Tag: music

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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Review: G-Eazy sends mixed messages on “The Beautiful and Damned”

Review: G-Eazy sends mixed messages on “The Beautiful and Damned”

California rapper and producer G-Eazy debuted his fourth studio album, “The Beautiful & Damned,” on Dec. 15, 2017. The project featured many collaborations with popular artists, including Halsey, Cardi B and Charlie Puth. Peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard U.S. R&B/Hip-Hop chart and No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200, the album has been met with mixed reviews from […]

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Review: “Just The Beginning” marks the start for young Grace Vanderwaal

Review: “Just The Beginning” marks the start for young Grace Vanderwaal

Grace Vanderwaal, a 13-year-old girl who won first place of the 11th season of America’s Got Talent, recently debuted, releasing a new album: “Just The Beginning” on Nov. 3, 2017. Her album soared through the Billboard top 200 albums, peaking at number 22. “Just The Beginning” is comprised of 12 tracks which were all written by her, with “Moonlight” being […]

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MSD celebrates Eagle Regiment’s first place victory

On Saturday, Nov. 18 the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Eagle Regiment received first place at the Florida Marching Band Championship, or FMBC, for the first time in school history. For the last few years, they have been only a fraction of a point away from receiving first place, according to Principal Ty Thompson. While the band has won state competitions before, […]

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G-Dragon opens his Miami concert on July 25th with a "BigBang." Photo by Alex Han.

Growing popularity of K-pop in the West

In recent years, Korean pop music, or K-pop, has come to the attention of many in the West. What used to be a genre for a niche audience has now become an international trend, garnering millions of online fans from the United States to Qatar. Recently, the boy group BTS, or Beyond the Scene and formerly known as Bulletproof Boy […]

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Review: “Culture” takes over the music chart

Review: “Culture” takes over the music chart

Fans worldwide have been waiting for the official release of Migos’ new album, “Culture.” Migos has always managed to eschew the rules of mainstream rap and have created unique music of their own that fans go wild for. In the real world, “Culture“ consists of mix tapes and one-offs. Migos had a rough period of time where everything they wrote was […]

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"Awaken, My Love!" cover art

Review: “Awaken, My Love!” modernizes soul music

In his most recent album, “Awaken, My Love!,” Childish Gambino trades his usual strong rap verses and pounding baselines for soulful melodies and powerful mantras. The highly anticipated third album released on Dec. 2, includes 11 songs, inspired by 1970’s R&B. Donald Glover, who got the name “Childish Gambino” from a Wu-Tang Clan Name Generator, began his career in screenwriting […]

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Eagle Regiment competes in Bands of America competition

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Eagle Regiment Marching Band traveled to Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, Nov. 12. to compete in the Bands of America Southeast Super Regional competition. This competition is for marching bands who sign up on a first-come, first-served basis, that are located in the Southeast United States. The event occurs annually at the Georgia Dome and the three highest-scoring […]

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They call it a “Ring Chase;” Students release song to support baseball team

They call it a “Ring Chase;” Students release song to support baseball team

“Ring Chase,” a motivating hip-hop and rap song produced by Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors Demetri Fortaleza, Gordon Jupiter and Joey Bullion, was made to encourage the baseball team while moving into states. “I hope that this song will actually help us win states and put our school on the map,” senior Demetri Fortaleza said. “No one really gives our school […]

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