Saturday, December 15


Fourth-year civil engineering student Joseph Aleshaiker said he writes folk-rock music for full-sized bands, but he often performs his songs alone with a guitar. He opens most of his shows with "Frenchmen Street," a song he wrote after a trip to New Orleans. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Student musician to shake up genres, instruments in Fowler Out Loud performance

Joseph Aleshaiker was walking along Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, when he got an idea for a song. He then returned home and began to write “Frenchmen Street,” inspired by his experience entering bars along the road, each with different musicians performing different genres. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year civil engineering student Joseph Aleshaiker said he writes folk-rock music for full-sized bands, but he often performs his songs alone with a guitar. He opens most of his shows with "Frenchmen Street," a song he wrote after a trip to New Orleans. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Fourth-year civil engineering student Joseph Aleshaiker said he writes folk-rock music for full-sized bands, but he often performs his songs alone with a guitar. He opens most of his shows with "Frenchmen Street," a song he wrote after a trip to New Orleans. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Liv and Mim Nervo of NERVO will take part in "Office Hours," a series hosted by the Music Industry Committee at UCLA. They are the first artists featured this school year, as the club will be putting effort into talking to more females than they did last year, co-founder David Brik said. (Courtesy of NERVO)

DJ sister-duo NERVO to feature in ‘Office Hours’ music industry series Wednesday

This post was updated Oct. 19 at 12:12 p.m. Grammy-winning artists will provide students with an insider’s look into the music industry. Conversation and a Q&A with DJ sister-duo NERVO will jumpstart the Music Industry Committee at UCLA’s 2018 “Office Hours” series Wednesday at the Jan Popper Theater in the Herb Alpert School of Music. Read more...

Photo: Liv and Mim Nervo of NERVO will take part in "Office Hours," a series hosted by the Music Industry Committee at UCLA. They are the first artists featured this school year, as the club will be putting effort into talking to more females than they did last year, co-founder David Brik said. (Courtesy of NERVO)

Liv and Mim Nervo of NERVO will take part in "Office Hours," a series hosted by the Music Industry Committee at UCLA. They are the first artists featured this school year, as the club will be putting effort into talking to more females than they did last year, co-founder David Brik said. (Courtesy of NERVO)

Devin Daniels, Ram Eshwar Kaundinya – fourth-year cognitive science student – and Atticus Reynolds (left to right) formed Kune Do, a band that performs both improvisational and composed music. They will perform at "Fowler Out Loud" on Wednesday in the Fowler Museum.  (Courtesy of Ram Eshwar Kaundinya)

Eclectic band to bring Indian, Puerto Rican rhythms to student concerts

Bruce Lee’s martial arts philosophy influences Kune Do, a band which incorporates a multitude of different styles of music. The band was first created by Atticus Reynolds and fourth-year cognitive science student Ram Eshwar Kaundinya when they realized the similarities between traditional Indian rhythms and Puerto Rican rhythms. Read more...

Photo: Devin Daniels, Ram Eshwar Kaundinya – fourth-year cognitive science student – and Atticus Reynolds (left to right) formed Kune Do, a band that performs both improvisational and composed music. They will perform at "Fowler Out Loud" on Wednesday in the Fowler Museum. (Courtesy of Ram Eshwar Kaundinya)

Devin Daniels, Ram Eshwar Kaundinya – fourth-year cognitive science student – and Atticus Reynolds (left to right) formed Kune Do, a band that performs both improvisational and composed music. They will perform at "Fowler Out Loud" on Wednesday in the Fowler Museum.  (Courtesy of Ram Eshwar Kaundinya)

Tigran Hamasyan, an Armenian pianist and composer, performed in Royce Hall on Sunday. He performed selections from previous albums and improvised other songs, using influences from his Armenian heritage and jazz. (Courtesy of Elena Hamasyan)

Musician’s unique performance blends Armenian folk, jazz improvisation

Tigran Hamasyan reimagined his native homeland of Armenia through a traditional, folk-inspired jazz performance Sunday evening. Hamasyan, a pianist and composer, performed a 90-minute jazz piano recital in Royce Hall to a packed audience. Read more...

Photo: Tigran Hamasyan, an Armenian pianist and composer, performed in Royce Hall on Sunday. He performed selections from previous albums and improvised other songs, using influences from his Armenian heritage and jazz. (Courtesy of Elena Hamasyan)

Tigran Hamasyan, an Armenian pianist and composer, performed in Royce Hall on Sunday. He performed selections from previous albums and improvised other songs, using influences from his Armenian heritage and jazz. (Courtesy of Elena Hamasyan)

Camila Cabello was crowned New Artist of the Year at the 2018 American Music Awards. Taylor Swift, meanwhile, became the most decorated female artist in AMA history with a total of 23 trophies. Cardi B topped the nominee leaderboard with eight, of which she won three. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Taylor Swift makes AMA history, while Cardi B and Camila Cabello win big

The 2018 American Music Awards just came to a close. Before the event, Bruins shared their winner predictions – read below to compare their thoughts to the actual winners, as well as catch up on the Daily Bruin’s highlights of the night! Read more...

Photo: Camila Cabello was crowned New Artist of the Year at the 2018 American Music Awards. Taylor Swift, meanwhile, became the most decorated female artist in AMA history with a total of 23 trophies. Cardi B topped the nominee leaderboard with eight, of which she won three. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Camila Cabello was crowned New Artist of the Year at the 2018 American Music Awards. Taylor Swift, meanwhile, became the most decorated female artist in AMA history with a total of 23 trophies. Cardi B topped the nominee leaderboard with eight, of which she won three. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Country musician Emmylou Harris, a 13-time Grammy award winner, performed at Royce Hall on Thursday night with the Red Dirt Boys. Some dated songs from her set list were polished for the modern stage, she said. (Courtesy of Reed Hutchinson)

Celebrated country singer Emmylou Harris returns to Royce with nostalgic show

“Do record stores even exist anymore?” joked Emmylou Harris with her crowd at Royce Hall. The Grammy award-winning artist and the Recording Academy’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award winner reminisced about music consumption in the older days, saying that today, one can find her songs in the ether – referring to streaming services, most likely. Read more...

Photo: Country musician Emmylou Harris, a 13-time Grammy award winner, performed at Royce Hall on Thursday night with the Red Dirt Boys. Some dated songs from her set list were polished for the modern stage, she said. (Courtesy of Reed Hutchinson)

Country musician Emmylou Harris, a 13-time Grammy award winner, performed at Royce Hall on Thursday night with the Red Dirt Boys. Some dated songs from her set list were polished for the modern stage, she said. (Courtesy of Reed Hutchinson)


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