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Thursday, June 4th 2020

Phoenix Cashes In On Commercial Success with ‘Bankrupt!’

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Complemented by their ongoing tour, the popularity of French indie rock band Phoenix has soared in recent weeks with the release of...

Handel & Haydn Society Takes Audiences on Auditory Adventures

Oxana Ermolova Staff Writer University of California, Santa Barbara’s Campbell Hall transformed from a mundane lecture space to a musical wonderland with the debut performance of...

Foxygen Fuses Decades Past and Present, Shares ‘Peace and Magic’

Giuseppe Ricapito Staff Writer Foxygen’s new album rides a hallucinogenic caravan of 60s influences, modern wit, and collective fantasy. Despite their kaleidoscopic vision for the past,...

We Are/She Is Brings Dance Punk to UCSB/IV

Marissa Perez Staff Writer Three-piece dance punk band We Are/She Is took the stage at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Isla Vista Pride on...

Canines Over Felines: Snoop’s ‘Reincarnated’ is Solid, But Can’t Compare

Matt Mersel Staff Writer In case you were unaware, Snoop Dogg isn’t a Dogg anymore. In mid-2012, the famed rapper and weed enthusiast took a vacation...

The Dunwells Play Across the Pond, Share Their ‘Blind Sighted Faith’

Deanna Kim Staff Writer Photo by Deanna Kim Kicking off the show with a song titled “Blind Sighted Faith,” the band onstage was an instant hit at...

A Splash of Heartbreak with Your Coffee: Java Station Hosts Musical Theater Performance

Beth Askins Staff Writer When you think of coffee shop music, what comes to mind? Alternative, probably, or indie. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Death Cab, and...

Flosstradamus Redefines Education at Hub Performance

Itzy Canales Staff Writer Photo by Justine Estrada After seeing Baauer and Danny Brown perform on April 18 and spending a whirlwind weekend at Coachella only a...

Second Annual Gauchella Celebrates On-Campus Music, Art

Jordan Wolff Staff Writer University of California, Santa Barbara singers lit up the stage on April 20 at the second annual Gauchella event, which was held...

Celio Vasconcellos Showcases Music, Algorithmic Composition Hybrid

Emma Boorman Staff Writer “Technology is a weapon to make playable all kinds of unplayable music,” began Celio Vasconcellos on April 18 at room 2215 of...