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Charly Bliss’ “Heaven” is grunge meets pop perfection

Charly Bliss recently released the fuzzy new single, “Heaven,” their first song since their 2017 debut album, Guppy. The Brooklyn band brilliantly combines grungy, distorted guitars with dreamy vocals to produce a track that is instantly sticky. The highlight of the song is front-woman Eva Hendricks’ distinct voice, which is both sugary sweet and fierce at […]

Featured artist: Mitski & album review: “Be the Cowboy”

I discovered Mitski Miyawaki, who goes by the mononym, “Mitski,” on a curated Spotify playlist that popped up on my discover page. I had heard her name before because she went on tour with Lorde earlier this year. (Unfortunately, I didn’t get to see her at the show I went to.) It’s a shame because this […]

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Charly Bliss’ “Heaven” is grunge meets pop perfection

Charly Bliss recently released the fuzzy new single, "Heaven," their first song since their 2017 debut album, Guppy. The Brooklyn band brilliantly combines grungy,...

Queer Week at Chico State University

Chico State students end campus-wide Queer Week with a celebratory march. Photos by Katie Morris

Spooky alternative and punk songs for October

It’s that time of the year again. And while we are getting ready to celebrate the favorite holiday of every young goth, we are...

Women in horror: a reflection on representation

Disclaimer: the majority of the films mentioned here feature white women. It is important to note that women of color face additional barriers when...

Featured artist: Mitski & album review: “Be the Cowboy”

I discovered Mitski Miyawaki, who goes by the mononym, "Mitski," on a curated Spotify playlist that popped up on my discover page. I had heard...

September 2018 Playlist: Black Honey, Hozier, Mitski

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August 2018 Playlist: Blood Orange, The Growlers, Ariana Grande

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New music: The Growlers release ‘Casual Acquaintances’

The Growlers made their debut on their new label, Beach Goth Records with an unannounced release last week. Casual Acquaintances is a gritty collection of demos and...

Series review: The End of the F***ing World

    Based on Charles Forsman’s comic series of the same name, The End of the Fucking World focuses on two 17-year-olds who embark on a murderous...

Songs about being young and growing up…

Twenty years old and halfway through college. It's an odd, disorienting space between too young and too old. Too young to be careless, but...

July 2018 Playlist: Melody’s Echo Chamber, Thee Oh Sees, No Vacation

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What Lorde means by “Generation L.O.V.E.L.E.S.S.”

Lorde's Melodrama was one of the most personal albums for me of 2017, no doubt. But one song, in particular, struck me much harder than the...
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