Music Review

Music artist Childish Gambino.

Donald Glover shocks the entertainment industry, again

By Quincy Higuera / May 29, 2024

By Quincy Higuera Staff Writer   Childish Gambino released his album, “Atavista,” a reimagining of his last project, “3.15.20,” on May 13, 2024, and there is a lot to unpack due to the lack of promotion, criticism and, of course, the music. “Atavista” is not like any of its predecessors. The music of Childish Gambino,…

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T H R O N E expands Indigenous music

By Quincy Higuera / May 14, 2024

By Quincy Higuera Staff Writer Many Indigenous artists box themselves in by implementing stereotypical subjects such as frybread, powwows, the rez, et cetera, into their songs. While this music is appreciated for representing Indigenous culture, it makes it difficult for other Native artists to be taken seriously in the music industry. T H R O…

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Garage Band Festival provides platform for young musicians to showcase their talents

By Dean Bechard / May 2, 2023

Clackamas Community College hosted its annual Garage Band Festival on Friday, April 21, showcasing some of the best up-and-coming musical talents in the region. The festival, held at the Clackamas Repertory Theatre on CCC’s Oregon City campus, featured a diverse lineup of bands performing genres ranging from heavy metal to indie rock. The festival highlighted…

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A Night With Saint Motel

By Clackamas Print / March 11, 2020

Story by Andrew Griffin There was a certain energy I felt when the lights went out in the Roseland Theater and Saint Motel made their way to the stage. It felt charged, like the feeling you get at the top of a rollercoaster as you wait for it to drop. Suddenly the screens on the…

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69 eyes returns to Portland

By Victoria Drews / February 11, 2020

  “Is that lipstick or mace?” the security guard asked me. “It’s lipstick,” I said, pulling out the spiky black tube. “Can you turn up the brightness?” My e-ticket wouldn’t scan. Naturally. “Inside left wrist,” the guy at the ticket booth asks so I can receive my stamp pass after my ticket had finally scanned.…

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Drake Bell finds a way to Portland

By Jared Preble / February 11, 2020

Jared Drake Bell, American musician and former co-star of the Nickelodeon sitcom “Drake & Josh,” performed at the Bit House Saloon on February 6 to a 21+ audience of roughly 50 people. Tickets were a slick $20 and in return Bell performed a number of hits that paved the way of his career including “Found…

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Renowned Chilean guitarist performs for CCC

By Jared Preble / January 22, 2020

On January 17 students and faculty were visited by international concert guitarist Francisco Salazar, thanks to David Tutmark and the Oregon Guitar Society. Focusing primarily on traditional Chilean guitar, Salazar showcased skills to a small and inviting audience in Niemeyer’s Music Room.  The Portland Guitar Society is a non-profit organization that meets monthly in Portland…

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