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Riley Esguerra / Daily Nexus

New Noise Serves up a Dose of SB Culture, Tunes

This wasn’t a massive festival where you are separated from those performing by an endless sea of people. Anyone could go up and talk to them because they were just people enjoying the community lik...
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James Blake, Arlington Theatre, Oct  18th 2016. Hari Patel / Daily Nexus

Arlington Laps Up a Case of James Blake

The audience eagerly followed Blake’s every move as he led them through a maze of his works, both old and new. Like Blake’s music, the set was minimal yet incredibly transfixing.
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James Blake, Arlington Theatre, Oct  18th 2016. Hari Patel / Daily Nexus
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Treasure Island Fest Rains on Own Parade

While the performances themselves were phenomenal, the music festival was supremely disorganized; some of the main acts during the evening were cancelled due to rain or wind.
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Joey Alexander Trio: Prodigious

Alexander’s original compositions are simply inspirational. It’s more than just genius in its arrangement, it’s the notion of a 13-year-old following his dream and truly succeeding.
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Courtesy of NewNoise

SB’s Own 7th Annual New Noise Fest This Weekend

Santa Barbara’s very own New Noise Festival promises to deliver an exciting slate of bands for all music fans with its seventh annual iteration.
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IV Kicks Off Fall with Community Concert

After the lull of summer, I.V. is again filled with students enjoying their community and ready to see some fun-filled live shows.
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Courtesy SoHo, Shawn Brackbill Photo
Courtesy SoHo, Shawn Brackbill Photo

Daydream with Wild Nothing at SOhO

If you want to experience Wild Nothing’s beautiful world of dream-pop, head down to Santa Barbara's SOhO Restaurant and Music Club tonight.
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The Life Behind “Lifeforms”

According to Westmore, the makeup profession allows the artist to be as intimate with actors and production as the director or cameraman, sometimes more so.
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Sophie Shawver / Daily Nexus

Director of Sundance Fave Chats with Magic Lantern

During a Q&A session, he mentioned that the film contained many musical inside jokes much like that one, including a ballad rendition of “Cotton Eye Joe” performed by the directors’ friends, Man...
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IASB & Dhadkan Celebrate Navratri with Dance

Traditional Indian music, synchronized dancing and the clinking of wooden instruments filled the Hub last Saturday night.
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Courtesy of SOhO
Courtesy of SOhO

Laura Marling is a Darling

It’s rare for one denuded voice and an old, acoustic guitar to transfix an audience so completely as Laura Marling did this past Friday night.
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Uh-Huh HONNEy

HONNE, a self-described “electric soul” duo hailing from England, will take the stage at SOhO Restaurant and Music Club this Tuesday, Oct. 11.
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Courtesy of David Bazeman
Courtesy of David Bazeman

NAKED SHAKES Do Something With “Nothing”

The bareness of the set emphasizes the acting of the students on stage, leading to many laughs-out-loud from the audience, but along with somber moments of stillness.
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Artsweek & Co. Review the Hottest New Records

22, A Million by Simone Dupuy In 2012, Justin Vernon released an album independently under the name Bon Iver, deriving from a French phrase meaning “good winter.” Indeed, the band’s first two al...
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Riley Esguerra / Daily Nexus
Riley Esguerra / Daily Nexus

Sunni Patterson Waxes Poetic on Resilient Love

Night one of the two-day series brings insight and inspiration through shared experience.
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