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Jonah Hill Kickflips Into Our Hearts with ‘Mid90s’

Hill was able to create a skate movie without any of the generic tricks and references that frequently plague the genre.
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Young Thug Brings Energy to Hallo-weekend

A.S. Program Board pulled through and succeeded yet again in another year of bringing Gauchos together during the harsh times of our annual Halloween lockdown.
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Desert Daze 2018: In Review

Though there were some pretty big hiccups with the organization and execution of this festival, Desert Daze still gave its attendees a great playground to meet new people, camp, swim and, of course, e...
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Get Your Be-hinds Ready for Hinds

Fresh off the release of their second studio album, I Don’t Run, Hinds will be taking the stage of Santa Barbara’s very own SOhO on Sept. 22.
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Dillon Francis, Charli XCX, and More Tear it Up at Extravaganza ‘18

In case you missed it, A.S. Program Board (ASPB) presented the students of UCSB with their fun (and free) annual festival on the grass of Harder Stadium last weekend, featuring DJBJ,  Coast Modern, D...
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Alt-J and Børns Breeze Through Santa Barbara Bowl

Since their emergence into the world of music six years ago, alt-J has grown from a small college band in Leeds to an internationally known indie sensation admired by many.
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Alt-J to Bring Indie Bliss to Santa Barbara Bowl

Beginning in 2008 as a simple college band self-producing music through GarageBand, alt-J has since grown into the indie sensation they are today, headlining their own tours and playing in various mus...
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Vince Staples Ignites The Warm Up

Rap may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but either way, there’s no denying that Vince Staples has great talent and a good heart.
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Tracks of the Month: March 2018

Tyler, The Creator, “OKRA” “OKRA” is sonic heaven for Tyler, The Creator fans who enjoy his hard-hitting, heavy and dirty style of rap. The beat’s overblown distorted bassline knocks Tyler...
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5 KCSB Shows You Should Be Listening to Now

Regardless of what kind of music you listen to, KCSB is sure to have something that’ll tickle your fancy.
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Bad Love: A History of the Worst Love Songs

Over the course of time, love songs have played an integral role in music consumption. Many love songs evoke the sort of romantic essence they were intended to, and some miss that mark. Here are a few...
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Milk Drunk Crowned Winner of Battle of the Bands

Following those two bands came Milk Drunk, who dedicated their performance to another local I.V. band, RabbitFoot. Jumping right into their first song, this trio set the crowd on fire not only with th...
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Tracks of the Month: January 2018

Every month, Artsweek’s staff collects a handful of newly released tracks that highlight the best musical moments of the past 30 days. January was chock-full of hits from a variety of genres.
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