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Coldplay struggle to create memorable album with Ghost Stories

Although the media coverage was relatively subdued, Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow’s troubled relationship is the glaringly obvious origin of Coldplay’s new album, Ghost Stories. The album boasts a thematic persistence of heartbreak throughout its nine tracks, as is evident through the haunting lyrics, “Just got a tattoo and the
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Tunesday: Spring Break Forever

It’s spring break—aka the only thing you’ve been looking forward to since winter break, let’s be honest. Whether you’re sipping on piña coladas in Cabo, spending time with old friends or getting some sun on Memorial Glade if you haven’t left Berkeley, reward yourself with some uplifting tracks slewed together
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Six tips to get shut-eye

You turn off the lights. Leisurely draping the blankets over your worn shoulders and fluffing the pillow from beneath your weary head, you lounge languidly in repose. Soundlessness deadens your senses. The puffs of tiredness bunched at the bottom of your eyes overtake you, and you find yourself drifting off
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This Week in Sound: D.J. overload and seas of cheese

While D.J.s and a Primus album don’t usually go together, the Bay Area’s music scene will feature both this week. As Halloween quickly approaches, the electronica concerts start popping up like like the walking dead. On Friday and Saturday, SF will play host to Skrillex (Friday, Warfield), and Deadmau5 (Saturday,
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Coldplay: Mylo Xyloto

Mylo Xyloto, Coldplay’s latest album, was supposed to be a new name, two undefined words pieced together. But it seems like a gross misrepresentation to give a new name to an album that is simply a rehashing of old music. Mylo Xyloto is not that much different from the albums
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