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Couchella holds music fans over until the rescheduled festival in October

‘Couchella’ holds music fans over until the rescheduled festival in October

by Ryan Hardison, Staff Writer // April 17, 2020

This past weekend was a sad time for many music fans because the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was supposed to commence on Friday April...

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DJ Rebekah performing at CRSSD Festival.

CRSSD Festival returns to Waterfront Park in San Diego

by Spencer White, Staff Writer // March 13, 2019

Since its first iteration in 2015, CRSSD Festival has provided the city of San Diego with some of the best of the best in electronic music, across three...

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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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Recording technology and sound design junior Domonique Crumpton characterizes her music by the details.

Electronic musician DOMONIQXE finds importance in the details

by Julianna Ress, Senior Staff Writer // April 4, 2018

When creating her music, recording technology and sound design junior Domonique Crumpton is constantly eager to learn from others, while also paving the...

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Colly & Whomptie perform at The House of Blues on January 21.

SDSU rap duo mixes diversity with drops

by Kelly Kerrigan, Staff Writer // April 4, 2018

In college, it seems as though the smallest similarities with others can result in the greatest relationships. For rap duo Colly & Whomptie what sparked...

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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 Valerie Rogatsky

Steve Aoki causes caked-up chaos in Del Mar

by Cami Buckman, Arts & Culture Editor // September 7, 2017

The electronically fueled music hit a crowd of fist-pumping, shoulder-riding, sweat dripping concert goers like a metaphorical machine gun, in the best...

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Courtesy of Michael Gould

Freshman records music every day in dorm

by Kelly Kerrigan, Staff Writer // April 5, 2017

When college decisions approached, Michael Gould was unsure of what to declare as his major. He went his entire life assuming he would become a doctor...

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Seniors to be mixing tracks after graduation

by Austin Gayle, Contributor // March 10, 2016

Seniors Morgan Bundgus and Garrett Beaupre have, like a majority of the San Diego State University student body, developed a passion for EDM, and in turn,...

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We Are Your Friends doesnt sit well with viewers

‘We Are Your Friends’ doesn’t sit well with viewers

by Alek Sanchez, Staff Writer // September 3, 2015

Electronic dance music dominates the current pop culture climate. Through the years, the amount of music festivals across the country has multiplied, radio...

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