The Orion

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...

Tune-Yards embrace sunshine-infused indie pop on sketchy. Photo by Mehan

Tune-Yards’ ‘sketchy.’ is indie pop for everyone

Thomas Stremfel, Reporter // April 12, 2021

Coming a few years after their last full-length album, the indie oddity Tune-Yards has returned with some of their most unabashedly fun music on “sketchy.” The group’s 2018 “I Can Feel You...

Jayna Feldman, for her new single i dont want to!

Jayna Feldman doesn’t want to!

Thomas Stremfel, Reporter // March 12, 2021

“It’s kind of like throwing a little adult fit.” This is how musician and recent CSU, Chico graduate Jayna Feldman encapsulated her new single, “i don’t want to!”  The song was released...

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