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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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Tyler, The Creator to Visit UCSB

Multi-talented artist Tyler, The Creator is slated to visit Campbell Hall on March 9 to take part in a conversation with AS Program Board.
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5 KCSB Shows You Should Be Listening to Now

Regardless of what kind of music you listen to, KCSB is sure to have something that’ll tickle your fancy.
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Southern Rapper J.I.D Makes SB Debut at Velvet Jones

As the song ended and the crowd was still moshing, people were cheering in deep appreciation of the immensely talented group of people all standing on stage in conjunction.
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Bad Love: A History of the Worst Love Songs

Over the course of time, love songs have played an integral role in music consumption. Many love songs evoke the sort of romantic essence they were intended to, and some miss that mark. Here are a few...
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