Tuesday, October 16

Florence Welch took the stage at the Hollywood Bowl for the first of two Los Angeles Florence and the Machine shows. The indie band played a combination of its older, more energetic songs and their newer, more soulful songs. 
(Courtesy of Lillie Eiger)

Concert review: Florence and the Machine’s recent tour introduces a more stripped-down aesthetic

Florence Welch stepped out from between a crucifix and the Hollywood sign for her first of two Los Angeles shows of the “High as Hope” tour. Read more...

Photo: Florence Welch took the stage at the Hollywood Bowl for the first of two Los Angeles Florence and the Machine shows. The indie band played a combination of its older, more energetic songs and their newer, more soulful songs. (Courtesy of Lillie Eiger)

Florence Welch took the stage at the Hollywood Bowl for the first of two Los Angeles Florence and the Machine shows. The indie band played a combination of its older, more energetic songs and their newer, more soulful songs. 
(Courtesy of Lillie Eiger)

Professor Cheryl Keyes' nu-disco a features electronic dance music and references to the film, "The Greasy Strangler." The songs have influences from her areas of study as a professor of ethnomusicology. (Courtesy of Cheryl Keyes)

Ethnomusicology professor uses knowledge of EDM roots in album

Cheryl Keyes channeled her jazz and hip-hop education into electronic dance music. Though the genre was new territory for her, the Department of Ethnomusicology professor said electronic dance music has roots in other forms of music she has spent years studying. Read more...

Photo: Professor Cheryl Keyes' nu-disco a features electronic dance music and references to the film, "The Greasy Strangler." The songs have influences from her areas of study as a professor of ethnomusicology. (Courtesy of Cheryl Keyes)

Professor Cheryl Keyes' nu-disco a features electronic dance music and references to the film, "The Greasy Strangler." The songs have influences from her areas of study as a professor of ethnomusicology. (Courtesy of Cheryl Keyes)

Opener CupcakKe is known for rapping about female sexuality and body positivity. She vocalizes support and acceptance in songs such as "Lgbt." (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Charli XCX, CupcakKe, Buddy embrace sexuality in their Bruin Bash performances

Bruin Bash 2018 opener CupcakKe apologized for being late to the stage – she had other matters to attend to first. “I was in the back sucking some dick,” the rapper said jokingly in between the first couple songs in her set Monday night. Read more...

Photo: Opener CupcakKe is known for rapping about female sexuality and body positivity. She vocalizes support and acceptance in songs such as "Lgbt." (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Opener CupcakKe is known for rapping about female sexuality and body positivity. She vocalizes support and acceptance in songs such as "Lgbt." (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Beyoncé and Jay-Z took the stage in Los Angeles on Sunday night for their "On the Run II Tour" after a performance by opener DJ Khaled. The couple performed hits from both of their solo albums as well as ones from their joint album, "EVERYTHING IS LOVE." (Ruhi Shah/Daily Bruin)

Concert review: The Carters’ ‘On the Run II Tour’ is an honest, moving tribute to true love

“On the Run II” is a spectacle with fireballs blazing and fireworks bursting, but Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s tour is foremost an ode to love. Since their “On the Run Tour” in 2014, the Carter family has grown by two children and three albums. Read more...

Photo: Beyoncé and Jay-Z took the stage in Los Angeles on Sunday night for their "On the Run II Tour" after a performance by opener DJ Khaled. The couple performed hits from both of their solo albums as well as ones from their joint album, "EVERYTHING IS LOVE." (Ruhi Shah/Daily Bruin)

Beyoncé and Jay-Z took the stage in Los Angeles on Sunday night for their "On the Run II Tour" after a performance by opener DJ Khaled. The couple performed hits from both of their solo albums as well as ones from their joint album, "EVERYTHING IS LOVE." (Ruhi Shah/Daily Bruin)

J Balvin performed at The Forum on Sunday night with backup dinosaurs and a large T. rex. The visuals were a reference to his tour artwork and merchandise for the "Vibras Tour." (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Concert review: J Balvin’s ‘Vibras Tour’ thrives with extravagant visuals, exuberant energy

J Balvin’s second Los Angeles show kicked off with a few rules – dance, take photos, make friends with the dinosaurs walking the audience, and throw your lingerie onto the stage when you’re feeling frisky. Read more...

Photo: J Balvin performed at The Forum on Sunday night with backup dinosaurs and a large T. rex. The visuals were a reference to his tour artwork and merchandise for the "Vibras Tour." (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

J Balvin performed at The Forum on Sunday night with backup dinosaurs and a large T. rex. The visuals were a reference to his tour artwork and merchandise for the "Vibras Tour." (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Professor Gigi Johnson's research into streaming and playlists landed her the opportunity to speak at an upcoming conference in Germany. She said streaming services collect information on their users based on playlists, providing individualized ads. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA music school admin to speak on Orwellian power of streaming industry

Music streaming services like Spotify are watching you. With the ability to ascertain consumers’ activities based on time of day and type of music, streaming companies know about the granular data of their customers, from when they exercise to when they sleep, said Gigi Johnson. Read more...

Photo: Professor Gigi Johnson's research into streaming and playlists landed her the opportunity to speak at an upcoming conference in Germany. She said streaming services collect information on their users based on playlists, providing individualized ads. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Professor Gigi Johnson's research into streaming and playlists landed her the opportunity to speak at an upcoming conference in Germany. She said streaming services collect information on their users based on playlists, providing individualized ads. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)