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The Road to Success

Students discover and develop their musical passions while adjusting to quarantine
Erik Feng and Colin Lai March 11, 2021
Students discover and develop their musical passions while adjusting to quarantine
My Kind of Woman

My Kind of Woman

The journey of a famous singer and songwriter with local ties and how she uses her influence to advocate women empowerment.
Natalie Hmelar and Rachel Ellisen December 23, 2020
The journey of a famous singer and songwriter with local ties and how she uses her influence to advocate women empowerment.
Musical Memories

Musical Memories

Everyone has a song they associate with their favorite memory, adding to how they view the world.
Brooke Glasson and Sophia Baginskis December 23, 2020
Everyone has a song they associate with their favorite memory, adding to how they view the world.
Unearthed

Unearthed

Thelonious Monk’s Palo Alto performance is released half a century after its recording
Kimi Lillios October 23, 2020
Thelonious Monk’s Palo Alto performance is released half a century after its recording
Pray For Paris

Pray For Paris

Founding member of hip-hop collective Griselda Records——Westside Gunn expands on his signature sound with Pray For Paris.
Sam Mutz October 21, 2020
Founding member of hip-hop collective Griselda Records——Westside Gunn expands on his signature sound with Pray For Paris.
GoodFastCheap gathers for the first time in a while to play for neighbors. Photo by Rhys Gwyn.

Music to My Ears

Local bands bring vibrant performances to the community.
Leslie Aboytes and Emma Joing September 28, 2020
Local bands bring vibrant performances to the community.
All to Myself

All to Myself

How gatekeeping, the sense of entitlement to underground artists, is patronizing the music industry and its listeners.
Leslie Aboytes and Theo Lim-Jisra June 8, 2020
How gatekeeping, the sense of entitlement to underground artists, is patronizing the music industry and its listeners.
Music & The Mind

Music & The Mind

Everyone has their own music taste. Whether it’s pop, rock, country or a mix of genres, studies have shown that there is a possible correlation between your personality and the type of music you listen to.
Zander Darby and Theo Lim-Jisra April 21, 2020
Everyone has their own music taste. Whether it’s pop, rock, country or a mix of genres, studies have shown that there is a possible correlation between your personality and the type of music you listen to.
Enough is Enough.

Enough is Enough.

With rap being one of the most popular capitalized industries, teens are drawn to the fame and the culture, also exposing them to drug use at a young age. Teens closely follow their favorite rap artists and their influence is slowly changing the minds of what is considered mainstream.
Bridget Packer and Sophia Baginskis February 7, 2020
With rap being one of the most popular capitalized industries, teens are drawn to the fame and the culture, also exposing them to drug use at a young age. Teens closely follow their favorite rap artists and their influence is slowly changing the minds of what is considered mainstream.
Women in Hip Hop

Women in Hip Hop

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.
Bridget Packer and Emma Stefanutti January 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

Three years later, Melanie Martinez releases new music and an accompanying film.
Faith Chow and Alexa Gwyn November 19, 2019
Three years later, Melanie Martinez releases new music and an accompanying film.
EXPERIMENTAL 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.
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