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Hershell Caldwell

Hershell Caldwell

December 29, 2018

Junior Hershell Caldwell chooses to surround himself with his passion: music. “I love music, and I really enjoy making it,” Caldwell said. “I’m in band, so I play a lot of music all the time. I just love doing it.” While he is a lover of all music, he is partial to one instrument above all...

For the champions

For the champions

November 8, 2018

“Fortune favors the bold.” When it comes to “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the movie is considered a hit after its opening weekend with $50 million in domestic ticket sales after being predicted to make only $35 million. But that’s what should be expected of a movie that cost $52 million to make. T...

Yeezy Season

Yeezy Season

May 31, 2018

I’m gonna let you finish but, Kanye West is back in the building. On April 13, 2018, music and fashion phenom Kanye West made his return to the known world. After being closed off from Twitter and social media, West was welcomed back to Twitter by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Since his return, Kanye ha...

Decisions, decisions

Decisions, decisions

May 17, 2018

It’s common amongst a group of students for someone to have a passion for music. Whether they actually play an instrument or listen to songs, music is heard by many people. So, if someone wanted to take their passion further and learn an instrument, what instrument should they pick? “As far as lear...

A Rising ‘Star’

A Rising ‘Star’

May 10, 2018

Andrew Bazzi, known by his last name, may be a new name on the music scene, but his talent is skyrocketing him to international fame. His debut album, “COSMIC” came out on April 12 and did not disappoint. With a voice that sounds remarkably like a mixture of Justin Bieber and the Weeknd, his musi...

‘Ember’ lights up fan’s reactions

‘Ember’ lights up fan’s reactions

April 26, 2018

Gritty and brutally raw in emotion, Breaking Benjamin has released their sixth studio album dubbed “Ember,” on April 13, and has consecutively tacked itself onto the Billboard top 200 at third place. Fixated on ideas of spirituality, blood and redemption, the tracks prove their earnesty in bleak lyrics and strong...

Learning music “for dummies”

Learning music “for dummies”

April 20, 2018

“Is that note flat or sharp?” “What measure are we on?” “What count do we come in on?” “Check the time signature and the key.” “What type of ancient language is that?” Many people just look at instruments musicians play and give up, but it’s not as hard as you ...

Sneed on the beat and the beat got sicker

Sneed on the beat and the beat got sicker

April 13, 2018

He puts on his headphones and presses play on the computer. As soon as the beat hits his ear, the words from his soul pour out and bounce off the microphone. No matter what the world around him does, all that matters is this line, this verse, this song.  Senior Joshua Sneed records and produces...

Write for someone, not anyone

Write for someone, not anyone

April 12, 2018

In every city there’s an underground current constantly flowing, an atmosphere of intense competition intertwined with art- a silent rivalry centered on who can speak the best truth. Although creativity isn’t a genuine product of contest, it is fueled by a hungry endeavor to reach the next step:...

The face of music

The face of music

March 23, 2018

The 20th century was a wild time for music. Rock ‘n’ roll was born. The Beatles and The Rolling Stones became famous when a British music craze swept America. Chicago and The Eagles thrived with soft rock. Hip hop was created along with disco. Over the past 100 years, music has changed and changed u...

The power of music

The power of music

February 7, 2018

Music is influenced by many factors from love, jealousy, hate, politics and expressing the views of a person. Music is universal and can be used to spread messages from one person to another, spanning genres and artists alike. 1) “Over the Rainbow” by Judy Garland The song was released as par...

Worth the ‘Blood Sweat & Tears’

Worth the ‘Blood Sweat & Tears’

February 7, 2018

As the music video begins, the camera focuses on the eye of the boy. He begins to whistle the melody of the song. The angle changes. They do their signature moves which are difficult but performed expertly. On June 11, 2013, the official member line up for BTS was introduced to the public, and a fe...

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