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ASTROLOGY PSA SERIES: LIBRA SEASON

15 Oct, 2020

blog / PSA's

‧͙⁺˚*・༓☾ Please enjoy our 2020 Libra season horoscope PSA for September 23rd-October 22nd this year, brought to you by DJ Jess, and DJ Dolce ☽༓・*˚⁺‧͙ It seems we’ve made it to another Libra season, this restless air sign reminds us that sometimes fantasy and reality are blurred. Coming from Virgo season, […]

Tape Quarantine: The Rapture’s Echoes

04 Oct, 2020

blog / music reviews

With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in his collection. This time around, he dives deep into the genesis of dance punk and the Rapture’s Echoes. I was home last week on vacation, […]

Fall Journalism Workshops!

04 Oct, 2020

events

KCSB News, The Bottom Line & Associated Students Media Center present an enriching series of journalism workshops this October 2020! These online workshops will be held on several Wednesdays, and will cover many topics: Oct. 7th – Where do stories come from? (with Leah Bartos), and Solutions Journalism: Break the Fear-Based […]

Happy World College Radio Day from KCSB-FM!

02 Oct, 2020

blog

Today is the 10th annual World College Radio Day! As the first UC radio station to be established within the UC Radio Network, KCSB-FM is virtually joining the celebration of the unique and special medium of college radio. Celebrate with us! Tune in here on www.kcsb.org or, if you’re in […]

KCSB Sponsors an Upcoming Virtual Conversation with Boots Riley PSA

30 Sep, 2020

events / PSA's

What follows is a transcription of a recent PSA airing on KCSB to spread the word about an upcoming Carsey-Wolf Center event featuring Boots Riley as part of their Subversives film series. Tuesday night, October 13th, at 7pm, UCSB’s Carsey-Wolf Center presents a live online conversation with director, screenwriter, musician, […]

KCSB-FM PRESENTS OUR 2020 T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST

28 Sep, 2020

blog / events

It’s here…. our annual T-Shirt Design contest! Go wild with your imagination on these. We welcome all creativity, just make sure your design includes “kcsb-fm” & “www.kcsb.org.” There’s a big ol’ cash prize of $250, so get to it! Just email your designs* to gm@kcsb.org by November 6th. We can’t wait […]

KCSB-FM FALL 2020 ORIENTATION

25 Sep, 2020

events

Curious about KCSB-FM? Interested in getting involved with us? Join us for our Fall 2020 Orientation on Monday, October 12th, at 5:30 PM! This Zoom event will fill you in on how many ways there are to get involved, including KJUC, an 8 week long program where you’ll learn how to start […]

SAFIYAHH_ ON KCSB-FM

21 Sep, 2020

blog / DJ Posts / music

  This Tuesday, DJ and Producer, Safiyahh_ will be featured on KCSB from 3-4pm. Safiyahh_ produces a one hour mix for the show “Cathexis”, hosted by Zero. In the second hour of the show, Zero will be including a special mix made for this episode.   Safiyahh_, from Denver Colorado, […]

Tape Quarantine: Chorus by Flying Saucer Attack

18 Sep, 2020

blog / music reviews

With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in his collection. This week, he takes a look into the evolution of the shoegaze genre through various representative and influential albums. Post-Loveless, the prospect of […]

Tape Quarantine: Blonder Tongue Audio Baton by the Swirlies

17 Sep, 2020

blog / music reviews

With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in his collection. This week, he takes a look into the evolution of the shoegaze genre through various representative and influential albums. When Shoegaze begins to […]

KCSB News Fall 2020 Orientation

17 Sep, 2020

events / news

Calling all reporters! The KCSB News Fall 2020 Orientation is next week! Whether you are already involved with our news team, or would like to get involved, feel free to attend the two-part orientation. You will learn how to craft your news stories on Monday, September 21st, and be led […]

Tape Quarantine: Feed Me With Your Kiss by My Bloody Valentine

15 Sep, 2020

blog / music reviews

With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in his collection. In the eighth edition of Tape Quarantine, he listens to Foot Village on his new Walkman. This week, he takes a look into […]

Tape Quarantine: Mee-Eaux by Bethany Curve

14 Sep, 2020

blog / music reviews

With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in his collection. This week, he takes a look into the evolution of the shoegaze genre through various representative and influential albums. By 1995, Shoegaze was […]

SB Wildlife Care Network Event PSA

13 Sep, 2020

PSA's

What follows is a transcription of a PSA airing on KCSB, recently recorded to inform the public about an upcoming virtual Wildlife Care Network event. Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network  is hosting an exciting virtual wildlife meet and greet this Saturday, September 26th from 5:45 – 7 pm. This event is […]

ASTROLOGY PSA SERIES: HAPPY VIRGO SEASON

09 Sep, 2020

blog / PSA's

‧͙⁺˚*・༓☾ Please enjoy our 2020 Virgo season horoscope PSA for August 22nd-September 22nd this year, brought to you by DJ Jess, and DJ Dolce ☽༓・*˚⁺‧͙ “Hi I’m DJ dolce, and I’m DJ Jess, and punctual as always, it’s your Virgo season PSA. The last season of summer, Virgo brings with it […]

August’s Add of the Month: Naeem’s Startisha

28 Aug, 2020

blog / music / music reviews

KCSB’s music department is sitting down each month to write to you about one album added to our music library that left a strong enough impression on them to be crowned Add of the Month. This month, Internal Music Director Yousef Srour goes in depth on Naeem’s latest album, “Startisha,” released […]

TEDx Santa Barbara: Suicide Awareness Event PSA

27 Aug, 2020

PSA's

What follows is a transcription of a PSA airing on KCSB informing the public about Artiste Winery and Dead Poets Foundation’s partnering for a suicide awareness event on September 9th and 10th.   A Special Presentation of TEDxSantaBarbara Discusses Suicide and Mental Health During Times of COVID with Actress and […]

SSB PROGRAM GUIDE!

26 Aug, 2020

blog / music

Here it is, KCSB’s Summer Session B Program Guide! Peruse the additions and changes to the schedule, enjoy the new graphics, and browse what you might want to tune into for the rest of the summer. ♡ Click >>HERE<< to check it out ♡ Note that for optimal viewing of the […]

AUGUST 2020: A KCSB COLLABORATIVE PLAYLIST

24 Aug, 2020

blog / playlists

It seems we’ve almost reached the end of one of the craziest summers in history. Here at the ~temporarily virtual~ station, we’ve cooked up a playlist to commemorate this last month. KCSB’s Executive Committee was asked to contribute a few songs they’ve been listening to throughout August 2020, and they […]

KCSB vs Crash Symbols

20 Aug, 2020

blog / DJ Posts / interviews / music

Over the course of a decade, Crash Symbols has been on the ground floor of bringing otherworldly cassette goodness to tape decks around the globe. Just this year alone, the label is boasting releases like the dadaist ambient of Ylangylang, the collaborative psychedelic jams of Spiritczualic Enhancement Center, and even […]

Tape Quarantine: World Fantasy by Foot Village

20 Aug, 2020

blog / DJ Posts / music / music reviews

With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in his collection. In the eighth edition of Tape Quarantine, he listens to Foot Village on his new Walkman.  There’s a primal joy to biking, I […]