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ScHoolboy Q Says UCSB ‘Not the Worst’ UC Show at Extravaganza 2017

TDE rapper ScHoolboy Q made an appearance headlining UCSB’s annual Extravaganza late Sunday afternoon. Though highly anticipated, the artist’s set provoked polarizing responses from attendees.
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Extravaganza ’17 Rocks the Masses

Despite insistent cries from the audience, Schoolboy left the Extravaganza stage as he had found it, with no want for enthusiasm. The mass of concertgoers slid to the exits with the Santa Barbara suns...
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The Friday Review: This Old Dog by Mac Demarco

Mac’s attitude toward love has evolved as well. Rather than his past approach of charming the listener into a false fantasy of love, here he has been through enough of it to have a better understand...
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Extravaganza ’17 Coming to Harder Stadium Sunday

UCSB’s A.S. Program Board will hold its 38th annual Extravaganza festival this Sunday at Harder Stadium all day, from 1-7 p.m., with headliners Schoolboy Q, Tinashe and GRiZ.
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The Friday Review: Humanz by Gorillaz

Fans expect a Gorillaz album to play into the idea of the virtual band, and this album did not have that level of immersion that previous projects did.
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Old Crow Medicine Show Plays Classics for Granada

All of these links between Dylan and Old Crow Medicine Show were certainly evident in their performance, though they did not let the style of the original record constrain them to being mere imitators...
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Schoolboy Q Set to Headline Extravaganza 2017

Listed below are the artists who were confirmed to be performing musical acts at this year’s Extravaganza this afternoon at Storke Plaza.
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Tracks of the Month: April 2017

Following a controversial Fox News sample invalidating his lyrical effectiveness, Kendrick's "DNA." is a fierce declaration of war that rattles the musical and political world to its very core.
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The Friday Review: Playboi Carti by Playboi Carti

If Frank Ocean can indulge in Carti’s sound guilt-free, anyone can be driven to the pleasure-filled land of production excellency, designer brands and jewelry pieces found on Carti’s tape.
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Coachella 2017: In Review

No matter how big you look in that photo, at Coachella you’re a drop in a wave.
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The Regrettes Bring Beach Punk to Velvet Jones

You might think from my description of the show that The Regrettes is a band of veteran rockers, but you would be wrong. None of them are even seniors in high school.
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Travis Scott’s Birds Eye View Soars Over SB Bowl

Scott, as a performer, was up to his usual standard, as he screamed every lyric with ease and moved quickly around the stage with high energy.
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Two Door Cinema Club Brings Spring to Santa Barbara

Jack Garratt, Grouplove and Two Door Cinema Club used their enthusiastic presences to entertain an amphitheater of dancing wine moms, and college kids who wanted to re-live their Tumblr indie years.
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Phantogram Performs Haunting Indie-Pop at Arlington

Phantogram brought an impressive set to the Arlington, incorporating a plethora of sounds from their various influences and inspirations.
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RL Grime Soundtracks A Sunny Deltopia Weekend

Last Saturday’s hosting of heavy trap DJ RL Grime was a clear attempt to keep kids off the streets of I.V. during Deltopia; the students responded with immense praise.
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