Tag: music

The cast of the "Shine" music video poses in front of the auditorium set. Photo courtesy of Sawyer Garrity.

“Shine” music video sheds light on aftermath of shooting

After the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018, sophomore Andrea Pena and junior Sawyer Garrity felt that they needed to do something special to occupy their time and, more importantly, honor the 17 lives lost. Their original song, titled “Shine,” quickly grew into one of the most well-known tributes for those affected by the […]

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Review: LAUV discovers himself through his music

Review: LAUV discovers himself through his music

Born in San Francisco, 23-year-old Ari Leff is better known by his self-made moniker LAUV. His stage name symbolizes many things: his zodiac sign, his mother’s heritage as well as meaning “lion” in Latvian. When he was young, he learned to play the viola and the piano. However, it was not until around his early teenage years when he picked […]

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The MSD wind symphony performs at Carnegie Hall. Courtesy of Cameron Leonardi

MSD’s wind symphony performs at Carnegie Hall

Just three short weeks after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the school’s wind symphony traveled all the way to New York to visit and perform at Carnegie Hall. “We didn’t want to give up this amazing opportunity, so we all worked together to remain strong and perform as well as we possibly could,” sophomore Troy Archer said. […]

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A group of MSD drama students practice "Shine," written by Sawyer Garrity and Andrea Pena. Photo courtesy of Kali Clougherty

Student songwriters turn to music for healing with their song “Shine”

After the tragedy on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, many students found their voice in speaking out politically for stricter laws in order to protect our schools. Junior Sawyer Garrity and sophomore Andrea Pena found their voice in a different way: through music. “We both felt so helpless,” Garrity said. “I remember texting her that Saturday that […]

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Review: Rich Brian’s new album “Amen” rises in the charts

Review: Rich Brian’s new album “Amen” rises in the charts

Brian Imanuel, better known by his professional name Rich Brian, is an 18-year-old Indonesian rapper. Rich Brian went viral instantly when he released “Dat $tick” on March 11, 2016. Around one to two weeks after the release of “Dat $tick,” 88rising, an American mass media company, took in Rich Brian with the help of Dumbfoundead, a rapper also in the […]

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60th annual Grammy Awards celebrate best artists of the year

60th annual Grammy Awards celebrate best artists of the year

The 60th annual Grammy Awards was held on Jan. 28, hosted by James Corden in Madison Square Garden in New York City. This year’s Grammys were filled with memorable moments including 13 performances from several winners. Bruno Mars won three of the most prestigious awards: Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year.  He received […]

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Review: Demi Lovato shows a softer side in “Tell Me You Love Me”

Review: Demi Lovato shows a softer side in “Tell Me You Love Me”

The evolution of Demi Lovato has certainly been a remarkable one. Beginning as a Disney star and developing through a series of hardships into a true pop star, Lovato is one of the few true vocal powerhouses of her time. Her last album, “Confident,” showcased this power perfectly with powerful anthems such as “Confident” and “Cool For the Summer.” Her […]

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Life in Color takes over Miami

Life in Color takes over Miami

Life in Color, a festival that features EDM music and rappers, is most known for leaving anyone who attends covered in paint. LIC took place on Sunday, Jan. 14 in the Mana Wynwood Convention Center. The rave’s doors opened at 4 p.m. and closed at 12 a.m. The concert consisted of performers such as Zedd, Jaden Smith, Lil Pump, Snails, […]

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Concert event Eats ‘n’ Beats combines food trucks and musical peformances

Concert event Eats ‘n’ Beats combines food trucks and musical peformances

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Eats ‘n’ Beats, which was originally called the “Concert Series,” was renamed “Eats ‘n’ Beats” by Parks and Recreation Manager Gayle Vasile to better encompass the event’s purpose. “We changed the name of the event from Concert Series to Eats ‘n’ Beats because we wanted to […]

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The Eagle Regiment purchases new truck to haul instruments and props to competitions

The Eagle Regiment purchases new truck to haul instruments and props to competitions

Preceding their journey to the 2017 FMBC state competition, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Eagle Regiment purchased a new equipment truck with the help of both corporate and individual sponsors. The new addition to the band family was emblazoned with a professional imprint on its sides by 2TU Creative Graphic Design. The graphic design consists of Class of 2016 band […]

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