Culture Collide aims to make the music scene more global

After leaving Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival this past weekend, you might be feeling satisfied because your bank account is still intact. There aren’t many options other than Hardly Strictly for accessible, inexpensive music festivals in San Francisco that also feature a strong lineup. Culture Collide festival, in its fifth year
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Top 10 albums of the year

The Daily Cal’s arts staff assesses the best tunes of the year 2012

1. Frank Ocean — Channel ORANGE Channel ORANGE is more than a collection of songs. It is an experience, a story about a crack addict in Arkansas, a stripper namedCleopatra, a rich kid raised my maids, a monk in a mosh pit and a man coping with his religion and
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Post-Punk Band Cloud Nothings to Attack SF

If you’ve heard nothing of Cloud Nothings, it’s time to take a listen. The Cleveland post-punk band’s latest record, Attack on Memory, is heavy and introspective, the kind of album that holds one in suspense and then surprises with its heavy guitars. Dylan Baldi’s grainy, plaintive vocals shout and crackle
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