Pop & Rock

CD Review: Mbongwana Star, From Knishasa

Congolese Seven-Piece Encapsulates a Spirit of Fusion and Reinvention

The Congolese seven-piece encapsulates a spirit of fusion and reinvention on its debut album Read story.

Catching Up with Lucinda Lane

The 'IndieBossaSwingTwang' Band Comes Together

The self-described 'IndieBossaSwingTwang' band is finally coming together. Read story.

Jason Paras Sets His Sights on Success

Santa Barbara Teen Follows His Musical Calling

Santa Barbara teen follows his musical calling. Read story.

The Floyd County Boys’ Golden Anniversary

Santa Barbara Band Celebrates 50 Years Together with Cold Spring Tavern Show

The Santa Barbara band celebrates 50 years together with a Cold Spring Tavern show. Read story.

Catching Up with Lindsey Waldon

The Blues and Greys Singer Talks Music

The Blues and Greys singer sits down with Girls Rock SB to talk upcoming gigs and the band’s EP. Read story.

Music Genre Revivals Redefined

Slacker Rock, Twee Pop, and Trap Music But What Do They Mean?

You hear the terms slacker rock, twee pop, and trap music, but what do they mean? Read story.

Santa Barbara’s Latino Music Scene

Mariachi, Banda, Jarocho, and More Played in Santa Barbara

A Vibrant Latino Music Scene Grows in Santa Barbara Read story.

Armatrading Goes Solo at Lobero

Iconic Singer/Songwriter Performs in Santa Barbara May 6

The iconic singer/songwriter performs in Santa Barbara May 6. Read story.

Delicate Steve at Velvet Jones

New Jersey Band Lights Up the Santa Barbara Club

The New Jersey band lit up the Santa Barbara club, a stop on their Positive Force tour. Read story.

Music: Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly

The Hip-Hop Artist’s New Album Turns Anger into Beauty

The hip-hop artist’s new album turns anger into beauty. Read story.

Music: Alt-J

Folktronic Super Group Hits the Bowl Between Coachella Weekends

Folktronic super group hits the Bowl between Coachella weekends. Read story.

Preview: Delicate Steve

New Jersey Prog-Rock Group Comes to Velvet Jones

The New Jersey prog-rock group plays Velvet Jones Sunday, April 26. Read story.

Music: Odesza

Seattle Duo Shake the Roof Off the Arlington

Seattle duo shake the roof off the Arlington Theater last Thursday. Read story.

Coachella 2015

Throngs of Fans Invade Southern California, for the Annual Music Festival

Throngs of fans invade Southern California for the annual music festival. Read story.

Colleen Green Grows Up … Sorta

L.A.’s DIY Queen Gets Hi-Fi on New Record

Talking Annie, Akon, and the long road to adulthood with L.A.’s stoner-rock queen Colleen Green. Read story.

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