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Billie Eilish branches out with “bury a friend”

Billie Eilish branches out with “bury a friend”

Jordyn Guzman, News Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

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


Filed under Entertainment, Media, Photos/ Galleries

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 Releases First Full Length Album

Jordyn Guzman, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

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: Rising Pop Icon Debuts Self-Titled Album

Nandika Mansingka, Voice Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

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

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Voice

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


Filed under Features, Top Stories

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


Filed under Entertainment, Replay

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


Filed under Blogs, The Art of Being You

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...

La Femme concert review

La Femme concert review

Maura Rowell, Entertainment Editor

April 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

You do not have to be fluent in French to understand the hip, musical language of La Femme. From their classic-with-a-twist Parisian style to their entrancing and wacky instruments, it is nearly impossible to find them as anything less than the coolest band on the planet. The crowd at the 11 p.m....

St. Vincent reborn in self-titled album

St. Vincent reborn in self-titled album

Molly Wade, Co-Editor in Chief

April 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

The room is buzzing as it is before every concert at the House of Blues in Houston. This night is different, perhaps because of the way the crowd is murmuring or the low hum of nondescript music in the background. Most concerts draw a specific target audience, but not in this case. People from all walks...

Beck enters new ‘Phase’: New album revisits old sound with a twist

Molly Wade, Co-Editor in Chief

April 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Each of Beck’s albums has something special about them. They each have a special personality but still remain true to Beck’s style. But his latest album, ‘Morning Phase,’ is not really an album all its own. It is more of a sequel to his 2002 album ‘Sea Change’ which is known for its slow,...

‘Drowning’ in the Beats

‘Drowning’ in the Beats

Sara Saavedra, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Replay

If there was a way to combine The Strokes’ first few albums with The Smiths and add a pinch of Arctic Monkeys’ older sounds, you would get Drowners, an up-and coming New York based band. It formed back in 2011 when front man Matt Hitt moved from Wales to the Big Apple to pursue a career in modeling,...

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