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Rudy De Anda, Valley Wolf, and Goldy @Biko Garage

23 May, 2019

blog / events

    On Sunday, May 26th,  Biko Garage is hosting Rudy De Anda, Valley Wolf, and Goldy at 4p! Rudy De Anda (long beach) https://porchpartyrecords.bandcamp.com/album/ostranenie Valley Wolf (modesto) https://valleywolf.bandcamp.com/releases Goldy (santa barbara)   $5-10 donation suggested all ages

KCSB Class of 2019

20 May, 2019

at the station

Cheers to the class of 2019! We asked our graduating DJs to reflect on their time here at KCSB-FM and to share some of their favorite memories from around the station. Congrats y’all, we’ll miss ya!   Julia Madden-Fulk Julia’s show is called “She’s Lost Control!” and highlights female-identifying musicians, […]

KCSB-FM Spring Quarter Open Mic

15 May, 2019

blog / events

KCSB is hosting another OPEN MIC NIGHT! Music, stand-up, and a chance to share your talents under the influence of pizza or whatever your age allows. Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 6PM-9PM @ Rockfire Grill All talent welcome: spoken word, music performance, comedy, etc. To reserve a slot, email promotion@kcsb.org We […]

Interview: OPIUO x KCSB x Lucidity Festival 2019

08 May, 2019

blog / interviews

Headlining act OPIUO, Oscar Davey-Wright, came out from Melbourne, Australia to grace the main stage as one of Lucidity Festival’s killer headliners. Complex and captivating elements such as spacey laser visuals combined with his seamless flow of upbeat bass, future funk–and more irrefutably dance-inducing sounds made the set especially memorable. […]

Tuesday on ¡Muévelas!: Eddie Palmieri

06 May, 2019

blog / DJ Posts / interviews

Join host Tío Chuy this Tuesday 5/7 as he interviews jazz legend Eddie Palmieri. Dance-able music is important to both the multi-grammy award winning piano player as well ¡Muévelas! host Tío Chuy.  Join the party 6 – 8 AM this Tuesday for a chance to win tickets to see the […]

Show Review: Big Thief at the Fonda Theater on 5/3/19

03 May, 2019

show reviews

On May 2nd, four-piece indie-rock band Big Thief headlined The Fonda theater the night before the release of U.F.O.F., their third full-length album. Singer-songwriter Victoria Williams opened the show with a performance that was unarguably quirky, charming, and wholesome. As her band left the stage for her last song – […]

KCSB’s Art + Techno Show

02 May, 2019

at the station

On Friday, April 26th, KCSB-FM hosted a free art and techno show in the Red Barn Project Space. Featuring live sets by Nausea, Julien Andreas, Anaesthetik, and Sans Nom (one of KCSB’s very own DJs), the Red Barn was transformed into a buzzing, bumping, technicolored dance party. Multimedia art installations […]

Just, Internet, Gunpowder Empires

30 Apr, 2019

blog / events

Just (OC solo act), Internet (local dream pop), and Gunpowder Empires (local hardcore) at The Hard to Find Show Space Friday, May 10th, 2019 8PM-11:30PM 7190 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117

swapmeet sweethearts @ biko garage

30 Apr, 2019

blog / events

theywept x pressedassglittersoymilk bitch presents… a siq swapmeet at biko! sell your gently used clothing pieces and maybe find some cute new ones! ~eco-friendli(er)~ sunday, may 5th at 2pm 6612 Sueno Rd, Isla Vista, CA 93117

Launcher, The Freakees, Snores, and Share @ Biko Garage

30 Apr, 2019

blog / events

Launcher (los angeles) https://launcher.bandcamp.com/music The Freakees (los angeles) https://freakees.bandcamp.com/ Share (santa barbara) https://followshare.bandcamp.com/?fbclid=IwAR1iv0Yg2ZwCBzOWe4gNzifE16fJWIembeQ_im0bNiUKHve6bKbomG-Vhek Snores (santa barbara) new band! no music yet hehe May 5th, 7pm $5 suggested donation, NOTAFLOF

KCSB-FM Presents: Oshun, Jaji Preme & Jupiter Black

30 Apr, 2019

blog / events

KCSB-FM Presents: OSHUN, Jaji Preme, Jupiter Black Fri., May 10th 6pm The KCSB Courtyard (look for Storke Tower on the UCSB Campus) Oshun (New York) Oshun is an Independent Hip-Hop/Soul duo; they are the sonic manifestation of Afrofuturism. Niambi and Thandiwe write about knowing your history, current events, and their […]

KCSB-FM News Presents: Unnatural Disasters & Environmental Racism

10 Feb, 2019

blog / news

  KCSB News Presents: Unnatural Disasters & Environmental Racism The public is invited to attend Unnatural Disasters and Environmental Racism, a panel discussion, on Monday, February 25, at 5PM, in the Graduate Student (GSA) Lounge located on the second floor of the MultiCultural Center at UCSB. The program will broadcast […]

2019 Band Lottery – Show Up, Hang Out, Form A Band!

04 Feb, 2019


Back by popular demand: the Band Lottery! What is a Band Lottery? ———————— A band lottery (or band in a hat, music meetup, etc) is an event designed for anyone who wants to play music with people! You show up to the event, fill out a small form (name, contact […]

Call into the KCSB Sports basketball postgame show!

31 Jan, 2019

blog / sports

For the Winter 2019 quarter, KCSB Sports is doing a two-and-a-half hour call in show for UCSB basketball games! The schedule is as follows: 1/31 – MBB vs UC Irvine 2/6 – MBB vs CSUN 2/7 – WBB vs UC Davis 2/14 – MBB at UC Riverside 2/21 – MBB […]

KCSB-FM x IV Trading Post Yard Sale + Hangout

28 Jan, 2019


  KCSB-FM and IV Trading Post are hosting a yard sale/hangout on Wed., February 27th in the KCSB Courtyard (under Storke Tower). Stop by for some cool(?) kcsb swag, good(?) records and cds, interesting(?) individuals, and tasty(?) food. IV Trading Post will be hosting a pop-up thrift shop where everyone […]

KCSB-FM x IV Food Co-op Open Mic Night

24 Jan, 2019


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 […]

KCSB-FM 2019 Fund Drive!

21 Jan, 2019


>>>DONATE HERE<<< What is Fund Drive? During the 10 days of KCSB’s Annual Fund Drive, we broadcast special programs in the hopes of gaining listener support and contributions. KCSB receives no state funding. Money donated during Fund Drive is necessary to fund day to day station operations as well as putting on events, […]

Pure Shit, Grimly Forming, Rolex, Blast Radius & Mullholland @ Biko Garage, Feb 15th

14 Jan, 2019


Pure Shit (los angeles) bandcamp: https://pureshitinfo.bandcamp.com/releases   Rolex (los angeles) bandcamp: https://rolex.bandcamp.com/   Grimly Forming (los angeles) bandcamp: https://grimlyforming.bandcamp.com/   Blast Radius (santa ana) bandcamp: https://blastradius714.bandcamp.com/releases   Mullholland (ventura) https://mulholland805.bandcamp.com/   Feb., 15th @ Biko Garage (6612 Sueno Rd.) 9pm $5 – $10 Donation >>Facebook Event<<

How to Get Your Own Radio Program at KCSB-FM

08 Jan, 2019

at the station / blog / DJ Posts

If you’re interested in becoming a programmer on KCSB, first come to an orientation. We hold orientations at the beginning of every UCSB academic quarter. Program proposals will be given out at orientation. After you receive the proposal, fill it out and turn it in before the deadline. Accepted proposals will start […]