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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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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 [...]

☆60TH ANNIVERSARY PLAYLIST☆

Friday, April 29th, 2022
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2eGmHwXRl4nVSCMrehNcpV?si=aa489d74a8aa49f1 To celebrate KCSBfm’s 60th anniversary, the music department, with the help of DJ Darla Bea, created a playlist showcasing our favorite tunes from each decade since KCSB’s inception.  1960s - MARION I’ll [...]
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2eGmHwXRl4nVSCMrehNcpV?si=aa489d74a8aa49f1 To celebrate KCSBfm’s 60th anniversary, [...]

Live at The Music Box: Skegss

Tuesday, April 26th, 2022
The crowd roared. The Aussie group needed no introduction as the crowd rippled with mosh pits opening up. The crowd bristled with excitement as their favorite band finally came to their home after two years of being unable to tour due to COVID. The magic of Skegss could e [...]
The crowd roared. The Aussie group needed no introduction as the crowd rippled with mosh pits opening up. [...]

6 Hip Hop Songs to Soundtrack Your 420 High

Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
Happy 420 to all the KCSBong rippers and KCSBlunt smokers out there supporting community powered radio. Hip Hop has a long history of producing music about marijuana and, over the years, some truly fire joints about firing joints have made their way into the world. During last Thursday’s episode of [...]
Happy 420 to all the KCSBong rippers and KCSBlunt smokers out there supporting community powered radio. Hip Hop has a lo [...]

April’s Add of the Month: PUNK GOES DRILL +** HOSTED BY SHOKURADIO

Monday, April 18th, 2022
No one does “sample drill” better than New Yorkers. From Shawny Binladen to Pop Smoke, these new-age drill artists have been reworking popular culture’s biggest radio hits into grimey, bass-heavy tracks about running drills (i.e., hitting a lick, using your tool, etc). Of all the newcomers, the Su [...]
No one does “sample drill” better than New Yorkers. From Shawny Binladen to Pop Smoke, these new-age drill artists hav [...]

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 [...]

KCSB Presents: ZelooperZ

Tuesday, April 05th, 2022
KCSB INVITES YOU TO ATTEND OUR FREE SPRING CONCERT!!!!! KCSB invites all hip-hop heads to our free Spring Insight concert featuring Detroit emcee ZelooperZ.  The show will be at The Hub at University Center on Sunday, April 10th at 7 PM. This event is open to all, with green badges [...]
KCSB INVITES YOU TO ATTEND OUR FREE SPRING CONCERT!!!!! KCSB invites all hip-hop heads to our free Spri [...]
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