Who Are We
KCSN, 88.5 FM is a member-supported, public radio station broadcasting live from the campus of California State University, Northridge. KCSN relies heavily on financial support from individual donors and business sponsors.
KCSN’s has a one-of-a-kind format on the LA radio dial – Smart Rock. Music programming includes live in-studio sessions and interviews with well established and emerging artists. KCSN programming features the best independent records and progressive major releases. Monday-Friday KCSN plays music by a wide range of iconic rock and contemporary artists. KCSN is a leader in the LA radio market with its ability to recognize and support emerging artists while honoring heritage musicians.
Weekends are filled with outstanding radio programs hosted by a cast of radio veterans and celebrity personalities who share their musical expertise in various musical genres such as; Folk/Roots, Rock, Blues, Bluegrass, EDM and more. KCSN is the only station in the Los Angeles radio market that presents this type of programming and reaches such a diverse and dedicated audience. Click here for a Program Guide and list of KCSN's on-air personalities.
KCSN MISSION STATEMENT: To serve a growing and significant audience in broadcast and other media platforms with the finest in music programming.
- KCSN will engage listeners in the discovery of music, meaningful cultural and social experiences, and provide access to events, information, and unique listener benefits.
- KCSN provides mentorship to students of the California State University, Northridge seeking careers in the broadcast and entertainment industries.
- KCSN will actively support and nurture emerging artists, both locally and nationally, as well respect the artistry of legacy acts.
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- Various Times
- Saturday 10pm-12am
- Sunday 5:30am-6:00am
- Sunday 6am-8am
- Sunday 8am-10am
- Sunday 10am-11am
- Sunday 11am-12pm
- Sunday 12pm-1pm
- Sunday 1pm-3pm
- Sunday 6pm-7pm
- Sunday 7pm-9pm
- Sunday 9pm-10pm
- Monday 1am-2am
- Wednesday 9pm-10pm
- Thursday 9pm-10pm
- Monday - Friday 6am-11am
- Monday - Friday 11am-3pm
- Monday - Friday 3pm-7pm
- Monday - Friday 7pm-9pm
- Saturday 12am-2am
- Saturday 5am-7am
- Saturday 7am-10am
- Saturday 10am-12pm
- Saturday 3pm-4pm
- Saturday 4pm-5pm
- Saturday 5pm-7pm
- Saturday 7pm-10pm