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Chris Stapleton and the Impact on Modern Country

Chris Stapleton and the Impact on Modern Country

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

Chris Stapleton recently released part one of his two part album, "From A Room: Vol. 1". The album pleased critics and fans alike, and reassured Stapleton's fans that he was not a chance act. His previous album, "Traveler", skyrocketed Stapleton to stardom and made him a staple of country music. He is...

History Made at BBMAs

History Made at BBMAs

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

May 21, 2017

The Billboard Music Awards of 2017 brought in many outstanding artists who accomplished numerous achievements over the past year. This year was the first time ever an artist under the genre of K-pop was nominated and invited to the music awards. BTS, a South Korean K-pop group, was revealed to have...

Let’s run around you now and let it fall apart

Let’s run around you now and let it fall apart

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

May 19, 2017

   Chris Cornell embodied the Seattle grunge scene through his role as a vocalist and guitar player in the bands Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave, yet sadly departed in the midst of his continuously prosperous music career by hanging himself in a Detroit Hotel Room at the age of fifty...

Charlie Worsham, Nashville’s Best Kept Secret

Charlie Worsham, Nashville’s Best Kept Secret

Abby Sheppard, Advertising Editor

May 18, 2017

Thirty one year old, Charlie Worsham is one of Nashville’s best kept secrets according to many. Worsham moved from Mississippi to Nashville 10 years after he attended the school Berklee College of Music. Releasing his first single in 2013, Charlie Worsham has continued to surprise listeners with his...

Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 2 Review

Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 2 Review

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

May 15, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2, released their newest “Awesome Mix”, another collection of classic (mostly) 70’s songs, ranging from pop to funk. The first Awesome Mix had hits such as “Hooked on a Feeling” by Blue Swede, “Spirit in the Sky” by Norman Greenbaum, and “Ain’t No Mountain...

An Anticipated Release

An Anticipated Release

Abby Sheppard, Advertising Editor

May 11, 2017

Miley Cyrus is well known for her time as Hannah Montana and her famous songs. She is one almost everybody recognizes and pays close attention to. Cyrus is recognized in the pop culture world for her few movie appearances, pop songs as well as her few country songs.   The last time Miley Cyrus released an ...

VPE Takes Home the Gold

VPE Takes Home the Gold

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor

May 8, 2017

On April 22nd, Vanguard Percussion Ensemble (VPE) performed at Martin Luther King High School for their ADLA semi-finals competition. They continued on to finals with a total score of 85.80 out of 100 and first in all categories.   It was the first time that this group continued into finals afte...

Kendrick and politics

Kendrick and politics

Luisa Lopez, Fringe Editor

April 28, 2017

Kendrick Lamar recently released his brand new album: DAMN. The critically acclaimed rapper, is like no other. He’s really more than a rapper, he’s a storyteller. DAMN.  is written from the perspective of a Kendrick Lamar who grew up without a father to guide him away from the sinful temptation...

Heartworms: An album review

Heartworms: An album review

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

April 11, 2017

  The Shins fifth studio album, “Heartworms”, is the band’s first album in five years. After undergoing some member changes, Mercer and crew put together something that Mercer says is closer to the Shin’s original sound than their previous work, “Port of Morrow.” The album itself...

Social Distortion at Fox Theatre Pomona

Social Distortion at Fox Theatre Pomona

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

April 7, 2017

   Social Distortion is a folk punk band formed by Mike “Sick Boy” Ness in Fullerton, California in 1978. The band along with the Adolescents and Agent Orange shaped the punk scene in Orange County during the late 1970s into the mid 1990s, while influencing bands in the paralleling Los Angeles...

Teacher Dinner Party

Teacher Dinner Party

James Joslyn, Photographer

March 30, 2017

If you could have one artist or band play at a dinner/party you are hosting, who would it be? Mull/English: I would have the Foo Fighters play, the vibe would be great as well as the energy. Benner/History: Jimmy Hendrix he created the sound of modern rock and roll guitar sound. Haug/English...

City of Sounds

City of Sounds

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

March 27, 2017

The soundtrack to the award-winning film “La La Land” is its own musical masterpiece. Composed and Orchestrated by Justin Hurwitz, who was classmates at Harvard with the film’s director, Damien Chazelle. The soundtrack provides the ocean that the movie rides upon. Being a musical, this soundtrack...

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