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Shiny Toy Guns rock Club Nokia

Shiny Toy Guns rock Club Nokia

May 11, 2009

Shiny Toy Guns played at Club Nokia Saturday to an already amped crowd.  After decent-sized sets by three other bands including The Ringers and Nico Vega — as well as one song by an unnamed an...

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music flips musical script

Brittinee Phillips, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2009

Filed under Music, News

A sea of awards, accolades and acclaim surround the composition and theory faculty members whose musical programs will be heard tonight at the Faculty Composers Concert.Throughout the faculty artist series, the composer faculty performs monthly concerts of their work, and within the last few years the composer faculty has had a larger concert every spring.Each concert is performed with new material where students and the com...

Lykke Li performs at Glass House

Laura Aguirre, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2009

Filed under Music

Swedish Indie singer, Lykke Li, set the Glass House in Pomona on fire last night in a sold out show, with music from her first album Youth Novels.            Li released her album mid-August and started her North American tour in January. Along with Li came the Swedish band, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, who has opened for her during the tour. Fairly enough, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, ...

The 88 debut with sunny power pop songs

Jonathan Oyama, Assistant News Editor

December 14, 2008

Filed under Music

I still wonder why The 88 hasn't been signed by a major record label until now. It's a great indie rock band, it has toured endlessly and has grown a big fan base on the Internet.            Finally, with an awesome album on Island records, The 88 might be the next big thing in rock music.            "Not Only…But Also," is the first album The 88 ...

The Cure discovers the cure for waning popularity

The Cure discovers the cure for waning popularity

Jonathan Oyama, Assistant News Editor

November 6, 2008

Filed under Music

Admittedly, the Cure haven't gotten very much attention in the mainstream anymore. After all, they formed way back in the late 1970s. And their last really great album was "Wish" back in 1992.   &nb...

TV On the Radio undergoes transformation

Jonathan Oyama, Assistant News Editor

November 4, 2008

Filed under Music

No one can deny that TV on the Radio is the hottest band in America. Although the band started as blues rockers, they've always delved into bizarre, awesome electronic sonicscapes.    But TV's new album, "Dear Science," delves into glam rock-styled jazz songs as well, in a transformation that is as shocking, cutting-edge and awesome as the last few Radiohead albums.    TV on the Radio has alwa...

Break out the skillet and good music

Break out the skillet and good music

October 26, 2008

It has been quite some time since Hellogoodbye released a proper full-length record. In 2006, the band released their debut album, "Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs!" and proceeded to tour vigorously th...

‘Appeal’ to not much

‘Appeal’ to not much

October 22, 2008

With the release of their 5th studio album, "Appeal To Reason," Rise Against has reiterated that they still hate the way our country runs itself and that they still really enjoy making loud, hardcore ro...