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Bowie boisterously bounces back after heart attack

Michelle Daniek, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2013

David Bowie’s iconic music and performance on stage need no introduction. Best known for his 1972 revolutionary album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, and his flashy, vivid getups, he has been...

Tyler triumphs on new album

Patrick Duggan, News Director

April 30, 2013

A lot of people hate Tyler, the Creator. The soccer moms, suburban churchgoers, and sensitive hipsters hate his attitude and his satirical sarcasm. They hate his vulgar language, his violent imagery, and the sound of his voice....

Band busts out rhythm, blues

Patrick Duggan, News Director

April 30, 2013

Nothing gives a high school a colorful splash of character like a school band. Band teacher Andrew Paul shares this sentiment and aims to enhance school spirit through his new R&B band. “I wanted to start a jazz band, but...

7 bands you need to know

Fiona McCarthy, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2013

Even in the digital age, finding good music can be a Herculean task. One has to sort through all of the B-grade, “underground” rappers, the poor-quality demos of aspiring country stars, and the horrible singles of rising pop...

‘Believe’ is more bad Bieber

Patrick Duggan, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2013

The last time I listened to Justin Bieber, he was the newly discovered 15-year-old YouTube phenomenon, well on his way to making both millions of dollars and millions of 12-year-old hearts melt with his bouncy pop dance tune,...

Vexavoid: Portal’s brutal CD vexes fans

Patrick Duggan, News Director

April 2, 2013

Australian metal outfit Portal’s latest otherworldly bone-crusher, Vexovoid, is the perfect record for any metal-junkie looking to have their ear drums plunged. Despite its flaws, Vexovoid is without a doubt the tastiest piece...

Musicians make melodies down in the pit

Patrick Duggan, News Director

April 2, 2013

The musicians of the orchestra pit are every musical’s unsung heroes. Hidden away from the audience deep in the pit, woodwinds, strings and brass horns all work together to toot out the twist to which the stars on stage shout. Senior...

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