While we already know that everyone loves KCSB, we now have the chance to make it official!

VOTE for KCSB as the Best “S.B. Radio Station” in the Santa Barbara Independent Readers’ Poll and support the most rockin’ station in town. And to ease any reservations you may have, here is a list of reasons why the folks at KCSB deserve your vote! (arranged for your delight, in no particular order)

For your ballot to count, you must fill in 20 categories. It takes less than 5 minutes and you’ll find the radio category all the way on page 12. The voting deadline is 5pm on Friday, August 17th.

VOTE HERE! http://www.independent.com/best-of-readers-poll-12/

Reasons Why KCSB Rocks: A Baker’s Dozen

10. No commercials, period

9. Radio that thinks for itself, brought to you by living, breathing DJs 24/7

8. We showcase fresh emerging talent as well as independent artists

7. We’re student-run and open to the entire community

6. We keep you in the know and get you in the show: KCSB is your source for local events and ticket giveaways

5. We champion underreported news stories, sports coverage and cultural arts programs

4. We spin vinyl

3. We rock interviews & live jams

2. A reliable news source during local emergencies

1. We provide YOU with free training in the fundamentals of broadcasting


• Oh Yeah…We’ve been doin’ this for 50 Years

• As KCSB DJ XTEK OVERLOAD said, “So many reasons to love KCSB. You can listen to it while driving – without unsafely messing with an iPod.”

• Just take it from musician Ben Harper: “That’s the go to station. Those guys are great.”http://www.independent.com/news/2009/sep/17/ben-harper-gets-ready-hard-rocking-emtimesem