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KCSB-FM FUND DRIVE 2020

18 Feb, 2020

at the station / events

    Fund Drive 2020 is now over, but you can always donate online:   (Network for Good)   >>> Bank Burner Records (purchase our merch 24/7)! <<< If you indicated to Donate by Check during the drive: Checks can be delivered in person or mailed to: KCSB-FM 91.9 P. […]

PROJECT LAUNCH

03 Feb, 2020

playlists

      Enjoy this Spotify month’s playlist, featuring the first songs played by the DJ’s of the multiple new shows from our Winter 2020 schedule! Congratulations to all who made it onto FM! Artwork by Mauricio Collado, KCSB Publicity Ambassador. Listen to Spotify playlist >>HERE<<! 1.  The Creek Walk […]

KCSB-FM FUND DRIVE

24 Jan, 2020

events

    ★·.·´¯`·.·★·.·´¯`·.·★·.·´¯`·.·★·.·´¯`·.·★·.·´¯`·.·★ Greetings, Earthlings! The KCSB FUND DRIVE makes its annual orbit around Planet Earth on 2/19/2020 at 06:00 hours! It’ll be making some noise for a solid 10 days, so don’t miss your opportunity to tune in for special signals from the cosmos! Hear it at 91.9 on […]

Wane Lietoc’s 12 Albums of the Year

04 Jan, 2020

music / music reviews

Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! I’m stubborn about music, generally. It seems odd to think about it like that, because I spent much time interrogating at least 150 albums this year. Back catalogs from discogs and album […]

So long, 2019

26 Dec, 2019

at the station

    ❅ ❆ ❅ ❆ ❅ ❆ ❅ ❆ ❅ ❆ ❅ ❆ Dear Radio Friends and Supporters: Greetings of the Season! We’d like to thank all of you for being a continuous supporter of student-run college radio KCSB-FM over the years – THANK YOU! Your generous donations have […]

KCSB-FM WINTER ORIENTATION

03 Dec, 2019

events

KCSB 91.9 FM is your campus and community radio station and we want to meet you at our next recruitment meeting for new programmers, news and sports reporters, and behind-the-scenes volunteers! Our WINTER Orientation will be held on Tuesday, January 7th at 6pm, here at the KCSB Courtyard (under Storke […]

Interview with Captain Suun with Kiely Ward

07 Nov, 2019

interviews

Interview by Kiely Ward of Sell the Sizzle (currently on hiatus)       I first heard Captain Suun while standing beneath the shimmering, gold streamers that border the stage and ceiling of Moth Club, a local venue in London’s Borough of Hackney. They were opening for Holy Wave, a […]

KCSB-FM Presents: Eyedress, Satchy, and Apollo Soul

04 Nov, 2019

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KCSB-FM Presents: Eyedress, Satchy, and Apollo Soul at the KCSB Courtyard! Apollo Soul (Los Angeles) After recently completing a tour as the supporting band for Bane’s World, Apollo Soul returns again toSanta Barbara! Apollo Soul consists of members: Jack Bastian (keyboards), Matt Saunders (guitar), Cole Brossus (bass), and Ellington Peet […]

KCSB-FM X IV FOOD CO OP: OPEN MIC NIGHT

04 Nov, 2019

blog / events / music

KCSB-FM and the IV Food Co-Op are throwing an open mic night! Join us for a night of some sweet local talent. Music, stand-up, or literally any other kind of performance is welcome (seriously, it gets weird). Snacks & Drinks will be provided by the Isla Vista Food Co-op. Special […]

PLAYLIST: Nicoletta of HSA Talks 2019 Faves (So Far)

17 Oct, 2019

DJ Posts / music / playlists

Written by Nicoletta Browne of Hardly Strictly Americana, SATURDAYS 12-4pm  It’s time for our last new programming schedule of 2019. How’s the Americana (and Hardly Strictly Americana) of 2019 been so far? It’s been pretty great, and here’s some songs to get started with if you’ve been a bit behind […]

PEEK-A-BOO! BASH: ZINE + RECORD RELEASE SHOW

14 Oct, 2019

blog / events / music

WE WELCOME ALL GHOULS AND GHOBLINS TO KCSB’S HALLOWEEN CONCERT AND MEDIA RELEASE SHOW! OUR ZINE COMMITTEE WORKED REALLY HARD ON OUR ANNUAL ZINE AND WE ARE EXCITED TO FINALLY SHOW AND GIVE U IT TO YOU FOR ~*FREEEEEE*~ !!!! THERE WILL ALSO BE A COSTUME CONTEST WITH VERY SPECIAL […]

MUSIC REVIEW: Lumpy Records

10 Oct, 2019

music / music reviews

Written by Matt McPherson, External Music Director Music Director policy has us on an active hunt for music, from the mere curios to the glaring omission. Sonically, there’s much the station can benefit from. Case in point: recently, a programmer tipped me off to a little label called Lumpy Records. […]

The Black Lips @ SOhO Restaraunt & Music Venue

03 Sep, 2019

blog / events

The Black Lips with Blue Rose Rounders Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at SOhO Restaurant & Music Venue DOORS: 8:00 PM // SHOW: 9:00 PM // AGES 21+ Tickets on sale Friday, July 19 at 10:00 AM PST presented by We The Beat + Smart Alec Presents & KCSB-FM 91.9 in […]

22 Aug, 2019

at the station / blog / events

  KCSB 91.9 FM is your campus and community radio station and we want to meet you at our next recruitment meeting for new programmers, news and sports reporters, and behind-the-scenes volunteers! Our Summer Orientation for Session B will be held on October 1st at 6pm, in the Flying A […]

KCSB-T Shirt Design Contest 2019-2020

22 Aug, 2019

at the station / blog / events

KCSB-FM 91.9 invites you to participate in our annual T-shirt design contest for the 2019-20 school year! Think about concepts that encompass KCSB as a whole (not just specific genres): our programming, activities, and an overarching sense of noncommercial, independent, alternative, community and college-oriented radio. A jury of KCSB’s student […]

KCSB SUMMER SESSION B ORIENTATION

05 Aug, 2019

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  KCSB 91.9 FM is your campus and community radio station and we want to meet you at our next recruitment meeting for new programmers, news and sports reporters, and behind-the-scenes volunteers! Our Summer Orientation for Session B will be held on Tuesday, August 6thh at 6pm at the MCC […]

Littlest Sister, Held, Dolores Coy

01 Aug, 2019

blog / events / music

On August 8th Biko Garage presents: Littlest Sister, Held, and Dolores Coy. The event will take place at 8pm and will be $5 (notaflof). Littlest Sister (Los Angeles) littlestsister.bandcamp.com Held (Thousand Oaks) https://held92.bandcamp.com/releases Dolores Coy (Santa Barbara) dolorescoy.bandcamp.com

Biko Garage Benefit Show

31 Jul, 2019

blog / events / music

On August 11th, @theywept is holding a benefit for Biko Garage in Los Angeles! The event starts at 9pm and includes performances by Zah, Kohinoorgasm, Münki, and Hoddy, the Young Jedi. DJ sets will be by: Grotessk, Jellybebe & KCSB’s very own DJ, Zero*. The event is $10, although nobody […]

Skunk Ape, mvrmvr, Held, Lanayah @ Biko Garage

31 Jul, 2019

blog / events

On August 24th, Biko Garage Presents: Skun Ape, mvrmvr, Held, and Lanayah. The event begins at 8pm. Please bring donations for the artists. Skunk Ape (seattle, washington) https://skunk-ape.bandcamp.com mvrmvr https://mvrmvr805.bandcamp.com Held (thousand oaks) https://held92.bandcamp.com/releases Lanayah (santa barbara) https://lanayah.bandcamp.com/

Twin Schism, Contact, Share, Sustains @ Biko Garage

31 Jul, 2019

blog / events

On August 9th, Biko Garage Presents: Twin Schism, Contact, Share, and Sustains,The event begins at 9pm and costs $5 although nobody will be turned away for lack of funds. Twin Schism (simi valley) https://twinschism.bandcamp.com/releases [CON•TACT] (san diego) https://contactsd.bandcamp.com Sustains (moorpark) https://sustains.bandcamp.com/ Share (santa barbara) https://followshare.bandcamp.com/