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Review: Wake Up, Sunshine

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Abigail Fosburgh

April 3, 2020

A mysterious hotline with an ever-changing message. Burning the relics from their previous era. A panda kidnapping the drummer, only to be released in exchange for one of the songs. These are just a couple of the ways All Time Low promoted their newest album, “Wake Up, Sunshine.” All Time Low...

Review: Green Day Releases Unexceptional Album

Nearing almost 4 years since their last album release, Green Day released album number 13 of their discography, Father of All..., on Feb. 7.

Jordyn Guzman, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 20, 2020

There are many synonyms for the word mediocre, none of which typically describe Green Day and their albums that have previously set the standard for the rock and alternative scene. With their new album “Father of All…” recently added to their ever-expanding discography, this one sticks out to many as ...

Review: Fall Out Boy Releases Second Greatest Hits Album

Following their last studio album,

Jordyn Guzman, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 2, 2019

Fall Out Boy has been the poster child for the pop punk scene ever since their emergence in 2001. Though there have been many other greats in the genre such as My Chemical Romance and Panic! At The Disco, Fall Out Boy could arguably be called the catalyst for these other commercial bands’ success. Pr...

Review: Dodie at House of Blues

Dodie Clark uses her tour as a space of acceptance and positivity.

Jordyn Guzman, Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 27, 2019

Leaving the House of Blues on the night of September 23, I felt nothing but a sense of awe. A light and calm atmosphere lingered in the air after Dodie, a British singer-songwriter, performed in Texas for the first time.  The show started off with the opening act, Adam Melchor, playing a relativ...

Billie Eilish branches out with “bury a friend”

Billie Eilish has only skyrocketed in the music industry since her first album,

Jordyn Guzman, News Editor

March 4, 2019

Billie Eilish has skyrocketed up to the forefront of pop and alternative music. Her eccentric style and soothing voice have made her a favorite among fans of many genres, with some even comparing her to innovative artists such as Nirvana. Her latest release, “bury a friend,” is haunting in all t...

Top 5 Austin City Limits Performances

Claire Haigwood, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

Paul McCartney After years of trying to book the former member of The Beatles, Austin City Limits finally succeeded. The 76 year-old rock legend played a nearly two and a half hour long set filled with tracks spanning throughout his career of over five decades. He was as energetic and enthusi...

Grace VanderWaal Releases First Full Length Album

Grace VanderWaal won the 2016 season of America’s Got Talent and then went on to release her EP, “Perfectly Imperfect” which is what started off her fast rising career.

Jordyn Guzman, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

With her lighthearted, peppy ukulele chords set to her intricate, emotional piano melodies, Grace VanderWaal’s first full length studio album “Just The Beginning” is an accomplished follow up to her 2016 EP, “Perfectly Imperfect”. Grace has established her spot in the industry expertly with h...

Dua Lipa: Rising Pop Icon Debuts Self-Titled Album

Dua Lipa is the first female musician to top the UK charts since Adele's

Nandika Mansingka, Voice Editor

November 9, 2017

With her powerful voice and distinctive vocal control, Dua Lipa has staked a claim in the music industry’s creme de la creme through her recently released eponymous album. Soulful melodies intertwined with today’s pop scene makes for a dynamic and very much original style of music that cannot be c...

Ruth B: Self-made Singer Enters Music World with “Lost Boy” EP

Ruth B's EP, Lost Boy, contains the songs

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor

March 7, 2016

The combination of soft piano melodies and her simple vocals prevent the songs’ messages from getting lost among the music. With her smooth, melodic voice, Ruth B’s songs could be equally beautiful without any instruments. She brings the narrative songs of Adele and the gentle melodies of Regina Spektor together to create uniquely beautiful songs and messages.

Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs

Sofia Guevara, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2014

Student musician Yvonne Goodwyne shares inspirations and motivations behind soon-to-release extended play

Sticking to the top

Sticking to the top

Sara Saavedra, Entertainment Editor

October 15, 2014

Every so often the music industry is rocked with major acts originating from a specific country. The 90s were defined by the British, as Oasis and Blur battled each other on the charts while the Spice Girls and Sclub 7 took over the world’s biggest pop bands. Now, Australian musicians are starting to get more recognition with Chet Faker, Flume and Tame Impala, and most recently with Sydney-based band Sticky Fingers.

The Art of Being You: Zoe Heuser

The Art of Being You: Zoe Heuser

Sofia Guevara, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 15, 2014

The Art of Being You highlights a random individual’s gifts and talents.  Each blog tells the story behind an individual's life and appreciates them as a valued masterpiece.   Her arms take hold of the wooden frame that hovers over her body. Her mind goes elsewhere, beyond reality, blending the soun...

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