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Tropicalia Fest Opens in Long Beach with a Splash

The musical acts, along with the assortment of Mexican cuisine, created a festival culture that resonated among the evolving Latinx culture of Southern California.
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The Biko House: Punks, Progressives and Politics

Time and time again, the Biko House has opened the doors of its black and brown empire for the community to discuss important racial events in the United States.
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Tchami Takes on Delirium 2017 with Surging Tracks

Cheers from the audience roared vivaciously as Tchami began bumping his initial beats shortly before 11 p.m.
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Tracks of the Month: October 2017

Intimate and sleek, “It’s Okay to Cry” is a can’t-miss pop song. The singer/songwriter/producer’s first solo venture in two years is accompanied by a stunning video in which she uncharacteri...
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7 Spooky Songs for Your Halloween Playlist

Hopefully, these creepy selections can help you get in a festive mood as you prepare for the spookiest night of the year.
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The Friday Review: The OOZ by King Krule

As some of the best things in life, Marshall’s voice is somewhat of an acquired taste. Its abundant richness can be overwhelming to the unaccustomed listener, but the low register and thick South Lo...
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Tchami to Play Delirium 2017

Regarded as a trailblazer of his genre, future house — a subgenre of electronic dance music that possesses a combination of deep house and EDM tendencies — Tchami hit the mainstream in 2013 after ...
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SWMRS Deliver Exhilarating Sounds at Velvet Jones

The adrenaline of a garage rock show is comparable to drinking 10 Vietnamese iced coffees in one sitting. Bay-area band SWMRS rose to prominence after releasing their album Drive North, which featured...
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The Friday Review: Cry Cry Cry by Wolf Parade

Wolf Parade isn’t afraid to take risks on their comeback album. The linear “Incantation” is them at their most assertive and unafraid. The band unleashes a horn section after the song’s first ...
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Andrew Bird Soars with Melodic Sounds at Campbell

Behind his aslant silhouette on stage, the visual recording of Echolocations: River played on a backdrop. Bird plays the violin in sequence with the video projection.
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When Icons, Stars and Idols Go

Perhaps the most comforting thing of all is this thought: An artist never truly dies, as long as there are people who are enabling their art to live on.
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The Flaming Lips and Mac Demarco Ignite SB Bowl

The Flaming Lips and Mac Demarco put on a weird, wonderful show — one that lit up the Santa Barbara Bowl with bright lights, beautiful colors and smiles alike.
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Billie Eilish Kicks Off I.V. First Fridays With Mellow Sounds

Eilish, though only 15, has already made waves in the music world.
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The xx Transcends Expectations at Santa Barbara Bowl

The xx truly grabbed and held onto the energy and enthusiasm of the crowd the whole time.
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Father John Misty Set to Enchant Arlington Theatre

With the release of his latest album, Pure Comedy, Father John Misty took on a new role in the indie world. He has never been one to censor himself, but a shift in his focus is clear: He is looking ou...
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