pistachio

Pistachio talks eclectic inspirations, upcoming tour

After playing shows at the Berkeley Sailing Clubs and local co-op scene, the Berkeley-based trio Pistachio, comprised of guitarist Antony D’Avirro, bassist Devin Hollister and drummer Zach Briefer, garnered lots of positive buzz for their suave, smooth style, combining hints of reggae and funk to create catchy rock tunes. Touring
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Rising star Phoebe Ryan opens up to The Daily Californian

After beginning her career as a songwriter, Phoebe Ryan is now ready to emerge as a solo artist. The Los Angeles-based performer has breathy pop vocals similar to those of Tove Lo and Ellie Goulding, and her tracks feature layered synths and textures atop her voice. She describes her music
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Edan Lepucki makes dazzling doomsday debut with ‘California’

Fans of the Colbert Report should be quite familiar with the name Edan Lepucki, whose debut novel, “California,” has been mentioned on air three times in regard to the talk show host’s war against Amazon. Feud aside, Colbert could not have chosen a better book to champion. Lepucki’s contribution to
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Balancing beats and bookwork

Stephen Burke, also known as a DJ under his pseudonym Sirensceol, is a 4th-year American Studies major at UC Berkeley and a full-time producer. His story begins the second semester of his freshman year, while listening to the music his friends would frequently recommend. Burke realized that it would be
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