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CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

May 7, 2019

1. "Energy" by BURNS, A$AP Rocky, & Sabrina ClaudioReleased: April 30 "Energy" is the dream collaboration. Between A$AP Rocky's entwining bars and Sabrina Claudio's melodic vocals, the single is the perfect summer-ready track. BURNS' production in this track is clean-cut and grooves effortlessly.2. ...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

April 30, 2019

1. "Cellophane" by FKA twigs Released: April 24 Delicate instrumentals make up this new single coming from FKA twigs. The singer usually tends to lean on electronic productions but she has abandoned those tendencies to produce this raw and angelic track. 2. "ME!" by Taylor Swift feat. Brendon Urie Released: April 26 Taylor Swift is back with another single after her brief h...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

April 23, 2019

1. "Before I Let Go" by BeyoncéReleased: April 17 As the first black woman to headline Coachella, Beyoncé's 2018 set can be found engraved into the brains of many. Her stylistic choices throughout the performance are yet again praised by many, likening the Netflix documentary to the form of a live a...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

April 16, 2019

1. "Borderline" by Tame Impala Released: April 12There's a lot of hype surrounding Tame Impala's latest releases and anticipated album. The group debuted this disco-infested track on SNL in March and just recently released the polished version on all streaming platforms. The tune doesn't carry any sort of o...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

April 9, 2019

1. "MONOPOLY" by Ariana Grande & Victoria MonétReleased: April 1After the colossal success of the February release of her "thank u, next" album, Ariana Grande and Victoria Monét have joined forces yet again for the drop of this fun cut. Grande is no stranger to boastful lyricism as her and Monét collaboratively flow with lyrics like “Tr...

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

April 2, 2019

1. "Con Altura" ft. El Guincho by ROSALÍA & J BalvinReleased: March 28This reggaeton track is sure to be a summer hit. Rosalía has temporarily abandoned the flamenco roots that heavily made up her debut album. She's traded them for a digital production in this collaboration with the current all-st...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

March 26, 2019

1. "Patience" by Tame Impala Released: March 22Kevin Parker has dipped his toes into the world of disco with this latest single, his first release in four years. The keys and strings used in the opening of the tune evoke melodic sounds. An image of hazy passing days are drawn with lyrics that paint ...

Fresh Faces: Inside Conan Gray’s ‘Sunset Season’ EP

Fresh Faces: Inside Conan Gray’s ‘Sunset Season’ EP

Thania Garcia

March 15, 2019

In the span of his career, 20-year-old Conan Gray has evolved from YouTube sensation to a successful recording artist who sold out his first U.S. tour.At just 12 years old, Gray began to upload videos on YouTube, one of his first being a cover of Adele’s rendition of Bob Dylan’s “Ma...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

March 5, 2019

1. "Sucker" by the Jonas Brothers Released on: March 1You read that right ... The Jonas Brothers are back from their seven-year hiatus. When the band first got their start in 2005 on the Disney Channel, no one could've ever thought their sound would evolve and mature alongside their fans. Hearing the...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

February 20, 2019

1. "Please Me" by Cardi B & Bruno MarsReleased: Feb. 15Cardi B and Bruno Mars proved to be a profitable collab when they dropped their award-winning hit "Finnesse." The track is inexplicably slow, although Cardi's verses seem rushed and there is an overwhelming amount of radio-trap beats. 2. "Berkeley's o...

Fresh faces: The Kooks on creating their latest sound

Fresh faces: The Kooks on creating their latest sound

Thania Garcia

February 14, 2019

At the start of 2006, The Kooks released their debut album "Inside In/Inside Out." It came during somewhat of a renaissance for alternative rock where bands like The Arctic Monkeys and The Wombats were making lasting imprints to the modernized indie genre.Lacing the Brit-indie sounds of the early '00...

CSUN Sounds

CSUN Sounds

Thania Garcia

February 13, 2019

1. "Talk" by Khalid ft. DisclosureReleased: Feb. 7This latest track is the first taste of Khalid's upcoming sophomore album. The track has hints of modern R&B, something Khalid isn't new to. With the help of Disclosure, electronic instrumentals strengthen the piece.2. "break up with your girlfriend, i'm bored...

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