Sunday, September 24th 2017

Upcoming Performance Will “Bathe” Santa Barbara in Electronic Beats

Katie McClain Get ready to get “bathed” with electronic beats and self-discovery at an upcoming show this weekend in downtown Santa Barbara. We the Beat,...

Brian Wilson Takes Santa Barbara to the Beach

Rebecca Lauffenburger Arts & Entertainment Editor Last year marked the 50th anniversary of the monumental Beach Boys album “Pet Sounds,” one of the most influential albums...

BSU and KCSB Celebrate Music from Across the Black Diaspora

Kris Buranasombati The Black Student Union, in association with the campus radio station KCSB, hosted a concert entitled "(93)106 & Park" at Storke Plaza at...

Negative Gemini and George Clanton Bring Fiery Electronic Music to KCSB Courtyard

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Brooklyn-based electronic artists George Clanton and Negative Gemini came to the KCSB Courtyard last Wednesday to perform music from their latest album...

Nathan Williams and his New Wavves: You’re Welcome

Natali Rahimzadeh Staff Writer After a two-year hiatus, San Diego band Wavves comes crashing back into the summer music scene with its sixth studio release You’re...

The Imbalanced Relationship Between Music Festivals and Women Performers

Rebecca Lauffenburger Staff Writer With the onset of Coachella just last month, festival season is officially upon us. From the disastrous Beach Goth 2016, which received...

PWR BTTM Preaches Self-Belief with Pageant, an Album Dulled by Controversy

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Since the death of David Bowie in 2016, there’s been a need for glam rock. PWR BTTM returns to fill this void...

DRONE ZONE Entertains Santa Barbara with Strange and Beautiful 24-Hour Ambient and Drone Music

Rebecca Lauffenburger Staff Writer At 8 p.m. last Saturday, FUNZONE, Santa Barbara’s only DIY music venue, was converted into DRONE ZONE, a 24-hour ambient/drone music and...

UCSB’s Extravaganza 2017 Lineup

Stephani Anderson On Wednesday, May 10, UCSB’s Associated Students Program Board officially announced that Schoolboy Q, Tinashe, and GRiZ will be the main artists for...

New Tricks: A Look at Mac DeMarco’s “This Old Dog”

Natali Rahimzadeh Hybrid stoner-surf punk-hipster kids rejoice — Mac DeMarco’s fourth studio album This Old Dog dropped on May 5. This album comes with good timing,...