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Allan Kingdom

Friday, March 25th, 2016
By Chadwyck Moore [March 25, 2016] Born in Winnipeg, Canada but based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Allan Kingdom began recording music as a Christian rapper at a young age. These early recordings with a fellow churchgoer inspired a young Allan Kyariga to pursue music. This passion led to Kingdom’ [...]
By Chadwyck Moore [March 25, 2016] Born in Winnipeg, Canada but based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Allan Kingdom bega [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

Twistin’ and Groovin’: Leon Bridges at the Arlington

Thursday, March 24th, 2016
[March 24, 2016] Written by Shay Mehr // Photos by Stephen Masnyj Leon Bridges filled the Arlington Theater on Friday March 18th after his first visit to SXSW this March.  And he didn’t bring one of those openers you wish you hadn’t had to sit through either. Son Lit [...]
[March 24, 2016] Written by Shay Mehr // Photos by Stephen Masnyj Leon Bridges filled the Arlington Theater on Fri [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

Interview with Briana Marela (Seattle, WA – Jagjaguwar Records

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
[March 16, 2016] By Spencer VH SPENCER:  You grew up in the Seattle area and still call it home. Despite your travels around the world, do you think it will always end up being your home base? Do you think your life there may have affected or influenced the way you make music? [...]
[March 16, 2016] By Spencer VH SPENCER:  You grew up in the Seattle area and still call it home. Despite your trav [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Interviews

Way Back Then: “Repetition” by Unwound

Monday, March 14th, 2016
By Spencer VH [March 14, 2016] Some bands never really break out of the underground. Sometimes they don’t want to. When you tour the world five or six times over and release over eight albums worth of material in ten years, I doubt there’s much regret in the minds of Unwound. When a band plays [...]
By Spencer VH [March 14, 2016] Some bands never really break out of the underground. Sometimes they don’t want to. [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

The GasLamp Killer Strikes at SOhO

Friday, March 11th, 2016
By Arlo Bender-Simon [March 11, 2016] HA! HA! HA! One way to tell that you are listening to a set mixed by The Gaslamp Killer….listen for the laugh. It interrupts the bass-heavy flow of noise and adds a dependable, ominous, texture to the beats delivered to you by the artist on stage. &nbs [...]
By Arlo Bender-Simon [March 11, 2016] HA! HA! HA! One way to tell that you are listening to a set mixed by The Ga [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

Fee Fi Foh Festivals

Wednesday, March 09th, 2016
Written by Shay Mehr // Edited By Stephen Masnyj [March 9, 2016] Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival announced a fall version of their already hugely successful spring festival on February 21st. After expanding from one weekend to two five years ago, Coachella hosted 198,000 festivalgoers [...]
Written by Shay Mehr // Edited By Stephen Masnyj [March 9, 2016] Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival announce [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

Renée Fleming

Monday, March 07th, 2016
[March 7, 2016] By Alex Siegers / Edited by Shay Mehr Renée Fleming is often referred to as ‘the people’s diva’, and after watching her perform at Campbell Hall as part of the UCSB Arts and Lectures Series, I understand why. Fleming’s performance was the perfect marriag [...]
[March 7, 2016] By Alex Siegers / Edited by Shay Mehr Renée Fleming is often referred to a [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

Way Back Then: “Hi Scores” by Boards of Canada

Saturday, March 05th, 2016
[March 5, 2016] By Spencer VH With a career spanning over twenty-five years, Edinburgh, Scotland’s Boards of Canada just might be one of the single most influential electronic music artists of all time. That being said, they still might also be one of the most underrated.  With compositions in [...]
[March 5, 2016] By Spencer VH With a career spanning over twenty-five years, Edinburgh, Scotland’s Boards of Canad [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Blog, Music reviews

Kirk Knight’s “Late Night Special”

Thursday, March 03rd, 2016
[March 3, 2016] Written by Jake Feder // Edited by Shay Mehr Kirk Knight, an East Coast lyricist from the Pro Era collective, added his debut album to the almighty iTunes store this past October. The project, cleverly titled “Late Knight Special,” contains 12 tracks, five of which boast guest [...]
[March 3, 2016] Written by Jake Feder // Edited by Shay Mehr Kirk Knight, an East Coast lyricist from the Pro Era [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music

Interview with Haybaby

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
[February 24, 2016] By Spencer vH Spencer: Did any events or series of events lead to the formation of Haybaby? Were there other bands with similar members or anything else that influenced bringing the band together? Haybaby: I feel like our origin story is not super interesti [...]
[February 24, 2016] By Spencer vH Spencer: Did any events or series of events lead to the formation [...]
By KCSB GM / Posted in Music, Interviews