Pop & Rock
L.A. Band Is Taking Cues from All Over the Musical Map
This East L.A. group is fusing genres, styles, and cultural references. Read story.
Mali’s Finest Musical Export Plugs in at UCSB
This Saharan band lives in that sweet spot where psych rock and blues combine. Read story.
S.B.’s Notes for Notes is Broadcasting Its Tune Throughout the U.S.
Just four years in and S.B.’s Notes for Notes is broadcasting its tune throughout the U.S. Read story.
Singer Captivates Listeners at the on Saturday, October 18
The singer hooked the audience with his range of musical hues and lit up the night like a supernova. Read story.
Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
Radiohead’s leading man reinvents the music distribution wheel — again. Read story.
: UCSB’s Campbell Hall Hosts on Thursday October 23
The blazing master of the Hawaiian four-stringer is back in town to make his uke riotously laugh. Read story.
TV On the Radio Opened the Show on Friday, October 17
The British trip-hop act brought a heavy and heady helping of music and atmospherics on October 17. Read story.
America’s Favorite Hit Makers Delivered the Goods (and Jammed Out Too)
Maybe it was because the arrangements favored rock, with just hints of psychedelia, new wave, and soul, but on Sunday the familiar seemed suddenly timeless. Read story.
L.A. Folk Rockers Help Kick Off New Noise 2014
The Los Angeles folk rockers helped kick off New Noise 2014 on Thursday, October 16. Read story.
This Week in Live Music Highlights
TV on the Radio, Nick Waterhouse, and Reptoid come to town. Read story.
Sleeping Over at the Santa Barbara Bowl
Sleeping over at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Read story.
L.A. Rockers Hold Down the Fort at SOhO
The L.A. rockers will perform two sets of music as part of New Noise 2014. Read story.
Changing and Rearranging The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart play the New Noise Block Party on October 19. Read story.
SoCal Pop Punkers on Web Etiquette
The SoCal pop-punk band plays Velvet Jones on October 18 as part of New Noise 2014 Read story.
Conference and Fest Celebrates Year Six
The annual music conference and festival celebrates six years with more days, more bands. Read story.