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Ngoki Showcases Primal Funk Music at the UCSB Music Bowl

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Santa Barbara-based musician Ngoki performed an extended drum solo on the djembe drum at the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) Music Bowl as...

Umi Brings Soul-Lifting Music to UCSB

Linda Chong Copy Editor Imagine a crowd radiating the slight smell of natural deodorant and marijuana, swaying to chill, dreamy R&B tunes. That sums up the...

Kalinka Showcases Jewish Culture at UCSB’s Music Bowl

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Klezmer and Balkan music group Kalinka gave a virtuosic performance of unique music in the U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB) Music Bowl on...

Coachella 2020 Offers A Promising Lineup for Eager Fans

Vanessa Su Arts & Entertainment Editor Recently, annually-held music festival Coachella announced the long-awaited lineup for its 2020 festival, which featured a plethora of talented headliners...

The 5 Best K-Pop Singles of 2019

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor 2019 was a year of unprecedented growth for K-pop — from BTS joining the ranks of artists like The Beatles with...

MadeinTYO, Bas, and A$AP Ferg Ignite the Hollywood Palladium

Graeme Jackson Photo Editor The Los Angeles stop on A$AP Ferg’s 33-stop "Floor Seats" tour had hip-hop fans lining up outside in the rain to see...

An Evening of Chamber Music at UCSB

Adrian Hinojosa Contributing Writer On Nov. 15, the UCSB Chamber Players put on a beautiful performance at Karl Geiringer Hall to the delight of many students....

Rex Orange County Returns to the Musical Scene with Pony

Vanessa Su Arts and Entertainment Editor Rex Orange County embodies an angsty, imperfect voice that characterizes youth, combining innocence with honesty in his new album,...

Meet Hojean: A Rising Korean-American R&B Artist

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor A look at his social media platforms will show that Georgia-based independent R&B artist Justin Hojean Yi, better known by the...

Kanye’s Jesus is King: A Religious Journey Told Through Music

Vanessa Su Arts & Entertainment Editor A long-awaited comeback for many of his devoted fans, Jesus is King was released by West officially on Oct. 25...