Courtney Meloche

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Vinyl resurgence creates difficulty for indie artists

Vinyl resurgence creates difficulty for indie artists

In a world where there is more demand for vinyl records than there are pressing plants, DIY indie bands like The Cherry Bluestorms are being pushed to the bottom of the barrel. By Courtney Meloche, Staff Writer After a slow resurgence over the last 10 years,  multiple news outlets are now reporting that vinyl records have not […]

Valley Staff Play Key Role in E.M.S. Failure During Lockdown

Valley Staff Play Key Role in E.M.S. Failure During Lockdown

The failure of the Blackboard Connect campus alert system on November 8, 2016 was the result of Valley College user error. By Courtney Meloche and Don Harward, staff writers During the November lock down of the Valley College campus, not everyone received the emergency messages, and the fault was not with Blackboard Connect, but a […]

The Secret Things make their sexy, loud, rock’n’roll debut

The Secret Things make their sexy, loud, rock’n’roll debut

New Los Angeles-based trio release debut EP, “Shock Diary” By Courtney Meloche, Staff Writer Born at the beginning of 2016, Los Angeles three-piece The Secret Things describe themselves in their bio as “sexy, loud rock’n’roll.” Vocalist/Guitarist/Producer Cynthia Catania and bassist Steve Giles had previously performed together in the popular local band Saucy Monky. Longtime friends […]

Film screening showcases student projects

Film screening showcases student projects

Annual student film screening featured the work of last year’s Cinema and Media Arts students. By Courtney Meloche, Staff Writer On Saturday, October 22, students, faculty, family, and friends packed Valley College’s Music Recital Hall to take in an evening of films by Cinema and Media Arts students. The student film screening is an annual […]

Sleep Machine create classic rock sounds with a modern edge

Sleep Machine create classic rock sounds with a modern edge

Rock duo releases new EP “Animal High” By Courtney Meloche, Staff Writer On “Animal High,” their just-released sophomore EP,  Los Angeles-based duo Sleep Machine create classic rock for a whole new generation. Sleep Machine’s biography refers to them as a “modern Led Zeppelin,” and it’s easy to hear the comparison. Though there is definitely a pop edge, […]

Film screening showcases student projects

Film screening showcases student projects

Annual student film screening featured the work of last year’s Cinema and Media Arts students. By Courtney Meloche, Staff Writer On Saturday, October 22, students, faculty, family, and friends packed Valley College’s Music Recital Hall to take in an evening of films by Cinema and Media Arts students. The student film screening is an annual […]