Tag Archives: Day Gudmundsson

Albarn’s debut solo album an understated beauty

Damon Albarn should get an award for being the busiest man in the music business. From fronting Blur, one of the biggest Britpop bands in the world, to collaborating with…

Local music scene suffering due to closures

Only a couple of years ago, myriad music venues provided a place for local musicians and fans to play and come see live music in the Monterey area. According to…

Summer camp offers students college experience

This summer a Technology Innovation camp, hosted by California State University of Monterey Bay and the California Institute for Global Education, aims to teach a diverse group of students about…

Fourth time is not the charm for Manchester Orchestra

Manchester Orchestra has always changed its sound from album to album, from the delicate yet schizophrenic sounds of their debut to the strings and meaty production of “Simple Math,” and…

Service program goes hands-on to fight hunger

Instead of the usual community service day, where freshmen go out into the community gleaning local agriculture fields, picking weeds in local parks or working at the food bank, freshmen…

Austin rockers Ume craft masterful sophomore album

Expectations can be painful. Some albums build them to stratospheric heights, only to crush them in glossy production or selling out. Ume’s “Monuments” is not one of those albums.

Online posts less private than students believe

A quick look through the Instagram feeds of a couple of CHS students reveals not only the typical pictures of sunsets, concerts and food, but also of fellow students lifting…

Gambino’s sophomore album flops with childish yrics

A former star of the hilarious TV-show “Community,” Donald Glover seems like a funny persona. But after hearing about his ventures into rap music, my expectations were pretty low for…

Feb. 14 News Briefs

Four Padres head to All-State orchestra Four Carmel High School students will be playing for the All-State Orchestra this Feb. 20-23 at the California All-State Music Education Conference in Fresno….

2014 set to become mind-blowing year in music

With fantastic releases from bands such as Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys, Nine Inch Nails, Sigur Ros and more, 2013 was a wonderful year for music. Now 2014…