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Ke$ha at the Today Show in New York, NY on November 20, 2012.
KE$HA by Becky-Sullivan is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Getting Kesha’s stolen voice back

Josue Romo, Reporter // May 13, 2022

Artist Kesha is left voiceless amid her continued legal battle against corporate music producer Dr. Luke. Remember chanting “Wake up in the mornin' feelin' like P Diddy. Grab my glasses, I’m out...

Shout Out Louds release their sixth studio album House and announce US tour dates.

Shout Out Louds announce US tour and post-punk comeback

Michaela Harris, A&E Editor // February 18, 2022

Five years after the release of its fifth studio album “Ease My Mind,” Swedish pop band Shout Out Louds announced their long-awaited follow up “House,” along with a U.S. tour in May. For 20...

The third studio album from Brooklyn based rock band Best Breakfast.

Best Breakfast tackles pandemic anxiety in ‘Panacea’

Michaela Harris, Reporter // December 4, 2021

While dealing with isolation and global anxiety from the COVID-19 pandemic, Brooklyn-based indie band Best Breakfast was formed. The band released its third album “Panacea” on Nov. 19. Originally...

Braison Cyrus promotes his new album and music career.

Braison Cyrus releases haunting debut album ‘Javelina’

Michaela Harris, Reporter // November 15, 2021

Despite coming from a musical family, Braison Cyrus never envisioned himself as a musician. He dislikes being in front of a camera and has a deeper relationship with story telling rather than song writing....

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‘Blue Banisters’: an alluring glimpse into Lana Del Rey’s mind

Carrington Power, Reporter // October 25, 2021

Lana Del Rey returned to the world of music on Oct. 22 with her eighth studio album “Blue Banisters.” Known for her poetic lyrics, mystifying vocals, dreamy voice and melancholic sounds, Del Rey’s...

Artwork by Jolie Asuncion.

10 essential alternative albums for the fall

Jolie Asuncion, Social media editor // October 12, 2021

The weather is colder, the leaves are brown and the sun sets earlier. From the classics to newer releases, here are 10 albums to listen to. 10.) “Cherry Peel," Of Montreal (1999)Known as the band’s...

Album cover for Last Lap Around the Planet by Goaat Head and Beaar Box

The power of music

Mario Ortiz Jr, Staff Writer // October 8, 2021

As the melody hits my ears, and the rhythm moves the body, the everyday problems begin to disintegrate and all the emotions start to flood in. Since the beginning of humanity, music has always been there...

Tehama Hall. Photo by Jolie Asuncion.

KCSC: out of the basement, onto new beginnings

Jolie Asuncion, Social media editor // October 7, 2021

Since the pandemic, KCSC Radio has moved out of the basement located in the Bell Memorial Union. The Chico State student-run radio station is starting fresh, undergoing new changes during this fall.  Radio...

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Up-and-coming indie artist drops album of the summer

Carrington Power, Reporter // September 9, 2021

She gathers the screams of her fans and adds them in the middle of a track. She takes risks, she thinks outside the box, she writes about heartbreak. It’s hard to describe Indigo De Souza’s music....

Photo by Shae Pastrana.
The Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit experience.

Pandemic-stricken arts economy questions meaning of ‘essential’

Shae Pastrana, Opinion Columnist // May 2, 2021

Nearly 130 years after his death, Van Gogh still lives. I struggle to find words to describe my experience at the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit that opened last month in San Francisco. Overwhelmed with...

Brockhampton look into the light on ROADRUNNER. Art by Jessica Shippelhoute

Brockhampton party like it’s 2017 on ‘ROADRUNNER’

Thomas Stremfel, Reporter // April 28, 2021

After years of countless controversies and artistic detours, Brockhampton has returned with “ROADRUNNER: NEW LIGHT, NEW MACHINE,” focusing on emotionally potent, but colorful and bright bangers. Ever...

The jazz quintet known as Bogg performed from inside Laxson Auditorium on April 2 in a Chico Voices virtual event.

Chico jazz band ‘Bogg’ livestreams from Laxson

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // April 16, 2021

The Chico jazz group Bogg performed April 2 at Laxson Auditorium for a livestream event.Chico News and Review's Jason Cassidy joined the band onstage to guide the conversation around the band members...

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