The Guest Room perform music from their new album Wiwaxia for friends and family Feb. 8 for the first time live.

The Guest Room debuts new album

The Guest Room, four musically creative individuals, bonded over their passion and love for playing and creating music. They come together to play, create and perform for fun and simply because they love it. On Feb. 15, they are releasing their full debut album. The band’s guitarist, Trever Plume, and bassist, Ben Galam, have been […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Kaitlyn Mamora, from Loma Linda University, sings ‘Killing Me Softly’ at Daily Brew coffee shop during the open mic night.

Coffee, music inspire friendship

The sweet smell of coffee, the soothing sound of music, and the joyfulness of companionship. What more could one possibly ask for? Daily Brew coffee house in Riverside is a place where people can gather to celebrate community. On the first Wednesday of every month, this coffee shop hosts Waffle Night and Open Mic night, […]

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Binaural beats help with stress

Between classes, work, sports, homework and other time-consuming commitments, the life of a college student can become overwhelming.  Students often forget how important it is to rest and relax. Binaural beats, auditory tones played at different frequencies, may be the solution for some students’ stress and anxiety. Binaural beats can significantly help a student relax, […]

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Open Mic Night serves as outlet for creativity

California Baptist University students gathered in groups April 3 at Community Life’s Open Mic Night. Different groups, solo acts and poets performed well into the night much to the enjoyment of the attendees. Hannah Curtis, junior biomedical sciences major, said the event was one of the best she attended this year. “It was well-done, ran […]

Kengkue Her | Banner Joseph (Joey) Ramos, sophomore Worship Arts major, plays around with some beats. Joey started making tracks when we was a junior in high school. He sends out samples to artists and if they like it they will use his track for a song.

Learning the basics of music production

Much of the music college students consume is produced partially or entirely with digitally produced sound. With a little practice and the right tools, they can make similar music themselves. There are simple tools and approaches students can take to jump right into producing their own tunes in no time. An understanding of music theory […]

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Editors Review: “Bohemian Rhapsody”

“Bohemian Rhapsody,” (2018) a Queen biopic that pays tribute to classic rock star Freddie Mercury hit theaters Nov. 2. The film is a celebration of the life and music Mercury gifted to the world. Mercury is played by Rami Malek, drummer Roger Taylor is played by Ben Hardy, bassist John Deacon is played by Joseph […]

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Does music affect my mood?

Music is known for conveying relatable emotions but it is also believed to have the ability to influence a listener’s mood or feelings. Whether it is a search for the perfect breakup song or blasting a motivational workout playlist, music is known for its reliability in every mood. Ramah Shirey, worship arts ministry and theater […]