In Review: Dominic Fike Proves Himself on “What Could Possibly Go Wrong”

To call “What Could Possibly Go Wrong” a promising debut is an understatement, as Fike has created a record that remarkably encapsulates the nihilistic and cynical worldview of his Gen Z fanbase.
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Vegan Queen Tabitha Brown Brings Her Garlic Powder and Catchphrases to UCSB

If you’re on TikTok like the rest of us, you’ve probably come across one of Tabitha Brown’s videos.
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“The King of Staten Island” Is Exactly What You Think It Is

In true Davidson fashion, “The King of Staten Island” tackles serious issues with abrasive sarcasm and laugh-out-loud one-liners.
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Dance in the Age of COVID-19

For UC Santa Barbara’s dance majors, virtual classes are uncharted territory and have left many of them struggling to find their footing.
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Steve Aoki Brings the (Virtual) Rave to You

Isla Vista’s favorite DJ, Steve Aoki, brought the rave to everyone’s living rooms this past Sunday night for a one-and-a-half-hour-long live set streamed straight from his Las Vegas mansion. 
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Tracks of the Month: April 2020

Here's a list of Artsweek's favorite new tracks from April 2020!
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DaBaby Takes the Heat on “BLAME IT ON BABY”

“BLAME IT ON BABY” sees DaBaby try to emulate the success he found with his first two projects by leaning on his signature aggressive vocals and sardonic flow.
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In Review: “After Hours” by The Weeknd

New listeners can revel in a melancholic sound that they may not be familiar with yet, and long-time fans can take comfort in the fact that The Weeknd has not really lost sight of who he is after all.
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Bad Bunny Does What He Wants On “YHLQMDLG”

Bad Bunny, who grew up with aspirations to become the Daddy Yankee of his time, has undeniably altered the landscape of the genre with his commitment to stay true to his craft.
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A 17-Track Love Letter: “Changes” by Justin Bieber

“Changes” shows off an incredibly mature and refined sound never before heard from the pop megastar.
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Grammys 2020: Just How Relevant Is “Music’s Biggest Night”?

Ticketed as “music’s biggest night,” the annual Grammy Awards returns on Sunday, Jan. 26, to crown this year’s winners.
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In Review: “Fine Line” by Harry Styles

The record has received considerable social media buzz because, well, it is Harry Styles, but has the newly minted rock star truly delivered?
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Tracks of the Month: October 2019

Check out this list of October's tracks of the month for some new recommendations to add to your handy-dandy Spotify playlist!
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The Significance of “Industry Plants” in the Music Community

Coined by the hip-hop community, "industry plant" is most often used to undermine an artist as being nothing more than a pawn in a record label’s quest for industry domination.
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The Friday Review: ‘Oasis’ by Bad Bunny and J Balvin

As far as feel-good summer releases go, the album is perfection. 
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