Tuesday, November 20

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Album review: ‘Ruins’

First Aid Kit has put a bandage on a slowly dying genre of music – folk-rock. The Swedish duo, composed of sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg, released “Ruins,” its fourth studio album, Friday. Read more...

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Album Review: ‘Utopia’

Björk is back and weirder than ever with her latest release, “Utopia.” The Icelandic singer-songwriter’s first major release of new music since 2015’s “Vulnicura” combines a rustic aesthetic with a more modern, electronic element to create a complex yet overall harmonious album. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of One Little Indian Records)

(Courtesy of One Little Indian Records)


Third-year design media arts student Maddy Pease designed her first sticker pack this summer using Crayola markers and Adobe Photoshop. The iOS sticker pack is inspired by inside jokes and pet names between her and her friends, with bright colors and hand drawn animations. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

UCLA student launches hand-drawn sticker pack on App Store

Maddy Pease spent her summer poolside with a Crayola marker in hand. While the third-year design media arts student worked at a swim and tennis club, she used markers and paper lying around the facility to design letters, stars and hearts. Read more...

Photo: Third-year design media arts student Maddy Pease designed her first sticker pack this summer using Crayola markers and Adobe Photoshop. The iOS sticker pack is inspired by inside jokes and pet names between her and her friends, with bright colors and hand drawn animations. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

Third-year design media arts student Maddy Pease designed her first sticker pack this summer using Crayola markers and Adobe Photoshop. The iOS sticker pack is inspired by inside jokes and pet names between her and her friends, with bright colors and hand drawn animations. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

Will Hammer, a third-year anthropology student, plays music in the Irish Music Ensemble at the group's meeting Thursday. Hammer said he is glad to be returning to playing Celtic and Irish tunes, which he played throughout middle school and high school after his mother sent him to a fiddle camp. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Traditional Irish music connects people in UCLA, throughout world

South Africa, Germany and Japan are all located on different continents, but they have one thing in common: traditional Irish music sessions. The sessions are informal social gatherings that take place across the world – meeting places for musicians who play traditional Irish tunes or songs at pubs, restaurants and even the Schoenberg Music Building, where UCLA’s Irish Music Ensemble meets every Thursday night. Read more...

Photo: Will Hammer, a third-year anthropology student, plays music in the Irish Music Ensemble at the group's meeting Thursday. Hammer said he is glad to be returning to playing Celtic and Irish tunes, which he played throughout middle school and high school after his mother sent him to a fiddle camp. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Will Hammer, a third-year anthropology student, plays music in the Irish Music Ensemble at the group's meeting Thursday. Hammer said he is glad to be returning to playing Celtic and Irish tunes, which he played throughout middle school and high school after his mother sent him to a fiddle camp. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)



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