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Kevin Flores, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Today

People: I have a bone to pick. This weekend I was at an undisclosed show. I was in the pit, dead center, and the band was positively killing it. So there I was two-stepping and doing a little scuttle when I looked up at the crowd around me. To my deepest despair, so many people were a) major league stiffos b) phone tanning their faces c) condemning the dancing man to hell with their eyes. People: Don’t be these people.   Thursday: King Kang T...

Slayer slays on “Repentless”

Slayer slays on “Repentless”

Michael Mendoza, Opinions Assistant Editor

September 15, 2015

Filed under Features, Music, Uncategorized

Name: Slayer, Album: “Repentless”, Label: Nuclear Blast, Release Date: September 11, Rating: 4/5 stars After 32 years, Slayer has continued to push the limits of thrash metal while staying true...

LB Folk Revival Fest: The foot-stopping barnburner returns

LB Folk Revival Fest: The foot-stopping barnburner returns

September 7, 2015

The Folk Revival Festival is bringing the jangle and twang to Long Beach for a third straight year. Showcasing folk, roots and bluegrass acts, the festival has grown exponentially since 2013, according...

Review: Beach House’s ‘Depression Cherry’

Review: Beach House’s ‘Depression Cherry’

Kevin Flores, Arts & Life Editor

September 2, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Today

Album: “Depression Cherry” Artist: Beach House Label: Sub-Pop Records Release Date: Aug. 28, 2015 Rating: 4.5/5 The best way to listen to Beach House is at night, darting down the fast lane,...

Looking beyond Fingerprints Music

Looking beyond Fingerprints Music

August 26, 2015

I swear it’s true: There really are record stores in Long Beach not called Fingerprints Music. Now don’t get me wrong, I love me some Fingerprints as much as the next person, but sometimes… well...

‘Kala’ marks the final chapter of Trevor Hall’s three-part spiritual journey

‘Kala’ marks the final chapter of Trevor Hall’s three-part spiritual journey

Madison D’Ornellas, Opinions Editor

August 26, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Today

Classes and parking and buying books and lines, lines, lines everywhere can make the first week of school the most stressful on the calendar. If you are among the 37,500 students in need of some relief,...

Too ‘Tongue Tied’

Too ‘Tongue Tied’

Madison D’Ornellas, Opinions Editor

August 25, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Today

We were all expecting so much more. The Fratellis discography has taken a dip with their newly released “Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied.” After attempting to record the album in January 2014, the band threw...

Give this lover boy a chance: Mac DeMarco’s latest album will leave you in a lovesick daze

Give this lover boy a chance: Mac DeMarco’s latest album will leave you in a lovesick daze

Jesus Ambrosio, Radio Producer

August 24, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Today

Mac DeMarco pulls as many heartstrings as he bends guitar strings in his newest album “Another One,” released on Aug. 7. While his previous efforts have touched on coming-to-age themes, this album...