13 Sep, 2021

at the station / events / fund drive

Set the stage… the moment is here… KCSB’s annual T-Shirt Design contest! ☆ We welcome all creativity, so don’t be afraid to let your imagination fly. ☆ Designs must include “kcsb-fm and www.kcsb.org” and follow additional guidelines. ☆ There’s a good ol’ cash prize of $250, so don’t wait!! Let’s make […]

Environmental PSA: Diet and Agriculture

08 Aug, 2021

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The following is a transcript from an aired PSA, produced by KCSB’s Production Coordinator.   A switch towards veganism and plant-based diets continues to grow in the U.S. In fact over the last 15 years, the number of people making the switch rose from 290,000 to 9.7 million. Although this […]


14 Apr, 2021

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KCSB-FM 91.9, the community radio station located on the UCSB campus, is hiring student staff for our 2020-2021 Executive Committee. There are currently 16 paid student leadership positions open for applications. KCSB is managed by a student-led Executive Committee, comprised of 17 positions which divide the numerous responsibilities required to […]

KCSB News Reporter Profiles!

06 Feb, 2021

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At KCSB News, our team of student and community journalists have a wide variety of interests – ranging from politics, the sciences, and the arts. Emphasizing collaboration, we encourage a variety of skill sets within our team. No journalism experience is necessary to join – only a willingness to learn, […]

A Year-End Message from KCSB-FM

30 Dec, 2020

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(click image for gif <3) Hello Radio Friends, Our world has changed radically since the close of our 2020 Fund Drive nine months ago. Terms like “unprecedented” and “essential work” have become fixtures in our everyday conversations, and “pivoting” is now a regular part of our workday as we’ve adapted […]

DJ Bios

26 Oct, 2020

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meet our djs! Alfred | The Creek Walk The Creek Walk is a collection of classical and folk music that depicts themes of the natural world either through lyrics, title, instrumentation and more. I am a student in the Music Department at UCSB and like to use this show to […]


29 Jul, 2020

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Miss being able to talk to your favorite local DJ while they’re working remotely? Don’t despair! Call them up and send them some love or requests on our new line, and your voicemail can even be played on the air if you want! Dial (805) 253-3091 and leave a message […]

Press Release: Return of KCSB Alumni

15 Jul, 2020

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RETURN OF THE DJs! Alumni broadcasters fill out KCSB-FM schedule during the COVID-19 shutdown   Santa Barbara, CA — 91.9 KCSB-FM in Santa Barbara recently launched its new Summer Schedule, which features programming created remotely by former KCSB DJs and other producers. These radio hosts are producing fresh shows from […]

Dulce Fresita presents M&M!

13 Jun, 2020

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  Join us for a special episode of Dulce Fresita with our friends, Mackenzie and Matise! We hope you enjoy it babies!!!!  REMEMBER TO SUPPORT YOUR INDIE DJs!                                             […]

“Together Forever”: Submit to Our Website!

25 May, 2020

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Calling all artists/creatives/writers/music enthusiasts! We hope that during this period of self-isolation, you are continuing to relentlessly create and be inspired. KCSB-FM is looking to highlight your work on our website! What kind of content? Literally anything! Poems, articles, short stories, graphics, art, music reviews, music playlists, films, photography, etc. […]


12 May, 2020

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As local businesses in Santa Barbara are slowly reopening, KCSB-FM would like to take this moment to give a massive thank you to our Fund Drive 2020 business donors! As a non-profit, student-led multimedia organization, we rely greatly on donor support to help with programming, events, and operations. Thank you […]

Bandcamping in Self-Isolation

“Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! and Lietoc’s Krankcast Currently, as I type this up, I have left Santa Barbara for self-quarantine south in Escondido. In these delicate times, KCSB, from community programmers to student leadership, is shifting in […]

Sending Love, from KCSB-FM

25 Mar, 2020

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To our KCSB Community: KCSB Staff recognizes the importance of independent radio as a source of information and support to our community through these turbulent moments. Our staff is adjusting to circumstances affecting the UCSB Campus and our programmers from our community of students and non-students. In an effort to […]


18 Feb, 2020

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    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. […]

So long, 2019

26 Dec, 2019

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    ❅ ❆ ❅ ❆ ❅ ❆ ❅ ❆ ❅ ❆ ❅ ❆ 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 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 […]

22 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 October 1st at 6pm, in the Flying A […]

KCSB-T Shirt Design Contest 2019-2020

22 Aug, 2019

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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 […]


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 […]

KCSB Class of 2019

20 May, 2019

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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’s Art + Techno Show

02 May, 2019

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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 […]

How to Get Your Own Radio Program at KCSB-FM

08 Jan, 2019

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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 […]