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quarter note: Jazmin Bean – Worldwide Torture

quarter note: Jazmin Bean – Worldwide Torture

Lily Frick, features writer

March 5, 2020

Rating: 9/10 It’s a weirdly familiar story by now. A young adult with a new look arrives at fame’s doorstep overnight, and tens of thousands of their Instagram followers watch as they release their highly anticipated debut record. Jazmin Bean is no exception; rocketing to fame from an interview on Barcroft TV’s serie...

Top Albums of the 2010s

Top Albums of the 2010s

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer

January 23, 2020

This past decade has brought a new era of music: hip hop and rap overtook pop as the most popular genre of the industry, streaming services allowed for listeners to be exposed to millions of different artists across the world, and Kanye West went from interrupting Taylor Swift at the VMA’s to declari...

Top 10 rap albums of 2019

Top 10 rap albums of 2019

Tom Mueller, sports editor

January 22, 2020

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“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” Review

“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” Review

Maya Kim, features writer

January 20, 2020

Remember that one movie that made your standards for high school incredibly unrealistic? It’s the one with Zac Efron dancing with a basketball in a gym. The one with teens dancing on the lunch tables singing about the status quo. The one with the most iconic dance number in the history of Disney Channe...

“Cheap Queen” review

“Cheap Queen” review

Kate Schreiber, features writer

December 10, 2019

Mikaela Straus, known to the world as King Princess, perfectly blends an 80s-inspired keyboard and electric guitar with the emotions of a gut-wrenching break up on her debut album “Cheap Queen”.  While Straus continues to utilize her familiar rich, classic vocals reminiscent of fan-favorite hit “1950...

“Jesus is King” movie and album release

“Jesus is King” movie and album release

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer

October 31, 2019

Oct. 24, Kanye West offered showings across the country of his short movie “Jesus is King,” based on his album that was released the next day around noon. Only 35 minutes in length and accompanied by no advertisements, the film was a visual experience unlike any other. Shot on a circular lens, v...

Which upcoming concert should you go to?

Which upcoming concert should you go to?

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

October 30, 2019

Grab your Nike Air Force 1s, save your money and clear your phone storage — you’re going to a concert. There are plenty to buy tickets to, and whether you want a mellow night in a smaller setting or thousands of fans screaming alongside you, St. Louis has it all. So, the real question is, which one...

Kirkwood’s got talent

Kirkwood’s got talent

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer

October 28, 2019

KHS student Jonah Roy has been in the music scene since the young age of 9. Now, he has released a full-length album and several singles on Spotify and Apple Music.

Love, lust and drugs

Love, lust and drugs

Kiden-Aloyse Smith, copy editor

October 17, 2019

Lana Del Rey's "Norman _______ Rockwell" Is much different from her past albums, from everything to sound and cover.

Hollywood bleeds for Post Malone

Hollywood bleeds for Post Malone

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

October 16, 2019

Read this review of Post Malone's third album, "Hollywood's Bleeding."

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