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Baby it’s banned outside

Baby it’s banned outside

December 12, 2018

It took 74 years for radio listeners to realize the song, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” by Frank Loesser should have been cut before it ever hit the airwaves. The 1944 Christmas “classic” promotes th...

The ultimate finals playlist

The ultimate finals playlist

Faith Petrie, Arts and Life Editor

December 9, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Today

Music is an integral part of my life. So much so, I can barely go more than an hour without putting my mangled headphones in my ears — yes, I’m sadly Airpod-less. Music motivates me to get through anythi...

Laptop Ensemble composes musical pieces with digital software

December 1, 2018

The Bob Cole Conservatory Laptop Ensemble performed a series of musical pieces composed with digital software at Daniel Recital Hall Wednesday.  

Wires, cords and laptops create music

Wires, cords and laptops create music

November 30, 2018

Instead of completing homework and assignments on their laptops, the four students of the Laptop Ensemble choose to create music with them. The students self-composed and performed five pieces at the Ge...

Donald Trump has driven away musical rights from his rallies

Donald Trump has driven away musical rights from his rallies

November 26, 2018

It’s no secret that Donald Trump is a hot topic, and not in a good way. In fact, a poll taken by CNN indicates that 45 percent of Americans rate Trump’s job performance as poor, while 20 percent rate his performan...

Metro Boomin’s ‘Not All Heroes Wear Capes’ is the debut we’ve all been waiting for

Metro Boomin’s ‘Not All Heroes Wear Capes’ is the debut we’ve all been waiting for

November 6, 2018

After spending the majority of 2016 and 2017 riding high on the top of the Billboard charts, hip-hop producer Leland Tyler Wayne, known by his stage name Metro Boomin, had a relatively quiet 2018, after ...

CSULB Concert Band delivers spooky songs for the Halloween season

Ryan Leuteritz, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Events

The Daniel Recital Hall was filled with family members and close friends enjoying, applauding every melodic piece that played at the annual Spooktacular concert.   The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music presented a concert and costume contest Thursday in honor of the Halloween season.   The event is a collaboration concert between the Long Beach State CSULB Concert Band and the Long Beach Community Band. Pieces performed i...

‘Mono’ uncovers the singular sound of RM

‘Mono’ uncovers the singular sound of RM

Faith Petrie, Arts and Life Editor

October 22, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

RM, the South Korean rapper and leader of Korean group BTS released his second solo project, “Mono” on Monday. Unlike his previous mixtape “RM,” “Mono” gives listeners a more revealing, sof...