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Robin Thicke’s misogynistic summer hit reads rape

Robin Thicke’s misogynistic summer hit reads rape

Sarah Karels, Benilde-St. Margaret's School, St. Louis Park, Minn.

September 6, 2013


Filed under Music

When the catchy, poppy, “song of the summer” comes on, its hard not to hum along, but while it has incredibly varied vocals and a unique layered sound, “Blurred Lines” contains a damaging message beneath its falsetto oohs and ahhs. The track, released at the end of March, was written by singer...

Year brings exciting new music

Year brings exciting new music

Dillon Camp, Legacy HS, Mansfield, Texas

September 4, 2013


Filed under Music

2013 is becoming increasingly vacuum-packed with good music. From David Bowie’s “The Next Day” to Azealia Banks’s single, “Yung Rapunxel” off of her delayed debut album “Broke With Expensive Taste,” the year has been and will continue to be an intensely fast-paced and exciting year f...

‘Legend of Zelda’ concert brings video game soundtrack to life

‘Legend of Zelda’ concert brings video game soundtrack to life

Bailey Oliver, Annandale HS, Annandale, Va.

September 1, 2013


Filed under Music

I don’t go to concerts very often. In fact, I’ve been to very few. However, being a diehard fan of the Legend of Zelda series, the The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses concert caught my attention. The Legend of Zelda video game series has collectively sold over 62 million copies, with...

Students create dubstep music

Students create dubstep music

Katherine White, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan.

August 21, 2013


Filed under Music, Profiles

For juniors Brian Schath, Matthew Kavanaugh and Greg Darnell, electronic music isn’t just for listening to. These three students work individually and together to make dubstep music, a genre that Schath defines as a “series of electronic sounds like synthesizers and drum beats arranged in ways that...