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Why you should attend a music festival this summer

Why you should attend a music festival this summer

Nicte Hernandez

May 7, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

Music festivals bring hundreds of people together around music, art or popular food. There are a few things about festivals that keeps bringing people back though: the artists, the vibe and the people. Surrounded by other people that love and relate to the same music, all crowding around a stage to se...

J. Cole once again does close to nothing

J. Cole once again does close to nothing

Mitchell Kret

May 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

J. Cole has presented yet another average album that his fans will treat like gospel while his haters will write off as trash without listening to a single track. Those who formulate their opinion after listening to "KOD" probably don’t have much more to say that they did on his last album. J....

CAMMIES spotlight, award Chico musical artists

CAMMIES spotlight, award Chico musical artists

Natalie Hanson

April 25, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Showcase

The 2018 CAMMIES Awards were put on at the Hop Yard at Sierra Nevada Brewery, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. It was sponsored by Chico News & Review and the Chico Rape Prevention and Intervention Center. The awards show is a spotlight for local musical artists every spring, with awards in di...

Student brings Costa Rican influenced sounds to Chico

Student brings Costa Rican influenced sounds to Chico

Mitchell Kret

March 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Q&As

Alexis Green is a music student at Chico State. Green picked up playing the keyboard while she was in Costa Rica and has brought her sound inspirations pack to the states. Once other people started noticing her unique talents she began to produce more music for public audiences. Who are you? Who am I? I’m not ...

Christmas playlist of the week

Christmas playlist of the week

Niyat Teferi

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Christmas is near and it's only right to ring in the season with a cheerful holiday playlist. Here are the 15 top Christmas songs that will make your spirits just a little brighter.All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey - Merry Christmas Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt - That Bad EarthaIt's Beginni...

Miguel makes his return with ‘War and Leisure’

Miguel makes his return with ‘War and Leisure’

Niyat Teferi

December 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

It’s been more than two years since singer and songwriter Miguel has released his album. His highly anticipated fourth studio album titled “War and Leisure” is making waves with its psychedelic funky tunes and smooth vibes.“War and Leisure” consists of a 12-song track lis...

Wake up playlist

Wake up playlist

Julia Maldonado

December 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Dead week is filled with coffee, going to the Zen Den to sleep after hours upon hours of studying and basically making the fourth floor of the library your new home. While it's great to spend long hours preparing for that tough biology final, try to get up early, make a big breakfast and do some self ca...

Party Favor’s ‘Tuned Out’ Tour takes Chico

Party Favor’s ‘Tuned Out’ Tour takes Chico

Alejandra Solorio

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines

Dylan Ragland, best known as prominent bass DJ and producer "Party Favor," returned to Chico on Nov. 15 at the El Rey Theater for his sold out "Tuned Out" Tour show featuring Bad Royale. The night consisted of a variation of original head bang-inducing trap and bass juxtaposed mashups of throwback-favorite r...

Sofar Sounds Chico brings a night of great music

Sofar Sounds Chico brings a night of great music

Caitlyn Young

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines

On Sunday, Sofar Sounds Chico November Show was a total hit. Sofar Sounds is a “global community” that was founded in 2010 as a way to create more intimate concerts for audiences and performers. Performers can play to audiences in 385 different cities all around the world, and Chico is one of them.Sofar Sounds often play...

Kelly Clarkson returns with a rhythm and blues sound in ‘Meaning of Life’

Kelly Clarkson returns with a rhythm and blues sound in ‘Meaning of Life’

Niyat Teferi

November 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Kelly Clarkson has been a big staple in the music industry for the last 15 years. After her big break in the singing competition "American Idol" the songstress has been unstoppable with her wicked vocals and smooth melodies. The singer is back with a fresh R&B and soulful sound that shows off he...

Dvsn brings classic rhythm and blues to the OVO Sound

Dvsn brings classic rhythm and blues to the OVO Sound

Alejandra Solorio

October 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Dvsn released a 13-track album on Friday the 13th. Did the album provide much needed spooky love jams or fall behind its shadows?The Canadian R&B duo dvsn, pronounced "division," released their sophomore album "Morning After" to all the R&B-loving OVO Sound supporters.Daniel Daley and Nineteen8...

Rapper Gucci Mane drops eleventh studio album ‘Mr. Davis’

Rapper Gucci Mane drops eleventh studio album ‘Mr. Davis’

Niyat Teferi

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

On Friday, Gucci Mane released his highly anticipated record “Mr. Davis.” The 17 song tracklist features collaborations from big-name artists such as Nicki Minaj, Migos, Ty Dolla $ign, The Weeknd and more. The album, which was pushed back due to complications with production, touches on to...

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