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Lane Fox with their various album art in the background.

In their own lane

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer February 19, 2021

The most beautiful thing about music is how it can make you feel. And every song can feel different. The lyrics and tone of the song might put into words exactly how you are feeling. When you shuffle music...

These are the 11 albums TKC thinks are worth giving a listen.

TKC’s top 11 music albums

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor February 8, 2021

I asked 11 TKC staffers to write a review of their favorite music album. The results covered pop albums from Harry Styles and Taylor Swift, classics like Pink Floyd and The Beatles and even multilingual...

26-year-old musical prodigy Jacob Collier brings layered, inventive music to the airwaves.

The magic of music in the time of COVID

Elliott Notrica, breaking news editor February 8, 2021

In the confusing and often frustrating times we find ourselves in, moments of levity are especially important. We all need time to relax and unwind from the mental stress of our current world. In that...

A Spotify Premium user is viewing their Spotify Wrapped for 2020.

Unwrapping KHS students’ “Spotify 2020 Wrapped”

Ava Duggin and Lila Shepard January 8, 2021

At the end of each year, people celebrate all of their triumphs and the challenges they faced by rekindling old memories. Another way that some can recount their memories from the year is checking...

Music has never been just an option for Matt Hensley – it has always been a significant part of his life.

Taking the spotlight

Emma Patt, entertainment editor December 11, 2020
Matt Hensley, senior at KHS, has had a unique connection with music since a young age.
Even though the dance is canceled you can still take Friendship dance pictures at Kirkwood Park

If you miss the Friendship Dance

Kailey Shirrell, news editor November 6, 2020

The Friendship Dance: one of the few times a year when students can get together in dresses, corsages, heels and suits in a packed gym to dance to loud music. There are many traditions associated with...

Paige Alyssa, singer-songwriter and producer, was born and raised in St. Louis.

Amplifying art

Kate Schreiber, features + in-depth editor August 24, 2020

“Miles Davis and Tina Turner [are from St. Louis]. Nelly is from [St. Louis]. All these people have had major moments in music in their respective genres. St. Louis really [has] so many great musicians...

Niall Horan's

Niall Horan’s “Heartbreak Weather” review

Lydia Drake, entertainment writer June 11, 2020

Niall Horan began his music career on the stage of ‘The X Factor’ in 2010, where the popular boy band One Direction was formed. After the band announced their hiatus in early 2016, Horan has released...

One Direction may be reuniting soon.

Is 1D heading back in one direction?

Ava Duggin, features writer June 11, 2020

Lindsey Tomlin, junior, runs out of her bedroom to find her mom. “You’re not gonna believe what is going on,” she said. Tomlin has a smile and tears in her eyes. She has been a self-proclaimed One...

Rebecca Friesen, KSD director of bands, plays with her son.

Thursday night is the band’s night

Ava Duggin, features writer May 14, 2020

It’s 6 p.m. on a Thursday night in “the Wood.” Rebecca Friesen, KSD director of bands, would usually be in downtown Kirkwood enjoying the annual summer concert series. But tonight she stands on her...

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