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Hear Me Out

Hear Me Out
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.
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?
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?
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
Movies and music—they're more connected than you think. Soundtracks and scores play an irreplaceable role in the success of films.
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...

AOM: Renaissance Man

AOM: Renaissance Man
Embodying the spirit of a 21st-century renaissance man, Leo Marburg’s dexterity in the realm of the performing arts is always present in his daily life.
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...

Not Music To Our Ears

Not Music To Our Ears
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.
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
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.
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.

Making Wacky Work

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...

Woodstock Makes a Comeback

Woodstock Makes a Comeback
Summer 2019 brings the 50th anniversary celebration of the original 1969 Woodstock Music Festival. Will it be success?
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....

Music on the Map

February 12, 2019

Just a short train ride from Palo Alto, San Francisco offers some of the most unique music venues for artists performing on tour and for concert goers to attend. If you are ever interested in an engaging...

Baby Faced

“Baby faced” artists are emerging into the spotlight, revealing that talent and success has no age limit.
February 12, 2019

Jorja Smith Twenty-one-year-old Jorja Smith refers to herself as an “old soul.” Her musical platform is an outlet to address themes such as police brutality, womanhood, race, identity and loss....

Simply Sampled

Simply Sampled
December 17, 2018

On the radio, Drake’s new song, “Don’t Matter to Me,”  begins to play. As Drake’s soulful, melodic vocals fill the car, a recognizable voice overtakes the track and the reality nearly seems...

Soundtrack to Success

Soundtrack to Success
December 17, 2018

Study music is a unifying element in Paly’s community and there is more to the seemingly spontaneous styles that one chooses during an individual study session. Study music is an individualized...

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