Kelela in her raving new music video "On The Run." This song is the third single from the album released Feb. 10. Photo courtesy of Warp RecordsTransparency Item: A review provides an informed and opinionated critique. These informed critiques are published to make a recommendation to readers. This review is the opinion of the writer.Kelela Mizanekristos is a queer artist who … [Read more...] about Album Review: Kelela Makes the Dance Floor Her Salvation
Photo by Milan LoiaconoDJ, music producer, music engineer and junior Rowland Evans lives most of his creative life in the dark.Evans, who began working as a DJ when he was 12, now focuses on producing electronic and house music.“Once you get a good idea, you’re not leaving it,” Evans said. “There is something really romantic about staying up late and … [Read more...] about Making Music in the Dark
Photo by Milan LoaiconoModeled by Nicole Garza and Allison Nguyen"Just go to a festival, even if it’s some wack, local one ... experience the people, experience the magic, wear whatever you want," said Caroline Whitney, a rave enthusiast from Boston, Massachusetts, as advice to those unfamiliar with the many aspects of rave culture.For those outside of rave culture, raves … [Read more...] about Raves and psychedelic drug culture — One and the same?
Photo courtesy of Drey LubinAlmost anyone can become a DJ with a laptop and the proper software, according to sophomore Justin Rorick. With the industry so saturated with new talent, two Pepperdine student DJs, junior Daniel Lee and sophomore Justin Rorick and University of California Santa Barbara freshman Drey Lubin, are trying their hand at mixing digital sounds to create … [Read more...] about Student DJs Mix It Up
Photo courtesy of Corey Fitzgerald For junior Rowland Evans, high school was always a battle between pursuing his dream of becoming a music producer and getting his schoolwork done. "I’ve been making music since I was 13 years old, playing in night clubs since I was 14, traveling the country by 15-16 for shows, and during that time, my whole relationship with my … [Read more...] about Artist Corner: Rowland Evans