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The Top 50 Underground Rap Albums of 2022

Tuesday, January 17th, 2023
words by: Dorien Medina (Digital Media Coordinator 22-23') It’s that time of the season when everyone puts together their end-of-year lists to highlight the best music they heard, BUT this time I’m doing something a little different, because If I had to rank my favorite albums across ALL genres m [...]
words by: Dorien Medina (Digital Media Coordinator 22-23') It’s that time of the season when everyone puts together t [...]

Music Department’s Top Albums of 2022

Sunday, January 15th, 2023
Words by: Jack McKinnon (Int. Music Director), Justin Africawala (Music Librarian), & Marion Suchowiecky (Ext. Music Director) As 2022 has wrapped up, and 2023 has begun, KCSB’s music department has reflected upon their favorite releases of the year, and compiled them all, along wit [...]
Words by: Jack McKinnon (Int. Music Director), Justin Africawala (Music Librarian), & Marion Suchowiecky (Ext. Mus [...]
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January’s Add of The Month – And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow by Weyes Blood

Sunday, January 15th, 2023
Words By: Marion Suchowiecky (External Music Director 22-23')  Edited By: Ava Kuredjian  When I was 15 and in high school, I spent many lunch hours in the library, nervously poring over the lyrics of Father John Misty’s third album Pure Comedy. The omniscient narrator in this story p [...]
Words By: Marion Suchowiecky (External Music Director 22-23')  Edited By: Ava Kuredjian  When I was 15 a [...]

Zan Zendegi Azadi: Iranian Music and Revolution

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
words by: Ava Kuredjian Music is a huge part of Iranian culture. From classical to jazz to pop to hiphop, Persian music covers every base imaginable. Before 1979, Iranian music was a meld of influences from around the world, merging them with a distinct Persian flair. However, after the Islamic R [...]
words by: Ava Kuredjian Music is a huge part of Iranian culture. From classical to jazz to pop to hiphop, Persian mus [...]

December’s Add of the Month: Kadhja Bonet’s California Holiday

Friday, December 09th, 2022
words by Jack McKinnon, Internal Music Director 22 As Thanksgiving ends and we are approaching the holiday season, we need to find some new festive music to diversify our seasonal needs. What we really need is some soul music to soothe our own souls while we sip hot cocoa by the firepla [...]
words by Jack McKinnon, Internal Music Director 22 As Thanksgiving ends and we are approaching the holiday [...]

ExComm Holiday Playlist

Friday, December 09th, 2022
This holiday season, KCSBfm’s executive committee put their heads together to bring you the best tunes to keep you warm and jolly! We hope these songs will be the soundtrack to your wholesome winter season!  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6eAvOyajeq7HDm8BXwhHBF?si=533c313811eb4b6b MARION’S RE [...]
This holiday season, KCSBfm’s executive committee put their heads together to bring you the best tunes to keep you war [...]

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 [...]

November Add of the Month: Samantha Crain’s “A Small Death”

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022
words by: Marión Suchoweicky Samantha Crain has always been a musician- a self-taught guitarist with a voice that gently delivers powerful introspective lyrics. A rare type of person, a creative consciousness overflowing with a continuous stream of projects. She released four albums between 2009- [...]
words by: Marión Suchoweicky Samantha Crain has always been a musician- a self-taught guitarist with a voice that gen [...]

October’s Add of the Month: Homegrown by CARRTOONS

Friday, October 21st, 2022
Words by: Jack McKinnon (Internal Music Director 2022-23) When it comes to music, sometimes it isn’t even the singer that draws you towards certain songs and albums. Behind the scenes are the producers, mixers, mastering engineers, and more. It really is a team effort all around, and fo [...]
Words by: Jack McKinnon (Internal Music Director 2022-23) When it comes to music, sometimes it isn’t even t [...]