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Music Through 2020

Music Through 2020
December 16, 2020

This year has been a very interesting year for music. Big name artists showing a lot of versatility and venturing into new territories within their genre. Artists like Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande stepping...

Nova Miller: 90’s music with a modern twist

Nova Miller: 90's music with a modern twist
February 6, 2020

Music has always been a part of 18-year-old Nova Miller’s life. Nova has early memories of sleeping in her parent’s guitar case backstage while they were on tour. She was discovered by retired artist...

Billie Eilish: breaking away from pop music stereotypes

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January 16, 2020

Billie Eilish is a name many people know but her unorthodox approach to the music scene makes her stand out. With both her clothing and music style she is definitely out of the box. Her recent success...

Everybody’s Everything: Gone but not forgotten

November 25, 2019

After Lil Peep passed away in 2017, music continued to be released. His death skyrocketed his career. Since 2017 two albums have been released. “Everybody’s Everything” was set to be released alongside...

Top listens to help students relax

September 3, 2019

Many students listen to music on a daily basis, even in school while completing their work, but music can impact stress levels in many different ways. It is going to be a stressful year coming up and the...

Rostam’s masterpiece debut album Half-Light impresses

Rostam’s masterpiece debut album Half-Light impresses
September 26, 2017

Rostam Batmanglij has become an important hidden force in the music industry, collaborating on projects like Frank Ocean’s Blonde and co-producing HAIM’s latest album Something To Tell You. Batmanglij...

The Van Buren combines music and history in downtown Phoenix

Outside of the Van Buren at night
September 1, 2017

Last year, Charlie Levy announced plans to open a venue for live music in downtown Phoenix. Levy’s vision for the space was to create a stage for large acts to perform on, in a theater capable of holding...

History teacher pursues musical passion

May 21, 2017

  Teachers strive to motivate students to follow their passions, no matter how abstract they may seem. U.S. and World History teacher Paul Kreutz does this by embodying what it means to make a...

Annual St. Patty’s Day Pot of Gold music festival in the works

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March 10, 2017

Everyone loves a reason to party. Because of this, once ignored holidays such as St. Patrick’s Day have been amped to a level farther than initially intended to celebrate. Nonetheless, it is a reason...

Lack of originality in entertainment needs revision

Lack of originality in entertainment needs revision
December 14, 2016

One step forward, Two steps back. “We’ve just come to represent a decline in the standards of what we expect.” The 1975 said it right there. Within the past twenty years society has struggled...

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