Music


Artists as Advertisements

Is there still such a thing as “cred” in the music industry? No, not really. Nirvana shirts are sold at Hot Topic, there aren’t any…



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Opinion: Hip-hop was sleeping, not dead

Legendary rap artist Nasir Jones released his eighth album in 2006 titled “Hip-Hop is Dead.” Seven years later, the hip-hop community still struggles with this…


Choral concert brings multiple choirs together

The American River College Fall Choral Invitational Concert, held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., in the ARC Theatre, was an opportunity for several students to reconnect…


Fill in the blank

Remember the old adage “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all”? Lets change it up. Maybe something like “If…




“Look ‘ma, I made it!”

Remember when people would tell you as a kid that you could be anything you wanted to be? That with hard work, determination, blood, sweat…


Moshers just want to have fun

An inside look at the anatomy of a mosh pit. You’re beaming as you exit the venue after watching your favorite band play. You’re drenched…


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Step lights on the stairway to heaven

There’s no such thing as six degrees of separation within the music community anymore. At this point, everyone knows someone who is currently, was or…


Not all that new

We hear our grandparents, our parents, and our jaded friends in their early 20s complain about how now music these days is all about costumes…