Lorde is coming to Greek Theatre on Oct. 2

Lorde has recently announced her North American tour will include Berkeley’s very own Greek Theatre on Oct. 2. Many expect new music to be unveiled, which might be nice, if you are as sick of “Royals”  as almost anyone who has listened to the radio in the past year is. She
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The at-home Coachella experience

I sat down in my desk chair, opened up my computer and clicked on the Coachella live stream on YouTube. As has been my tradition the past few years, I began to pretend I was actually there. And, just by pretending, I was able to enjoy the music and the
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Tunesday: Cuddle weather

The weather’s cooling down, and it’s T-minus 10 days until Valentine’s Day. The Clog’s got a list for you to cuddle to (hey, who knows, maybe more). And if you don’t have anyone, hopefully that stuffed animal’s sufficient while you cry yourself to sleep to this playlist on Valentine’s Day.
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Top 10 albums of 2013

The Daily Cal Arts staff lists the top 10 (and more) albums of 2013

Honorable Mentions: Jai Paul — Jai Paul Jai Paul has embarked on a colonial voyage across the archipelagos of popular music to hoard a trove of genre gems, stopping at Ghana and Mumbai along the way. In the process of synthesizing dozens of bizarre mismatches, the British songwriter has discovered
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Arts tweets of the week: Kanye, Cher, Courtney Love and more

Twitter is a strange thing. At times, it has helped start revolutions and mobilized people en masse, while at other times it has been a platform for self-imposed humiliation. Nonetheless, Twitter has served as a valuable tool for celebrities to unload their often nonsensical stream of consciousness that others call
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Tunesday: Under the Covers

It’s November, and we are neck-deep in pumpkin-spice season (and that’s a wonderful thing).  The weather is gradually getting chillier, and you’re getting lazier (and that’s an even more wonderful thing).  You’re probably having a harder time finding the motivation to leave your bed — perhaps because you don’t want to
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Tunesday: Halloween, Part II

This week, the Halloween playlist continues with a couple of new songs.  Next week, in the third (and final) part of my Halloween party list, I’ll be discussing some favorites, both classics and new releases.  Today’s list includes a bunch of songs intended for a party where people will be
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Lorde starts on high notes with ‘Pure Heroine’

I’m kind of over getting told to throw my hands up in the air,” sneers the teen singer-songwriter Lorde on the track “Team” from her wildly hyped debut Pure Heroine. Unimpressed with what her youth culture offers, the 16-year-old from New Zealand seeks to be an adrenaline shot to the
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