Tuesday, January 23rd 2018

Weezer Seems Stuck in the Clouds with “Pacific Daydream”

Ricardo Landis Weezer’s newest album, Pacific Daydream, stands comparatively lackluster to previous works from the band. While it would be far too high in expectations...

Maroon 5’s Sixth Studio Album Aims for the Charts

Mia Pollini Although few people can name any member of Maroon 5 besides Adam Levine, the neo-soul pop group’s music has always been recognizable. However,...

Ready for an On-Campus Performance? OK Go

Jadie O'Connor Los Angeles-based band OK Go made a splash at the University of California, Santa Barbara's Campbell Hall on Sunday, replacing the usual lineup...

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,...