• 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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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. ...

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

Line Up For Emily’s Really Good Art

Line Up For Emily’s Really Good Art

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Photo Gallery, Uncategorized

   Alongside the bands Double Dragg, Chump Change, The Brix, Sidewalk Chumps, and a faculty band set to perform at El Mo Jam on May 18, artists including junior, Emily Garcia are vending their crafts.   Garcia, although not certain of pricing, will sell inexpensive printed copies of her linework ill...

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...

“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...

“South Side One Direction?”

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

January 20, 2018


Filed under Music

       The 14-member boyband,  BROCKHAMPTON,  is made up of rappers, song writers  and visual artists. Founded in Texas by Clifford Ian Simpson, or better known as Kevin Abstract, at the age of 18 in 2015. Most of the members met on an online group chat named “KanyeToThe,” a...

Portugal. The Man

Portugal. The Man

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Audio, Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

Portland based band, "Portugal. The Man" released their latest album “Woodstock” on June 16, 2017. For their 2011 and 2013 albums, the band largely relied on an atmospheric, indie rock genre, to comfort their aimless lyrics such as “When I grow up, I wanna be a movie star or on TV.”   They ...

Hip-Hop Bop Picasso Baby

Hip-Hop Bop Picasso Baby

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Audio, Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

“Uh, I just want a Picasso in my casa,” the beginning of the second song on “Magna Carta… Holy Grail,” begins the story for one of the most artistically influenced songs hip-hop/rap has come to know.   Back in 2013, JAY Z released the cover for the eminent album, “Magna Carta… Holy...

Marteen is heating up with his new single, “Sriracha”

Marteen is heating up with his new single, “Sriracha”

Jenny Hamburg, Ads and Distribution Editor/ Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Audio, Columns, Feature, Focus, Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

     Marteen Estevez is a 16 year-old from the Bay Area.  Music has been a major part of his life from a young age. Born to a Colombian dad and American mom, his parents always encouraged him to pursue his passion for music. Marteen began learning classical piano at just ten years-old. He also wo...

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...

First Stop Spotify, Next Stop: The World

First Stop Spotify, Next Stop: The World

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Music, Showcase

  Just this August, senior Alan Sanchez has released his band’s first album, “America De Los Gentiles” on Spotify. Lux Vestra is a large musical group that has been in the works for the past ten years, but only began recording just around this time last year. Sanchez, the youngest and only hig...

Into the Great Wide Opening

Into the Great Wide Opening

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Music, Showcase

   On October 2, 2017, American musician Tom Petty, 66, suffered cardiac arrest at his Malibu home and was transferred to UCLA Santa Monica Hospital where he was put on life support. Petty was declared dead at 8:40 p.m. the same day.   The musician, born in Gainesville, Florida found a safe hav...

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