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Tape Quarantine: Feed Me With Your Kiss by My Bloody Valentine

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020
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 his new Walkman. This w [...]
With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to their per [...]

Tape Quarantine: Mee-Eaux by Bethany Curve

Monday, September 14th, 2020
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. This week, they takes a look into the evolution of the shoegaze genre through various representa [...]
With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to their per [...]

August’s Add of the Month: Naeem’s Startisha

Friday, August 28th, 2020
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 on [...]
KCSB’s music department is sitting down each month to write to you about one album added to our music library that left [...]

Tape Quarantine: World Fantasy by Foot Village

Thursday, August 20th, 2020
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.  [...]
With our 2019-2020 Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to their per [...]

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

Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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 "Punisher," r [...]
KCSB's music department is sitting down each month to write to you about one album added to our music library that left [...]

Interview: Park 70

Monday, July 06th, 2020
Matthew McPherson interviews Cain and Ryan of Park 70. This interview was originally done for the KCSB Zine 2020: Love and Light (coming soon!) In general, what kickstarted the conception of Park 70? A lot of the droney sounds reminded me of early Kranky. Additionally, how much has it grown in [...]
Matthew McPherson interviews Cain and Ryan of Park 70. This interview was originally done for the KCSB Zine 2020: Love a [...]

Interview: Astral Spirits (KCSB Zine 2020)

Friday, June 26th, 2020
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 Pr [...]
Matthew McPherson interviews Nate Cross of Astral Spirits. This interview was originally done for the KCSB Zine 2020: Lo [...]

Interview: Reserve Matinee

Friday, June 26th, 2020
Interview conducted by Mattew McPherson (Wane Lietoc).  Where’d the name Reserve Matinee come from? I’ve always been listening to this music at night! JD: Haha. We had a few lists of names going and "Reserve Matinee" quickly became a favorite. This was during a very inspired, hazy-yet-electr [...]
Interview conducted by Mattew McPherson (Wane Lietoc).  Where’d the name Reserve Matinee come from? I’ve always b [...]

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

Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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/ [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to their personal tapes, h [...]