Saturday, November 17th 2018

Buddy Makes I.V. First Friday a Hit

Sarah Carlin For the premiere I.V. First Friday event of the 2018-19 school year, up-and-coming Compton rapper Buddy graced the People’s Park stage in I.V....

Cuco Disappoints During Welcome Back Concert

Addison Morris Arts and Entertainment Editor Culminating UCSB’s Week of Welcome festivities, Southern California’s own Cuco headlined Saturday’s Welcome Back Concert at Storke Plaza. Cuco’s DJ...

Al-X The Great Puts Santa Barbara Rap on the Map

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor UC Santa Barbara’s very own Alex Brown, otherwise known as Al-X the Great, conquered Sellassie’s Rap Contest at Velvet Jones by...

Aminé Continues to Display Talent and Creativity in “ONEPOINTFIVE”

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor In this summer’s climate of highly anticipated album drops from the likes of Travis Scott, Mac Miller, and many others, one...

Travis Scott’s “ASTROWORLD” is a Musical Roller Coaster

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor After teasing its release two years ago, rap honcho Travis Scott has finally dropped his long awaited third solo studio album,...

Explore the South Korean Indie Scene with These Five Songs

Sheila Tran Staff Writer In recent years, South Korean culture and music has skyrocketed in global popularity. Nowadays, it’s nearly impossible to browse through Twitter without...

Extravaganza Breaks Negative Expectations and Shines

Tanner Walker Science and Tech Editor Despite this year’s lineup drawing mixed reactions from students on Facebook and Twitter, students lined up outside Harder Stadium as...

The Naked Voices Sing Their Hearts Out at Their Spring Concert

Elijah Root-Sanchez Naked Voices held their quarterly acapella concert on Friday, May 18. It was a delightful evening, and the group is definitely worth...

“Isla Vista: A Visual Album” Dazzles Viewers and Listeners Alike

Victoria Penate Staff Writer A group of UCSB students recently released a project titled “Isla Vista: A Visual Album,” a vibrant 15-minute piece which combines Jack...

Politics, Passion, and Pop: Janelle Monáe’s “Dirty Computer”

Carmiya Baskin Janelle Monáe released her third studio album, Dirty Computer, a musical celebration of queerness, women, and Black girl magic. The album, released on...