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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 [...]

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 his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in his collection. Back in Isla Vista for the sixth edition, he reviews an encapsulating tape by psych-folk group Gercyz/Powers/Rolin [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Tape Quarantine: Tiger Trap

Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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 [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Tape Quarantine: Galaxie 500

Monday, May 25th, 2020
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 wee [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Tape Quarantine: Soccer Mommy’s Color Theory

Tuesday, May 05th, 2020
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 [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Tape Quarantine: Yves Tumor-Heaven to a Tortured Mind

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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 do [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Tape Quarantine: Angel Olsen’s Strange Cacti

Sunday, April 12th, 2020
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 inaugural edition, here is a look at Angel Olsen’s debut EP, Strange Cacti. Over the course of the last decade, Ange [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Bandcamping in Self-Isolation

Monday, March 30th, 2020
“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 t [...]
“Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! a [...]

Wane Lietoc’s 12 Albums of the Year

Saturday, January 04th, 2020
Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! I’m stubborn about music, generally. It seems odd to think about it like that, because I spent much time interrogating at least 150 albums this year. Back catalogs from discogs and al [...]
Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! I’m [...]

MUSIC REVIEW: Lumpy Records

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
Written by Matt McPherson, External Music Director Music Director policy has us on an active hunt for music, from the mere curios to the glaring omission. Sonically, there's much the station can benefit from. Case in point: recently, a programmer tipped me off to a little label called Lumpy Recor [...]
Written by Matt McPherson, External Music Director Music Director policy has us on an active hunt for music, from the [...]
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