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Class of 2016 takes over ‘Cupid’s Cafe’

Class of 2016 takes over ‘Cupid’s Cafe’

Christina Howie, Glen Rock High School

January 16, 2015


Filed under Music, School

On Thursday, Jan. 8, officers from the class of 2016 held a meeting to discuss the much-anticipated Cupid’s Café, a Valentine’s Day-themed, cabaret-style evening, which will be held at Glen Rock High School on Feb. 18. Cupid’s Café is similar to a coffeehouse performance; students perform...

Indie album captures universe through music

Indie album captures universe through music

David Girbino, Mayfield High School

January 12, 2015


Filed under Music

Sleeping At Last’s newest album, Atlas: Year One, lives up to its name, mapping new territory in music. Atlas delivers a vast arrangement of sounds, including haunting vocals by Ryan O’Neal, and an eclectic arrangement of instruments. This orchestral album uses an incredible number of musica...

Hozier’s debut album proves buzzworthy

Hozier’s debut album proves buzzworthy

Katie Adams, Divine Child High School

January 6, 2015


Filed under Music

Irish singer-songwriter Andrew Hozier-Byrne--Hozier for short--has found himself a fine niche at the top of the charts with his popular single “Take Me To Church.” After Hozier's Saturday Night Live performance, the song has earned substantial radio play and received millions of views on YouTube....

Recording artist Stephanie Grace returns home

Recording artist Stephanie Grace returns home

Alexander Casper, Boyertown Area Senior High School

December 23, 2014


Filed under Music

Boyertown native and Nashville recording artist Stephanie Grace came home to perform at Boyertown Area Junior High West on Friday, November 7th. Grace — who will open for the Charlie Daniels Band this spring — corralled up an all-ages crowd and performed a few of pop's biggest hits along with her...

Not just white noise: soundtracks and scores that elevate film

Not just white noise: soundtracks and scores that elevate film

Sophia Mackey, North Cobb High School

December 15, 2014


Filed under Features, Music, Showcase

When we anticipate a fight, our minds play the western whistle. When we feel a terrible event approaching, we hear that low hum of da-dum da-dum. And when we imagine a scene of absolute terror, that infamous soul-scraping violin screech plays. While these sounds stick with us, many of us do not...

AC/DC’s new album rocks despite hardships

AC/DC’s new album rocks despite hardships

Chase Charaba, Emerald Ridge High School

December 15, 2014


Filed under Music

It’s been a rough year for legendary Australian rock band AC/DC. But the Dec. 2 release of the band’s 15th studio album "Rock or Bust" should prove to be a worldwide hit. Early in the year, AC/DC revealed that founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young would not be playing on the new album...

Young locals get raucous at Halloween live show

Young locals get raucous at Halloween live show

Elliot Bailey, Ballard HS, Seattle

December 8, 2014


Filed under Music, Showcase

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Former Palmetto student Camila Cabello now a pop star

Former Palmetto student Camila Cabello now a pop star

Victoria Arguelles, Miami Palmetto Senior HS, Pinecrest Village, Fla.

December 1, 2014


Filed under Music, Profiles, Showcase

Two years ago, Palmetto student Karla Cabello auditioned for the second season of "The X Factor." Since then, she has become a part of one of the world’s most famous girl group, Fifth Harmony. While Cabello, who now goes by her middle name, Camila, withdrew from Palmetto nearly halfway through the ...