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The local’s guide to Kpop

A group shot of BLACKPINK, one of the

Pim Kruthun, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

The average teen has probably heard of Kpop at least once in their life, and some may even be a fan. Asian representation in the west has always been scarce and misdirected, so no surprise to the foreign stigma around Korean music in the U.S. Most westerners reject the genre due to the, "oh so terrible" ...

Review: Fleet Foxes return with Shore

Fleet Foxes' album cover for

Samuel Elliott, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

A few years back, a stranger on the internet told me the Fleet Foxes were "soccer mom indie rock" when I said I had liked their latest album. And that's not really too far off, as "White Winter Hymnal" has remained the band's begrudging stake to claim on Sirius XM's Christmas radio since its release...

Photo Gallery: community advocates for the arts following potential HCPS budget cuts

A HCPS student holds a simple yet bold sign at the Sept. 22 school board meeting.

Anna Woodward, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2020

Last week, the school board announced that Hillsborough County Public Schools would be experiencing budget cuts in an already unprecedented school year. This announcement raised concern for parents, students and staff who benefit from magnet and arts programs, which were the two areas rumored to be cut...

Review: Rick Astley’s Whenever You Need Somebody

The album cover for Rick Astley's

Sarai Cochran, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

Rick Astley, known for his famous song and music video "Never Gonna Give You Up," released his album Whenever You Need Somebody in 1987. With 10 songs on the album, he writes them in the stages of a fleeting relationship. Throughout songs, he goes in order of how he's never going to give up on a ...

An introduction to lowercase music

Steve Roden: Forms of Paper

Samuel Elliott, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

Steve Roden, a Californian sound artist begrudgingly considered the "father" of lowercase music, is quoted as saying that the genre “bears a certain sense of quiet and humility; it doesn’t demand attention, it must be discovered... It’s the opposite of capital letters— loud things which draw...

Jams perfect for summer time

Lindsey Chadwick, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

Summer is right around the corner, with just two weeks left of online learning. Even if some people don't think online learning is as hard as regular school, you are probably still ready to get your summer on. With being stuck inside for almost three months, getting out of your house is most likely your...

Quiz: Which quarantine song are you?

Quiz: Which quarantine song are you?

Amelia Foster, A&E Editor, Multimedia Editor

April 3, 2020

Music is quite possibly the easiest thing to turn to during rough times, and with websites like Spotify it has never been easier to make an ultra-specific playlist. Take this quiz to see which quarantine-themed song you are. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.ex.co/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

Review: “The Birthday Party” is a pity party

A shot from the music video of

Anna Woodward, Online Managing Editor

February 25, 2020

"The Birthday Party" by The 1975 is consistent with most of their recently released singles, but only because it sucks. It doesn't have the same sound that brought the band to fame in the first place. I appreciate that they're broadening their range and experimenting with new music elements like instruments...

You can’t spell “lame” without “ME!”

The cover art for

Jules Whitaker, Features Editor

May 1, 2019

After staying up waiting for Taylor Swift to release her newest single "ME!" featuring Brendon Urie on April 26 at midnight, I lost sleep over it and not in a good way. I first listened to the song by itself and then watched the music video to see the work come to life; I was simultaneously underwhelmed...

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