5 New Christmas Albums to Check Out

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Here are five new Christmas albums that need to be added to your queue of music when getting into the holiday spirit
December 3, 2020

With Thanksgiving now over it is time to start playing your favorite Christmas music classics. Indulging in the sights and sounds that surround this time of year is a part of the season and music and singing...

8 Music Artists You Need to Know

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Stray from the mainstream music scene by checking out this list of artists
November 13, 2020

With recent song releases from artists such as Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, a lot of praise and streams were expected due to the nature of their popularity and how widely known they are. If you need...

Concerts from Afar in the Comfort of Your Car

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Music entertainment returns in a whole new way to abide by social distancing guidelines
August 24, 2020

Concerts are one of the many activities that had to be canceled due to our current reality of necessary social distancing. Popular festivals like Coachella and Stagecoach have been postponed until 2021,...

Album Review: Pray for Paris

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Westside Gunn’s 2020 album, “Pray for Paris,” is some of his best work, featuring steely, gritty bars about stories of retribution and designer excess
June 10, 2020

“Pray for Paris” is designer street rap at its core; the first track, “$400 Million Plus Tax,” is a recording of the record-breaking sale of da Vinci’s $400 million painting “Salvator Mundi.” Prefacing...

Singcopation Sings Their Way to An Award

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Mt. SAC vocal jazz group brings home another Downbeat Magazine award for fifth year in a row
May 22, 2020

Singcopation, Mt. SAC’s 22-year-old vocal jazz group, has yet again harmonized their way to a well-deserved spot at the top, winning the award for this year’s Downbeat Magazine’s Best Community College...

K-pop News of the Week

A bimonthly discussion about the latest news regarding K-pop music, events, trends and more
April 10, 2020

Hey, fellow K-pop fanatics, I hope everyone is keeping healthy and safe. Can you believe it has been two weeks since my last update? So many things have happened over that course of time, but don’t worry,...

G Is For Gangstas and Girls

Men aren’t the only ones who can spit bars
April 8, 2020

Are you tired of listening to rappers like Drake and DaBaby over and over again, and want quality hip-hop with less testosterone in it? Do you want music that’s strong, smart and sexy, all at the same...

KROQ Killed the Radio Star

KROQ 106.7 veteran radio host Kevin Ryder has announced his abrupt firing from the popular radio station
March 24, 2020

Morning commutes in Southern California are admittedly not the best part of waking up. As it usually goes, you leave the house late, and there’s 30 minutes of traffic. You’re probably combing your...

The Comeback Machine

Indie rock golden boys The Strokes are making their glorious return—this time, with an agenda
February 28, 2020

It’s 2001, and rock 'n’ roll is in hibernation. Though, really, it might as well be dead. A quick glance of Billboard’s number-one rock songs throughout the early 2000s is a sad hodgepodge of tracks...

Release Roundup: 5 New Tracks from Local Artists

Here are the newest releases from Southern California’s best up-and-coming indie bands
February 18, 2020

Making your way around the local music scene is a no-brainer for emerging artists—where better to start than your own community? Lucky for us, Southern California is home to a host of talented artists...

The Buttertones: Crooners For A New Generation

A look at the LA-based band that’s making ’60s-influenced hits in the world of indie surf rock
February 4, 2020

There’s an old adage given to brides as a dress code for their wedding day: “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” Local surf rock band The Buttertones resembles that...

5 Underrated Musicals

Try these out if you’re tired of cycling through the same old chorus lines
January 22, 2020

Tired of hearing all about Alexander Hamilton’s life, a haunted opera house and the French Revolution? Got titles from fellow musical enthusiasts only to find yourself memorizing every single line in...

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