Jonas Brothers burning it up again
Apr15

Jonas Brothers burning it up again

After six years apart, 3 Nick Jonas solo albums, 2 Jonas daughters and one DNCE album later the Jonas Brothers are finally back together. It has been over a month since the trio announced their return with their new single “Sucker”. The band has proved to be popular for many generations bringing back joy to those who idolized them in their Disney days to the teens discovering them for the first time. 2005-2006 The trio was originally...

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Local band Aviator Stash rocks The Pour House
Apr08

Local band Aviator Stash rocks The Pour House

Loud music, a bar packed to the brim with a crowd people and the band whose music packed the room. The Pour House in Oceanside had all this Saturday, March 9 as the San Diego Music Awards (SDMA) showcased nominated local artists. One of these nominated artists was local alternative band Aviator Stash nominated for best indie/alternative act. Made up of vocalist Greg Kellogg, keyboardist Frank Inglis, drummer Tyler Pinto, guitarist Sal...

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Alternative Notes: Post-Warped Tour blues? These festivals have you covered
Apr08

Alternative Notes: Post-Warped Tour blues? These festivals have you covered

Last year, the alternative community was hit with the shocking news that Van’s Warped Tour would be no more. Shortly after, founder Kevin Lyman hinted at a celebration for the 25th anniversary of the fesitval, occuring this year. In January, Lyman confirmed multiple Vans Warped Tour anniversary dates, taking place this summer in Cleveland, Ohio on June 8, Atlantic City, N.J. on June 29 and 30, and Mountain View, Calif. on July 20 and...

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The many sounds of Palomar College’s music department
Apr08

The many sounds of Palomar College’s music department

Story by: Raisa Mursalin The semi-filled auditorium of the Studio Theatre was treated to the melodious sounds of the Palomar Brass Ensemble, Palomar Saxophone Ensemble and the Palomar/Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (YPO) Percussion Ensemble on Sunday, March 10. The eager audience comprised of other students, family members and music lovers alike who listened intently to every sound. The Palomar Saxophone Ensemble was directed by Paul...

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Alternative Notes: Her majesty returns: the resurgence of Queen
Mar13

Alternative Notes: Her majesty returns: the resurgence of Queen

When “Bohemian Rhapsody” was first released in 1975, the reviews were far from glorious. A review from Record Mirror, a former British music newspaper, stated that the tune has “no immediate selling point whatsoever: among its many parts. There’s scarcely a shred of a tune and certainly no one line to latch onto,” and that wasn’t the first of many poor reviews. If the song was so highly unfavorable from critics, why has it now...

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A jazzy performance at the Brubeck Theatre
Mar04

A jazzy performance at the Brubeck Theatre

Story by: Ripp Friesen The musical duo Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton came to the Howard Brubeck Theatre, Thursday, 21st for Palomar Performing Arts Concert Hour. Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton are a jazz duo based in San Diego who take inspiration from great bands like The Beatles, Jimmy Hendrix and Stevie Wonder and add their own jazz influences to create a whole new song. Armed with a double neck guitar, a pair of drum brushes...

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