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Local Band Spotlight: Lanayah

Friday, April 22nd, 2016
LANAYAH is a three-piece band from Santa Barbara, CA. They’ve developed a fanbase in a short time, likely due to their loud and enveloping live performances. KCSB’s Spencer vH asked the band a few questions. -- KCSB: How long has Lanayah been around and what brought the members together? D [...]
LANAYAH is a three-piece band from Santa Barbara, CA. They’ve developed a fanbase in a short time, likely due to the [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Blog, Interviews

Interview: Geographer

Sunday, April 17th, 2016
[April 17, 2016] Interview by Amanda Katz and Claire Breen. Edited by Spencer vH. Photos by Emily Sevin. Mike Deni of Geographer is a self-identified fan of pop music, ranging from fellow New Jersey native Bruce Springsteen to Justin Bieber, and many artists in between. He doesn’t shy a [...]
[April 17, 2016] Interview by Amanda Katz and Claire Breen. Edited by Spencer vH. Photos by Emily Sevin. Mi [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Interviews

INTERVIEW: See Through Dresses (Omaha, NE)

Friday, April 15th, 2016
[April 15, 2016] By Spencer VH Spencer vH: What brought the four of you together? Were their previous bands that members played together in or are you just all just products of similar parts of your local music scene? SEE THROUGH DRESSES: Matt and I had been playing in a different band [...]
[April 15, 2016] By Spencer VH Spencer vH: What brought the four of you together? Were their previous bands th [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Interviews

Interview with Briana Marela (Seattle, WA – Jagjaguwar Records

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
[March 16, 2016] By Spencer VH SPENCER:  You grew up in the Seattle area and still call it home. Despite your travels around the world, do you think it will always end up being your home base? Do you think your life there may have affected or influenced the way you make music? [...]
[March 16, 2016] By Spencer VH SPENCER:  You grew up in the Seattle area and still call it home. Despite your trav [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Interviews

Way Back Then: “Hi Scores” by Boards of Canada

Saturday, March 05th, 2016
[March 5, 2016] By Spencer VH With a career spanning over twenty-five years, Edinburgh, Scotland’s Boards of Canada just might be one of the single most influential electronic music artists of all time. That being said, they still might also be one of the most underrated.  With compositions in [...]
[March 5, 2016] By Spencer VH With a career spanning over twenty-five years, Edinburgh, Scotland’s Boards of Canad [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Blog, Music reviews

Interview with Haybaby

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
[February 24, 2016] By Spencer vH Spencer: Did any events or series of events lead to the formation of Haybaby? Were there other bands with similar members or anything else that influenced bringing the band together? Haybaby: I feel like our origin story is not super interesti [...]
[February 24, 2016] By Spencer vH Spencer: Did any events or series of events lead to the formation [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Interviews

Local Band Spotlight: Video Duct

Saturday, January 16th, 2016
California by-way-of Missouri band Video Duct keeps a low profile. In March 2015 they released their ‘Anti-Human Hate’ cassette and just a little over a year later, another is about to be released. KCSB’s Spencer vH spoke to the band. – KCSB: When exactly was Video Duct formed? Have you ma [...]
California by-way-of Missouri band Video Duct keeps a low profile. In March 2015 they released their ‘Anti-Human Hat [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Blog, Interviews

Show Review: Hinds at Velvet Jones on 10/17/16

Saturday, January 16th, 2016
As the saying goes, girls are made of sugar, spice, and everything nice, right? Now, we all know that women are creatures far exceeding these basic ingredients, but add some cherry-red lipstick, high-tops, an oversized t-shirt, and a cigarette or two, and we might just have something that resemb [...]
As the saying goes, girls are made of sugar, spice, and everything nice, right? Now, we all know that women are crea [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Blog, Show reviews

Show Review: Anna Meredith and Steve Hauschildt at the Pico Union Project

Thursday, January 14th, 2016
Award-winning Scottish composer and musician Anna Meredith performed her first ever gig in the United States at an unconventional space in downtown Los Angeles, CA. Meredith and her four bandmates were flanked on the bill by acclaimed experimental artists Steve Hauschildt (also performing in Los [...]
Award-winning Scottish composer and musician Anna Meredith performed her first ever gig in the United States at an u [...]
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RnB Up-and-Comer Gallant Sits Down With KCSB FM

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
[November 10, 2015] Written by Sahil Bissessur Gallant is currently on tour, opening for Sufjan Stevens. Gallant is signed to Mind of a Genius record label, which also reps ZHU. SB: Was the [Weight in Gold] music video completely your idea with the light show in the room? G [...]
[November 10, 2015] Written by Sahil Bissessur Gallant is currently on tour, opening for Sufjan Stev [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Interviews