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Participants in KCSC’s show are all deeply involved in their performances. 
From left to right: Sierra Buck, Kennedy Jude, Rose Fields, Aaron Gee, Madalén Cortez, and Jeffrey Lenh. Photos taken by SavStudios on Feb 17, 2024.

KCSC Radio presents: Melodies of love and heartbreak

Brooke Cárcamo, Reporter // February 22, 2024

KCSC Radio hosted “Melodies of Love and Heartbreak,” a Valentine's Day-themed music competition, at Naked Lounge in Downtown Chico on Saturday. Various artists performed, including Jeffrey Lenh, Aaron...

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10 non-Christmas songs to get you in the holiday spirit

Juliet Perry, Reporter // December 6, 2023

It’s that time again: the holidays. Christmas songs are playing in every store, and if “All I Want for Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey comes on one more time, Santa will have to make one more lump...

The band, Sleep Lagoon, mid-performance at Battle of The Bands. Photo by Juliet Perry.

A rockin’ showdown at KCSC’s The Battle of The Bands

Juliet Perry, Reporter // November 14, 2023

  The sounds of alternative, rock and indie music echoed through the evening as local bands gave their all for KCSC Radio’s Battle of The Bands on Nov. 9 at the Trinity Lawn. Six bands played...

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A genre of a person; music and personality

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // September 21, 2023

Music is a universal language and connects so many of us. No matter what artists, genres and subgenres one listens to there will always be someone else who listens to it too, even if they’re on the other...

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Harry’s style

Nadia Hill, Reporter // September 15, 2023

Two years ago, an issue of Dazed magazine featured Harry Styles in a controversial cover. He was photographed in outlandish and flamboyant clothing which met with criticism. Not only because he was wearing...

A side-by-side of two versions of Angel Baca-Ficklin and Neavh Lovecreeks Nerium cover.

‘Nerium:’ experimental noise as a reminder to ‘feel alive’

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // July 26, 2023

Alien Hiss · Nerium (Alienhiss x 6rindwhor9) An outcry of pain and a desire to be heard is spread across the static in Angel Baca-Ficklin and Neavh Lovecreek’s emotion-filled song, "Nerium." The...

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Seniors start thinking about their tomorrow

Mawil Mateo, Reporter // April 22, 2023

A warm, sunny day with live music, free food, games, prizes — and burying student’s items which will be underground for 50 years — was all part of the Senior Send Off, an event that’s hosted by...

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The secret to relaxation: angry rock music

Ariana Powell, City Editor // March 2, 2023

Nothing is more cathartic than turning on loud music after a long and stressful day. I find that it’s pleasing to turn on some angry emo rock music to make my anger regarding classes, responsibilities,...

Artwork for the Take me to the River: New Orleans soundtrack. Courtesy of Missing Piece Group.

Take me to Chico: New Orleans-based funk to play Laxson Auditorium

Noah Herbst and Mario Ortiz Jr // February 28, 2023

“Take Me to the River: NOLA Live!,” a musical “movement of social consciousness,” consisting of performances from funk-music legends, is coming to Chico State’s Laxson Auditorium on March 2....

Violinist Caroline Cecilia Fairchild, Guitarist Luis Gonzalez-Campos, Drummer Jaik Hakkarinen, Lead Singer and synth player Roni Jean, Backing Vocalist Alexi Ong, and Bassist Aron Linker. Photo by Mario Ortiz Jr on Feb 9.

Local stars headline the BMU Auditorium

Mario Ortiz Jr, Reporter // February 15, 2023

Chico State's radio station KCSC teamed up with Chico Art Collective to put on an all woman lineup for their first show of the semester on Feb. 9th. The lineup featured Sydney Dillon, Alexi & the...

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Singer-songwriter Allie Colleen breaking the molds of traditional country music

Angela Ostarello, Contributor // February 12, 2023

Allie Colleen is a country singer based in Nashville, Tennessee. She graduated from Belmont University in 2018 with a degree in songwriting and has been furthering her music career full-time since then.  “I...

Ke$ha at the Today Show in New York, NY on November 20, 2012.
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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...

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