The Horizon

Our favorite albums of 2019

Craig Odenwald, Gabriel Farhadian, Korbin Breeden, Wesley Stenzel, and Luke Spicer

November 20, 2019

The Band Camino - tryhard The album “tryhard” ushers in a new era of energy and excitement for The Band Camino. Prior installments like “My Thoughts on You” and “Heaven” were more contemplative, moody, and less wi...

Music department premieres student compositions

Alexa Highsmith, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Ten student composers showcased their original compositions in Deane Chapel on Friday night. Studying theory and composition under Dr. Steve Butler, the students have been preparing their pieces since the beginning of the fall s...

Tame Impala releases single and announces album

Luke Spicer, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

After a five-year wait, Tame Impala fans will just have to hold out a little longer until Feb. 14, the newly announced release date of Kevin Parker’s highly anticipated next album “The Slow Rush.” Alongside the announcem...

Rex Orange County’s “Pony” tackles mental health and minimalism to mixed results

Gabriel Farhadian, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Rex Orange County released his third album “Pony” as an exploration of mental health and a celebration of simple loves. The album’s cover parallels its contents: clean lines, a boyish attitude, and stark minimalism. “Pony” at...

Santa Barbara Symphony kicks off 66th season with “Festiva Italiana!”

Gabriel Farhadian, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

This past Sunday afternoon at the Granada Theatre, conductor Nir Kabaretti, violinist Franscesca Dego, and the Santa Barbara Symphony collaborated to leave audiences amazed. The internationally-known elemental force of the Middle...

World-renowned bassist Edgar Meyer performs with musical peers at UCSB

Alexa Highsmith, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Well-known classical bassist and innovative creative genius Edgar Meyer took the stage Saturday night at UCSB’s Campbell Hall, as presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures. The renowned composer and performer was joined by Bela Fleck...

Orchestra tells fairytales in fall concerts

Jada Fox, Guest Writer

October 16, 2019

Fairytales, Bible stories, and Roman histories whirled together in a tapestry of storytelling by the Westmont Orchestra in their annual fall concerts Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon at First Presbyterian Church. Each year, at...

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