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The Year of the Album: a Look Into the Future of Media Consumption

The advent of music editing technology has made the process of recording easier, slicker and faster — which makes a Beatles-esque creative yield even more achievable. This year, we saw a return to t...
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This Year In Music: Artsweek’s Favorite Albums

Saturation is quite possibly my favorite release of the year and proved the group to be a simultaneously experimental and accessible force in today’s music scene. Tracks like “Gold,” “Heat” ...
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Meet SALES: The Minimalist Pop Duo That Crafts Bedroom Beats

SALES creates an amalgamation of indie, dream pop, hip hop and rock to produce something that is otherworldly to the ear. Their hip hop-influenced production backs electric guitar to create a sound th...
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Batcave Sessions with Delta Dagger

Watch one of the first ever live performances from Delta Dagger, the side project of The Real Savage Henry lead guitarist John Pagliassotti.
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Tropicalia Fest Opens in Long Beach with a Splash

The musical acts, along with the assortment of Mexican cuisine, created a festival culture that resonated among the evolving Latinx culture of Southern California.
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The Biko House: Punks, Progressives and Politics

Time and time again, the Biko House has opened the doors of its black and brown empire for the community to discuss important racial events in the United States.
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Tchami Takes on Delirium 2017 with Surging Tracks

Cheers from the audience roared vivaciously as Tchami began bumping his initial beats shortly before 11 p.m.
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Tracks of the Month: October 2017

Intimate and sleek, “It’s Okay to Cry” is a can’t-miss pop song. The singer/songwriter/producer’s first solo venture in two years is accompanied by a stunning video in which she uncharacteri...
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7 Spooky Songs for Your Halloween Playlist

Hopefully, these creepy selections can help you get in a festive mood as you prepare for the spookiest night of the year.
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The Friday Review: The OOZ by King Krule

As some of the best things in life, Marshall’s voice is somewhat of an acquired taste. Its abundant richness can be overwhelming to the unaccustomed listener, but the low register and thick South Lo...
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‘Loving Vincent’ Captures Van Gogh in Motion

Every single frame in the movie is the work of a team of artists; each minute is comprised of the efforts of hundreds of people working for hundreds of hours.
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Tchami to Play Delirium 2017

Regarded as a trailblazer of his genre, future house — a subgenre of electronic dance music that possesses a combination of deep house and EDM tendencies — Tchami hit the mainstream in 2013 after ...
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SWMRS Deliver Exhilarating Sounds at Velvet Jones

The adrenaline of a garage rock show is comparable to drinking 10 Vietnamese iced coffees in one sitting. Bay-area band SWMRS rose to prominence after releasing their album Drive North, which featured...
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The Friday Review: Cry Cry Cry by Wolf Parade

Wolf Parade isn’t afraid to take risks on their comeback album. The linear “Incantation” is them at their most assertive and unafraid. The band unleashes a horn section after the song’s first ...
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Andrew Bird Soars with Melodic Sounds at Campbell

Behind his aslant silhouette on stage, the visual recording of Echolocations: River played on a backdrop. Bird plays the violin in sequence with the video projection.
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