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Hear Me Out

Fiza Usman | October 15, 2019

Truth is, many Americans are missing out on international music. Everyone around the globe listen to our top hits, so let's listen to theirs.

Is It All About the Music?

Kailee Correll and Bridget Packer | October 15, 2019

With constant advancements through the addition of outside attractions, the music festival industry has recently gained rapid attention from the public. But does this mean that these events are straying away from their original roots and drifting towards becoming a marketed experience that solely aims to make a profit?

Thank You for the Music

Jess Weiss, Neive Wellington, and Rosa Schaefer Bastian | May 28, 2019

A climactic melody masks the boy’s heavy breathing as he races through the crowded airport to get the girl of his dreams. The eerie strings  of the violin intensify, building suspense as a girl creeps down the basement stairs, the floorboards creaking with every delicate step. The iconic melody of “Jaws” escalates as the shark lurks towards the clueless swimmers. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone’s...

AOM: Renaissance Man

Kailee Correll, Ellie Fitton, and Neive Wellington | March 18, 2019

The bell rings, signaling the end of the school day. But while most students make their way to the parking lot or bike racks to head home, junior Leo Marburg is only getting started. He bolts from band practice to choir rehearsal and finally to a theatre performance, and spends the minutes in between strumming his ukulele, belting along to a song on the radio or profusely running his lines for his...

Not Music To Our Ears

Ashley Guo and Sophie Jacob | March 18, 2019

The trajectory of music education lies in the hands of today’s young musicians. While many are beginning to emphasize an academic approach to music, this reorientation that disregards expression and emotion will taint the future of musical education.

Fight FYRE with FIRE

Sophie Jacob, Karina Kadakia, and Claire Moley | March 18, 2019

Blue skies and warm air welcome you to the Bahamas while you quickly descend the aircraft stairs. Eager to arrive at your own villa located along the crystal clear ocean, you don’t think twice as you and your fellow passengers are loaded onto dirty school buses. As the bus arrives at the festival grounds, a state of confusion fills the cramped air and the same thought crosses everyone’s mind:...

Emily Filter, Angie Cummings, and Gigi Tierney | March 14, 2019

The best way to grab attention is to do something out of the ordinary; whether it’s hatching from an egg at the 2010 Grammy’s or sharing polka-dot infested hallucinations, artists like Lady Gaga and Yayoi Kusama shock the public with their wild experimentations, meeting headlines and inciting fascination. Due to this pattern, some argue that the enigmatic and controversial nature of artists like...

Woodstock Makes a Comeback

Hazel Shah, Ellie Fitton, and Theo Lim-Jisra | February 12, 2019

3 Days of Peace and Music” was a promise plastered on thousands of posters in 1969, encouraging people from all corners of the country to attend the now historical music festival known as Woodstock. The event was a cultural phenomenon which embodied the world’s demand for social activism along with the movement advocating for love and harmony in a world at war. In the following decades, there...