Music

Golden Hour draws attention with high accolades

By |2019-03-08T14:42:05-07:00March 8th, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 2, Music, Reviews|

After receiving a Grammy for album of the year, Apple Music’s album of the year, and CMA’s album of the year, I decided I had to listen to Kacey Musgraves’ fourth studio album, Golden Hour. If I didn’t know Kacey Musgraves was a country artist, I never would’ve considered this a country album. Country is my least favorite genre, but I decided to give this one a try.

Kelly Clarkson’s Meaning of Life Tour highlights new songs, old hits

By |2019-02-28T08:22:16-07:00January 31st, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Music|

Grammy award winning artist Kelly Clarkson kicks off the second stop on the Meaning Of Life Tour in Fresno, Ca, Jan. 25. The sparkling lights and buzz of the crowd had devoted fans dancing and singing the night away. The highly esteemed pop artist engaged the crowds as she related to people with her own personal story.

The Greatest Showman Reimagined seeks to captivate listeners once more

By |2019-02-08T16:59:45-07:00January 9th, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews|

When The Greatest Showman released in Dec. 2017, it was vaulted wildly into success thanks to its beloved soundtrack. The original motion picture soundtrack received numerous prestigious awards, with This Is Me proving the stand out song.

Imagine Dragons returns with new album ‘Origins’

By |2019-01-09T13:26:20-07:00December 16th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews|

Coming out with their 4th album, Origins, Imagine Dragons attempted a few new aspects into their music. Music enthusiasts find it difficult to ignore their growing popularity since the release of the hit Radioactive in 2012. However, Imagine Dragons changed a few things with the release of Origins.

‘Delta’ takes British rock band to new heights

By |2019-02-10T17:12:48-07:00November 29th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews|

After rising to worldwide prominence following their first two albums, British rock band Mumford & Sons shed their banjo-led hoedowns to plug in for their third album, 2015’s Wilder Mind. Unfortunately for the quartet, this step forward in their music became viewed by fans and critics alike as a step back when they ditched what made them so unique and polarising, their folk roots.

Percussion, color guard perform in Pismo Clam Festival

By |2019-02-08T16:51:59-07:00October 29th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Music, News|

Spending the day at the beach and shopping in downtown Pismo, campus percussion and color guard recently marched in their first parade of the semester. Both groups marched one mile in the Pismo Clam Festival along with various other floats, social groups and bands, Oct. 20.

LANY stays true to their identity with latest release

By |2019-01-09T12:27:33-07:00October 11th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Music|

If you want to listen to California heartthrobs deliver heart-wrenching, yet relatable lyrics over a synth blanketed pop album, LANY has got you covered with their sophomore, full length album, Malibu Nights.

Charlie Puth contributes refreshing presence to pop music in ‘Voicenotes’

By |2019-02-07T13:32:16-07:00May 22nd, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews|

After the smashing success of songs such as Attention and How Long, Charlie Puth has put out his sophomore studio album, Voicenotes. When comparing his previous album, “Nine Track Mind”, this one is much more original and unique. He applies a unique jazz and funk swagger to his music unlike anything currently on the radio.

Thirty Seconds to Mars releases ‘America’

By |2019-01-10T08:55:32-07:00April 13th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews|

After a five year period of silence, Alternative rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars recently released their fifth studio album, America. I had never listened to the band prior to the album and I was shocked to see it was led by Jared Leto, who I recognized from "Suicide Squad" when he played The Joker. He also starred in movies such as "Dallas Buyers Club", and Blade Runner 2049.

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