Tag Archives: Music

Duran Duran’s Paper Gods Review

   The techno age of the 80s never seems to end when Duran Duran’s new album, Paper Gods, takes a nostalgic turn back to a time when windbreakers and mom jeans were cool.    Duran Duran started back in the 80s and are best known for their song “Hungry Like The Wolf” that is always

Bombs Away

From a world down-under, a neat, sweet mix of songs will surely make you want to forget the problems and radiate positive vibes. Sheppard’s album, Bombs Away, released on July 11, 2014 has only gotten more recognition this year after the numerous repeats of Sheppard’s single, “Geronimo,” on the radio. Sheppard was started by brother

Vans Warped Tour 2015: Starting it Right

With summer time getting closer, the season filled with music festivals is beginning to commence. Coachella is closing with their last weekend and music lovers are already planning their next trip to the Vans Warped Tour. Starting another year of touring off with a bang, founder and producer Kevin Lyman has announced at this year’s

Uptown Special

Mark Ronson’s new album Uptown Special is a funk and soul based album that you would listen to when you’re driving down the road with the windows down and the music blasting. The album is mostly based on funky beats and chilled out vocals. Like many of his works, this album has an upbeat tempo in the

The Mockingjay Part 1 Soundtrack

  Already known for it’s movie adaption of it’s best selling novels The Hunger Games, it has not only been a hit in the box office but also on iTunes, with it’s soundtrack. Each song carefully characterizes the empowerment of Katniss Everdeen and adding an effect into the film. With songs like Scream My Name

Nick Barragan: Success Takes Focus

It’s 1:30 PM on a hot summer afternoon and students are in a rush to get home. However, senior Nick Barragan and his fellow teammates stay behind to practice for the fast approaching football season. While he thinks of Mr. Taner Gulsoy’s pre-calculus homework assigned to him that very day and how long it’s going

Armonie Mendez: Armonie’s Beloved Tunes

The clattering sound in the hall was abrupt. The heads turned and discovered a pair of seemingly broken Beats headphones on the cold, hard floor. All the students and teachers look at the floor with pity for the owner of those poor overly priced headphones. These headphones were the beloved property of St. Genevieve High

Samantha Leyva

It is said behind every face is a hidden talent. Whether it’s something as simple as juggling or as branched out as gymnastics. For sophomore Samantha Leyva, it’s singing. Ever since the age of four Samantha has been singing at social gatherings and family parties. A mike in hand and in front of a crowd

Album Reviews: Port of Morrow – The Shins

Port of Morrow, the fourth studio album released by American indie rock outfit, The Shins, takes a new direction to the band’s prior flashy and more experimental approach in music as they lay down a more mellow, laid back album filled with the usual pop rock melodic tones and signature Shins feel that fans have fell in love with since their debut album Oh, Inverted World.