Music

Inside Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes With Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke, renowned for his role as the lead singer and songwriter for the critically acclaimed electronic rock group Radiohead, flooded the Santa Barbara Bowl last Friday.
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Tenacious D Rocks Arlington Theater

Laughter and cheers filled Arlington Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara as Tenacious D took the stage on Oct. 27 for the second-to-last stop of the Post-Apocalypto Tour.
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Six Songs That Will Scare Your Parents This Halloween

Here are some of the best songs for you to blast on your speaker to give your parents a good fright this Halloween.
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DJ Mustard, Leikeli47 and Kenny Beats Ignite HalloWeekend at the UCSB Thunderdome

Last weekend, Associated Students Program Board hosted the fifth annual Delirium concert in which DJ Mustard headlined and gave Gauchos an unforgettable night of music at the Thunderdome.
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Hozier Takes the Santa Barbara Bowl to Church

The genre of Hozier’s work is categorized as blues, indie rock, soul and contemporary R&B, but more importantly his music is simply the kind you want to sing along to.
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Adult Swim Festival to Hit L.A. This November

After its initial debut last year, the Adult Swim Festival is back for lovers of music and comedy alike with its diverse lineup of both musical artists and comedians. Held by the television network Ad...
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Local I.V. Musicians Come Together for Surf Team Fundraiser

The fundraiser was held at a house on Segovia Road, where members of the surf team, their friends and anyone else who wanted to join came together to listen to five talented local bands and musicians ...
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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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In Photos | Welcome Back Concert with YBN Nahmir and Vincent

Trap star YBN Nahmir electrified Storke Plaza last weekend, welcoming Gauchos back to campus with an evening of flashing lights, rap and opportunities for students to dance on stage.
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Gary Clark Jr. Brings Blues and Rock to Santa Barbara Bowl

On tour for his most recent album “This Land,” Gary Clark Jr. electrified, mesmerized and satisfied passionate fans last Friday night at the Santa Barbara Bowl.
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Tracks of the Month: September 2019

As we welcome the month of October with open arms, it’s time for Artsweek to highlight the new tracks that stood out in September.
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A Trap Music Guide to Love and Heartbreak

Here are some of the best songs to listen to with your new boo when you feel love is in the air or when the person you thought was your “whole world” is no longer that.
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Queen of Summertime Sadness Strikes Again with ‘Norman Fucking Rockwell!’

Lana Del Rey's style remains festooned with glamor, tranquility and an air of disenchanted stardom. 
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In Review: ‘Lover’ by Taylor Swift

“Lover” tackles not only love, but also topics of politics, sexism and individualism that vary from the typical subjects of Swift's music.
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In Review: ‘The Lost Boy’ by YBN Cordae

YBN Cordae somehow embodies many older legendary rappers while still remaining characteristically similar to newer mumble rappers.
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