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Five must-see music fests

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist.  If you’ve been keeping up with the latest news from the music industry, then you’ve probably heard festival season unofficially began with the first weekend of Coachella Music and…

NEXT EXIT: SLO — Big-name acts to come through

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist. The coming of spring means many things: new classes for a new quarter, warmer weather and the soon-to-be arrival of summer vacation. But for me, springtime translates to concert…

Supergroup Atoms for Peace runs ‘Amok’

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist. Whenever a supergroup forms, the music community holds its collective breath, wondering whether this new conglomerate will blow our minds, or if it will be another example of what…

January record roundup

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist. With a new year comes more new music, and 2013 has kicked off with some exciting new albums from talented artists. From the indie scene, Tegan and Sara and…

Columnist cheers and jeers Coachella lineup

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist. In case you haven’t heard yet, the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival lineup was revealed Thursday night. My first impression was mixed. As expected, the festival organizers…

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl takes us to ‘Sound City’

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist.  There’s some huge news coming out of the rock ‘n’ roll community. On Jan. 18, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl’s documentary, “Sound City,” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival…

El Ten Eleven intrigues with big sounds from small band

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist.  Indie rock duo El Ten Eleven kicked off its 2012 winter tour Thursday at SLO Brewing Co., bringing its awe-inspiring sounds — soaked in jaw-dropping effects — to the…

Cal Poly alumni making names for themselves in music

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist. Welcome back to school! To kick off the quarter, here are some Mustang musicians that have excelled in the music industry. They’ve received national attention, and have achieved some…

Ten songs to get in the holiday spirit

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist. It’s an exciting time of year. After finals week, fall quarter will finally be over with, and we can return home to celebrate the winter holidays. To help you…

5 must-have classic rock albums

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist. A sure sign of good music is that it endures the test of time and remains popular for generations. Music that persists, with songs that speak to us and…

What’s brewing at SLO Brew: four shows not to miss

Kyle Loomis is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily music columnist. As this quarter comes to its closing weeks, it’s important to remember to balance an intensified study schedule with some down time. For music fans such as myself, down…