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Making Great Music for a Great Price

The tools and virtual instruments used in professional music creation can cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars. How can you make your own music without having to pay all that money?
Noah Thompson, Columnist February 17, 2021

Depending on what genre you’re interested in making, the process of music creation can look very different. If you write classical or jazz, you may just create some sheet music and then give it to someone...

What is your favorite type of music?

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What music does everyone like?
Julia Tucker, Columnist December 14, 2020

As you can see, there are a lot of different opinions on music. I love country and pop music, but everyone is different. I asked students around the school what their opinions on music are and how...

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The History of Rickrolling

Brandon Dosen, Columnist November 9, 2020

Rickrolling has become legendary in the meme community ever since it got the media's attention, but where did it come from in the first place? Rickrolling is ever changing, and has a rich history. Although,...

Elvis Presley's music has stood the test of time, but can it compare to modern songs?

Music Now and Music Then

How does modern music compare to old-school tunes? 
Connor Davis, Columnist October 18, 2020

When comparing music from one generation to the next, people argue about music from the 2000’s and the 70’s to 90’s era of music. This is all fine of course, but people seem to forget about times...

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. Photographed for the Wall Street Journal.

“Nine Inch Nails” Leaders Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Sign on for New Pixar Film Soundtrack

“Head Like a Hole” meets jazz filled with soul.
Erika Sonnemann-Creed, Editor of Features & Extras September 27, 2019

Trent Reznor, the gloomy mastermind behind the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, has once again returned to the world of film soundtracks. Signing on with his musical partner Atticus Ross, the duo...

Concerts in the Desert Foothills Park

Clarissa Smith, Columnist April 5, 2019

Music brings people together, and many flock to events at the Desert Foothills Park for just that reason. The concerts boast incredible local performers, food trucks, and activities, so this is a great...

Out With the Old, In With the New

The past and present, and where they cross over, all revealed in a simple pair of shoes.
Amber Fretwell, Columnist December 13, 2018

Oh, how the times have changed! From jelly shoes to Fortnite moves, trends have constantly evolved since the beginning of human societies. These trends can repeat and overlap, and range from fashion, to...

The Treason for the Season

Holiday classics are classic for a reason.
Clarissa Smith, Columnist December 7, 2018

During the holiday season, many people enjoy spending time with family to sit down and watch a classic Christmas film or listen to carols while decorating the tree. Whatever it may be, most families that...

Kanye West’s “ye” Ain’t a Yes From Me

His latest album titled “ye,” is his eighth studio album.
Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist June 6, 2018

Rapper Kanye West released his latest – and shortest – album to date. With a tracklist of seven songs, he dropped his eighth studio album today after hosting a private, high-profile listening party...

The Rise of Korean Pop

Emily Christian, Columnist May 24, 2018

At the mention of hit K-pop band “BTS,” a rumble shakes the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the location for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. The unmistakable sound of hundreds of teen females overpowers host...

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