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Man Flees From Syria With Nothing But a Violin

Man Flees From Syria With Nothing But a Violin

Gillian King, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2017

In 2015, 21-year-old Rami Basisah was an ordinary boy attending music school in Homs, Syria. As the conflict in his country heightened, he was forced to flee. Managing to keep his violin safely clung to his back for the majority of the trip, he is a seamless model of determination and how the power of...

The Grammy Awards Honor Musicians of Yesterday and Today

The Grammy Awards Honor Musicians of Yesterday and Today

Grace Golembiewski, Student Reporter

March 2, 2017

Every year countless musicians await the time of the year when musicians comes together to recognize those who have made a large impact in music during the year. Every artist's dream is to receive a Grammy Award and even to be nominated is  considered an honor. Some people don't like award shows, but i...

Album Swap with Ms. Gianos

Album Swap with Ms. Gianos

Regina Trejo, Editor-In-Chief

December 3, 2016

Two music fanatics. Two epic albums. One awesome swap. I traded my copy of The Local Natives' album "Gorilla Manor" with Ms. Gianos for her copy of Say Anything's album "...Is a Real Boy." Here is what I thought of "...Is a Real Boy:" Say Anything is an angst-ridden pop-punk group from the ea...

Album Swap with Mr. Finder

Album Swap with Mr. Finder

Regina Trejo, Music Editor

May 23, 2016

Two music fanatics. Two epic albums. One awesome swap. I traded my copy of Young The Giant's album "Young The Giant" with Mr. Finder for his copy of "Golden Opera." Here is what I thought of Golden Opera: I was not taken aback too much when I received a CD chalk full of opera music from Mr. Finder. When I listen...

Cool Online Database Dedicated to Finding Your Music and More!

Cool Online Database Dedicated to Finding Your Music and More!

Regina Trejo, Music Editor

April 25, 2016

Meet Gnod (Global Network of Discovery)—the online music, literature, art, technology, and movie database created to help lovers of the arts and technology find even more of what they enjoy. Gnoosic is the official website of the music section of Gnod. Gnoosic and all other Gnod databases wer...

Rethink Pop Music

Rethink Pop Music

Regina Trejo, Music Editor

April 25, 2016

Popular "pop" music is composed of overplayed tunes from sensationalized artists. Local radio stations such as B96 and Kiss-FM endorse these artists and their catchy songs. But why should you have to settle only for the same 20 songs over and over? Sure, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus have some gre...

Album Swap with Ms. Bohlke

Album Swap with Ms. Bohlke

Regina Trejo, Music Editor

April 22, 2016

Two music fanatics. Two epic albums. One awesome swap. I traded my copy of The Tallest Man on Earth's album Dark Bird is Home with Ms. Bohlke for her copy of Phish's album Farmhouse. Here is what I had to say about Farmhouse: I have never listened to Phish. Honestly, I thought Phish was a punk r...

Album Swap with Ms. Block

Album Swap with Ms. Block

Regina Trejo, Music Editor

March 21, 2016

Two music fanatics. Two epic albums. One awesome swap. I traded my copy of Kings of Leon's album Aha Shake Heartbreak with Ms. Block for her copy of Taylor Swift's album Red. Here is what I had to say about Red: I have never been a big fan of Taylor Swift as I am not a country or pop kind of perso...

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