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Spring Break playlist

Spring Break playlist

Kirstin Joyce, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

It’s been a long semester, and most of us are all too eager to take the week off for spring break. To help you get into a vacation-ready mood, listen to this playlist full of songs that are worthy of revisiting and a few that you might not have heard of.  Steve Lacy: Dark red I can’t explain i...

Featured Artist: JAMM tells all about upcoming music and the Chico music scene

(Left to right) Mitchell Koff (drummer), Anthony Coseo (vocals/guitar),  Ian McIssac (bass), and Matt Crocco (lead guitar) sat down for an interview at the Naked lounge. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Kati Morris

September 15, 2019

In just a year, the band JAMM has made a name for themselves in Chico. With upbeat, feel-good music and a sound that combines a variety of styles ranging from reggae and blues to heavy metal, they are now set to release their first EP (an album with six tracks).JAMM is made up of Chico State students Matt Crocco...

Sunny Acres orchestrates Chico’s punk music scene

The members of Sunny Acres, Manuel Lopes (Left), Mike Justice (Middle), Jac Derner (right) cozy up on Jac's bed to talk about their latest house show with Oakland band Ice Cream. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco

Jackson Sawa

April 3, 2017

The couch is in the kitchen. A couch wouldn't make sense in Jac Derner's living room, it would just get in the way of the mosh pit.The only permanent furniture in the living room is a drum set, some amps and some microphone stands.Sunny Acres is an eccentric music trio based in Chico consisting of De...

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