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Legacy of Carolyn Bremer celebrated in ‘For Carolyn”’

Legacy of Carolyn Bremer celebrated in ‘For Carolyn”’

October 3, 2018

A calming teal backlit the stage of the Daniel Recital Hall on Tuesday to compliment the New Music Ensemble’s array of harmonious music to honor the late Carolyn Bremer. Alan Shockley, director and...

Logic’s fourth installment in the Young Sinatra series brings hard-hitting lyrics

Logic’s fourth installment in the Young Sinatra series brings hard-hitting lyrics

September 30, 2018

If you’ve ever seen the skit by “Rick and Morty,” used by Logic as the first track in his mixtape “Bobby Tarantino II,” where the two characters argue on which alter-ego of Logic they’re go...

Music Tastes Good returns for its third year in downtown Long Beach

Music Tastes Good returns for its third year in downtown Long Beach

September 30, 2018

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The struggles of being a Black K-pop fan

The struggles of being a Black K-pop fan

September 23, 2018

“Yo, what did you say, girl?! Mhm, you ain’t doin’ that!” My face twisted with disgust while I watched the over-exaggerated impression of a Black woman play out by Korean girl group Red Velvet member, Wendy. The wagged finger, neck rolling and gravelly v...

Crowning the voice of the next generation

Crowning the voice of the next generation

April 25, 2018

On April 16, Kendrick Lamar  accomplished an amazing feat by winning the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Music for his April 2017 album, “DAMN.” This marks the first time the award has been given t...

Did Justin Timberlake go wrong with his Prince tribute at the Super Bowl?

Did Justin Timberlake go wrong with his Prince tribute at the Super Bowl?

February 7, 2018

The Super Bowl halftime show is often more talked about than the game itself, whether it be a controversy as scandalous as a wardrobe malfunction, or a powerful performance given by an acclaimed artist. J...

Soundbird brings the noise to games and movies at CSULB

Soundbird brings the noise to games and movies at CSULB

November 13, 2017

In an industry where knowing someone is half of the battle, four Cal State Long Beach students are looking to make a name for themselves in the world of audio. Music composition majors Amy Hori, Daniel...

CSULB alum named California’s Teacher of the Year

CSULB alum named California’s Teacher of the Year

October 29, 2017

Brian McDaniel loves his kids — all 5,000 of them. McDaniel is a Cal State Long Beach alumnus and Painted Hills High School music teacher, and this month, was named one of five Teachers of the Year fr...