Editor’s Review: JackintheYellow’s Latest Singles

Jackintheyellow is a local musician who is also a student at California Baptist University. Jackintheyellow has come a long way since the release of his debut album “The Story of Jack” in early 2020. Since the album, Jackintheyellow has released three singles. These singles show incredible improvement and development of the artist’s personal sound, skill, […]

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Drive-in concerts bring the feeling of live music

With the pandemic shutting down all large gatherings enjoying music live and in concert has been nearly impossible. Recently, artists Chelsea Cutler and QuinnXCII managed to return to the stage, playing two drive-in concerts successfully in September and adding two more shows in Chicago from Oct. 23-24. Performing music live is a sentimental experience for […]

Kia Harlan | Banner | 2020 alumni Jacob Adler teaches Ashley Anderson, sophomore music major, how to work the soundboard during a recent church service at The Grove.

CBU graduate finds success in sound, audio

Jacob Adler, a California Baptist University alumnus, graduated with a degree in applied theology and combines his love for sound, gathering people together and the church to professionally mix and engineer audio for local concerts and services at The Grove Church. Adler explained that he has a visual disability that causes him constant vision loss […]

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures | Director Denis Villeneuve will helm a new film adaptation of the classic sci-fi novel ‘Dune,’ which will be released sometime in 2021.

New ‘Dune’ trailer releases

“Dune,” a well-known and immensely-loved novel series by Frank Herberg is coming back to the big screen. Actors Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Jason Momoa and many more are coming together to make a new film adaptation. The new trailer for this film was released on Sept. 9 and already has almost 22.5 million views. […]

Courtesy of Ashley Anderson | Ashley Anderson, sophomore commercial performance major, released her debut single, "Colorful Clothes," in April.

CBU sophomore releases independent music under the name The Roommate

Ashley Anderson, sophomore commercial performance major, balances school and writing and recording her own independent music released her debut single in the spring of her freshman year, earning thousands of streams under the name The Roommate. Anderson was inspired with name The Roommate by her roommate Belle Fuller. “Every time I would be introduced to […]

Sonya Singh | Banner | Attendees of the Coachella Music Festival enjoy the festival in 2016. This year, Coachella was one of the festivals postponed because of the coronavirus.

COVID-19 outbreak causes major cancellations in music industry, concerts

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival were set to hold their annual events in California during April, but because of the rapid spread of COVID-19, organizers decided to postpone the events until October. However, this may even prove too soon for festivals of their size. Riverside County encompasses the Coachella Valley, and […]

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Nursing student balances school and recording and releasing independent music

Max Whittaker, senior nursing major at California Baptist University, balances nursing school and work with writing, recording and performing as an independent artist with his friend Jake Dahn, a graduate of Azusa Pacific University, under the band name Almostalways. Whittaker’s older brother taught him the basics of how to play guitar when he was young, […]