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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Jhameel jams to his own beat

With a breathy voice and funky style, it’s no surprise that UC Berkeley alumnus Jhameel has been compared to a modern-day Prince. The 23-year-old — a former member of the ROTC program and of co-op Casa Zimbabwe — attributes his experiences in the military and in Berkeley to the start
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String Theory forms a fresh hypothesis of music

String Theory, a three-member band comprised of  junior Angela Lee, senior Wisam Reid and alumna Maia Donachy, approaches music as much more than a listening experience. The band’s work, consisting of live electronica, experimental samples and classical instruments, feathers the distinction between the act of listening and emotional reality through
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