The Orion

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...

Music spreads across multiple platforms

Music spreads across multiple platforms

Sam Rios

March 10, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

We all know Kanye West. Whether you know him simply as “that asshole” or you know him for his music, you have an idea of who he is. I know him as both, and honestly I’m a really big fan. That’s why I was so pissed about his latest album. It’s not the content of his album that...

Students share favorite albums of 2015

Students share favorite albums of 2015

January 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Video

Check out the songs mentioned in the video below:"The Less I Know The Better" by Tame Impala"Love Yourself" by Justin Bieber"Me, Myself & I" by G-Eazy"Hello" by Adele"Same Old Love" by Selena GomezRomeo Espinal can be reached at [email protected] or @romeofilms on Twitter....

1078 Gallery broke, to hold fundraiser

1078 Gallery broke, to hold fundraiser

George Johnston

September 17, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

1078 Gallery needs help. The art gallery is coordinating a fundraiser on September 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. to keep operations running. Located on 820 Broadway St., 1078 Gallery has been a part of Chico for 34 years operating as a venue for a variety of artists to display their work. The non-profit art gallery had relied ...

Do the ‘bump and grind’ during sex

Do the ‘bump and grind’ during sex

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

September 8, 2015


Filed under Features

All great sex scenes have one thing in common— there’s music playing. We all know the feeling of getting sucked into a romantic, passion-filled, perfectly scripted sex scene. And I think the reason for our captivation can be credited to the amazing mood music that plays throughout the whole process. Believe it or...

North State Symphony receives largest donation in history

North State Symphony receives largest donation in history

Michael Mcclurg

February 8, 2015


Filed under News

Two lifelong music lovers have shown their appreciation by giving a $1 million gift to the North State Symphony, a program within Chico State's College of Humanities and Fine Arts. Robert and Ann Morgan, former owners of Crown Motors in Redding, were lovers of classical music and longtime supporters o...

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