Anya Kvitka sells her soul music but never sells out

There’s a reason San Jose’s Anya Kvitka has received numerous awards recently, including Best Breakout Musical Act from CBS. Combining hip-hop, jazz, R&B, rock and even a hint of reggae, Kvitka is a multidisciplinary artist with a powerful yet soothing voice that commands attention. While Kvitka has only one EP
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Playlist of the week: songs for a rainy day

If you are in or around Berkeley, you may have noticed that it’s been raining — a lot. Even though it’s summertime, nothing beats a cozy day in with tea, something to read and the perfect soothing rainy-day soundtrack. Here are 14 songs that we guarantee will make you cross
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Joss Stone: LP1

Don’t be fooled by the nose ring on the cover of Joss Stone’s fifth studio release, LP1. There’s nothing remotely rebellious about the soulful singer’s new album. All the rebellion of the British neo-soul niche seems to have passed along with Amy Winehouse. That’s not to say there’s no life
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