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Today’s Tunes: EDM

Today’s Tunes: EDM

Harrison Katz

September 2, 2016

Since the inception of electronic music in the 1970s, the genre has progressed and evolved tremendously emerging into the phenomenon that is known today as EDM. EDM is an umbrella term that encompasses numerous genres including house, dubstep, trap, trance, techno and countless others. Over time,...

CSUN World Music Ensemble brings traditional African dance to campus

CSUN World Music Ensemble brings traditional African dance to campus

Violet Canelo

April 25, 2016

  Traditional singing, dancing musicians and loud rhythmic drumming occurred during the CSUN World Music Ensemble. Students in the music education program performed various Japanese Taiko and African music ensembles at the Cypress Recital Hall on April 24. The students of the music education...

Relive the Coachella moments of Prince’s 2008 performance

Relive the Coachella moments of Prince’s 2008 performance

Brooke Holland

April 21, 2016

With weekend two of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in full-effect in less than 24 hours and the legendary rocker Prince’s death announced today — here’s a throwback of the superstar’s 2008 headlining cover performance of Radiohead’s “Creep.” Prince + Coachella = why isn’t...

Music artists react on Twitter to pop legend Prince’s death

Music artists react on Twitter to pop legend Prince’s death

Brooke Holland

April 21, 2016

Prince, an American superstar, actor and pioneer in pop music for over three decades died today at age 57. During his career, he sold more than 100 million records, won an Oscar, earned 30 Grammy Award nominations and won seven. The "Purple Rain" singer's publicist confirmed in a statement Thursday...

Students suggest a warm weather playlist

Students suggest a warm weather playlist

Michael Herrera

March 20, 2016

Spring break is here and many could not be happier. We can let go of our stress, have a couple of drinks and forget about school even if it is just for a short time. Whether we’re lounging poolside or enjoying the sun at one of the beautiful beaches, music allows us to escape reality. It doesn’t...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: beer festival, local concert, food trucks

Weekly Editor’s Picks: beer festival, local concert, food trucks

Lauren Gates

March 9, 2016

Wednesday 3.9 – Book Reading POPUP Bookfest Fundraiser + Art & Musical Festival Grab a book at Glendale Arts' first annual POPUP. Bookfest Fundraiser with live music and free art workshops. Free 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Barnes & Noble at the Americana. The event is on the second fl...

Top 8 performances at CRSSD Fest 2016

Top 8 performances at CRSSD Fest 2016

Brooke Holland

March 8, 2016

Located in the heart of San Diego, CRSSD Fest 2016 was a weekend in paradise for music junkies. The two-day concert was backdropped by a near-paradisiac setting of a 12-acre oceanview bay and city skyline. Serious talent, along with some rain on day one, turned the city upside down. Here are a few fa...

Captured: Dillon Francis

Captured: Dillon Francis

Brooke Holland

December 19, 2015

American DJ Dillon Francis performed a three-night concert series at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles on Dec. 18, 2015. The 28-year-old played fan favorites "Get Low," featuring DJ Snake, and collaborations with Skrillex, Disclosure and Norwegian DJ Kygo. He also premiered a new song w...

The Department of Music Hosts the Noon Recital

The Department of Music Hosts the Noon Recital

Eliset Zapien

November 25, 2015

The CSUN music department hosted their first noon recital featuring current CSUN student KayDee Everett and several other music education students to showcase and support their talent. Javier Uribe, 20, music education major at CSUN enjoyed the performance and wants everyone to know that they really...

Musician Monday: Kay Dee Everett

Musician Monday: Kay Dee Everett

Nick Barrile

November 23, 2015

Kay Dee Everett is an 18 year old freshman attending CSUN to obtain her Bachelors Degree in music performance. Everett, unlike many musicians, has stuck with the same instrument since the start. Everett picked up the flute at a very young age after it was given to her by an old family friend. Following...

Captured: Flume

Captured: Flume

Vincent Nguyen

November 13, 2015

Recap and photos by Martin Sarabia On its 12th night in Los Angeles, Red Bull Sound Select featured Flume as a headliner for its month-long music event 30 Days in L.A. The Australian DJ played fan favorites like "Holdin' On," "Sleepless" and even brought out Miike Snow's Andrew Wyatt for their so...

Spooky songs for Halloween

Spooky songs for Halloween

Lauren Gates

October 21, 2015

A Halloween playlist does not have to include an entire list of tired and cliche songs that are synonymous to your favorite holiday. Don’t worry, this playlist does include some of the classics, but it also gives an alternative twist to create the perfect Halloween mix. Halloween, a favorite holiday...

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