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A New Years Eve playlist for the sad

New Year’s is not a joyous time for everyone. For those who are inclined to dwell on the less than optimistic occurrences of the year (both future and recently past), here is a playlist.

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A holiday playlist for those tired of Christmas music

Whether you love the holiday season and are on the search for more wintertime jams or are frustrated to no end with Christmas music and need something else, this playlist has you covered.






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Review: Giraffage and Slow Magic put on a high-energy show at the Hi-Fi

Giraffage and Slow Magic represent a sector of electronica that’s as much “ambient” as it is party music.






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Q&A: Matt Johnson from Matt and Kim

Matt Johnson from the band Matt and Kim talks with the Daily Emerald about creativity, the band’s writing process, and the risk of having expectations.






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Blood, humility, punk-rock and fatherhood: Inside Beach Slang’s ‘Noisy Heaven’

Beach Slang is the most exciting band of 2015. Whether they’re begging the audience for TUMS or rolling with guitars on the stage, its live act is an adrenaline rush. The Emerald spoke with singer James Alex before a recent Portland concert.






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Bromfield: At 50, ‘Rubber Soul’ is still one of the best pop albums ever made

Rubber Soul, which came out 50 years ago today, represents the Beatles at the apex of their creative powers.






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Review: Cold War Kids at HiFi Music Hall

With a live show that could bring any audience to its knees, Cold War Kids are as gritty and inexhaustible as garage-rock gets.






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Adele’s ’25’ brings back forceful power ballads and more

Adele’s voice and lyrics have the power to move mountains, but the tracks of ’25’ will rarely surprise you.






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Review: Robert DeLong, Coleman Hell play at HiFi for a stellar performance

If there’s such a thing as folk-rock electronica, Robert DeLong and Coleman Hell certainly define it.






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