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Austin Mahone introduced a mixtape ‘For Me + You’

Austin Mahone introduced a mixtape ‘For Me + You’

Julia Maldonado

September 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Texas heartthrob Austin Mahone introduced his mixtape “For Me + You” back in December, later with single “Creatures of the Night” in May. With these two releases, Mahone strays away from his former 2012 pop-star image and settles for a sultrier, adult-like ensemble.In "For Me +...

15 underrated musical artists

Julia Maldonado

September 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Austin Mahone – Can’t Fight This Love – The Secret EP Jacob Whitesides – Words – A Piece of Me Alex Aiono – Question - Single Grace Vanderwaal – I Don’t Know My Name – Original Daya – Hide Away – Sit Still, Look Pretty Jonas Blue (feat. William Singe) – Mama –...

Playlist of the Week – Seven Chico performers to watch

Playlist of the Week – Seven Chico performers to watch

Julia Maldonado

August 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Here are seven performers that are from, have performed or went to school here in Chico. MAWD – Summer in a Dream – MAWD EP KLEZ – Loaded Gun – Here Right Now Scout – Serious – Single Citysick – Joyride – Get Better So Much Light – Full Body Mirror – Oh, Yuck Hobo Johnson ...

Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week

Julia Maldonado

August 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

KLEZ - Here Right NowMAWD - MAWD In the mood to check out more local artists? Be sure to give some former Chico State musicians a listen.John Klezmer (KLEZ) has a sultry and slow sound to his album, Here Right Now. His voice sounds a bit like John Newman in “Love Me Again,” so if you’...

Ed Sheeran has undivided attention with “Divide.”

Caitlyn Young

August 25, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

On March 3, British singer Ed Sheeran released his latest album, "Divide." Months later, two of his songs, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill,” are still playing on pop radio stations.While “Gallway Girl” was another common favorite from Sheeran’s album, none of the other songs fro...

Summer throwbacks and hits

Julia Maldonado

August 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Post summer depression? Reflect on your summer road trips and relaxation with a blend of classic summer hits and some of the most overplayed songs of summer 2017.Attention – Charlie Puth – SingleDespacito – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber - SingleBody Like a Back Road – Sam Hun...

Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week

Julia Maldonado

August 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

It’s time to crack open the books once again and get back into the groove of things. Take some time to reflect on how great the summer was with these two albums.Bruno Mars’ “24k Magic” is the perfect blend of upbeat music and slower songs. “24k Magic” is a staple ...

The Zombies

The Zombies

Nicole Henson

February 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Odyssey and Oracle 1968 Psychedelic Pop 35 minutes 5 stars Produced in 1968, The Zombies’ "Odessey and Oracle" is arguably one of the first successful albums under the psychedelic pop category. The word Odessey was accidentally misspelled by the cover artists, foreshadowing the unconve...

Three bands that bring the coffee shop home

Three bands that bring the coffee shop home

Anisha Brady

December 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

How are some coffee shops just so good at creating the perfect atmosphere for their customers? A lot of the time it comes down to the right music. Luckily, one can recreate this same vibe even at home. Below are some golden, café worthy artists that will warm your heart more than a cup of coffee. Bil...

Growing the music industry

Growing the music industry

Rylee Pedotti

November 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community

Considering the average American listens to four hours of music daily, it's no surprise the music industry has seen an ever-steady increase in its celebrity. However, listeners still overlook their role as the primary sponsors of a global mega-market.According to the International Federation of the Phon...

Chico State Low Brass Choir Concert brings the sass, class and brass

Chico State Low Brass Choir Concert brings the sass, class and brass

Carin Dorghalli

October 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Video

Students and staff bring the sass, class and brass by showcasing their musical skills during the Chico State Low Brass Choir Concert. This event was put together by Lloyd Roby, director of the Low Brass Choir, and featured student musicians that play the French horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba. Accom...

Adult Swim star David Liebe Hart performs at Duffy’s Tavern

Adult Swim star David Liebe Hart performs at Duffy’s Tavern

Carin Dorghalli

September 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Video

David Liebe Hart of Adult Swim's "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" invades Duffy's Tavern with his unique brand of irreverent surrealism. His religious beliefs, love of trains and relationship struggles make for an interesting but original performance. This Adult Swim star isn't afraid to go str...

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