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Justin Bieber revives his music career with new album “Changes”

Justin Bieber revives his music career with new album “Changes”

Rebecca Kanfer ’21

March 14, 2020

Hit after hit, album after album, tour after tour has seemingly been Justin Bieber's music career for as long as any Gen-Z kid could remember. This non-stop lifestyle came to a halt in 2015, following Bieber's release of his sixth studio album, “Purpose.” This album was followed by an uncompleted...

Recapping the best songs and artists from the 2010s

Recapping the best songs and artists from the 2010s

Reilly Caldwell ’20 and Tallula Stvan ’21

January 2, 2020

The End of an Era: The removal of CDs and CD players within society

The End of an Era: The removal of CDs and CD players within society

March 4, 2018

By Brianna Zeiberg '19 As a child growing up in the 2000s, compact discs, otherwise known as CDs, were my main exposure to music besides the radio. Saving up my allowance and completing extra chores so I could purchase the latest Miley Cyrus album was my norm. Whether it be deciding which CD to buy ...

Drake’s ‘Scary Hours’ breaks Spotify and Apple Music streaming history

Drake’s ‘Scary Hours’ breaks Spotify and Apple Music streaming history

January 29, 2018

By Bri Zeiberg ’19 Aubrey Drake Graham, a rapper known as Drake, released an EP (extended play) album titled Scary Hours on Jan. 19. The album contained two new tracks: “God’s Plan” and “Diplomatic Immunity”. According to Biography.com, the 31 year old rapper is originally from Toronto...

New artist Khalid proves talent with hit album

New artist Khalid proves talent with hit album

March 28, 2017

By Ivy Prince '17 As Kylie Jenner’s millions of followers watched her Snapchat story of her lip syncing along to a song nobody had ever heard, they got curious. Who was this artist Kylie Jenner was singing to? Soon, everyone would know as his album, “American Teen” soared to the top of the charts...

Tidal splashes on the beach of Staples

Tidal splashes on the beach of Staples

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

The ways people discover and get their music is always evolving. First, people exclusively used iTunes; however, as Spotify and Soundcloud have become more prominent among Staples students, there is a new kid on the block. Tidal, founded by esteemed rapper Jay Z, offers over 25 million songs and 85,000 music videos and gives unlimited streaming for a monthly ...

Hunting for the best Spotify tracks: Spotify connoisseur offers tips and tricks

Hunting for the best Spotify tracks: Spotify connoisseur offers tips and tricks

Emily Olrik, Features Editor

March 18, 2016

Did your boyfriend just break up with you? Did you fail a test? Are you sad? Are you ready for the weekend? Yep, there’s a song for that. As a teenager I’ve had many highs and lows and I can attribute them all to a particular Spotify song. When you find that perfect Spotify song or pla...

The faces voices forgotten on the radio

The faces voices forgotten on the radio

Blake Rubin, Features Web Editor

October 19, 2015

Famous pop artists like Taylor Swift, Drake, and Sam Smith have been dominating the radio with their hit songs for the past year. These artists however can be just as good as singers who have songs on Spotify, iTunes, and Soundcloud but just don’t get the “radio recognition.” Here are four popu...

Spotify switches it up with customized playlists

Spotify switches it up with customized playlists

Emily Olrik, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015

Staples students whip out their headphones and study up, roll down their car windows and enjoy the best Spotify playlists. This popular music app offers a whole new experience for listeners with a “Browse” section featuring customized playlists inspired by specific moods, occasions and musical tastes and recommended specifically for ...

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