Music

In Review: “The Slow Rush” by Tame Impala

After a handful of singles sprinkled throughout the months leading up to its release, “The Slow Rush”  has finally arrived.
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A 17-Track Love Letter: “Changes” by Justin Bieber

“Changes” shows off an incredibly mature and refined sound never before heard from the pop megastar.
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Need Some Songs To Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day Plans? We’ve Got You Covered

Looking for a carefully crafted Valentine’s Day playlist filled with all kinds of love songs? Well, look no further!
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Mac Miller Gets Personal in Posthumous Album “Circles”

Throughout the album, Miller seems to reach different conclusions about his emotional pain.
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Grammys 2020: Just How Relevant Is “Music’s Biggest Night”?

Ticketed as “music’s biggest night,” the annual Grammy Awards returns on Sunday, Jan. 26, to crown this year’s winners.
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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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