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Struggle, escape pervade Red 9’s debut

Struggle, escape pervade Red 9’s debut

Kimberly Morgan, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2009

Filed under Music, Reviews

Red 9, an indie rock band from Southern California, adds another alternative/grunge album to the popular mixed genre's list.The full-length debut album titled "The Host" contains eight songs, all of wh...

Norah Jones changes up formula for fourth release

Norah Jones changes up formula for fourth release

November 21, 2009

Norah Jones adds diverse instrumentation in her fourth album to make it a delicately beautiful purchase for the holidays.Although Jones doesn't make any especially dramatic changes to her soft jazz musi...

Blink is back

Blink is back

September 20, 2009

IRVINE — Excitement and the smell of fresh kettle corn filled the air Sept. 17 as fans piled through the gates of the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre for an event four years in the making: the reunion of...

Monkeys raise art punk to new level

Monkeys raise art punk to new level

Jonathan Oyama, Assistant Diversions Editor

September 2, 2009

Filed under Features, Music

Arctic Monkeys' third album is an amazing, surreal punk rock collection that's out of this world.Although British disco punk bands such as Franz Ferdinand and Bloc Party have faltered on its third record, Arctic Mo...

Screaming down the packed house

Screaming down the packed house

Brittany Woolsey, Contributing Writer

September 2, 2009

Filed under Features, Music

ANAHEIM – The Used's CD-release concert of "Artwork" was a spectacular scream-fest for some of its biggest fans.The first 400 people who ordered "Artwork" were able to attend an exclusive CD-releas...

The Used’s new album a dark success

The Used’s new album a dark success

Brittany Woolsey, Contributing Writer

August 29, 2009

Filed under Features, Music

Screamo favorites, The Used, announce their new album "Artwork," which they described as the album they have looked forward to the most since their first release in 2002. Alternative Press Magazine de...

Annual punk rock summer camp

Annual punk rock summer camp

Brittany Woolsey, Contributing Writer

August 27, 2009

Filed under Events, Music

Picture this: a venue with over thirty bands playing on several spread out stages. At this venue, fans from every area of rock music and the bands that they love can all gather together in peace and li...

Couture, Ethos push students fashion forward

Couture, Ethos push students fashion forward

August 25, 2009

Project Ethos is the junction where fashion, art and music cross. Campus Couture is Cal State Long Beach's display of local talent. At both events, the industry comes together with amateurs and experienced ar...