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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Away from the Sprawl: Skinny Lister Raises a Glass to Folk

Have you ever felt the urge to go drinking in a British pub, but couldn’t afford to go to England? Skinny Lister, the folk five-piece that hails from all across England, is your solution....

Away from the Sprawl: The Ultimate Spring Break Road Trip Playlist

That sacred time of year for college students has come—the time when you’re almost completely burnt out on unnecessary papers, annoying classmates and professors. You are probably wondering why or how that breadth class...

Away From the Sprawl: Max and the Moon, The Stone Foxes impress with different...

Well, I was planning on talking about the New Wave-y sounding Max and the Moon, who played a nooner show here at UCR in 2012. I still am, but here’s the thing: they’ve only...

Away From the Sprawl: The Mowgli’s bring the love and the party

"I've been in love with love / And the idea of / Something binding us together / You know that love is strong enough." This line is from “San Francisco,” by up-and-coming artists, The...

Away From the Sprawl: The Art of Wooing: How Music Brings Couples Together

As Valentine’s Day approaches, many of us think of what to get for our significant others: candy, flowers, cards, possibly a nice dinner. One thing that is highly undervalued, however, is music. Whether it...

Away From the Sprawl: Say “Yes” to No; Say No to the Grammys

Now that the Coachella lineup madness has died down a bit, it’s time to turn my attention to an up-and-coming band. This week’s spotlight is on the Echo Park-based indie band NO. They have...

Away From the Sprawl

“Sometimes I wonder if the world’s so small / Can we ever get away from the sprawl?” So sings Regine Chassagne, multi-instrumentalist and occasional vocalist of Arcade Fire. The “sprawl” referred to in the...