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Album review: ‘FANDOM’ creates diverse sounds to show true nature of rising fame

Waterparks – self proclaimed as “God’s favorite boyband” – is back again with an explosive new release. Following a record label switch and the purposeful deletion of its nearly released album “Friendly Reminder,” Waterparks has arrived at its newest sonically variant and lyrically groundbreaking destination with “FANDOM.” Each track is connected by tactfully smooth transitions that come together to create an album that tells the harrowing story of a band rising to stardom. Read more...

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Awsten Knight, lead singer of Waterparks, said color and imagery is just as important as music when it comes to an album release. His synesthesia connects sounds and songs with colors, which helps him design each release, he said. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
Awsten Knight, lead singer of Waterparks, said color and imagery is just as important as music when it comes to an album release. His synesthesia connects sounds and songs with colors, which helps him design each release, he said. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Lauren Shockey's "Hangover Helper" cookbook takes her research of hangover foods from around the world – from Canadian poutine to Chinese creole beef noodle soup – and sums it up in 50 recipes. The starchy and hearty recipes, she said, help beat the nausea and headaches that follow a night of drinking. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

Hangover recipe cookbook offers dishes as cures, hydration remains key

Cheese toast might just be the cure for the next pounding hangover. After researching hangover cures from around the world, food writer Lauren Shockey released her latest cookbook, “Hangover Helper.” In the new release, Shockey said she explores foods that are starchy and hearty, which can help people work toward recovering after a long night of drinking. Read more...

Lauren Shockey's "Hangover Helper" cookbook takes her research of hangover foods from around the world – from Canadian poutine to Chinese creole beef noodle soup – and sums it up in 50 recipes. The starchy and hearty recipes, she said, help beat the nausea and headaches that follow a night of drinking. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

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(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)

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(Emily Dembinski/Daily Bruin)

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(Courtesy of Interscope Records)

With its mural-covered walls and dim chandelier lighting, The Fonda Theatre is the perfect place to watch a show in an intimate setting. The venue is close to campus and offers numerous performances from obscure artists at a price point cheaper than typical arena shows. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
With its mural-covered walls and dim chandelier lighting, The Fonda Theatre is the perfect place to watch a show in an intimate setting. The venue is close to campus and offers numerous performances from obscure artists at a price point cheaper than typical arena shows. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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