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A modern Renaissance: Quarantine grants student artists time to hone in on their craft

by Kelly Kerrigan , Senior Staff Writer // April 20, 2020

A Modern Renaissance The renaissance was an era of rebirth for humanity during the 14th through 17th centuries of European culture. During this time,...

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Student DJ develops craft through Aztec Music Group

Student DJ develops craft through Aztec Music Group

by Lexington Howe, Assistant A&C Editor // March 13, 2019

Public administration senior Matthew Nungarai DJs not just to entertain, but to influence. “He was a participant at the DJ battle we were putting...

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Student DJ incorporates travel experiences into music

Student DJ incorporates travel experiences into music

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // January 23, 2019

DJing has changed since the phenomenon became popular in Europe in the 1940s and spread to the U.S. soon after. It started as merely playing recorded music...

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Jazz-trained music junior pursues EDM

Jazz-trained music junior pursues EDM

by Julianna Ress, Arts & Culture Editor // January 23, 2019

With all styles of music more accessible than ever, it’s common to see artists expand their craft across genres, rather than limiting themselves to one...

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Student DJ finds local success in EDM

Student DJ finds local success in EDM

by Nathan Godderis, Contributor // September 26, 2018

Journalism senior Gustavo Cristobal has only been mixing for three years and is still learning how to produce his own EDM music, yet he’s already experienced...

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Gustavo Cristobal won the top spot in this years DJ battle put on by Aztec Music Group on Nov. 9, and will be one of the DJs performing in the February silent disco.

Student DJs battle it out on campus

by Samuel Kaye, Contributor // November 15, 2017

From deep house to old school hip-hop, San Diego State students danced and shuffled to mixes from some of the best DJs on campus as they battled it out...

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Courtesy of Lydon Quill

DJ conveys feelings in the moment

by Julianna Ress , Senior Staff Writer // April 5, 2017

Young musicians often spend their college years exploring different genres and styles, but recording technology and audio design sophomore Lydon Quill’s...

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Courtesy of Kendall Kaing

‘Filthy Youth’ is entrepreneur by day and DJ by night

by Kiani Dumagan, Staff Writer // December 15, 2016

For San Diego State senior Kendall Kaing, music has become a way of life. The business management major with a specialization in entrepreneurship said...

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Porter Robinson and Madeon share lasting experience with fans

Porter Robinson and Madeon share lasting experience with fans

by Nathan Yick , Staff Writer // December 1, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, Porter Robinson and Madeon stopped by Valley View Casino Center San Diego to promote their joint live tour, “Shelter.” From...

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