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The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

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The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Star


The little band from the bay

Meaghan Whitehorn, Staff Writer December 9, 2014

Little Envy, a brand new rock band hailing from San Francisco, released their debut, self-titled album on Dec. 2. The band consists of multi-instrumentalists and long-time friends Joseph de los Reyes and Koosh Saxena. 


The colorful, legendary, local venue

Meaghan Whitehorn, Staff Writer October 28, 2014

Walking into The Phoenix Theater in Petaluma is like stepping into a new, artistic rock-infused world. A skateboard half-pipe ramp frames the stage area and the walls are covered in graffiti, from simplistic tags to intricate artistic visions that resemble an “Alice in Wonderland”-like world. The raw feel of the authentic rock venue is incredibly tangible, but there is a certain feeling of comfort and history that seem to be engraved in the walls of The Phoenix.


Traditional Indian folk music at Schroeder

Meaghan Whitehorn, Staff Writer October 7, 2014

People flocked to Sonoma State University’s Schroeder Hall on Saturday night to embark on a musical journey through classic Indian culture. Laxmi G. Tewari, who holds a doctorate in ethnomusicology, led the audience on that journey with his supporting artists and the power of his voice.


The Growlers’ sophisticated new persona

Meaghan Whitehorn, Staff Writer September 30, 2014

The Southern California band, The Growlers, released their newest full-length album, “Chinese Fountain,” which is a new venture for the band, who are known for their unique sound and dreamy, psychedelic songs. This new album proved The Growlers are getting serious about their music, while stuck to their roots.

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