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Women in Hip Hop

Women in Hip Hop

Bridget Packer and Emma Stefanutti

February 7, 2020

In a largely male-dominated industry, a small number of female rappers have become successful against all odds, inspiring future generations of women and paving the way for more inclusion in hip hop.

The Return of Melanie Martinez

The Return of Melanie Martinez

Faith Chow and Alexa Gwyn

November 19, 2019

Three years later, Melanie Martinez releases new music and an accompanying film.

ALT ALBUMS

ALT ALBUMS

Atticus Scherer and Raj Sodhi

November 19, 2019

Artists such as Lana Del Rey and Radiohead have dominated the alternative music field, creating music outside of the mainstream rock and pop genres of their times.

Bedroom Pop

Bedroom Pop

Theo Lim-Jisra and Isabella Moussavi

November 19, 2019

A messy computer display of tracks, plugins and markers line the screen. A small box next to the computer houses inputs for microphones, keyboards and guitars, all tangled together in a web of electronics called pop music. All you need to produce a song nowadays is your laptop and some instruments, a...

The Dotted Line

The Dotted Line

Sam Mutz and Sukhman Sahota

October 15, 2019

On March 28, Lil Uzi Vert released the track “Free Uzi,” a protest of his record label. Rappers continue to call out their labels for abuse, so why do they keep signing?

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

Ellie Rowell and Karina Kadakia

October 15, 2019

In the past, artists have questioned whether revealing their true identities to the public was worth sacrificing their reputation. However, recently, popular artists have begun to open up through their music, leading to the celebration of broken barriers.

Hear Me Out

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?

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

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...

AOM: Renaissance Man

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 ...

Not Music To Our Ears

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

Fight FYRE with FIRE

Sophie Jacob, Karina Kadakia, and Claire Moley

March 18, 2019

Ss the truth about the notorious Fyre Festival continues to be uncovered, documentaries illustrating the clandestine events leading up to and after the festival have gained significant momentum.