American Bach Soloists revive baroque classics

The American Bach Soloists have returned to Berkeley with a bang and the sounds of Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi and Leonardo Leo. The soloists brought the intricate sound of baroque music to Berkeley’s First Congregational Church, prompting the listener to delve deeper into a world carefully cultivated by the
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Blur’s new album creates immersive, musical wonderland

It’s been a long time since we’ve heard from Blur. The London-based rock band and Britpop pioneers released their first studio album in twelve years on April 27. The Magic Whip features the band’s original lineup, including Graham Coxon, who temporarily discontinued from Blur because of internal disputes. Conceived and
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Despite flaws, Passion Pit’s album ‘Kindred’ is full of spirit

In the band’s 2012 commercial and critical success Gossamer, Passion Pit hid a veritable conglomerate of dark themes — from depression to alcoholism to suicide — beneath the album’s caffeine-infused pop vibes and frontman Michael Angelakos’ falsetto vocals. Angelakos has since been fairly open about his struggle with bipolar disorder
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