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EXO’s “Exodus” is anything but

EXO's

Saffana Hijaz

May 5, 2015

Follow @saffanahijaz // Popular South Korean pop male group EXO released their second studio album "Exodus," and climbed up music charts worldwide. The group has continued to slay the charts as they were landed No. 90 on the Billboard Hot 200 back on April 9 and No. 98 on the Canadian Hot 100, Canada's version of the Billboard Hot 100, for the April 25 rankings, according to the Billboard website. Aft...

Sundial Songs of the Week 15: finals are near

Sundial Songs of the Week 15: finals are near

Vincent Nguyen

May 4, 2015

Follow @reportervince // It's almost finals week so hold on and don't give up yet! We are almost to the end, and here is a playlist to prep you for week of hell also known as finals. This is a really funky, jazzy tracklist, featuring some new tracks from the old artists! Panic! At the Disco is back with a new single that's pretty upbeat, and definitely roaming through the radio waves as we speak. "Vinyl Skip...

The dangers of fake concert tickets

The dangers of fake concert tickets

Cicely Chisholm

April 27, 2015

Cicely Chisholm / Lifestyle Editor Follow @cicelyrose_ // Imagine your favorite band or performer was playing after years of being on hiatus or even disbanded. Tickets were only being sold at Ticketmaster so you wait for the exact time, and try to grab a few. Then you wait. A spinnin...

Fashion + Music feat. Georgia Simone Levy

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Georgia Simone Levy

April 27, 2015

Follow @georgiasimone1 // Life is a journey. Mine began in Atlanta, Georgia. This is where my brave16-year-old mother was giving me up for adoption. That was the last time I’d be seeing her, and off I went to be raised by an all-white and Jewish family in Minnesota. Just imagine, a Bone Thugs-N-Harmony CD or one of Kanye’s earlier albums; many blizzards, and a side of potato latkes and you’ve pictured a g...

Sundial Songs of the Week 14: dreaming of summer

Sundial Songs of the Week 14: dreaming of summer

Vincent Nguyen

April 27, 2015

Follow @reportervince // With a couple of weeks left in the spring semester, the timely end to the Spring Collection is unfortunately upon us. Students are looking forward to graduating, but in the meantime, a new edition of the Sundial Songs of the Week will be the one thing to focus on. The playlist opens up with Seoul's "Stay With Us," a track that sounds like a more laid back version of Empire of the Sun'...

The Coachella of country music

Country music fans sit on top of their RV in the RV Resort during day two of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Kristine Malicse

April 27, 2015

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Marina and the Diamond’s Fruitful ‘Froot’

Photo Courtesy of Atlantic Records / Image by: Charlotte Rutherford

Betsy Belle Camacho

April 21, 2015

After 2012's "Electra Heart" hit, Marina Diamandis otherwise known by her stage name, Marina and the Diamonds, releases "Froot". It is a change, showing mature internal growth for the singer/ songwriter and without deserting her fans, Diamandis still delivers the quirk and danceable pop beats she's kn...

Infamous soul singer Percy Sledge, died at 73 years-old

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Kenneth Berry

April 17, 2015

Kenneth Berry / Assistant Sports Editor Follow @ozogrande //   [View the story "Infamous soul singer Percy Sledge, 73, dies of natural causes" on Storify]...

Record Store Day hits Los Angeles this Saturday

Record Store Day hits Los Angeles this Saturday

Nicolette Hinojos

April 16, 2015

Nicolette Hinojos / Staff Writer Follow @NicoletteHinojo // Making its start in 2007 Record Store Day (RSD) has become an international event with participating stores on every continent except Antarctica. The organization that runs RSD puts out a list of exclusive vinyl that independent record stores can choose from and sell on the special day. The world wide event was made to celebrate everything that makes up a record store, the vinyl,...

Spending the evening with Mikky Ekko

Mikky Ekko performs a small set of songs at the Sonos Studios in Hollywood presented by Pandora.

Vincent Nguyen

April 13, 2015

Follow @reportervince // The ambiance of a new record is tough to transfer on to the big stage, but when it's done right, the audience gets one heck of a show. And that's what Grammy award winning artist Mikky Ekko did April 2 at the Sono Studios presented by Pandora in Los Angeles. Ekko is widely known for his collaboration with Rihanna on the hit-single "Stay," and for one night, he graced the stage with...

Coachella weekend one recap

Coachella weekend one recap

Kristine Malicse

April 13, 2015

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Coachella Festival: A yearly salvation

Photo credit: Thomas Gallegos

Thomas Gallegos

March 26, 2015

Thomas Gallegos / Staff Writer Follow @tommygallegos15 // The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has recently become a thing of pop-culture phenomena. With artists, celebrities, and media abundance galore, convergence upon the dried desert every April has sprouted the place I grew up, the Coachella Valley, amongst cultural relevance once again. For me, being born and raised in Palm Springs, mere miles away from the festival grounds...

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