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May Add of the Month: BEAUTIFUL SEIZURE by volcano!

Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
For May’s Add of the month, KCSB’s External Music Director, Bella Genolio, highlights a retroactive add, the album Beautiful Seizure by volcano! Words by: Bella Genolio; Photos courtesy: Every week the Music Department here at KCSB (Marion, Ryan, and I) have a show on air called Dispatches from th [...]
For May’s Add of the month, KCSB’s External Music Director, Bella Genolio, highlights a retroactive add, the album Beaut [...]

☆AAPI Playlist☆

Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
In celebration of Asian American & Pacific Islander Month, the Music Department at KCSB put together a playlist in order to highlight some of our favorite songs by AAPI artists. Though this is by no means a definitive or exhaustive list, we hope that you will discover some great new artists and [...]
In celebration of Asian American & Pacific Islander Month, the Music Department at KCSB put together a playlist in o [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Blog

Conference Celebrating Cedric J. Robinson & Elizabeth P. Robinson Archive at UCSB: May 30-June 2

Tuesday, May 21st, 2024
[Santa Barbara, Calif.] — The UCSB Division of Social Sciences hosts a major conference, “Archives Unbound: 50 Years of Hope, Resistance and Rebellion” to be held on May 30 to June 2, at UC Santa Barbara. The conference celebrates the gift of the Cedric J. Robinson and Elizabeth P. Robinson Arch [...]
[Santa Barbara, Calif.] — The UCSB Division of Social Sciences hosts a major conference, “Archives Unbound: 50 Years [...]
By Ted Coe / Posted in Events

Shabang 2024: The Framers, No Drout, & The Walters

Monday, May 20th, 2024
words by: Carly Kalunian Shabang, San Luis Obispo’s yearly music festival, celebrated its 10th anniversary this May. The all-ages event attracts many college students from around California, but of course is very popular with those attending Cal Poly SLO and UCSB thanks to its' close proximity to c [...]
words by: Carly Kalunian Shabang, San Luis Obispo’s yearly music festival, celebrated its 10th anniversary this May. Th [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Music, Blog

Local Bands Take On Shabang Music Festival

Friday, May 17th, 2024
KCSB's Clarissa Rios reviews Shabang's locally featured Saturday acts, including Santa Barbara's own The Framers. Read on for her insight into the performances.  words and photo by Clarissa Rios San Luis Obispo’s Dairy Creek Golf Course was home to dozens of musical acts over the May 3-4 weekend a [...]
KCSB's Clarissa Rios reviews Shabang's locally featured Saturday acts, including Santa Barbara's own The Framers. Read o [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Music, Blog

Reviewing George Clanton @ Shabang Festival

Friday, May 17th, 2024
KCSB sent our top music journalists to Shabang in San Luis Obispo to recap and review the festival. Multidisciplinary electronic musician George Clanton's performance was one for the books... and Avery is here to take you back in time with her.  words and photos by: Avery Morgan Despite not bein [...]
KCSB sent our top music journalists to Shabang in San Luis Obispo to recap and review the festival. Multidisciplinary el [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Music, Blog

KCSB IS HIRING! Application due May 12th @ 5PM

Tuesday, May 07th, 2024
KCSB is Hiring for 13 paid positions for the ’24-’25 school year! Apply on Handshake by SUN April 12th at 5 PM. Open to UCSB Undergraduate students only.  Questions? Email our General Manager, Marley Calderon at gm@kcsb.org or our Advisor Ted Coe at advisor@kcsb.org. Hiring Information ses [...]
KCSB is Hiring for 13 paid positions for the ’24-’25 school year! Apply on Handshake by SUN April 12th at 5 PM. Open [...]

☆Spring Playlist☆

Wednesday, April 17th, 2024
Spring has sprung in Isla Vista! The sun is out and Santa Barbara’s students are taking on their final quarter of the 2023-2024 school year. This April, KCSB’s Excomm put together a track list of songs to accompany our students and community members this spring. Whether you’re exploring the bluffs, [...]
Spring has sprung in Isla Vista! The sun is out and Santa Barbara’s students are taking on their final quarter of the 20 [...]
By digital-media / Posted in Playlists, Blog

April’s Add of the Month – All Heartbeat by Flung

Wednesday, April 17th, 2024
Words by: Marion Suchowiecky (Internal Music Director 23'-24') Kashika Kollaikal’s newest project, All Heartbeat, represents a brimming and glittering cacophony of emotions bound together  by her musical artistry. Kollaikal was inspired by the powerful sense of limbo she felt as she found herse [...]
Words by: Marion Suchowiecky (Internal Music Director 23'-24') Kashika Kollaikal’s newest project, All Heartbeat, r [...]