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Cee Lo Green wows at Grammys

Cee Lo Green wows at Grammys

By Katie Berriochoa, Staff writer

February 25, 2011

Everyone has thought it, everyone has wished they had the nerve to say it, and Cee Lo Green has perpetually blasted it across the entire nation. Green has essentially given the middle finger to all  those losers we’ve all had to deal with and has people swooning over his lyrics.  It’s no wonder...

53rd Annual Grammy Awards Performances

February 17, 2011

Each year, the Grammys celebrate some of music’s greatest achievements. Though awards are the basis of the annual show, the Grammys are also well known for their firework live performances, often from Grammy nominees and past recipients. This year’s telecast was especially successful, with an average of 26...

Dubsonic Underground

By Kaylin Greene, Opinions Editor

February 15, 2011

The Metaphor Café in Escondido pushes the edgy and the relatively tame into the same arena. It’s not a mind-warping rave, but it’s not your coffee shop jazz ensemble either. Dubsonic Underground is a reoccurring show that features a variety of electronic subgenres like edm (electronic dance music),...

The Pretty Reckless

The Pretty Reckless

By Ashlynne McLean, Staff Writer

January 28, 2011

Taylor Momsen, commonly known for her character in “Gossip Girls” as Dan Humphrey’s little sister, is now in an “edgier” role in the entertainment business with her band, “The Pretty Reckless.” With her new-found black raccoon-looking makeup and combat boots, comes her first album, “Light...


By Thea Brown, Arts Editor

January 24, 2011

Will Wiesenfeld, 21, is no stranger to music. Since taking his first piano lessons at age four, Wiesenfeld has gone on to explore various spectrums of electronic and acoustic music. His first project, [Post-Foetus], gained popular attention when electronic artist Daedelus invited Wiesenfeld to play a...

Allstar Weekend

By Elisa Figueroa, Staff writer

January 14, 2011

Four guys in their early 20’s stare out into the audience right before the lights come on, instruments ready. The screaming fans wait impatiently for them to start.  Just a few years ago they were in high school going to see concerts at Soma, San Diego.  Who would of thought they would be here performing...

Song Stuck in Your Head of 2010: “Like a G6” by Far East Movement

By Elisa Figueroa, Staff Writer

December 16, 2010

"Like a G6" by Far East Movement...39% Almost stuck in your head: "Whip My Hair" by Willow Smith...22% "Hey Soul Sister" by Train...12% "Your Love is My Drug" by Ke$ha "Billionaire" by Travie McCoy “Hell Yeah! Drink it up, drink-drink it up” because SDA’s top voted song that gets stu...

Best Hair of 2010: Taylor Swift

By Opal Theodossi, Staff Writer

December 16, 2010

Taylor Swift...38% Almost best of: Rihanna...26% Willow Smith...11% Justin Bieber...10% Robert Pattinson...10% Hot curls, broken hearts, and cowboy boots; that’s right, I’m talking about Taylor Swift.  Hair has been a big thing this year, from Willow Smith’s crazy up-do’s...

Treasure Island

By Thea Brown, Arts Editor

November 4, 2010

Music festival connoisseurs are all too familiar with the woes of heat. The sun is there, always following you, sticking to your skin as you are pressed up against hundreds of bodies all sweating as well. Water bottles, sun screen, and the least amount of acceptable clothes are your only forms of defense...

Cooler Than Me

Signing and dancing, Posner attempts to connect with the crowd.

By Rachel Huddleston, Staff Writer

October 14, 2010

Flashing lights. Screaming fans. He walks on the stage and begins a song on piano. He abruptly jumps up and shouts, “San Diego are you ready?”  Mike Posner performed Sept. 17 at the House of Blues in San Diego, showcasing the songs from his newest album “31 Minutes to Takeoff.” “Put your...