Pop & Rock
The Longtime Friends Talk Love Songs and Soul Carving
The longtime friends and famous UCSB alums have a backstage chat about love songs and soul carving. Read story.
Can East Beach Batting Cages Fill the Venue Void?
Could the East Beach Batting Cages be the next great rock ’n’ roll venue in Santa Barbara? Read story.
Lobero Live Welcomes Michael Crenshaw
Lobero Live pairs Michael Crenshaw and The Bottle Rockets on August 28. Read story.
Los Angeles Gets Rocked, Four Nights in a Row
L.A.’s garage rock messiah gets rowdy for four back-to-back shows. Read story.
L.A.'s Biggest Music Fest Relocates, Struggles Through Saturday
This year's festival brought big crowds and even bigger logistical woes to L.A.'s Exposition Park. Read story.
On their seventh album, The Raveonettes embark on a noise pop surfin’ safari of sorts. Read story.
L.A. Garage Rockers Find a Cat, Hit the Road
The Los Angeles–based garage rockers are heading out on tour his week, possibly with a new pet in tow. Read story.
In the Studio and On the Road with Our Favorite Surf Rockers
It’s been a busy year for this Santa Barbara quartet, who’ll release a new LP this fall Read story.
Isla Vista’s Finest Return to Rep the 805 on Friday, August 15
Two of Isla Vista’s hottest reggae expats returned to headline the Bowl on Friday, August 15. Read story.
This country crooner is evoking a different kind of small town into the Santa Barbara scene. Read story.
Isla Vista’s Reggae Heroes Headline the S.B. Bowl
The Isla Vista–born reggae outfit headlines the Santa Barbara Bowl on August 15. Read story.
Flaming Lips, Tiësto, Lykke Li Close Out the Fest
Flaming Lips, Tiësto, Lykke Li close out a weekend of music at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Read story.
They Want My Soul
They Want My Soul is by no means a radical reinvention; instead it feels like a gradual, naturalistic next step. Read story.
L.A. Quartet Plays Velvet Jones on August 15
Talking record deals and debut albums with L.A.’s rising rockers. Read story.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Go Head-to-Head with Tom Petty in Golden Gate Park
Haim, Local Natives, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis all performed during Saturday's installment of Outisde Lands 2014. Read story.