Music

  • Dream Pop State of Mind

    10.08.2019

    22 West gets softly serenaded by Maggery and her ethereal ukelele for our second Live Sessions event. 

  • Exploring Jazz, Exploring Music

    12.11.2018

    KJazz program peels back the genre’s influence

  • Femmes Musicales

    04.18.2018

    In celebration of Women's History Month, we showcase a handful of the many female artists in the music industry.

  • Five Albums that Made 2018 Tolerable

    12.18.2018

    Don’t miss out on the best of this year.

  • Four minutes of Funk on the Freeway

    03.22.2019

    A highway performance, with robots

  • From Okay to Much More

    03.08.2018

    Looking for a local indie-rock band to listen to on repeat? Well, I think I may have found the perfect group for you. King's Prophet is a five-piece band from Irvine, CA who just released their first EP titled "No Strings" on Feb. 2, 2018. 

  • Hard Bars and Smooth Hooks

    05.11.2017

    In the midst of a rap game dominated by “mumble rappers” with a focus on well-produced beats and catchy hooks, BROCKHAMPTON has not only put the former and latter on the table, but some hard bars to top it off.

  • Hollywood Undead is Actually Dead

    11.07.2017

    The best thing about Hollywood Undead’s “Five” is the the album art. That’s not saying a lot.

  • It’s a Short ‘Thrill’

    12.07.2017

    After the staggering success of his 2014 album, “In the Lonely Hour,” Sam Smith’s “The Thrill of It All” is a mature sequel that relies too often on the same formula he has used before.

  • J. Cole is Just...Okay

    05.10.2018

    J. Cole's fifth studio album, "KOD" fails to have a real impact.

  • Let BROCKHAMPTON Be A Boy Band

    04.04.2018

    Is BROCKHAMPTON considered a boy band?

  • Lost in the Woods

    03.23.2018

    Justin Timberlake's latest album missed the mark.

  • Make it Meddlers

    09.05.2019

    22 West kicks off its first “Live Session” with an interview of local ska band. 

  • March Round-Up

    04.10.2018

    Last month saw the comeback of soul and R&B.

  • Power of Three

    10.05.2018

    This past weekend, Music Tastes Good Vol. 3 provided attendees with a near perfect festival experience.

  • Psychedelic R&B Meets Funk

    12.21.2017

    Miguel's fourth studio album mixes his signature psychedelic R&B sound with funk, while subliminally communicating the artist’s political stances.

  • Rhythm + Flow Review

    11.05.2019

    Netflix’s new music competition brings talent from Atlanta, Chicago and New York.

  • Second Time Impressions

    03.16.2018

    Lovelytheband played a sold out show at the Troubador on Feb. 6, a valiant accomplishment despite it being their second time headlining. 

  • The Bold Invasion of Cardi B

    04.25.2018

    The Afro-Latina rapper makes a strong debut in her first album.

  • The Sound of Black Panther

    03.16.2018

    Kendrick Lamar brought together an all-star cast for Marvel's latest film Black Panther.