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Professor Silvester Henderson plays piano at virtual gospel concert.

LMC Gospel Choir hosts second virtual concert

Jaden Fortier, Staff Writer
May 17, 2022

Avid gospel listeners and members of Professor Silvester Henderson’s class gathered online as they listened to and watched the virtual 27th Annual Gospel Celebration Concert on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. This...

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Lorde casually amazes at concert

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
May 16, 2022

When it comes to concerts and live shows, there is usually a desired aspect missing: intimacy. When hundreds of fans attend a concert, they are all only able to witness the performer on stage, singing...

Students will perform at Gospel Celebration Concert

Students will perform at Gospel Celebration Concert

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2022

Music is an inherently human trait, with generations upon generations of people passing on the art. The division of vocal and choral activities in the Los Medanos College Music Department is keeping the...

The album cover of Melodoria by Black Map.

Black Map’s ‘Melodoria’ is a captivating experience

Atreyu Hinckley, Staff Writer
March 2, 2022

Black Map, the alternative metal band from San Francisco, returns with their third full length album. The trio consists of Ben Flanagan on bass and vocals,  Mark Engles on guitar and Chris Robyn on drums....

The Recital Hall that has sat empty for most of the past year and a half will be filled with music Dec. 8 and 9 when the jazz and guitar classes perform in concert.

Music returns to campus

Kai Arellano, Staff Writer
December 7, 2021

The Los Medanos College Music Program was hit hard by the pandemic, but things are starting to look up. There are a handful of classes online this fall and a couple in-person concerts have been scheduled...

The album cover for Red (Taylors Version) by Taylor Swift.

The excellence of “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
November 21, 2021

Taylor Swift’s album “Red” was released almost 10 years ago — what seems like almost a lifetime away for the musician. It was her self-proclaimed “break-up album,” displaying chaotic emotions...

Bridgers set opened with the image of a storybook tilted after her 2020 release Punisher.

Phoebe Bridgers stuns audience with heart-wrenching performance

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
October 28, 2021

The house lights go dark, and the audience can see a band wearing matching glow-in-the-dark skeleton suits walk on stage, fronted by a woman with white hair wearing a skeleton bodice. This is what kicked...

West recreates his childhood home during the final listening party before the release of Donda.

“Donda”: Kanye’s flawed masterpiece

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
September 9, 2021

After three long years, countless delays and three extravagant listening parties, Kanye West has released his 9th studio album, “Donda,” on Aug. 9. 2021.  The album's title refers to West’s late...

The LMC Gospel Choir during the 25th Anniversary Gospel Celebration Concert held in 2019.

LMC Gospel Choir hosts virtual concert

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
April 30, 2021

When it comes to the performing arts, honoring one’s legacy is vital to creating an inclusive and accepting environment. The LMC Division of Vocal and Choral Activities plans on exploring the concept...

Screenshot from Daft Punks video Epilogue.

The end of Daft Punk

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
March 4, 2021

After 28 years of a successful music partnership, French-Electronica-duo Daft Punk has broken up.  The duo released a video Feb. 22 making it clear the band was done, and in their mysterious style...

The LMC Virtual Chorale Chamber performing during virtual concert Dec. 7.

Virtual concert shows off vocal talent

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
December 11, 2020

The Los Medanos College and College of Alameda divisions of choral and vocal activities hosted the fall 2020 Voices of Equity Masterclass Recital Monday, Dec. 7. Directed by LMC professor Silvester Henderson...

The Strokes return with a bang

The Strokes return with a bang

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

After four years of slowly putting together songs in small writing sessions, The Strokes have returned after a seven-year hiatus to release a new album titled “The New Abnormal.” With legendary producer...

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