Monday, November 20th 2017

Biko Garage Carries the DIY Torch After FUNZONE

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer A crowd of people huddled around the Biko Garage on Friday Nov. 3, waiting for the show to begin. Four bands performed,...

Blu & Exile Slightly Disappoints with “In the Beginning: Before the Heavens”

Sheila Tran In the midst of a constantly evolving hip-hop scene driven by eccentricity, irony, and genre-bending innovation, “old school” hip-hop seems almost foreign and...

Costumed Crowd Goes Wild at Delirium for DJ Tchami

Sofia Quinones Ghouls and gals from all over campus gathered in the Thunderdome last Saturday to party at University of California, Santa Barbara's annual Delirium...

Niall Horan Confidently Continues in One (Artistic) Direction with Solo Album

Mia Pollini When Niall Horan was in One Direction, he fulfilled the role of the sweet and reliable Irish boy-next-door with a voice and heart...

The SWMRs and The Interrupters Reclaim Punk at Velvet Jones Show

Hugh Cook Staff Photographer The SWMRs and the Interrupters blasted punk music to a sold-out crowd at Velvet Jones on Saturday, Oct. 21. A youthful crowd...

Mdou Moctar Introduces Tuareg Music to UCSB

Andrew Arias KCSB-FM hosted a free film screening and director question and answer session (Q&A) followed by a live performance by Mdou Moctoar, the film’s...

Farewell to the FUNZONE

Megan Neikirk Over 200 people gathered at the East Beach Batting Cages off Milpas Street to say goodbye to FUNZONE, Santa Barbara's local music venue,...

St. Vincent Gets Intimate on “Masseduction”

Mia Pollini Virtuosic indie art-rock singer-songwriter St. Vincent, a.k.a Annie Clark, released her fifth studio album, Masseduction, on Friday the 13. Despite the unlucky date, Clark’s...

King Krule and “The Ooz” Encapsulate the Teenage Experience

Sheila Tran Few young musicians have earned the respect of music enthusiasts more than Archy Marshall, the 23-year-old English songwriter who took the music world...

The Flaming Lips Echo Songs into the Night with Mac DeMarco

Rebecca Lauffenberger Arts & Entertainment Editor Mac DeMarco and The Flaming Lips teamed up to give the Santa Barbara Bowl a night of wonder and bursting...