Music

Reminiscing Over the 2010s With These Iconic UCSB Shows

Here’s a list of the best performances that have taken place here at UCSB over the last decade!
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In Review: “Grime MC” by Jme

On “Grime MC,” Jme finally puts it all together.
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The Last Hip-Hop Festival of 2019: Rolling Loud Los Angeles

Rolling Loud returned to Los Angeles for its third time, keeping its reputation as one of the most aggressive rap music festivals in existence.
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In Review: “Fine Line” by Harry Styles

The record has received considerable social media buzz because, well, it is Harry Styles, but has the newly minted rock star truly delivered?
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Batcave Sessions: Jakob Akira

Jakob Akira stopped by the Batcave to serenade us with some sweet acoustics. 
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Your New Best Friend: How Ashe’s Indie Pop Breaks the Fourth Wall

“I’d rather be hated for who I am than waste it on giving a damn” was the motto of the tour, and Ashe enticed the crowd at the beginning of the song “In Disguise” to preach the words along w...
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The Honeysticks Sweeten Storke Plaza

The Honeysticks recently lit up Storke Plaza with some of their distinctive indie-rock music, playing for over an hour and bringing much-needed good vibes to campus.
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Five Artists You Would’ve Rather Seen at Camp Flog Gnaw Than Drake

At this point, we’ve all heard what went down with Drake at Camp Flog Gnaw.
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Local I.V. Bands Ignite Um…Magazine Benefit Concert

Um...Magazine was able to do what it does best and bring talents from various backgrounds together for a good ol’ fashioned indie rock mosh.
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Eyedress, Satchy and Apollo Soul: Fusing Rock and Soul Under Storke Tower

The night was a testament to the power of mellow rock and good vibes.
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In Review: “Pony” by Rex Orange County

Released in late October by Sony Music Entertainment, Rex Orange County’s third LP, “Pony,” graduates from the homespun, DIY aesthetic that characterized his earlier work.
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10 Songs for Your (Soon-To-Be) Ex

Who doesn’t like a good song recommendation by their (soon-to-be ex) significant other?
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A Weekend of Music, Fun and Boos: Camp Flog Gnaw ‘19

Tyler, the Creator brought weirdos together for the eighth year at his annual Camp Flog Gnaw music festival, giving fans a weekend of seesawing emotions.
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Extremophiles Bring Excitement to Campus at Noon Storke Show

Those who were lucky enough to catch the hour-long ensemble were graced with good vibes from the Isla Vista/Temecula masterpiece.
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Tracks of the Month: October 2019

Check out this list of October's tracks of the month for some new recommendations to add to your handy-dandy Spotify playlist!
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