The Sundial

The Almost showcases Underoath drummer’s talents in one show but sweet set

Avi Yashaya

November 11, 2009

At face value, The Almost is primarily a side project of Underoath drummer Aaron Gillespie. While some side projects tend to take a very self-indulgent path, often leaving fans alienated in hot pursuit of artistic crossover credibility, something about this band just fits. You certainly can’t blame Aaron for wanti...

Scary film proves to surprise viewers.

Avi Yashaya

November 3, 2009

“Paranormal Activity,” if you have not heard of it yet, is a recently released ultra-low budget horror film riding an enormous wave of scary good hype. The film centers around a young couple who are victims of bizarre hauntings. It is receiving flattering praise from critics and fans alike and already...

CONTROL drops the beat on Los Angeles the electro

Avi Yashaya

October 29, 2009

The electronic music scene is reaching critical mass. Now at its apex of mainstream saturation it seems not a day goes by where top 40 divas and superstars cross genres and reinvent themselves “electronic” almost the same way Dylan went “electric”. Britney Spears sounds like she’s being produced by Tiesto and your 14-year-old sibling probably goes to r...

Big Show 9 stays true to students as it brings Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kweli, DJ Felli Fel and Far East Movement to CSUN

Avi Yashaya

October 5, 2009

CSUN played host Saturday to the ninth annual of Big Show festival. Put on by students for students, it sure was big this year. In the eternal struggle between booking a flavor of the month big name or to find a well-established artist, no compromise was needed. Lupe Fiasco has had a rich caree...

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