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Run The Jewels: Re-Meowed

Run The Jewels: Re-Meowed

July 31, 2015

Cats rule the Internet, but are they taking over the music industry too? In Sept. 2014 rap duo Run The Jewels, which features Killer Mike and El-P, launched a Kickstarter campaign to remix “Run The...

Sublime with Rome’s new album is sub-standard

Sublime with Rome’s new album is sub-standard

July 23, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Today

So there I was again, 3 a.m. and like the chronic insomniac I am, I was prowling around my apartment, looking for something to keep me mind whirring. I was patiently awaiting the sandman, when a blast...

How raw, how real, how beautiful: Honesty and letting go prevail in Florence and the Machine’s new album

How raw, how real, how beautiful: Honesty and letting go prevail in Florence and the Machine’s new album

Madison D’Ornellas, Opinions Editor

June 12, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Today

Florence Welch, of London group Florence and the Machine, strips bare for their third studio album “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful.” After trudging through an up and down relationship during the...

Music venues hidden in plain sight

Music venues hidden in plain sight

Kevin Flores, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Today

Music is strongly associated with memory—you tend to remember the places and faces around you when you first heard a favorite song. Now that finals are over and summer is wide open, there’s no better...

Best Coast’s third album ‘California Nights’ is mediocre at best

Best Coast’s third album ‘California Nights’ is mediocre at best

May 5, 2015

Picturesque summer days, palm tree-lined streets and broken hearts—the imagery of California continues to make its way into speakers remaining predictable in Best Coast’s “California Nights.” From...

Long Beach’s One High Five puts fun back on the stage

Long Beach’s One High Five puts fun back on the stage

May 5, 2015

On a warm weekend morning at Los Altos Park Plaza, the sun peaked as the light breeze pushed leaves into a sway; I met the minds behind local Long Beach indie-pop-rock band, One High Five. The near...

Alabama Shakes’ sophomore album ‘Sound & Color’ is a roller coaster

Alabama Shakes’ sophomore album ‘Sound & Color’ is a roller coaster

Danielle Carson, Print Manager

April 27, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Today

A record is a narrative—it begins and ends, embodied by lulls and climaxes that tell a story about the musicians and their state of mind. However, there are some striking records that inspire fans...

Fingerprints Music store prepares for their largest Record Store Day on record

Fingerprints Music store prepares for their largest Record Store Day on record

April 15, 2015

Music spreads like an airborne disease at the stroke of a screen, the flick of a finger. Finding it for free is even easier, with the guilty participants spanning all ages and occupations. It raises the...