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May’s Add of the Month: Mustafa’s When Smoke Rises

11 Jun, 2021

blog / 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, KCSB’s Internal Music Director Yousef Srour goes in depth on Mustafa’s latest album, […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 15 with Holly Moeller

10 Jun, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the June 10th edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on 91.9 KCSB-FM, we welcome Holly Moeller, who reads When They Call You a Terrorist, Chapter 14: “#SayHerName.” Holly Moeller is an Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolution, & Marine Biology at UC Santa Barbara. Every Thursday during our spring program schedule, from 5:30-6:00 PM PT, “UCSB Reads 2021” on […]

Last Refuge of the Incompetent Presents: Josh Olson

27 May, 2021

blog / DJ Posts

Your favorite local sci-fi radio show Last Refuge of the Incompetent presents you with a special guest this week: Oscar Nominated screenwriter and host of The West Wing Thing and Movies That Made me Podcast, Josh Olson! This episode will air on Saturday, May 29th at 6 PM. Josh Olson’s screenplay […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 13 with James Badham

27 May, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the May 27th edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on 91.9 KCSB-FM, we welcome James Badham, who reads When They Call You a Terrorist, Chapter 12: “Raid.” James Badham is the Publications Manager for the UCSB College of Engineering’s Marketing Team. Every Thursday this spring, from 5:30-6:00 PM PT, “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB is broadcast at […]

DIRTY BIRD x KCSB INTERVIEW

18 May, 2021

blog / interviews

KCSB’s Internal Music Director Yousef Srour sat down with innovative multidisciplinary artist and house producer Dirty Bird to discuss his artistic journey, important vision, and more. Catch a live DJ performance with Dirty Bird hosted by KCSB & KZSC on Saturday, May 22nd at 8 PM streaming live via Zoom and […]

KCSB & KZSC PRESENT: DIRTY BIRD

15 May, 2021

blog / events

91.9 KCSB-FM & 88.1 KZSC are excited present to you: DIRTY BIRD! Join us Saturday, May 22nd at 8 PM for a dynamic virtual performance by up-and coming multimedia artist, DJ, and Afrofuturistic house producer Dirty Bird. This event is free, but will be raising funds for Black Girls Code, […]

KCSB SPRING 2021 PROGRAM GUIDE!

14 May, 2021

blog / music

Check out this quarter’s programming schedule and some upcoming KCSB events in our Spring 2021 Program Guide HERE! The Spring 2021 schedule will be in effect until June 21st at 6 AM. Note that for optimal viewing of the weekly schedule, you can download this PDF and in your computer’s […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 11 with Stephen Snyder

13 May, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the May 13th edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on 91.9 KCSB-FM, we welcome Stephen Snyder, who reads When They Call You a Terrorist, Chapter 11: “Black Lives Matter.” Steve S. is Merchandising Manager at the Isla Vista Food Cooperative. He also hosts KCSB-FM’s long-running weekly music program “Joyful Cosmos” on Mondays from 6-8pm […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 9 with Rosalyn Collins

29 Apr, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the April 29th edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM, we welcome Rosalyn Collins (aka “Gospel DJ Sista Roz”), who finishes When They Call You a Terrorist, Chapter 9: “No Ordinary Love.” Rosalyn Collins is a UCSB Gaucho alumna who majored in Religious Studies (with a concentration in Jewish Studies), with a […]

KCSB is Up for Reaffirmation!

16 Apr, 2021

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UCSB STUDENTS! KCSB-FM is up for reaffirmation this year. We are a college and community radio station located on UCSB’s campus, directly under Storke Tower. KCSB trains students and community volunteers in broadcasting every quarter. As a student-led campus radio, we are proud to employ 18 student staff members who […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 7 with Jamie “Lady J” Bender

08 Apr, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the April 8th edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM, we welcome Jamie “Lady J” Bender, who finishes When They Call You a Terrorist, Chapter 7: “All The Bones We Could Find,” while also beginning Part Two: Black Lives Matter, Chapter 8: “Zero Dark Thirty: The Remix.” Lady J is a DJ […]

KCSB-FM SPRING 2021 ORIENTATION

04 Apr, 2021

events

Join us Wednesday, April 7th at 6 PM for KCSB’s Spring 2021 virtual orientation to learn how you can get involved (remotely) in creating independent, community radio! If you’re interested in having your own music radio show, news/public affairs show, cultural arts show, or if you want to get involved […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 6 with Diana Collins Puente

01 Apr, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the April 1st edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM, we welcome Diana Collins Puente, Director of Community Affairs, Student Development and Leadership for UCSB’s Associated Students. Diana reads from When They Call You a Terrorist, Chapter 7: “All The Bones We Could Find.” Every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 PM PT, “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB is […]

INDIGO DE SOUZA X KCSB INTERVIEW

30 Mar, 2021

blog / interviews

Eclectic singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza sat down with KCSB’s General Manager Emma Mesches, and Internal Music Director Yousef Srour, to discuss her music and artistic journey as a creative human being. Stay tuned for her upcoming livestream performance, where she will be performing live on KCSB’s YouTube channel this Thursday, April […]

KCSB-FM PRESENTS: INDIGO DE SOUZA

26 Mar, 2021

blog / events

KCSB-FM 91.9 is excited to invite music lovers all around to an upcoming virtual, live performance by up-and-coming artist Indigo De Souza! JOIN US VIA THE LINK BELOW! https://youtu.be/y2FQztxTAEg On Thursday, April 1st at 8 PM, Indigo De Souza will be performing songs on her guitar from her historic home in […]

KCSB’S 2020 ZINE: ‘LOVE AND LIGHT’

21 Mar, 2021

blog / zine

At last, the never-before-seen public release of KCSB’s 2020 Zine, ‘Love and Light’! This zine was created completely remotely, by students and community members of KCSB-FM. Feel free to download below and enjoy! CLICK HERE 2 VIEW AND DOWNLOAD KCSB’S 2020 ZINE <3   (P.S. While shipping out fund drive […]

KCSB x OPEN MIKE EAGLE INTERVIEW

20 Mar, 2021

blog / interviews

Open Mike Eagle’s new project is quite literally about Anime, Trauma and Divorce. It’s a nonchalant trip down the rabbit hole of Michael W. Eagle II’s spiraling imagination as he works through a divorce, the trauma that proceeds & ensues, and it’s all told through comical lyrics and his signature […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 5 with Diana Escamilla

18 Mar, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the March 18th edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM, we welcome Diana Escamilla, a 3rd year Psychological & Brain Sciences Major at UCSB with an English Minor. Diana is also a member of KCSB-FM’s Executive Committee in her capacity as our Promotions Coordinator. Diana will be completing When They […]

Candy Mountain Mixtape Presents: Max and the Martians!

04 Mar, 2021

blog / interviews

This week, get ready for a very special episode of Candy Mountain Mixtape with Hattie Belle & the Candy Mountain Rambler, featuring a very special guest: Max and the Martians! This show will be sharing an interview with Max and the Martians, some music from his recent album, as well […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 4 with Whitney Ater

04 Mar, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the fourth edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM (Thursday, March 4th), we welcome Whitney Ater, Financial Analyst in the Phelps Administrative Support Center and a Committee Chairperson for the UCSB Professional Women’s Association (PWA). Whitney is reading When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, […]

Thank You for an Incredible Fund Drive 2021!

28 Feb, 2021

blog / fund drive

Thank you thank you thank you for supporting all of KCSB’s hard work this year!!! This year’s annual Fund Drive raised $2,000+ over our goal, thanks to all of your donations. WOW! If you donated for a thank-you gift, please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery of your thank-you gift. We’re […]