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As It Is – Okay – Album Review

British pop-punk band, As It Is, is back with their sophomore album, okay., and it lives up to its title name. The band shows strides of growth with this album but fails to break out from the pack from similar acts in the scene. This album comes off the heel of the band’s first LP, […]

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New Edition

The New Edition Story three night miniseries chronicles the hot music group, from their humble beginnings in Boston to individual solo success and everything in between.  The group originated in Roxbury Boston’s, Orchard Park projects in 1978 with the very street-wise preteens Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins & Ralph Tresvant. The guys persevering work […]

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Jazz Big Band Concert

The concert began with Jon Palacio introducing the day class, in which there were younger gentlemen and one woman on piano. Jon Palacio announced the special guest Jamie Davis, an aspiring jazz vocalist. The day band had a very emotional and charismatic band when performing solos. Their spontaneous movements and strong playing style excited the […]

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Music Review: Gavin Degraw

Gavin DeGraw just released to his sixth studio,”Something Worth Saving” album in three years. Gavin rose to fame when his hit song “I don’t want to be”. What helped Gavin was that I don’t want to be was used as the theme song for One tree Hill a teen drama Originally aired on the WB. […]

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Concert Review: 5 Seconds of Summer

When a 5 Seconds of Summer concert feels like it only lasted for 5 seconds. On September 2, 2016, Aussie pop punk band 5 Seconds of Summer, took to the Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View and sang, new songs from their album Sounds Good Feels Good,in front of almost 23,000 screaming fans. This is the second […]

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Chabot Music Recital

On Thursday September 8th, Chabot’s music department hosted their annual Fall Faculty Recital in the Buffington Theater. Their host, Timothy Harris, the Director of Instrumental Studies here at Chabot started off the night with a bang! He played a piece by William Kraft on percussion. One of the most extraordinary performances was a collaboration between […]

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Music Review: Blond

Frank Ocean is one of those rare artists that shows up in the music industry and that can make a smash-hit classic in their first go at an album. It’s for this reason that fans have been anticipating a follow-up album after Ocean’s debut Channel Orange. The last time Frank Ocean dropped the album, Channel […]

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Summer 2016 Playlist

Summer is now over so it’s time, to put away the sunscreen and bring out the books because Summer 2016 is now officially over *sad face*. But just because summer is over doesn’t mean music you blasted through your radio has to be right?! Here are some of best songs that took over summer 2016 […]

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Concert Review: Not So Silent Night

I’m not the type of person to go to concerts. Sure, I have a handful of favorite bands that I listen to on a regular basis but I had never gone to see my favorite artists perform live in front of thousands of people.  There have always been some issues in the way of me […]

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Concert Review: Triple Ho Show

On Dec. 2, 2015, Bay Area’s own 99.7 FM Now did their annual Triple Ho Show at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. Several staff members are part of Chabot College’s very own radio station KCRH 89.9 FM . This concert had over 15,000 people. The performers were Fifth Harmony, 5 Second Of Summer, […]

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