Wednesday, October 16th 2019

‘Straight Outta Compton’’s Message Comes Across Loud and Clear, Despite Muddled Plot

Kyle Roe Copy Editor “You are now about to witness the strength of street knowledge,” begins N.W.A’s hard-hitting, largely self-funded, and strikingly relevant biopic Straight Outta...

Kimya Dawson Rocks the 777

Kimya Dawson performed a concert at the URC to raise awareness about the interfaith cooperative household.

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...

TOKiMONSTA Brings Eclectic Electronic Tunes to The Hub

Vanessa Su Staff Writer AS Program Board provided UCSB students a small treat before the much-anticipated annual Extravaganza event on May 19. DJs TOKiMONSTA and ALASKAFORNIA...

Love Songs All Day Long: A Valentine’s Day Playlist

Vanessa Su A classic and timeless holiday, Valentine's Day is a day of expressing love and thankfulness for everyone from friends to family to dogs!...

What a Time to Be Alive for a Surprise Drake and Future Release

Nicole Johal Image Courtesy of OVO Sound On Sept. 20, 2015, the unexpected happened: Drake released another unannounced mixtape. Earlier this year, Drake released If You’re...

Ritt Momney Rocks the Telegram Ballroom in L.A.

Tomas Palpallatoc Staff Writer Ritt Momney, a small, garage rock band born out of Salt Lake City, Utah, came to the big city of L.A. on...

Sophie Meiers Showcases a Musical Shift on “Wingspan (Demos)”

Vanessa Su Kicking off the year of 2019, Sophie Meiers, a SoundCloud artist who hails from Durango, Colorado, released a self-produced album of supposed demo...

Tropa Magica Brings Psychedelic Cumbia Punk Music to UCSB

Soraya Lugo Tropa Magica, a psychedelic cumbia punk band who played at Coachella in 2017, visited the Multicultural Center (MCC) on Friday, Oct. 19, filling...

Masanga Marimba Brightens UCSB Music Bowl With Music of Zimbabwe

Raymond Matthews Staff Writer UCSB is well known for its classical music performances, featuring multiple, high-end concerts, operas, and musicals per year; however, the university also...