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Homeshake Brings Silky Sounds to Storke

Homeshake does not boast a sound that is daytime-ready, but nonetheless, the soulful melodies were pleasantly warm.
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The Friday Review: More Life by Drake

From rap to R&B to dancehall, he does it all on More Life, and he does it well.
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Rising Duo Joyzu Bring Bright Sounds to SB

While witnessing Joyzu play live at M8TRX nightclub, the one thing that stood out most was the joy they shared on stage, which their stage name aptly foreshadows.
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Diehl and Salvant Conclude UCSB’s Jazz Revival

This final installment of the Jazz series represented the legacy of musical talent: combining classic music with new prominent artists.
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Local Favorites Clean Spill Come to SOhO

As Santa Barbara natives, the amount of feedback they received from the crowd was not only expected, but well-deserved.
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The Friday Review: Drunk by Thundercat

On Thundercat’s whimsical cacophonic trek through the land of Drunk, he has had a little too much liquid courage and finally lets out the thoughts that a sober self pushes to the back confines of th...
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Shy Girls and Culver Provide Warmth for Perfect Park

With a Lorde-like hand motion, Vidmar from Shy Girls truly immersed himself in the essence of atmospheric music.
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BADBADNOTGOOD Bring a Spectacular Show

Although BBNG may be characterized as a jazz band, the boundaries of their sound do not by any means fall within the traditional confines of jazz as a genre.
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Tracks of the Month: February 2017

Grown up Fairy Tales dates back to Acid Rap, originally for big brother Chance the Rapper himself, but Taylor Bennett takes it and features his brother as well as Jeremih.
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Kamasi Washington is a Jazz Legend in the Making

Deep bonds formed through trust, friendship and family make better jazz than anything that the most talented strangers could create.
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Postmodern Jukebox Brings Charm to Arlington

The stage lit up with a flaming, passionate red, and the musicians of Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) took the stage in their first-ever show in Santa Barbara.
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Grammys Pay Tribute to Past and Present

No matter how small an artist starts, they can reach the height of their craft.
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Yuja Wang and Company Take Granada By Storm

The audience filed back in and the two virtuosos re-emerged, Kavakos unchanged and Wang now draped in a slinky, subdued green evening dress.
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Six Songs About Girls: A Valentine’s Day Playlist

Sugar, spice and everything nice.
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The Friday Review: Process by Sampha

Sampha has been featured in tracks by Kanye, Beyoncé, Frank Ocean and Drake, yet hadn’t released a full debut album of his own until this week’s Process.
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