Best of 2014: Music Albums

Artsweek Staff Shares the EP’s that Made Us Groove These Days… by Ab-soul Kelsey Tang, Staff Writer By infusing the fuzzy ambience of downtempo into classic hip-hop, Ab-Soul’s These Days… ...
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CONCERT REVIEW: Velvet Jones Stage Couldn’t Contain L.A. Rapper Murs

The Murs and ¡MayDay! concert on Nov. 24 was the first time I attended a concert alone. This may not seem like anything of note, but this was a huge deal for me. In the summer of 2012, I skipped a Fr...
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“Neighbors” Editor Speaks on Fight Scenes, Catch-22s and Working with Seth Rogen

The fraternity house, a setting all too familiar to college students, is the primary backdrop for the raunchy, high-energy and gut-busting riot that is “Neighbors.” Directed by Nicholas Stoller, t...
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Not Your Mother’s “Monster Mash”: A Party Playlist

  Here’s a relevant question: how many times have you heard “Monster Mash”? Probably enough times to know it has lost its magic. This classic does not conjure up feelings of horror or frigh...
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