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Music Review: “Colliding By Design” lacks unique edge

Music Review: “Colliding By Design” lacks unique edge

Sarah Helwig, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Arts, Features, Music Column

For a decade their social media bios read “A defunct rock band from Seattle, Washington,” but after reuniting in 2015, Acceptance released their much awaited sophomore album 12 years later. “Colliding By Design,” released by Rise Records on Feb. 23, is perfectly timed for warmer weather as thi...

Music Review: “I’m Only Dreaming” a strong success

Music Review: “I’m Only Dreaming” a strong success

Sarah Helwig, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Arts, Music Column

Texas natives Eisley released their fifth studio album, “I'm Only Dreaming,” on Equal Vision Records Feb. 17. Comprised of siblings and cousins from the DuPree family, this female fronted rock band showcases atmospheric indie pop songs. With Sherri DuPree taking on most of the writing for this album ...

Where good music lives

Where good music lives

Will Savage, Staff Writer
February 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Music Column

A common question that arises amongst college students is: Where are the best places to go out and experience live music? In the Bay Area, a variety of venues cater to all musical genres. The three popular venues listed below might help you to decide where to go Friday night.  Audio SF Audio is an up-and-com...

Jerome LOL, Joy Again

Jerome LOL, Joy Again

Dylan Clark, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Music Column

  Jerome LOL is the project of Los Angeles native, Jerome Potter who uses this counterpart to curate aesthetically avant-garde musical textures. His latest release "Deleted/Fool" is a compilation of R&B influenced house, heavy with dizzying dancehall rhythms and accented by singers Angelina...

Chrome Sparks

Chrome Sparks

Dylan Clark, Staff Writer
November 15, 2015
Filed under Music Column

Chrome Sparks: Brooklyn producer Jeremy Malvin’s project Chrome Sparks is definitely ranked as one of my favorites. The classically trained percussionist and multi-talented synth wizard is signed to the Australia based label Future Classic and has produced for artists such as Flume and Jaime XX. Ma...

FTSE, Kaytranada

FTSE, Kaytranada

Dylan Clark, Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
Filed under Music Column

FTSE: FTSE is the alias of genre-expanding artist Sam Manville who creates enveloping and alluring textures under the electronic genre. Having worked with the likes of Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Saint Saviour and Kenzie May, the Midlands native illustrates exceptionally murky and melodic post...

Idiot Glee, Moods, Nao

Idiot Glee, Moods, Nao

Dylan Clark, Staff Writer
November 2, 2015
Filed under Music Column

Idiot Glee: Drawing influences from Fleetwood Mac, Arthur Russell, Brian Wilson (Beach Boys) and 50's doo-wop, the synth-pop dreaminess of James Friley aka Idiot Glee creates warm, sunny textures lightly filtered through murky and hypnotic lo-fi vibrations. Friley's Life Without Jazz E.P. effectiv...