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All Growns Up

The memories leave my lips tasting of lemon, sour knowing that they are in the past, yet sweet, knowing that everything that happened was transitory.
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Tunesday: Odd love songs

The day of St. Valentine has come and gone — and with it brings sales on Valentine’s Day chocolates and romantic playlists that are tired and maybe a bit droll. If you’ve exhausted your catalog of old Valentine’s Day standbys (or merely looking to broaden your horizon of love songs
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Jason-Chen

Staff Picks: 5 most endearing albums of 2015

I read an essay this year by Susan Sontag called “Notes on Camp,” in which she describes why art can be so bad that it’s good. She says that, in all great artists, we look for dreamers with wild ambition, passion for the artform and self-love. Sometimes, these ambitions fail
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Miguel preaches sexuality at Fox Theater

Sure, to fixate on Miguel’s Herculean, topless body might be unprofessional. After all, the R&B singer’s Tuesday night performance at the Fox Theater had so many other merits. There was his exhilarating charisma, which pulsed at the audience like a solar flare. There was his soaring falsetto, which peaked with
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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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