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

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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...

“Do You Have to Let it Linger?”

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Music

Lead singer of “The Cranberries”, Dolores O’Riordan, died on Monday, January 15th 2018 Frontman of Irish rock band The Cranberries, Dolores O’Riordan, died at age 46 in London, England. Her cause of death is unknown and sudden, although it is a suspected suicide. Many fans have been reaching...

Epic Proportions Tour 2017

Epic Proportions Tour 2017

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Music, Showcase

The Epic Proportions Tour consisting of Gabe Kubanda and Louder Than Words, are performing at high schools, college campuses, and military bases across the U.S. for three months this fall. The tour organized by Gabe Kubanda’s company Epic Proportions, targets bands that have a sound relevant to the...

All Smiles Over Here at the Echoplex

All Smiles Over Here at the Echoplex

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Music, Showcase

Sunday February 5th, 2017, was full of fairies, weerdos, and moshing mayhem, but there were all smiles. The Echoplex in Los Angeles hosted The Garden with opening bands Wu Wu, Go Dreamer, and So Pitted. The concert was definitely an experience with all the bands being experimental in basis but completely differ...

Encounter This New Sound

Megan Cox, Front Editor

April 15, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Music

   Four El Modena students have come together to create Encounter, a funky band with its own unique alternative rock sound and lots of character. Seniors Evan Beach, Paul Michaelis, and Chase Pike joined junior Michael Hill in early December of 2014 to create Michael and the Droids, which was eventua...

If You Like…

If You Like…

Megan Cox, Front Editor

February 26, 2015


Filed under Music

If you like Imagine Dragons then you should check out The Vaccines, a four-piece indie-rock band from West London. The band has said that their influences range from "'50s rock 'n' roll to '80s American hardcore, and a lot of good pop music.” They have all the sun drenched, upbeat tracks you could ever n...

Alternative Rock Spring Playlist

Alternative Rock Spring Playlist

Michael Hill, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015


Filed under Music

1. "Aftershave Ocean"- The Vaccines 2. "Modern Man"- Arcade Fire 3. "A Certain Romance"- Arctic Monkeys 4. "Howlin' For You"- The Black Keys 5. "Bad Guys"- Bleeding Knees Club 6. "Unzip Your Harrington"- Drowners 7. "Max Can't Surf"- FIDLAR 8. "Graveyard's Full"- The Growlers 9....

2014’s Best Alternative Albums

2014’s Best Alternative Albums

Megan Cox, Front Editor

January 10, 2015


Filed under Music

1. The Growlers- “Chinese Fountain” 2. Benjamin Booker- “Benjamin Booker” 3. Cherry Glazerr- “Haxel Princess” 4. Joyce Manor- “Never Hungover Again” 5. The Black Keys- “Turn Blue” 6. La Dispute- “Rooms of the House” 7. Manchester Orchestra- “Hope” 8. Against Me!- “Transgender D...

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