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Grammy Awards announce performers, changes to nominee categories

Grammy Awards announce performers, changes to nominee categories

Daniel Harizman ’19

February 8, 2019

When the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, wrote in their 1999 hit “Californiacation,” “Destruction leads to a very rough road, but it also breeds creation,” a 4 year old soon-to-be rap phenomenon, Austin Richard Post, known by his stage name Post Malone, responded with, “I went to California and I ain't...

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ should not be altered

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ should not be altered

Abby Fleming '20

January 2, 2019

As the holiday season begins, Christmas lights go up, cars drive around town with a tree tied to their roof and holiday classics seem to be on repeat. One song you may encounter this year is “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” by Frank Loesser, which is accompanied by controversy. The almost-75-year-old clas...

Alessia Cara’s “The Pains of Growing” boasts an impressive pop sound

Alessia Cara’s “The Pains of Growing” boasts an impressive pop sound

Kevin Ludy '19

December 13, 2018

After a breakout debut album and multiple hit songs since 2015, singer Alessia Cara has released her new album, “The Pains of Growing.” This sophomore album was released on Nov. 30, and shares new insight into a more mature (and saddened) version of Alessia, in a beautiful and melancholy pop album. This...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” entertains audience with story of the band Queen

“Bohemian Rhapsody” entertains audience with story of the band Queen

Chelsea Fox ’19 and Amanda Kaplowitz ’19

December 12, 2018

“The Greatest Showman” returns to music world with new act

“The Greatest Showman” returns to music world with new act

Ali Korn ’21

December 3, 2018

“The Greatest Showman” was arguably one of the most popular movies of 2018, and it just got even better. “The Greatest Showman: Reimagined” is a new album that features covers and re-creations of the original album. With many famous artists and groups, including P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, Kesha, Sara...

“The Greatest Showman” returns to the music world with a new act

Ali Korn ’21

December 1, 2018

“The Greatest Showman” was arguably one of the most popular movies of 2018, and it just got even better. “The Greatest Showman: Reimagined” is a new album that features covers and re-creations of the original album. With many famous artists and groups, including P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, Kesha, Sara...

Ariana Grande shines with new single “Thank u, next”

Ariana Grande shines with new single “Thank u, next”

Kevin Ludy '19

November 26, 2018

After a successful summer release of her new album “Sweetener,” Ariana Grande is back with an unexpected new single “Thank u, next.” Breaking the common two year album life cycle, this song is the first from a new album that will be released before the end of the year. This song is her first...

Bohemian Rhapsody brings Queen back to life

Bohemian Rhapsody brings Queen back to life

Madison Andrews '20

November 16, 2018

For those lucky enough to have attended a Queen concert, or even for those who have watched the band’s videos, the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody,” which opened in theatres the weekend of Nov. 3, will transport you back in time The movie celebrates the music of the band, Queen, and it’s frontman,...

Carly Rae Jepsen returns to the music world with “Party for One”

Carly Rae Jepsen returns to the music world with “Party for One”

Carly Kaplowitz '21

November 12, 2018

After going on a music hiatus, Carly Rae Jepsen, commonly referred to as a one-hit-wonder for her 2012 song "Call Me Maybe" released a new single and music video prompting her return. The song "Party for One" debuted on Nov. 1 and is said to be the lead single on her upcoming album in 2019. The pop ...

Sheck Wes’ “MUDBOY” fails to impress

Sheck Wes’ “MUDBOY” fails to impress

October 23, 2018

By Siri Kanter ’20 In his highly anticipated debut album, “MUDBOY,” Sheck Wes, a newcomer in the hip-hop world, was expected to deliver a tracklist composed of hits. After the release of “Mo Bamba,” in mid August, the single became immensely popular, attracting A-list artists like Drake,...

Logic returns for another hit album “YSIV”

Logic returns for another hit album “YSIV”

October 18, 2018

By Jack Shapiro '19 Logic, the famous American rapper and songwriter, returned to the spotlight with his album “YSIV.” Logic released his fourth studio album on Sept. 28. Prior to this new album, Logic promoted three singles: “One Day,” “The Return” and “Everybody dies.” The album...

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