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Julia Feldman Wants to Make a Mark

Through her pursuits of music, feminism and environmentalism, Feldman is trying to save the world.
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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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Kacey Musgraves Brings Country to the Modern Age with New Album Golden Hour

Kacey Musgraves may have broken the rules of country, but she’s too content and self-assured to care.
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The Friday Review: My Dear Melancholy by The Weeknd

Maybe My Dear Melancholy is The Weeknd’s attempt at returning to his most loved Trilogy production, or maybe he’s moving toward a new direction that continues to combine pop, alternative rock, and...
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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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The Drums to Chill Out at SOhO

The Drums and their brilliant sonic landscapes are coming to SOhO in Downtown Santa Barbara on April 18 for a show of dancing and deliberation.
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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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New Quarter, New Music for Spring 2018

Punkers who don’t have fun, well, they’re just boring.
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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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Tyler, The Creator Gets Honest with UCSB

There are a lot of things to be learned from Tyler, The Creator’s discussion with Terence Keel, but one thing is for certain: Tyler subscribes to no labels.
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Friday Review: Stone Woman by Charlotte Day Wilson

On Stone Woman, Wilson takes listeners through a path filled with discovery of self-worth and desire to fulfill impulses for love.
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Tyler, The Creator to Discuss Work at Campbell

If you’d like to witness the creativity of Tyler in person, skate into Campbell Hall while wearing GOLF-brand overalls and matching blue one-star Converse.
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Real Estate Brings Summer to February in Santa Barbara

Their performance is genuinely reflective of the band’s success, and it elevated the record’s feelings of happiness to newer heights.
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Tracks of the Month: February 2018

Every month, Artsweek’s staff collects a handful of newly released tracks that highlight the best musical moments of the past 30 days. Check out January’s tracks of the month for some possible add...
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The Friday Review: Crush by Ravyn Lenae

In Crush, Steve Lacy and Ravyn Lenae travel together through lingering compositions, unraveling one another’s potential as musicians.
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