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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Faculty Artist Recital: Leah Kohn, Bassoon

Faculty Artist Recital: Leah Kohn, Bassoon

February 22, 2024

Join us for a performance by bassoonist Leah Kohn.

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Top 10 Latino Alternative Artists

Leah Villalpando-Coronado, Contributor December 14, 2023

Latinos have dominated music over the years, with Latin music revenue hitting $1 billion for the first time in 2022. However, alternative Latino music isn’t always as recognized, compared to giants in...

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Review: ‘10,000 gecs’ by 100 gecs – A hyperpop earworm

Jesse Illanes, Contributor May 30, 2023

The long-awaited second studio album and label debut from the hyperpop group 100 gecs, “10,000 gecs,” finally arrived to the delight of hyperpop fans and “geccers” alike. Consisting of Laura...

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Writer’s pick: The Sundial’s playlist for the summer

José C. Delgado, Reporter May 18, 2023

As we near the end of the semester and turn our attention to summer break, it's time to look forward to new songs suited for the season. These songs are great to listen to for any occasion this summer,...

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Review: Tyler, The Creator’s ‘CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST: The Estate Sale’ – Spin or skip?

José C. Delgado, Reporter April 28, 2023

Tyler, The Creator has returned with an expansion pack to his 2021 album “CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST.” “The Estate Sale” features eight new tracks that were added to the original album’s run...

Letter From the Editor, Volume 63, Issue 9

Letter From the Editor, Volume 63, Issue 9

Brandon Sarmiento April 17, 2023

At first, I was hesitant to write this letter from the editor for a magazine issue with music as its central theme. I’m by no means a musician and felt like the mic should be given to someone with musical...

Professor Carlos Samaniego instructs his students during mariachi practice.

Mariachi Teaches ‘Sabor’

Edward Segal April 17, 2023

Music brings people together, especially when it is connected to culture. In mariachi music, the sound of instruments harmonizing with vocalists singing a song has a way of telling a story like nothing...

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A record label run entirely by CSUN students? That would be VOVE

Renee Rothe April 17, 2023

Five of Five Music Entertainment, also known as VOVE, is a class offered under the music industry studies major at CSUN. The goal of the class is to produce a complete album by the end of the spring semester,...

Jeannine Allen and Guillermo Keymolent as Mimi and Rodolfo, respectively. The roles are key parts in the opera and a second cast performed the same roles on some nights.

[Photo] A Night at the Opera

Solomon O. Smith April 17, 2023

The CSUN production of the opera “La Boheme” was a months-long odyssey of training, teamwork and love of theater for the staff and students working on the show. The opera ran from March 9-12 at the...

A picture of seven integrants of a band called WAR

WAR to hold 50th anniversary concert at CSUN

Julia Dilacar, Reporter April 13, 2023

WAR will be performing a 50th anniversary concert at The Soraya on Saturday, April 15. The American band mixes elements of different musical genres such as funk, rock, R&B and blues. Formerly known...

Flyer of Future halftime performers

Writer’s pick: Five Hispanic and Latino artists to consider for future Super Bowl halftime shows

Elvin Gonzalez, Reporter March 28, 2023

The NFL’s Super Bowl halftime show has displayed a lot of brilliant music to the fans, but there’s something it lacks: Latino and Hispanic representation. In 2019, the NFL partnered with Roc Nation...

Sam smith album

Review: Sam Smith’s ‘Gloria’: Spin or skip?

José C. Delgado, Reporter February 27, 2023

Last month, Sam Smith delivered their fourth full-length album, “Gloria.” The album marks the artist’s return after 2020’s “Love Goes.” In this album, Smith explores themes of self-acceptance...

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