Saturday, February 16

A production trifecta of dancing, singing and acting, Delta Gamma and Lambda Chi Alpha's Spring Sing 2014 production is the culmination of months of group auditions, choreography and training. Friday also marks the first time the fraternity and sorority will be collaborating. 

(Courtesy of Kelsey McKenna)

Spring Sing Profile: Delta Gamma and Lambda Chi

Delta Gamma and Lambda Chi Alpha joined houses to create a production trifecta of dancing, singing and acting to reveal to the crowd at Spring Sing 2014. Read more...

Photo: A production trifecta of dancing, singing and acting, Delta Gamma and Lambda Chi Alpha's Spring Sing 2014 production is the culmination of months of group auditions, choreography and training. Friday also marks the first time the fraternity and sorority will be collaborating. (Courtesy of Kelsey McKenna)

A production trifecta of dancing, singing and acting, Delta Gamma and Lambda Chi Alpha's Spring Sing 2014 production is the culmination of months of group auditions, choreography and training. Friday also marks the first time the fraternity and sorority will be collaborating. 

(Courtesy of Kelsey McKenna)

UCLA alumnus Braeden Henderson is the frontman and guitarist of the self-described modern rock 'n' roll band The End of Summer, which recently changed its name from Owl Fly South. The group will perform for the first time under its new name Friday at Ecochella, held at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. 
(Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Alum band Owl Fly South transitions to The End of Summer

All around campus, posted signs say “The End is Coming,” but the self-described modern rock ‘n’ roll band formerly known as Owl Fly South is debuting its new beginning as The End of Summer. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Braeden Henderson is the frontman and guitarist of the self-described modern rock 'n' roll band The End of Summer, which recently changed its name from Owl Fly South. The group will perform for the first time under its new name Friday at Ecochella, held at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA alumnus Braeden Henderson is the frontman and guitarist of the self-described modern rock 'n' roll band The End of Summer, which recently changed its name from Owl Fly South. The group will perform for the first time under its new name Friday at Ecochella, held at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. 
(Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Electro-pop duo YACHT will be performing with DJ Classixx Sunday at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
(Courtesy of YACHT)

Q&A: YACHT discusses Coachella, L.A. and being an open book

Since Claire L. Evans joined solo artist Jona Bechtolt in 2008, YACHT, an acronym for Young Americans Challenging High Technology, has released an array of singles, EPs and albums that capture the band’s vibrant spirit. Read more...

Photo: Electro-pop duo YACHT will be performing with DJ Classixx Sunday at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. (Courtesy of YACHT)

Electro-pop duo YACHT will be performing with DJ Classixx Sunday at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
(Courtesy of YACHT)

Alternative rock band Surfer Blood will be performing Sunday for the second weekend of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
(Courtesy of Frank Maddocks)

Q&A: What makes Surfer Blood pump

After coming together as a band in 2009, Surfer Blood has released two albums, an EP and a number of singles that have contributed to its recognition. Read more...

Photo: Alternative rock band Surfer Blood will be performing Sunday for the second weekend of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. (Courtesy of Frank Maddocks)

Alternative rock band Surfer Blood will be performing Sunday for the second weekend of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
(Courtesy of Frank Maddocks)

Led by linguistics lecturer Vrinda Chidambaram, Datvebis Gundi is a Kartvelian chorus that perform songs from the country of Georgia. Unlike Western-style choirs, Datvebis Gundi faces the challenging task of memorizing the tonal inflections, unfamiliar vocal sounds and upbeat rhythms of Georgian songs. 
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Datvebis Gundi brings Georgian choral music to UCLA

A Kartvelian chorus is notable for its unusual way of singing songs without words, a factor that hooked Vrinda Chidambaram when she heard a collection of Georgian songs for the first time. Read more...

Photo: Led by linguistics lecturer Vrinda Chidambaram, Datvebis Gundi is a Kartvelian chorus that perform songs from the country of Georgia. Unlike Western-style choirs, Datvebis Gundi faces the challenging task of memorizing the tonal inflections, unfamiliar vocal sounds and upbeat rhythms of Georgian songs. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Led by linguistics lecturer Vrinda Chidambaram, Datvebis Gundi is a Kartvelian chorus that perform songs from the country of Georgia. Unlike Western-style choirs, Datvebis Gundi faces the challenging task of memorizing the tonal inflections, unfamiliar vocal sounds and upbeat rhythms of Georgian songs. 
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Courtesy of Captured Tracks

Album Review: ‘Salad Days’

As hazy as it is energetic, Mac DeMarco’s faded, whiny voice accompanies the typical slacker-rock sound that he extends to his new album “Salad Days.” Formerly part of the band known as Makeout Videotape, the solo artist, who now goes by Mac DeMarco, released two albums produced by Captured Tracks prior to his newest disc release. Read more...

Photo: Courtesy of Captured Tracks

Courtesy of Captured Tracks

(Courtesy of Republic Records)

Album Review: ‘Voices’

Dreamy vocals and heavy beats weave together to create an out-of-body listening experience in Phantogram’s second album, “Voices.” While most bands in this stage of their existence would have faded from the spotlight, psychedelic group Phantogram returns from its three-year hiatus with a highly anticipated album. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Republic Records)

(Courtesy of Republic Records)