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Student musician plays first live show on campus

by Lucelis Martinez, Staff Writer // October 13, 2021

Joaquin Paez performed 11 original songs at the second Nooner event of the fall 2021 semester.  The Aztec Student Union hosted the event on Oct.8.  According...

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Screenshot from Grant Jordans prerecorded performance which was suppose to air in the Virtual Nooner series.

Derailed by miscommunication and misunderstanding, first ‘Virtual Nooner’ cancelled

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor // September 15, 2020

The first San Diego State Virtual Nooner performance of the semester featuring student musician Grant Jordan was scheduled to air on the Associated Students’...

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Interdisciplinary studies senior and musician Goz performed on campus on April 26.

Student musician showcases collaboration during Nooner performance

by Stephan Early, Staff Writer // May 1, 2019

Student musician and interdisciplinary studies senior Goz performed in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union on April 26 to bring students a show full...

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Business sophomore Zach Brosi is featured on the Aztec Music Group album, contributing an acoustic song.

Aztec Music Group releases eclectic album

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // May 1, 2019

Aztec Music Group has a knack for bringing people together. Nowhere else at San Diego State allows space for such an eclectic collection of musicians and...

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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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Public administration senior Josh Palmer communicates to his followers about his music via his Instagram, @jashupi_.

Student rapper aims to provide music opportunities to those afflicted with lupus via non-profit

by Kylie Renner, Contributor // February 27, 2019

Joshua Jamal Palmer, artistically known as Jashupi, is a 22-year-old San Diego State senior who’s using his experiences with lupus to relate to and help...

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Student musician extends talents to various genres, projects in local shows

Student musician extends talents to various genres, projects in local shows

by Stephan Early, Staff Writer // February 13, 2019

From deep, stirring tones to upbeat, surf-inspired sounds, San Diego State economics junior Matt Guadagno is expanding his sound by keeping himself busy...

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Student musician mixes punk and hip-hop

Student musician mixes punk and hip-hop

by Nathan Godderis, Staff Writer // January 30, 2019

In 1996, punk rock band Dishwalla released its hit song “Counting Blue Cars,” which peaked at no. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100. Two Dishwalla band...

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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 musician seeks connection with outcasts through hip-hop

Student musician seeks connection with outcasts through hip-hop

by Kylie Renner, Contributor // December 12, 2018

Media studies freshman Russell Ho, known artistically as Rush Martinez, recently decided to dedicate his life to music-making, sending him into a year...

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Student musician Thomas Frye performed in SDSUs live music series, Nooner.

Student multi-instrumentalist creates ‘alternative jazz’

by Spencer White, Staff Writer // October 31, 2018

After a childhood spent learning various musical instruments, senior jazz major Thomas Frye is now using his skills to innovate in a new conglomerate genre...

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