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August’s Add of the Month: DARKSIDE’s Spiral

08 Aug, 2021

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. For August 2021, KCSB’s Internal Music Director Yousef Srour goes in depth on DARKSIDE’s Spiral. […]

Music Department: August Recommendations

06 Aug, 2021

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Marion and Yousef, KCSB’s External and Internal Music Directors, share their August music recommendations here. For more updates from the Music Department, sign up for their monthly newsletters right here on KCSB.org!   Mdou Moctar – Afrique Victime (Yousef’s pick).  An escapade through the lesser-known branch of psychedelic music known as Tishoumaren […]

KCSB SPRING 2021 PROGRAM GUIDE!

14 May, 2021

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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 […]

LIVE-ON-AIR KCSB ROULETTE: FUND DRIVE EDITION!

22 Feb, 2021

blog / events / fund drive / music

Tomorrow, we have an extra special LIVE-ON-AIR rotation for KCSB Roulette – the student staff of KCSB aka the Executive Committee! If you tune in Tuesday Feb. 23rd from 2-4 PM, you’ll hear curated mixes by our student staff accompanied by some light discussion about their past year working at […]

KCSB WINTER 2021 PROGRAM GUIDE!

21 Feb, 2021

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Check out this quarter’s programming schedule and some cozy graphics in our Winter 2021 Program Guide HERE! The Winter 2021 schedule will be in effect until April 5th at 6 AM. Note that for optimal viewing of the weekly schedule, you can download this PDF and in your computer’s preview […]

KCSB FALL 2020 PROGRAM GUIDE

22 Oct, 2020

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Check out our new programming schedule and some spooky graphics in our new Fall 2020 Program Guide here! The Fall 2020 schedule will be in effect until Monday, January 11th, 2021. Note that for optimal viewing of the weekly schedule, you can download this PDF and in your computer’s  preview application […]

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, […]

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 […]

SSB PROGRAM GUIDE!

26 Aug, 2020

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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 […]

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

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

Interview with Mystic Timbre

04 Aug, 2020

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Mystic Timbre: The Short, Sweet Life of a Tape Label While I love listening to music on tape (as you should know!), I have a great affection for the labels that are sending these out like messages in a bottle. Recently, I stumbled across Mystic Timbre, which as a label […]

Tape Quarantine: Claire Rousay

04 Aug, 2020

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With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to their personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in their collection. For the seventh edition, they enter Claire Rousay’s world. I’ve spent a lot of time waiting on tapes (including some from the original Bandcamp Friday […]

July’s Add of the Month: Phoebe Bridger’s Punisher

30 Jul, 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 Phoebe Bridgers’ sophomore record […]

Two Back-to-Back Interviews this Friday!

15 Jul, 2020

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Tune in to KCSB-FM this Friday (7/17) for two exclusive interviews on two wonderful shows back-to-back, from 10am-2pm! First up, on Ribbon Around a Bomb (10am-12pm) with Erin Eyesore, you’ll be able to hear a discussion with Debora Iyall, Romeo Void frontwoman. Iyall is a powerful Native American rights activist, […]

Press Release: Return of KCSB Alumni

15 Jul, 2020

at the station / blog / music

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 […]

SSA PROGRAM GUIDE

11 Jul, 2020

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This Summer Session A, KCSB is broadcasting more new and original programs in its schedule than it has in many quarters, thanks to an incredible lineup of returning programmers! We’ve been incredibly proud to welcome back 23 phenomenal alumni programmers to our airwaves, as well as our other returning programmers who […]

Interview: Astral Spirits (KCSB Zine 2020)

26 Jun, 2020

blog / interviews / music / zine

Matthew McPherson interviews Nate Cross of Astral Spirits. This interview was originally done for the KCSB Zine 2020: Love and Light (coming soon!) How did Monofonus Press birth Astral Spirits and why was keeping it DIY so essential? I had been in a few groups that had releases on Monofonus […]

Wane Lietoc’s Tape Quarantine: Beacon by Gercyz/Powers/Rolin

18 Jun, 2020

DJ Posts / music / music reviews

With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to their personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in their collection. Back in Isla Vista for the sixth edition, they review an encapsulating tape by psych-folk group Gercyz/Powers/Rolin.     When I finally made it back […]

Dulce Fresita presents M&M!

13 Jun, 2020

at the station / DJ Posts / music

  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!                                             […]