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UCLA students create, produce innovative electronic music for YouTube

Second-year undeclared student Will Hammer produces "Live Session" videos in which his friends film him performing his songs.  He has released three films so far on his YouTube channel GARLYN. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Second-year undeclared student Will Hammer produces "Live Session" videos in which his friends film him performing his songs. He has released three films so far on his YouTube channel GARLYN. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

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Will Hammer doesn’t like to describe his music – he prefers to have listeners draw their own conclusions about the music’s sound, as he draws inspiration from an assortment of different genres and sounds.


For the past two years, JazzReggae Festival organizers have tried to return to the roots of the original festival. (Daily Bruin file photo)
For the past two years, JazzReggae Festival organizers have tried to return to the roots of the original festival. (Daily Bruin file photo)

"The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" – a sequel – graced Westwood's theaters just after "Fate of the Furious" – another sequel. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
"The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" – a sequel – graced Westwood's theaters just after "Fate of the Furious" – another sequel. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)
The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Beyoncé’s music and performances go beyond entertainment into the realm of generating wider dialogues. (Creative Commons photo by Rocbeyonce via Wikimedia Commons)

The Quad: Why Beyoncé should be added to the UCLA curriculum

When we talk about the queen of pop culture, no woman better fits the bill than Beyoncé. Her influence in America is unparalleled – people pay hundreds to see her in concert, they call her Queen Bey as she is basically American royalty and her unborn twins are being compared to Luke and Leia from Star Wars, cast as a new hope in the age of Donald Trump. Read more...

Beyoncé’s music and performances go beyond entertainment into the realm of generating wider dialogues. (Creative Commons photo by Rocbeyonce via Wikimedia Commons)

(Daily Bruin file photo)
(Daily Bruin file photo)

Chance the Rapper performed at 2014's Bruin Bash. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Chance the Rapper performed at 2014's Bruin Bash. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Television tapings are a lot longer than you think, but at least there’s a gift shop. (Michelle Lin/Daily Bruin)
Television tapings are a lot longer than you think, but at least there’s a gift shop. (Michelle Lin/Daily Bruin)


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