• March 14Hundreds of El Mo students "lie in" for 17 minutes

  • March 14Renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking passes

  • March 11'Black Panther' surpasses $1 billion in global box office

  • February 4Eagles edge out Patriots to win Super Bowl LII

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History of Horror Music

History of Horror Music

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Music

  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


Filed under Music

   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


Filed under Music, Showcase

  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...

Harry Styles performs at the Greek Theater

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Music

On September 20, 2017, only the second night of the start of ‘Harry Styles live on tour’. Harry performed a wild and exciting show for all. Styles played all of his songs from his album “Harry Styles” and a few throwback songs from his former band One Direction, all solo....

See You on the Flip Side

See You on the Flip Side

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Feature, Music, Showcase

"You know, people get married, people get divorced, people die, people don't die, people get all kinds of problems, they lose jobs but still, we keep the records going at night. And, you know, 33 rpm: life's not so bad at that speed." - Brian Fallon

Alternative Rock In The Heart, Gloomy Pop In The Soul

Alternative Rock In The Heart, Gloomy Pop In The Soul

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

Central California-based alternative rock band, Night Riots are on the rise to stardom as they spread their dark and gloomy pop music on their tour around the globe. Originating in Templeton, California in 2010, the band consists of Travis Hawley (lead vocalist), Nick Fotinakes (Guitarist), Matt DePauw...

Stagecoach 2018

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

   This year, I had the opportunity to go to the country music festival Stagecoach, and I took the once-in-a-lifetime experience and made the best of it.   We arrived on Thursday to get our spots in the RV Camp called “The Resort.” Thursday we just settled in, and prepared for the upcoming day, Fri...

El Mo Jams Again

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Music

With El Mo Jam being the big hit it was last year, performers decided to share their talent on stage yet again. While the bands and the members may not be the same, the talent will definitely match. The bands include Chump Change, Sidewalk Chumps, The Brix, Greasy Knifes, The Beans and the Kangaroo...

I Wanna Rock and Roll All Night and Study Everyday

I Wanna Rock and Roll All Night and Study Everyday

Alyssa Tierney, Copy Editor/ Girls Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase

The Beatles, Jimmy Hendricks, Nirvana, the Sex Pistols…all big names in the genre Rock ’n’ Roll.     The class will have the history of rock and roll from the 1920s to current times, tying the music to social issues at the time. The class is taught by El Modena’s Mr. Benner.     El Mod...

An Interview with Cowgirl Clue

An Interview with Cowgirl Clue

Keegan Lamb and Revelstoke Sanz

February 20, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase

Ashley Clue, also known as Cowgirl Clue, started her music career by djing under the name DJ Geniefactory. With her passion to constantly discover new music, but tiredness of playing other peoples’ music, Clue decided to start a name for her own music production. Her transition to producing was...

Bouncing Back to the Top

Natalia Huanosto, Front Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Music

After their successful 2017 season, in which they won ADLA Novice finals, the Vanguard Percussion Ensemble is back for their 2018 season, and they have even moved up a division.   This year, their indoor percussion show is called “Bounce.” It will include two movements and will be about t...

The 2018 Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars Wins Six Grammys

The 2018 Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars Wins Six Grammys

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase

The 2018 Grammy Awards took place on January 28, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York City with host James Corden. Bruno Mars took home a staggering six Grammy Awards, including: Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best R&B Song, Best R&B Album, and Best R&B...

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