The Daily Aztec

New Releases 10.28.2012

by Ryo Miyauchi

October 28, 2012

RECORD OF THE WEEK 8 / 10 The Haunted Man by Bat for Lashes Genre: Indie Pop Natasha Khan, known under the name Bat for Lashes, dove into her ancestry before the making of this album The Haunted Man. One peculiar fact tha...

Record Rewind: Weezer’s The Blue Album

by Mark Jacobo

October 28, 2012

1994 was not a very long time ago—only 18 years—but I’m such a big fan of Weezer’s self-titled album, commonly referred to as The Blue Album, that I decided it deserved its very own Record Rewind. Weezer was produced by for...

History lesson: John Lennon

by Mark Jacobo

October 28, 2012

The name John Lennon is one many people are aware of. Whether you’re a Beatles fan or not, you’ve heard the name Lennon somewhere before. When you did hear it, it was probably accompanied with Paul, George, and Ringo. ...

What’s #Trending: iPad Mini and Iron Man 3

by David Hernandez

October 28, 2012

This week, the iPad Mini and the Iron Man 3 trailer were unveiled. After much anticipation, Apple introduced the iPad Mini. Meanwhile, Marvel revealed the trailer for Iron Man 3, creating great excitement. iPad Mini Video A new Appl...

New Releases 10.26.2012

by Ryo Miyauchi

October 26, 2012

9 / 10 Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City by Kendrick Lamar Genre: Hip Hop Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut good kid m.A.A.d. city starts with a film roll of people gathered for a prayer. It’s similar to his indie breakthrough ...

Why we love Gangnam Style

by Mark Jacobo

October 8, 2012

Chances are by now you’ve heard South Korean rapper Psy’s hit K-Pop song “Gangnam Style”. Maybe you heard it on the radio, or at a football game, or you Google searched it after seeing the countless memes and parodies that have floode...

Music blog 10.8.2012

by Ryo Miyauchi

October 8, 2012

RECORD OF THE WEEK 8 / 10 Until the Quiet Comes by Flying Lotus Genre: Electronic Stephen Ellis aka Flying Lotus has a knack for complex production that packs in a lot of ideas and idioms. Over the course of his career, he ...

New releases 10.3.2012

by Ryo Miyauchi

October 3, 2012

RECORD OF THE WEEK 8 / 10 End of Daze EP by Dum Dum Girls Genre: Indie Rock, Pop Rock Ever since they hit the scene, Dum Dum Girls improve through their every release. The band finally stood confidently outside...

JAM: HOB shows to look forward to this semester

by Mark Jacobo

September 5, 2012

For me, one of the best things about living in San Diego is that the city attracts a lot of great musicians and artists--just last May the Beach Boys performed at the Cricket Amphitheater, and Tenacious D and fun. just perfor...

“PlanetSide 2” throws a killer party

by Cody Franklin

July 27, 2012

“Size always matters.” That's the motto for “PlanetSide 2,” Sony Online Entertainment's upcoming massively multiplayer first-person shooter. If the July 12 Prove Your Allegiance event at Floyd's 99 Barbershop and Command...

Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 Review

by Myhkail Mendoza

July 27, 2012

Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 is the newest addition to the Magic: The Gathering digital game series created by Wizards of the Coast. For those unfamiliar with the title, Magic: The Gathering is a collectable...

Intern vs. Comic-con

by Myhkail Mendoza

July 27, 2012

San Diego Comic-Con International has come and gone, leaving gamers from San Diego and the rest of the world with excitement for the upcoming video games of 2012 and 2013. As usual, the video game booths on the “floor”...