafal Pankowski to talk about what is happening in [...]
Tune in to No Alibis tomorrow at 9am - 11am for special programming about what is happening in Ukraine in a wider EU [...]

GALEN TIPTON X KCSB INTERVIEW

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
KCSB’s Promotions Director Ryan Miller sat down with electronic artist Galen Tipton (aka recovery girl) to discuss her artistic vision, newest projects, and viral success on TikTok. Watch, listen, or read to learn more! Ryan: Welcome everyone to 91.9 KCSB-FM in Santa Barbara! My name is Ryan [...]
KCSB’s Promotions Director Ryan Miller sat down with electronic artist Galen Tipton (aka recovery girl) to discuss her a [...]

KERO KERO BONITO x KCSB Interview!!!

Saturday, July 03rd, 2021
KCSB's Finnegan Smith sat down with the genre-bending trio known as Kero Kero Bonito to discuss the band's musical influences, exciting creative visions, and more. Read the interview below! Finnegan: The past year and a half has been a roller coaster for everyone. How did the pandem [...]
KCSB's Finnegan Smith sat down with the genre-bending trio known as Kero Kero Bonito to discuss the band's musical influ [...]

Tanyradzwa Tawengwa Interview

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
In February 2020, right before the pandemic, a Zimbabwean-born opera singer visited the University of California, Santa Barbara. She collaborated with Dr. Mhoze Chikowero, an associate professor of African history here at UCSB. Together, they adapted Ms. Tawengwa's senior thesis from Princeton, 'Daw [...]
In February 2020, right before the pandemic, a Zimbabwean-born opera singer visited the University of California, Santa [...]
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BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD X KCSB INTERVIEW

Monday, June 21st, 2021
KCSB'S External Music Director Finnegan Smith sat down with emerging English experimental rock band Black Country, New Road. Read and/or watch on to hear about Black Country, New Road's artistic journey thus far and where they're headed from here on out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hg6RjNzv_ [...]
KCSB'S External Music Director Finnegan Smith sat down with emerging English experimental rock band Black Country, New R [...]
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