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Coachella 2012

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By Emily Hall, Online Arts Editor

January 10, 2012

The real Coachella lineup came out yesterday, and it luckily doesn’t involve Outkast, as indicated by an early fake lineup (I don’t mean to offend any Outkastians here [is there a name for Outkast fans?]).  The real lineup features headlining bands Radiohead, the Black Keys, Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre....

Deadmau5 Drops the Beat

By Andrew Walker, Staff Writer

November 17, 2011

Deadmau5, an electronic DJ with an LED- equipped mouse head piece performed on the Padre’s playing field Friday, Oct. 28 . Deadmau5 was to play at SOMA instead however so many people bought tickets that SOMA went over capacity, simply too many people wanted to go. Angela and I had the chance to go...

Andrew Jackson Jihad Concert Review

By Emily Hall & Andrew Walker, Online Arts Editor, Staff Writer

October 19, 2011

Characterized by the comforting drone of a standup bass countered by crazyfast guitar riffs, Andrew Jackson Jihad is folk-punk at its finest - possibly because they’re the only band I can think to describe as folk-punk. The band is comprised of Sean Bonnette, owner of big glasses and wailing vocals...

Blue Man Bonanza

By Eleanore Hendrickson, Caitlin Hird, CAF editor, Features editor

October 6, 2011

What color do the Blue Men turn when they are choked? That question was never answered in the Sept. 20 showing of the Blue Man Group at the San Diego Civic Center, but no matter! The show ‘blue’ us away with its brilliant sound mixings and creative and humorous skits. The Blue Men Group is a performance...

Nirvana Tribute Preview

By Gabby Catalano, Staff Writer

September 29, 2011

In the late 1980’s, American rock music re-established itself with the birth of the Seattle “grunge” scene. From powerful chords to heart pounding bass-and-drum grooves, grunge music was paving the way to the next generation of the rock genre. The band Nirvana, led by front-man Kurt Cobain, was...

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

By Gabby Catalano, Staff Writer

September 14, 2011

Some say that they have unusual and strangely creative music, others say that they are highly impressive and are able to establish a stimulating, yet melodious theme. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (CYHSY) is back with their third album “Hysterical” coming out Sept. 20. “I hope their new album is just...

Ruby Summer Visits SDA

By Cassia Pollock

June 3, 2011

           Last week on May 25, it seemed like a typical Wednesday hour lunch for SDA. Students collected their wallets and marched off to the cafeteria, prepared to stand in the noisy lunch line for another dull meal. Then they appeared. “S-s-san D-d-dieguito A-a-academy,” stuttered Ruby...

A Little Land Where Anything Is Possible

By Cassia Pollock

March 9, 2011

Imagine you are a 25-year-old girl with a long, slender figure, a face that bares an unmistakable resemblance to Heidi Klum, and a ten-year long experience in Switzerland as a ballet dancer. One day while dancing to your heart’s content, you injure a disc. This causes you to quit ballet and boom—just...

Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes

By Emily Hall, Staff writer

March 2, 2011

Seattle natives Fleet Foxes are returning to the current music scene again with a new album and multi-country tour after an almost three year break. The band’s characteristically floating, echoing vocals in each soft yet catchy song are what made the band popular, especially with the songs ‘White...

Born This Way- Gaga Strikes Again

Born This Way- Gaga Strikes Again

By Thea Brown, Arts Editor

February 25, 2011

Lady Gaga has blasted herself back onto the top of the music scene with her newest single, “Born This Way.” The glam goddess has sparked quite a controversy on her latest tune, many saying that it sounds a little too close to Madonna’s “Express Yourself” for the brand of music genius. What...