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JUNETEENTH SB: COMMUNITY DEMANDS

05 Jun, 2020

current affairs / isla vista / life / news / ucsb

We demand that SB City Council adopt a resolution condemning police brutality and declare racism a public health emergency. Email Mayor Cathy Murillo and city council members: https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/contact/council/sbcitycouncil/default.asp We demand transparency and accountability from the SB Police Department. No more “community conversation” without changes to policy and practices No more internal […]

SUPPORT BLACK MUSICIANS

04 Jun, 2020

blog / DJ Posts / music

    On June 5th, 2020, bandcamp will be removing transaction fees for artists. This means that if you buy from an artists bandcamp page, 100% of the funds donated will go directly to an artist! Holy smokes!!!!!!  Programmer of TBD, Thomas Moran, and the rest of KCSB staff put […]

CYBERBITCH26 + TECHNOPAGAN LIVE ON KCSB-FM

01 Jun, 2020

blog / DJ Posts / live in-studios / music

  This week on Ephemera, Cyberbitch 26 & Technopagan take over the show!   Cyberbitch 26, from Portland Oregon, has worked with a variety of labels including Normcorps & Prophets of Hardcore. This past month, Narcissa released her track “Bone Marrow” on the newly founded label Hard Trade,  Berlin for […]

Tape Quarantine: Tiger Trap

30 May, 2020

DJ Posts / music / music reviews

With 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 fifth volume, he catches himself in a tiger trap. I am swimming through tapes—not even counting what I’ve picked up over the last […]

“Together Forever”: Submit to Our Website!

25 May, 2020

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. […]

Tape Quarantine: Galaxie 500

25 May, 2020

DJ Posts / music / music reviews

With 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 this edition, he stumbles upon a classic shoegaze favorite.   After a week of rain should be a week of sunshine, but the skies […]

THANK YOU TO OUR FUND DRIVE 2020 BUSINESS DONORS!!!

12 May, 2020

fund drive

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

Tape Quarantine: Soccer Mommy’s Color Theory

05 May, 2020

DJ Posts / music / music reviews

With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding. Here’s his take on the latest Soccer Mommy album: color theory.   It rained last week to a degree that even the family iris flower could not ignore, […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ZERO! from UR ExComm

24 Apr, 2020

today is a beautiful day cuz our lovely general manager, Zero was born today!!! we all miss being around u and r gr8ful to have as gr8 as a leader as u!!! love, ur excomm “for zero: happy birthday zero!!! you do such a great job at the station and […]

KCSB Sports Jim Nantz Award Reels

23 Apr, 2020

Throughout this year, KCSB Sports has touted itself as “The home of UC Santa Barbara athletics, and the place where players can be themselves.” Our broadcasters work diligently to cover all 19 Division I athletics programs at UCSB while each broadcaster concurrently grows and sharpens their skills behind the mic. […]

Tape Quarantine: Yves Tumor-Heaven to a Tortured Mind

22 Apr, 2020

DJ Posts / music / music reviews

With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding. For the this  week’s edition, here is a look at Yves Tumor’s debut EP, Heaven for a Tortured Mind. For most, self-quarantine does not provide a space for […]

KCSB-FM IS HIRING!

15 Apr, 2020

KCSB-FM 91.9, the community radio station located on the UCSB campus, is hiring student staff for our 2019-20 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 […]

SPRING 2020 PROGRAM GUIDE

01 Apr, 2020

CHECK OUT OUR SEXIII NEW SPRING 2020 PROGRAM SCHEDULE!!! Made by Kiyomi Morrison, PUBLICATIONS COORDINATOR

Sending Love, from KCSB-FM

25 Mar, 2020

at the station

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 […]

IN PICTURES: SASAMI AT SOHO 2/26

24 Mar, 2020

show reviews

Photos and words by Kiyomi Morrison Known for her time playing synth in L.A. rock band Cherry Glazer, and opening for acts like Mitski, Soccer Mommy, Blondie, Snail Mail, and more — Sasami has earned her place in the industry long before her recent foray as a solo artist. Her […]

Fund Drive 2020: THANK YOU! GRACIAS!

09 Mar, 2020

fund drive

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! We are all star struck with all the donations we’ve received for our station during our annual Fund Drive this past month. Thanks to you, we surpassed our goal with over $26,000 in donations! Due to your support, we can continue our orbit around […]

HER Festival

05 Mar, 2020

Her choices. Her decisions. Her freedom. Her leadership. Her Festival. For the first time, Santa Barbara will host Her Festival! A youth-led event that celebrates empowerment, recognizes our community’s accomplished women and prepares our future female leaders!  Join us in Her Festival on Sunday, March 8th, 2020 at Girsh Park […]

The Untold Power of Freeform Radio: an evening with Mutual Benefit & Friends

28 Feb, 2020

Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director  On Saturday the 22nd of February, the Merton Auditorium hosted a night of dreamy folk. Here’s the lowdown:   Eamon Fogarty is somehow one of the central coast’s best kept secrets. With a mountainous voice against subtle, reverb inflected guitar […]

KCSB-FM FUND DRIVE 2020

18 Feb, 2020

at the station / events / fund drive

    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. […]

Enter the Raffle for this Year’s Fund Drive Grand Prizes!

15 Feb, 2020

We at KCSB are pleased to announce our 2020 Grand Prize Drawing Offerings! Donate Now to make your contribution! Call (805) 893-2424 to pledge, or donate online!   Pledge $100 or more during our 2020 Fund Drive by phone through Friday, February 28th (or online by Saturday, February 29th) to […]

KCSB-FM VALENTINE’S S.O.S.

10 Feb, 2020

Still need a gift for your significant other? Want to tell your mother you love her? KCSB-FM invites you to submit your S.O.S. (Significant Other Signal) to be played on air! Scan the QR code or click this link  for more info and the submission form! There is a limit […]