An Inside View of I.V.’s Live Music Tradition

Finally, an Isla Vista-wide event that features music coming from guitars and voices rather than a MacBook and two PAs. Don’t get me wrong, I like electronica, but nothing beats live music at an eve...
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Alpha Phunk Talks Writing, Friendship and Jazz

A French drummer and an American guitarist walk into a bar — a coffee bar that is — and sit down to discuss their band, Alpha Phunk. After playing together for less than a year, the group has clin...
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Dante Elephante’s Sounds Reach Beyond the Beach

Drenched ripples of reverb-soaked rhythm and honeybee zings echo throughout German Aquatics, the six-song EP released by Dante Elephante last April. The tracks propelled them through a series of small...
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