Spin of the Day
Manchester Band Put Out New EP
Manchester band’s latest EP treads toward dark-wave territory. Read story.
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.
The Hip-Hop Artist’s New Album Turns Anger into Beauty
The hip-hop artist’s new album turns anger into beauty. Read story.
John Whoolilurie’s Puts Out New Album Live at 1010
Santa Barbaran John Whoolilurie creates a breezy and lovingly crafted album in the name of Funk. Read story.
I Want to Grow Up
L.A.’s newest sweetheart plays FUNZONE on April 24. Read story.
Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
Australia’s latest export has mastered the art of making the ordinary feel extraordinary. Read story.
Five years since its inception, the Oxnard songwriter’s debut was totally worth the wait. Read story.
If you’re looking to inject some authenticity into your record collection, go pick up a copy of Perfect Abandon. Read story.
The Santa Barbara band is handing out free CDs at all of their March shows. Read story.
Smoke + Mirrors
Smoke + Mirrors finds the band clumsily fumbling for its own unique sound. Read story.
Season of Violence or Mourning, Protest, & The Birth of Bishop Killborne
The Austin- and Santa Barbara–based band shines on its first full-length album Read story.
I Love You, Honeybear
Indie rock’s favorite cynic falls in love and gets serious … sorta. Read story.
Coming Forth by Day
UCSB Arts & Lectures Brings Come Forth by Day to Campbell Hall on February 22. Read story.
The Man Upstairs
The Man Upstairs is a half-original, half-cover album by the grand surrealist and former Soft Boys leader. Read story.
The godmother of freak folk unleashes a sparkling, tranquil swan song. Read story.