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Raw talent is hard to come by. Even rarer is raw talent matched emotional vulnerability, sultry vocals and unique personal style. Luckily, 29 year-old Rozzi Crane from San Francisco provides all of the above in her upcoming EP “Hymn for Tomorrow”. This soul-inspired, emotional project is reflective of Rozzi’s talent as both a vocalist and […]

Photographs by Maija Fiedelholtz The Backseat Lovers and their album When We Were Friends (2019) is an album that has long frequented playlists, accompanied many road trips, late nights, and sweet moments in life. Sleepy Gonzalez and The Backseat Lovers’ names lighting up the Troubadour’s marquee; a surreal sight beckoning fans inside. Upon entering the Troubadour, […]

Photographs by Gaby Lopez There was an undeniable energy in the air, even before the concert had begun. Debuting their new album “Harmony House”, one of Dayglow’s stops was at The Fonda. Before the concert, Dayglow’s discography was one that would accompany plenty of roadtrips, late night drives, and eventually began to signal the start […]

Questions by: Charlotte Isidore, Mia Lin, and Jen Uskolovsky Within the first few minutes of meeting singer/songwriter DANIEL it’s clear that there is something unique and inviting about this artist. His bubbly persona and infectious energy made me feel like I was reconnecting with an old friend over a cup of coffee, rather than interviewing […]

Call Me If You Get Lost is Tyler’s second consecutive album to debut at No.1 on the Billboard 200 chart. It also serves as an installment of DJ Drama’s expansive Gangsta Grillz mixtape series. While Tyler pays homage to the mixtape culture he grew up with, he revises several of its conventions, thus progressing hip-hop […]

Conner Cherland is a singer-songwriter based out of Santa Barbara, known for his house shows and beautiful indie-folk sound. From intimate stories of falling in love to vulnerable explorations of the realities of maintaining a relationship, Conner Cherland shares his romantic experiences in new release Love Songs. His past releases include Wanting Man, Tall Tales […]

I met Dechen when I was 13 years old. She’s one of my sister’s best friends, and I’ve always seen her as another older sister. Despite seeing her as family, I never knew where Dechen came from or about her childhood. It wasn’t until years later when Dechen told me she was Tibetan. I never […]

There’s the hypersexual and cunning type who probably knows some form of martial arts – the “Dragon Lady” trope. Then, on the flip side, there is the submissive and innocent type, who needs a more powerful (often white) man to tell her what to do – the “Lotus Blossom” or “China Doll” trope.

When I was called a “model minority Asian” taking space away from “more deserving Black or brown students” when I ran for USAC President this year, my first thought was about my parents. I thought about how they immigrated to the United States from India and worked in factories for years so that my sister […]

Anyone miss their middle school yearbook? Me neither, but we decided to make one anyway. As the school year draws to a close, let’s remember our spring programming with a UCLA Radio DJ Yearbook! Listen as we speak with a handful of DJs to get a closer look at some of our favorite shows this […]