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Abby’s Declassified School Survival Guide

Abby Capra, Style Editor

June 17, 2020

To say that high school was crazy would be a complete understatement. I can’t believe that I am already a senior, and it’s my turn to write my final article for El Modena Frontline. High school was not was I expected, but I could not have wanted it any other way. I never would have thought my fr...

CALM Review

The album cover of 5SOS's 4th record, CALM

Scarlett Adams, Copy Editor

April 30, 2020

A track by track review of 5 Seconds of Summer’s 4th studio album released on March 27th, 2020    5 Seconds of Summer, an Australian band consisting of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Luke Hemmings, bassist/vocalist Calum Hood, drummer/vocalist Ashton Irwin, and lead guitarist/vocalist Micheal Cli...

The Kindness Shining Through During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Abby Capra, Style Editor

April 18, 2020

With the pandemic the world is facing today, it is everyone's duty to help one another. Whether it is staying home and social distancing, or even donating money, everyone should be making contributions to slow the spread of this virus. These celebrities have made significant donations to support those stru...

Jazzhound or Badhound?

Jazzhound or Badhound?

Mia Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

April 16, 2020

Jazzhound is The Buttertones fifth studio album, which was released on April 10, 2020. It is also the first album the band has put out after the departure of Dakota Bottcher, the lead guitarist in the band, late last year. In order to accomodate to the change, drummer Cobi Cobian switched to become the...

What will K-pop and EDM bring in the new decade?

Everglow teases new comeback with glamorous photos. Via internet.

Andrew Looney, Photographer

February 3, 2020

   K-pop: In 2012, K-pop got its first big break into the Western music industry with the release of Psy’s “Gangnam Style.” Although it was a worldwide hit, most people viewed it as a fad and didn’t pay attention to the immense amount of artists and genres making up the K-pop industry. In the l...

A New Decade in Pop Music

Billie Eilish

Ashley Lewis, Social Media Manager

February 3, 2020

Pop music in the 21st century has been all over the place. The first decade and the beginning of the 2010’s pop music scene were heavily dominated by teen-pop. The sound of artists like Britney Spears, Katy Perry, and Kesha could be heard cycling through the top 40 radio stations constantly. A few year...

Childish Gambino: A Man of Mastery

Childish Gambino: A Man of Mastery

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

  Donald Glover,also known as  Childish Gambino,  made his music debut in the 10’s. Most of his lyrics came from fellow Hip-Hop artist Eminem’s absurd tendencies. At the 61st GRAMMY awards, Glover along with co-writers Ludwig Göransson and Jeffery Lamar Williams, won song of the year for ...

Hidden Gems in the Rap Game

Brady Fox, Boys Sports Page Editor

February 3, 2020

Hidden Gems in the Rap genre Brady Fox- Boys Sports Page Editor A list of rap songs that aren’t listened to enough and lesser known rappers that could use more fans. If you like J.Cole then you’ll like YBN Cordae If you like Joey Bada$$ then you’ll like Denzel Curry If you like MF...

Grammy Winners 2020

Brady Fox, Boys Sports Page Editor

February 3, 2020

Grammy Awards Winners 2020 Brady Fox- Boys Sports Page Editor A recap of the winners from the 2020 Grammy Awards Album of the Year: When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? - Billie Eilish Record of the Year: Bad Guy- Billie Eilish Song of the Year: Bad Guy- Billie Eilish Best New Artist:...

Sounds of the Times

Sounds of the Times

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

  The Grammy Museum, located in Los Angeles and established as a partnership between the Recording Academy and AEG, boasts 30,000 square feet of the enriched history of music. Comprised of permanent, interactive, and traveling exhibits, the museum captures the essence of musical harmony and the art ...

Hidden Gems: Polkadot Stingray

Hidden Gems: Polkadot Stingray

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

February 3, 2020

Polkadot Stingray is a Japanese rock band that doesn’t confine themselves to one sound or genre. With their music, they’ve created songs that range from a brass funk sound to more fast-paced guitar oriented songs. Songs that truly showcase their broad spectrum of music are some of my favorites...

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

   Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a queer rock & roll pioneer in the 1940s. She further pushed the flourishing genre with her flamboyance and showmanship, lacing her spiritual passion of gospel music into her songs, earning her the title “Godmother of Rock & Roll.”     At the age of 23, Tharpe landed her fi...

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