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Rick Ross is Bigger Than Life

Despite being an opening act, it can be argued that Rick Ross is perhaps the biggest name—no pun intended—that ASPB has brought to UCR, considering an artist's current relevance and appeal. He lives on...

Away from the Sprawl: The Ultimate Summer Playlist

Finally the sweet smell of summer approaches — beaches, bonfires, camping, hiking and more await Highlanders who are mentally and physically depleted from an exhausting school year. After the last blue book and scantron...

“Delivery Man” Review

In 2011, Ken Scott directed a French-Canadian film called “Starbuck,” a heartwarming story about a slacker 40-something who finds out that he has fathered 500 children due to his sperm donations at a fertility...

The Shins “Port of Morrow” Album Review

The Shins, known for their singles “New Slang” and “Phantom Limb,” released their fourth album, “Port of Morrow,” their first album in five years. Even with the break, the band has not sacrificed any...

“The Comedy” Review

If the sight of a herd of corpulent men grinding against each other’s pasty, Pabst-slathered bodies and prancing about in the nude to Donnie & Joe Emerson’s “Baby” is likely to inflict lasting trauma...

“Lincoln” Review

It’s not often a historical film can make an old political figure seem vibrant and engaging in a modern sense. Though at times hindered by its pacing, director Steven Spielberg’s most recent film, “Lincoln,”...

Broken Bells “After the Disco” Review

In 2010, James Mercer of the Shins and acclaimed producer Danger Mouse (aka Brian Burton, who has produced albums for the likes of the Black Keys, Gorillaz, Beck and Portugal. The Man) put out...

Away From the Sprawl: Skinny Lister at the Glass House

It was a gloomy night outside the Glass House on April 15. Clouds hung overhead and darkened the Pomona Arts Colony. But inside the Glass House, a raucous noise brewed in the form of...

Pallett’s “In Conflict” is one of the most honest records of the year

Owen Pallett is known as somewhat of a musical academic, penning numerous essays deconstructing elements of different popular songs to explain why they work and don’t work. And in his spare time, he is...

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...