Age makes the 1975 even better for Fillmore show

Nursing a bottle of red wine, the 1975 frontman Matthew Healy spilled onto the stage of the Fillmore in San Francisco on Friday night. With his gauzy black shirt opened to reveal a pale, tattooed torso, Healy’s look and swaying persona lucidly referenced those rock gods of past eras —
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Mobb Deep reaches into the past for New Parish performance

Citizens of New York City and direct victims of poverty, institutional racism and gang violence Kejuan Muchita and Albert Johnson turned to music to address the growing problems in their society. Forming the rap duo Mobb Deep, Muchita (Havoc) and Johnson (Prodigy) reached critical acclaim with their albums The Infamous
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Pharrell hits the streets with Uniqlo collaboration

Hollywood’s never-aging everyman Pharrell Williams has certainly kept himself busy these past two years. Last year, he was featured on two singles, “Get Lucky” and “Blurred Lines,” both of which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Williams’ success has continued to follow him into this year with the
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Remembering Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born March 6, 1927 in Aracataca, Colombia. His mother could see his wings, light green and as tenebrous as those of a luna moth, but no one else could see them yet. When he was very old, his wings were enormous, and people could see them
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The state of rock today

In order to determine whether someone is worthy of my friendship, the make-it-or-break-it question is: “What kind of music do you listen to?” You’ll answer, listing band names and song titles as I nod and assess the possible concerts, potential hangout playlists and future conflicts of musical interest.  And, inevitably,
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‘Amok’ anthology offers an assortment of acceptance

Authors from Asian-Pacific nations are writing off the American science fiction and fantasy tropes that depict primarily white, straight male protagonists in favor of more diverse casts and plotlines. The tropes of Western science fiction and fantasy have been so relentlessly overexerted that the genres are often predictable, cliched and
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Fashion Fridays: Light Layers and Spring Kicks

As Sproul quieted down after ASUC campaign season, the campus’ best dressed kids had an opportunity to shine even more this week. With a perfectly even temperature of 70 degrees throughout the week, light spring layering became the key trend on campus, and students have been excited for pastel on
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Chromeo lights up Independent stage with neon and New Age ’80s

Chromeo, the Quebecois electrofunk duo of Dave 1 and P-Thugg, played a steady stream of its New Age ’80s jams at The Independent in San Francisco on April 12. The set was chock-full of oldies but goodies, especially from the duo’s first three LPs, including “Bonafied Lovin,” “Tenderoni” and “Night
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