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Paly to Platinum

Jack Callaghan, Maddie Yen, Claire Moley, and Mahati Subramaniam

December 12, 2018


Filed under Music

Prior to the late 2000s, band culture played a large role in Palo Alto, especially at Palo Alto High School. The music scene was integrated throughout the city and influenced high schoolers to form bands and pursue their musical ambitions,. While many of these bands were formed for fun among friends, s...

A Look Into Sound

A Look Into Sound

Claire Moley, Jack Callaghan, and Natalie Schilling

December 11, 2018


Filed under Music

Sweaty bodies piled together for miles, restless as they wait for the music to begin. Everything is black and the stage is momentarily silent. Suddenly, flashes of green and blue are projected on the many faces that lay in wait for the performance to consume them. The crowd begins to roar as an ocean...

Got Goals?

Got Goals?

Kailee Correll, Neive Wellington, and Jack Stefanski

November 28, 2018


Filed under Music

Beyond the distinct red doorway and old warehouse walls that characterize the lobby of the Riekes Center lies a community built around promoting individual goals and greater missions of “human enhancement.” Located in Menlo Park and founded as a non-profit in 1996, the Riekes Center offers a wid...

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Kailee Correll and Theo Lim-Jisra

November 28, 2018


Filed under Music

With music constantly evolving the trends that define the standards for popular music are developing with it, pushing the limits of physical instruments. Throughout the past decade the number of guitars heard in modern music have fallen drastically, and there is no way of knowing when and if they will...

The Rise of Binaural

Claire Moley, Kailee Correll, and Claire Li

October 19, 2018


Filed under Music

A pair of black-mirrored 3D glasses lie at the entrance of a movie theater, ready to bring the pictures on the movie screen to life and enhance the viewer’s movie-going experience. Well into the 21st century, technology has advanced to the point where 3D visuals are a prevalent aspect of movie cu...

A Look Into Sound

Claire Moley, Natalie Schilling, and Jack Callaghan

October 19, 2018


Filed under Music, uncategorized

Sweaty bodies pile together for miles, restless as they wait for the music to begin. Everything is black and the stage is momentarily silent. Suddenly, flashes of green and blue are projected on the many faces laying in wait for the performance to consume them. The crowd begins to roar as an ocean of pin...

Rebirth of the Concept Album

Rebirth of the Concept Album

Kailee Correll, Sophie Jacob, and Raj Sodhi

October 14, 2018


Filed under Music

Narratives and art exist at the core of one another. Concept albums are a way in which music expresses these narratives, and simultaneously illustrate the stories that inspire music. In order to achieve this concept albums hold a greater message than that which is conveyed throughout the tracks, and...

Around the World in 17 Songs

Around the World in 17 Songs

Angie Cummings and Isabel Hadly

November 17, 2017


Filed under Music

Music is a universal language. Anyone anywhere can listen to the same song and experience the same feeling. Although the love for music does not vary from country to country, the music that tops the charts in each country does. Without experiencing other countries first hand, it can be hard to grasp what the...