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ASUCD Entertainment Council takes over the Mondavi Center with a stellar performance by Brooklyn based Indie rock band, Beach Fossils. The show, titled Petrichor, was opened by UC Davis student self-produced, singer, and composer Bianca Ocampo and her band Urbanation. The term “petrichor” symbolizes the pleasant aroma that often accompanies the first rain after a...

Public Works - February 15 Founded in 2011 by 2 DJs and sound engineers, Stavroz is an experimental take on jazz indie electronica. Ijsbrand and Gert produced music around their Balkan origins. They were soon after joined by friends Maxim and Pieter creating a 4-piece band for their studio productions and live performances. Their first EP,...

Meet Wisconsin-born producer Jeffrey Melvin, known by his stage name MELVV. His music career started out like any other bedroom producer, gaining a huge following on SoundCloud before taking his first spin onstage. In his early days, MELVV attributes much of his success to fellow UC Davis Alum and YouTube star, Jenn Im, who regularly used his tracks in her videos. At only 21 years old, he has gained support from some of the biggest acts in the industry like Jai Wolf, Big Gigantic and Louis the Child. After MELVV’s set at Lawntopia, we got the chance to learn more about his rise up the music industry.