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Kamilah Arteaga

Tropicália 2019 brings together best of Latinx music community

Hosted for the first time at the Pomona Fairplex last month, the third-annual Tropicália Music & Taco Festival has grown to be one of the biggest Latinx-centered festivals in the country. Combined with local taco spots, 80 degree weather, and artists from all over Latin America, this intergenerational festival brings together classic “Rock en Espanol” groups with new-wave indie and hard rock.

Good 2010s Vibes (Part 3)

In the final installment of the Music Beat’s top ten albums of the 2010s listicle, Timothy Dai (‘23) reviews Lorde’s sophomore musical opus and Lana del Rey’s latest sad-core hits, Kamilah Arteaga (‘22) reflects on Tame Impala’s lyrical exploration of humanity and Volume 256 Executive Editor Holden Foreman (‘20) reviews the chart-topping queen Billie Eilish:

Good 2010s Vibes (Part 2)

In the second installment of the Music Beat’s top ten albums of the 2010s listicle, Timothy Dai ’23 reflects upon the emotional valences of SZA, Kamilah Arteaga ’22 considers the vulnerability of Tyler the Creator and Natalie Francis ’22 reviews the “Truth Hurts” flute-playing, twerk and rap queen Lizzo: No. 4 SZA’s “Ctrl” (2017)  It’s…
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