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Way Back Then: “Drunk on the Moon” by No Knife

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
[February 10, 2016] by Spencer vH Emerging from the fertile grounds of San Diego, CA’s early 1990’s rock ‘n roll explosion, No Knife still stand out in a large group of their remarkable peers. Dubbed by many as “The Next Seattle”, the southern California port served as [...]
[February 10, 2016] by Spencer vH Emerging from the fertile grounds of San Diego, CA’s ear [...]
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KCSB FM Takes Lightning in a Bottle: A Preview

Monday, February 08th, 2016
[February 8, 2016] Editors: Shay Mehr, Spencer vonHershman, & Kenneth Oravetz Contributors: Alex Siegers, Anne Trinh, Esha Suri, Kyle Roe, & Adriana Aguilar Do you like live music? Do you find sanctuary in yoga and spiritual healing? Do you want to woogie down? After generating ster [...]
[February 8, 2016] Editors: Shay Mehr, Spencer vonHershman, & Kenneth Oravetz Contributors: Alex Siegers, Anne [...]
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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 [...]

KCSB Goes to CMJ Music Marathon: A Review

Monday, November 09th, 2015
[November 9, 2015] KCSB had the honor of sending a record number of student representatives from the Executive Committee to the CMJ Music Marathon, an annual convention, music festival, and college radio wonderland, held this past October in New York. Contributors: Kenny Oravetz, Sam Goff, Joa [...]
[November 9, 2015] KCSB had the honor of sending a record number of student representatives from the Executive Commit [...]
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Music’s Manic Episode Over Digitization

Sunday, November 08th, 2015
Nestled on the side of the California coast breathing in salty air and luring in young audiophiles is Sound Spectrum, a record shop that’s been right where it’s sitting since 1967. Wave Baker, a 15-year employee of Sound Spectrum, believes that in music we have “the best of all worlds for us [...]
Nestled on the side of the California coast breathing in salty air and luring in young audiophiles is Sound Spectrum [...]
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REVIEW: SNOOP DOGG at Delirium (Oct 31)

Friday, October 30th, 2015
[October 30, 2015] by Kenny Oravetz This Halloween, the streets of Isla Vista were deserted. The smell of sea air and horse poop drifted down an abandoned Del Playa as police hung around watching videos on their cell phones. A few ignorant out-of-towners cruised around on their swagways, searc [...]
[October 30, 2015] by Kenny Oravetz This Halloween, the streets of Isla Vista were deserted. The smell of sea air [...]
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Homecoming: Thee Oh Sees at the Great American Music Hall (A Review)

Monday, September 14th, 2015
[September 14, 2015] Written by Jake Weeks (Jacob Spaceman) Ah, Thee Oh Sees. Where do I even begin? They’ve been shifting and evolving around Garage Warlord John Dwyer for close to a decade. What began as a bedroom side project is now closing major festival stages, releasing a solid album alm [...]
[September 14, 2015] Written by Jake Weeks (Jacob Spaceman) Ah, Thee Oh Sees. Where do I even begin? They’ve been [...]
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KCSB Talks FYF Fest

Monday, September 14th, 2015
[September 14, 2015] Contributors: Shay Mehr, Amanda Katz, Nkechi Ikem, Kenny Oravetz, Kimmy Tejasindhu, & Samantha Villalobos. The live music experience is something that palpates, pulses, and sends pure joy through your synapses from your head to your toes. It’s something we at KCSB cann [...]
[September 14, 2015] Contributors: Shay Mehr, Amanda Katz, Nkechi Ikem, Kenny Oravetz, Kimmy Tejasindhu, & Samant [...]
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Outside Lands 2015 In Review

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
[August 30, 2015] Photo from Outside Lands site taken by Andrew Jorgenson - used for review only.  Written by DJ Ken aka Kenny Oravetz The Atmosphere Outside Lands takes place in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. This means a few things. One, it’s big. Getting from stage to stage ca [...]
[August 30, 2015] Photo from Outside Lands site taken by Andrew Jorgenson - used for review only.  Written by [...]
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