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The Daily Californian reports from SXSW music festival in Texas

AUSTIN — For the last week, the worlds of tech, film and music have converged in the heart of Texas for South by Southwest, or SXSW. Much more than a festival, SXSW offers conferences, panels, showcases, expositions and other outlets for creative exchange and professional development. SXSW is a space
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UC Berkeley alumna Liz Harris blends art, music in live show

Since studying practice of art at UC Berkeley in 2002, Liz Harris has enjoyed critical success as a noise/ambient musician under the moniker Grouper. Harris’ skills were on full display when she recently played at the Swedish American Hall as part of San Francisco’s Noise Pop Festival. Grouper incorporates her
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Lotus Creates a Rhythmic World at Regency Ballroom

It would be hard to find someone who harmonizes as chaotically as Lotus does.  On a pulsating February night at the Regency Ballroom, the electronic jam band created more than an ambience of energy — Lotus conceived a world, although polluted with cigarette smoke and smells of incense, where colorful light
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Rockers go wild for The Garden in Oakland performance

The Garden brothers, Fletcher and Wyatt Shears, have a lot going for them. From modeling for the likes of Hedi Slimane in the Yves Saint Laurent 2013 Fall Menswear show to being considered the next generation of the United States’ punk scene, they’ve got a strangely diverse repertoire for being
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