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LGBTQ Musician

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

   Freddie Mercury was a popular songwriter, singer, and musician in the 1970s and 1980s. He was famous for his band, Queen, four-octave vocal range and his hit song “Bohemian Rhapsody”, among other popular titles.     Freddie never gave specific details about his life or his sexuality, so the fa...

Lana Del Rey’s Still Got It

Andrew Looney, Photographer

October 2, 2019

   From Born to Die to Ultraviolence and now Norman F*****g Rockwell, Lana Del Rey has proven she is an alternative virtuoso. Every album released by the songstress keeps her unique sound while also demonstrating her evolution as a musician, and NFR is no different.     Her album takes the listen...

A Chat with the Chats

A Chat with the Chats

Lily Mummert, Photographer

June 12, 2019

  Australian punk rock band consisting of members Josh Price on guitar and backing vocals, Matt Boggis on drums, and Eamon Sandwith on bass and lead vocals, has recently made quite the craze for their hit song “Smoko”.   Luckily, I was able to ask the members of the group a couple of questions rega...

Lemon Drops, Bubblegum, and Summer Salt

Abby Capra, Fringe Editor

April 10, 2019

The Austin-native duo, Summer Salt, composed of singer Matt Terry and drummer Eugene Chung, recently made their way around the United States touring their first album, titled “Happy Camper.”   The duo released their first album titled “Happy Camper” featuring 12 songs in 2018, as well as singl...

Lady Gaga Makes History

Lady Gaga Makes History

Scarlett Adams, Bulletin Editor

April 9, 2019

After the box office hit “A Star is Born” entered theatres, audiences instantly fell in love with the story of Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) and Ally (Lady Gaga). The chemistry between the characters radiated off the screen and captivated audiences from start to finish.   Gaga and Coope...

Copyright in the Music Industry

Copyright in the Music Industry

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Copyrighting in the music industry is essentially the illegal replication of one or more portions of an artist’s work that is used to create and release a new song under another artist. The most notable instances over the past few years include Grammy award-winning artists Ed Sheeran and Robin Thicke...

Kendrick Lamar: A Brief History

Kendrick Lamar: A Brief History

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (more popularly known as Kendrick Lamar) is without a doubt one of the most prominent figures in Hip-Hop today, having won over 140 awards; 12 of them being Grammys, and the biggest one being the Pulitzer Prize. But how exactly did Lamar go from a young aspiring rapper named...

Festival Season: A List of Music Festivals in Southern California

Payton Bullock, staff writer

January 23, 2019

  One Love Cali Fest- reggae and reggae rock bands. Long Beach, Feb. 8-10 Beyond Wonderland- Dance/electronic music. San Bernardino, March 22-23 Coachella- rock, pop, indie, and hip hop bands. Indio, April 12-21 Joshua Tree Music Festival- electric, indie, pop and rock bands. Joshua Tree, M...

Will There be a New Tame Impala Album?

Will There be a New Tame Impala Album?

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019

  2018 was a busy year for Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker, working with and producing for the likes of Kanye West, Travis Scott, Zhu, and Kali Uchis. However, it’s been nearly 4 years since the Australia based band released their 2015 album Currents, and many fans are left wondering if a new album is on the...

History of Horror Music

History of Horror Music

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

  Horror is one of the most popular genres of film to grace the screens of movie theaters across the globe. But try watching any horror movie with no music and nearly all of the elements that make a scary scene scary are almost completely gone (of course, the recent horror film A Quiet Place has found...

The Surreal Sounds of Hollywood

Grace Oveson, Front Editor

October 18, 2018

   The production of sounds in movies are typically made with different items than what is shown on screen. This process is called foley. Foley is the use of sound effects reproduced by everyday items that are added to film, video, and other media in post-production to enhance audio quality. ...

The Rise of K-Pop

Lily Mummert, Photographer

September 11, 2018

  Since Gangnam Style’s craze in 2012, the genre K-Pop has slowly but surely been making its way onto the Western charts. Even before that, Korean groups began to gain attention from around the world, such as Wonder Girls who made their way way into the Billboard 200 with their song “Nobody” in 20...

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