Taylor Swift Who?

Beck @ Kia Forum [8/07/23] Photos by Timothy Norris It’s hard to compete with Taylor Swift, but the Swiftie dads know “Where It’s At.” And so do my sister and I, as we enter LA’s famous Forum. The musical behemoth that is Taylor Swift is playing just next door at Sofi Stadium. Luckily we got…

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CHRYSALIS

Spring is all about defrosting, rebirth, and new beginnings. What do you need to do as we move into the new season? What ground are you preparing for the seeds you’ll plant? What changes are you wanting to make? As Digital Press’s end-of-the-quarter project is aptly titled, the word “chrysalis” is marked by the theme…

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WHAT SCARES YOU?

The most spine-chilling, hair-raising thing can’t just be frat row on Halloweekend. From the ghostly grip of intergenerational trauma to navigating the enigmatic maze of situationships, you shared that fear wears many haunting masks. Join us as we unearth UCLA’s most spine-tingling stories of dread and discover how we offered solace in response. “TONIGHT 10/10/23”…

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Interview with CREEM

I’ll preface this interview by saying that Almost Famous is one of my favorite movies of all time.  So when I saw the opportunity to interview John Martin, the CEO of CREEM rock ‘n roll magazine, I immediately jumped on it.   In a digital age, CREEM has taken the road less traveled of producing primarily…

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Interview with The Ryze

Jefferson Alade, also known as the creative mastermind behind Ryze Productions, is a soon-to-be alumnus at UCLA, earning a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Music Industry. I sat down with him to discuss his holistic experience as an emerging musician and how his time in Los Angeles has contributed to his evolution as…

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May Gray: Concatenation Pt. 5

Where I grew up, we always talked about “June Gloom.” It’s when the heat on land sucks in the fog from far out on the water, friends dissipate as obligations become null, and my general apathy about summer is at its strongest. But May? Never.  My mom would always quip around this time of year…

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MEUTE @ the Wiltern [05/25/23]

The techno-house music that lit up the Wiltern last Thursday night featured no synths, mixing boards, electronic keyboards nor headphones; instead, a marching band supplied the sound.  The Hamburg-based music group, Meute, uses trumpet, marching percussion, saxophone, and other brass instruments to compose an incredible sonic experience for listeners that mimics electronic music with spectacular…

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