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The public adopts live stream concerts as the new normal

The Rolling Stones performed “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” during the Global Citizen live stream concert. Other popular singers like Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Shawn Mendes also performed from their homes.
November 10, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of people together in a large room, singing and dancing to their favorite artist seems like it happened decades ago.   During the past months in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Harry Styles’ “Golden” stuns viewers

Harry Styles’ “Golden” music video combines great cinematography, amazing outfits, and a catchy song to form a near-perfect piece.
November 10, 2020

Harry Styles is one of the biggest names in music. And with his latest music video, he’s taken the world by storm. Styles’ music video for “Golden,” the first song off his album “Fine Line,”...

Local band Slight Return finds profound meaning in music

November 10, 2020

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Orphenians harmonize despite COVID-19 restrictions

Orphenians concerts cannot occur as they have in previous years such as in this performance at the Levitt Pavilion last year. Orphenians will miss performing to a live audience, which is a favorite part of the choir for many.
October 6, 2020

As the curtains closed hastily on last years’ theater and choral programs due to the shut down of schools, Staples’ musicians wondered optimistically what the 2020-2021 school year would entail for...

NAV’s third studio album proves mediocre

NAV released his third studio album, featuring 18 songs and a multitude of appearances from other artists.
May 15, 2020

Hip-hop artist NAV released his third studio album, “Good Intentions,” on May 8. Overall, “Good Intentions” delivered to the extent I had expected it to. It was not the most innovative, amazing...

Kehlani releases fourth mixtape, further establishes herself as R&B star

Kehlani’s fourth commercial mixtape was made available on Apple Music and Spotify on Friday, May 8.
May 13, 2020

Oakland R&B artist, Kehlani, released on May 8 her fourth commercial mixtape on streaming services: “It Was Good Until It Wasn’t.” Kehlani’s most conceptual and best storytelling album saw...

Fight pandemic boredom: listen to online concerts

Concert viewing goes online, with viewers across the world enjoying virtual music festivals streaming on their tv, laptop and even their phones.
May 12, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans are self-quarantining to slow the spread of this contagious disease. As the stay-at-home orders extended from weeks into months, many people began to...

The Strokes new album makes great comeback

The Strokes released “The New Abnormal” on April 10.
April 27, 2020

When it comes to music, almost everyone can recall a band or artist that they have listened to since they were little kids. It’s the kind of music that someone can easily connect a special memory to....

DaBaby keeps it rolling with ‘Blame it On Baby’

DaBaby drops a new album on Thursday, April 16, featuring a new style of rap.
April 25, 2020

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Lil Baby smashes charts with ‘My Turn’

Lil Baby teasing his fans with his second studio album. He shared a cryptic message along with the cover of his new album.
March 18, 2020

Imagine being a dog and getting teased with a biscuit. Now imagine being a big rap fan and being teased over an album. Well, fans have waited long enough for Lil Baby to drop his second album, and they...

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

Justin Bieber's newest studio album “Changes” received over 135 million streams post its release. The album is available on all streaming platforms.
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...

Music festivals postponed due to COVID-19

Full statement from Goldenvoice regarding the postponing of Stagecoach and Coachella.
March 14, 2020

Spring music festivals Coachella and Stagecoach were postponed on Tuesday, March 10, because organizers were concerned about the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The cancellation of these...

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