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Bedroom Pop

Bedroom Pop

By combining elements of [mainstream pop and hip-hop] as well as the nostalgic melodies of the ’90s, bedroom pop is on its way to redefining mainstream music.
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...

The Dotted Line

The Dotted Line

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?
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?
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Breaking Barriers

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.
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

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.
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?

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?
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

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

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.
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...

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.
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

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.
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.

Making Wacky Work

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...

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?
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....

Music on the Map

Angie Cummings, Isabel Hadly, and Emily Filter 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...

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