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Joji is back, and he brought more bops for emo teens

A track-by-track review of “Nectar”
September 29, 2020

Since the release of his debut album “BALLADS 1” in 2018, Joji has been a mainstay in every teen sad boi hours playlist. If you’re under the age of 20 and haven’t blasted “SLOW DANCING IN THE...

Top five albums to come out of quarantine

An arrangement of the cover art for the albums discussed herein.
August 24, 2020

COVID-19 may have prompted some musicians to postpone albums or cancel tours, but that’s not to say the past several months have been devoid of good music. Below are my top five albums that have been...

Childish Gambino’s “3.15.20” speaks to a world in limbo

Childish Gambino performs on the main stage on the infield before the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Pimiico Race Course in Baltimore, Md.
April 1, 2020

Needless to say, these are tumultuous times. Billions are quarantined as COVID-19 runs rampant. The economy is spiraling into a historic crisis. It feels like an eternity has passed since fear of World...

Spring has sprung playlist

After spring cleaning your music library, refresh your playlists with new music from Spring Has Sprung.
March 13, 2020

In light of recent events, a lot of us have found that we will have more free time than expected during spring break this year. If you find yourself stuck indoors, staring at a wall with nothing to do,...

Spinning at school: Teachers jam out to hits as they get a workout in

Jamming out to “Don’t Stop” by DJ D-Sol, teachers Jeff Chazen, Jessica Wheeler and Katelyn Arenos get ready to ramp up the endorphins. When teacher Emily Lovercheck is not able to make it to the spin sessions, Arenos takes over leading the class with her playlist. “Music, especially with spinning, dictates how fast we go, if we add resistance [and] if we get a break. When the song speeds up, we speed up. When the song slows down, we slow down,” Arenos said. “I’m just really thankful that the school provides us with this opportunity to have a nice workout center. We are just thankful to have this space.”
February 19, 2020

If you happen by the fitness center after school, you might hear a subdued pulsing of Major Lazer’s “Know No Better.” No, someone didn’t forget to turn off Z107.7. Teachers Emily Lovercheck,...

Battle of the playlists: Workout edition

Choose your favorite playlist and vote above.
January 6, 2020
If your New Year's resolution includes working out, fitness or maybe you just want to listen to good music, this is the story for you.

Harry Styles “steps into the light” with new song “Lights Up”

Harry Styles released “Lights Up” Oct. 10, his first song since his debut album from 2017.
October 11, 2019

Do you know who you are? That’s the question Harry Styles asks in his new single that came out last night, “Lights Up.” It’s his first release since his debut solo album, and he definitely seems...

Full moon tunes

New albums from The Lumineers, (Sandy) Alex G, Charli XCX and Twin Peaks were released on Friday the Thirteenth this year, making the spookiest of days a little less scary.
September 24, 2019

The Homecoming parade, football game and a full moon all fell on the infamously unlucky Friday, Sept. 13 this year. In all the (potentially spooky) chaos, you may have missed the drops of new albums from...

“Hollywood’s Bleeding” sheds light on the lifestyle of an A-list celebrity

Post Malone co-headlined the Firefly Festival in Delaware last month.
September 13, 2019

Three years ago while striding out of Saint Laurent on Hollywood Boulevard, Austin Richard Post exposed to TMZ how he came up with his stage name “Post Malone:” a rap name generator. This information...

“Lover” will have you falling in love

Taylor Swift poses on the cover of her sixth album,
August 30, 2019

From her early days as America’s curly-haired and bright-eyed country princess to the media’s latest “good girl gone wrong” best known for her celebrity feuds, Taylor Swift has done it all, most...

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