Songs of Sproul: The Soundtrack of Berkeley

What is Berkeley listening to? The Daily Cal captures the soundtrack of Berkeley by asking students on Sproul to show us a song from their playlist. Songs featured: The Love Club – Lorde Where The Story Ends – The Fray Psycho Killer – Talking Heads International (Skrillex Remix) – Chase
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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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Playlist of the week: EDC jams

This Friday marks the start of The Electric Daisy Carnival festival in Las Vegas, where more than 300,000 electronic dance music enthusiasts will gather to rave in Sin City. Even if you couldn’t make it this year to see big names like Avicii, Hardwell, Calvin Harris and Knife Party perform
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Playlist of the week: ’90s nostalgia

Because many of us are home for the summer, we’re surrounded by the love, affection and home-cooking family and friends we grew up with. So it’s totally understandable that we’ve been having impromptu childhood flashbacks. To help you revisit those sweet ’90s childhood memories and marvel at how much time
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Playlist of the week: spring cleaning!

Spring has finally sprung here around Berkeley. It’s visible from the pleasant — or perhaps not so pleasant — April showers and the beautiful sunny days soaking up sun on the Glade. And as the old adage goes (well, paraphrased!), spring is the time to clean. For some, it’s literal cleaning. (Hint:
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Playlist of the week: the Coachella catch

As the hordes of students begin to flock back to campus from their memorable weekend(s) at Coachella and are forced to face the final crunch of the semester, they’ll have many sweet memories to liven up the impending finals season. For those of us who stayed in the Berkeley area,
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Playlist of the week: election selections

With ASUC elections starting Tuesday, a slew of emotions are being brought to the surface: happiness due to sheer excitement about a certain candidate, relief due to the looming prospect of no more election harassment on campus, and confusion due to being completely informed on any candidates or ballot referendums.
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Playlist of the week: SXSW standouts

The annual SXSW music and arts gathering took place in Austin, Texas, a few weeks ago for 10 glorious days in the sun. Known for its reputation as a hype-creator, the festival allows any band to apply to play a showcase and follow their big rock star dreams. It is
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Playlist of the week: a St Paddy’s Day celebration

Saint Patrick’s Day. The mere mention of the holiday conjures up images of green leprechauns spouting limericks and dancing a jig with unicorns at the ends of rainbows. Maybe toss in some shamrocks and a pot of gold and you’ve got yourself the perfect stereotypical St. Paddy’s celebration. In actuality,
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