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New Music: Deep Bass and Wordplay on Frank Ocean’s ‘DHL’

By Kate Bustamante

Listening to Frank Ocean’s first original track in two years feels like glancing at an orange-yellow sunset in the rearview

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DTSA Open Mic Gives Voice to Local Creatives

By Kate Bustamante

It’s a Thursday night at the end of summer. The patio at 4th Street Market in Downtown Santa Ana is

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#DailyDons: What Is Your Favorite Song?

By Oliver Rivero

On this week’s Daily Dons we asked Santa Ana College students ‘What is your favorite song and what is the

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Turning the Tables: Santa Ana’s Rising Vinyl Scene

By Karen Rodriguez

In this era of Soundcloud, Spotify and other digital streaming services, music has become both more accessible and more disposable.

Música De México: Don Mariachi Dazzles With Song and Dance

By Marta Konarska

Young and beautiful women with long and colorful dresses spin around on the stage, drawing viewers into customs and traditions

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Spring Choir Show Highlights American Composers

By Jessica Arredondo

Lights dim, students ascend the stage. The singers create a half circle around the piano facing the director. Strange musical

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REVIEW: Guitar Ensemble Shows Off Layers of Melodies

By Ashley Ramynke

Music lovers escaped the evening rain and proceeded into Phillips Hall on Saturday, May 18, where they were serenaded by

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REVIEW: Big Band Dazzles Guests with Sounds of the Blues

By Lesly Guzman

Jaqueline Espinoza’s sparkly, cream-colored dress glimmered off the stage lights as the saxophones launched into a mellow, swing tempo. The

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Music Students and Symphony Irvine Collaborate for ‘An Orchestral Celebration’

By Lesly Guzman

When Santa Ana music major Emmanuel Cortes was in high school, he played several piano concertos with the all-volunteer Symphony

Eminem Throws Shade with Meaty Disses on Kamikaze

By Levi Mondoza

On Kamikaze, hip-hop veteran Eminem disses rappers like Lil Yachty and Machine Gun Kelly with tight lyricism and vicious roasts.