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Top five albums to come out of quarantine

An arrangement of the cover art for the albums discussed herein.

Tyler Kinzy, Managing Editor-in-Chief

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 released since the March 13 national emergency proclamation in response to the pandemic. 5. Thundercat - “It Is What It Is” Release date: April 3 Stephen Bruner was a key contributor t...

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.

Tyler Kinzy, Deputy Managing EiC

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 War III dominated the headlines several months ago. Oh yeah, and the Earth is melting as we spe...

Spring has sprung playlist

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

Emma Caplinger, Entertainment Editor

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, why not take your boredom as an opportunity to get into some new music? I’ll walk you through some...

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.”

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

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, Katelyn Arenos, Jeff Chazen and Jessica Wheeler created their own workout class, a spin class, flush with...

Battle of the playlists: Workout edition

Choose your favorite playlist and vote above.

Brinda Ambal and Drew Boone

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.

Sabrina Bohn, Managing Editor-in-Chief

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 to know who he is from the pressing, reflective lyrics and bold music video. I also know who I am–an embarrassing...

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.

Emma Caplinger, Arts and Entertainment Editor

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 The Lumineers, (Sandy) Alex G, Charli XCX and Twin Peaks. These albums are all great listens for the o...

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

Post Malone co-headlined the Firefly Festival in Delaware last month.

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer

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 joined with the repeated lyrics and slothful backbeats in most of his songs give Malone a bit of a laz...

“Lover” will have you falling in love

Taylor Swift poses on the cover of her sixth album,

Kathryn McAuliffe, CEIC Intern

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 recently completing her album “Lover” released Aug. 22. After announcing in her previous album ...

Ultimate summer 2019 playlist

Imagine yourself listening to this playlist as you shop, sunbathe, or even fish on the Santa Monica Pier.

Nayeon Ryu, Video Editor

August 2, 2019

Summer feels shorter and shorter each year, but an easy way to distract yourself from the months slipping  away is by finding new music that amplifies summer adventures. It’s easy to get sucked into the hole of familiar music, but if you’re in the mood to branch out, I got you covered with a 29...

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