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COVID-19’s Impact on Local Indie Music

Alondra Sierra Features Editor It was no more than a year and a half ago when...

Lil Uzi Vert Defines Emo Hip-Hop with “Luv is Rage 2”

Spencer Wu Copy Editor Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert wears colorful braids, designer garments, and a septum nose piercing. Based off his appearance, you’d expect the...

Underground Legend Jay Electronica Debuts “A Written Testimony” 10 Years In

Frank McMullin Contributing Writer What is a debut album 10 years after the artist’s peak in...

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...

Still Woozy Woos Listeners with Debut EP “Lately”

Vanessa Su Staff Writer As the spring season draws to an end, Bay Area musician Still Woozy has called an end to the two-year wait for...

Kimya Dawson Rocks the 777

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

Explore the South Korean Indie Scene with These Five Songs

Sheila Tran Staff Writer In recent years, South Korean culture and music has skyrocketed in global popularity. Nowadays, it’s nearly impossible to browse through Twitter without...

UCSB Middle East Ensemble Mesmerizes At The Song Tree

A review of the UCSB Middle East Ensemble performance at the Song Tree.

Byron Hurt’s ‘Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes’ Unapologetically Dissects Hip-Hop Culture

Marissa Martin In conjunction with Pollock Theater, University of California, Santa Barbara’s Carsey-Wolf Center concluded its Social Issues in Modern Cinema series on April...

Niall Horan Stuns on Debut Album “Heartbreak Weather”

Natalia HernandezContributing Writer Niall Horan is notably known for being the unique, blonde Irish member of One Direction behind...