Lo-Fi Legends: Guided By Voices
Forged in beer can littered basements of Dayton, Ohio circa 1983, Guided By Voices spent years making music before garnering interest outside their immediate circle of friends. Noted for their hissy, lo-fidelity sound, four track to cassette recordings and prolific songwriting, Guided By Voices have become an influential touchstone for indie rock bands.
Hundreds Protest Police Brutality In Salinas
A cacophony of car horns, whistles and emphatic shouts of children and adults alike followed hundreds of protesters as they marched through the streets of East Salinas. “We want the city and the mayor to see we are a force,” organizer Ricardo Estrada said. “It’s…
Blurring the Boundaries of Modern Art
Weeks away from wrapping up their time at UC Santa Cruz, fourth-year students and artists Dawson Timpany and Nicholas Correia succeeded in making the most of their final quarter with their conceptual art show “Accept The Miracle: House of the False Art.” “We were doing…
Reverb-laden Dream Pop Fills The Catalyst
Zachary Cole Smith’s stage presence is interesting, though admittedly unassuming. Dressed in black, head to toe, Smith’s small frame was engulfed in a linen shirt stretching down to his knees and oversized black pants. This is typical for the DIIV (pronounced dive) front man and he stayed true to form during his show last Wednesday night inside The Catalyst’s Atrium.
Confronting Contemporary Issues With Art
Walking through Undercurrents — the Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) exhibit — feels a lot like traversing a maze. The artists’ expansive pieces are tucked into different rooms of the building and along hallways, spread out like cities on a map. Undercurrents will offer…
A Boy And His Tiger Visit UCSC
If only for a short time, UC Santa Cruz students had a special opportunity — the chance to immerse themselves in the magical world of “Calvin and Hobbes.”