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

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

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

A New Decade in Pop Music

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...

Harry’s Got All the Styles

Harry’s Got All the Styles

Abby Capra, Style Editor

January 28, 2020

25 year old singer Harry Styles has evolved from a popular member of the boy band, One Direction, to a solo icon taking the world by storm. Styles not only goes out of the box when it comes to his music, but also style as well. Styles was made the face of Gucci in 2018, and has modeled for many of...

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...

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