Tag: music

Senior Gabriel Ammirata plays on the marimba for the Eagle Regiment marching band with social distancing guidelines. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Ammirata

Senior Gabriel Ammirata reminisces about his journey with music

Gabriel Ammirata, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a musician since elementary school. Growing up in Coral Springs, he was originally zoned for Coral Glades High School but moved to Parkland going into his freshman year where he continued his musical […]

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Senior Alexa Palen is December's Musician of the Month. Palen has dedicated all four years of her high school experience to music. Photo courtesy of Alexa Palen

Senior Alexa Palen devotes her time to music throughout her high school career

Through the long extended journey of her experience in the marching band at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, senior Alexa Palen has performed in front of hundreds of people throughout her musical career.  Palen has been playing music for seven years, beginning in sixth grade. […]

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[Review] “Positions” the album by Ariana Grande discovered as fall’s newest bop

[Review] “Positions” the album by Ariana Grande discovered as fall’s newest bop

On Friday, Oct. 30 Ariana Grande’s latest album, “Positions,” was released on all music platforms such as Spotify, Deezer, Pandora, Apple Music, Youtube Music and Amazon Music.  The album has 14 songs; all the songs were co-written with other songwriters such as TBHits, Nija and […]

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Taylor Swift's original albums were made while she worked with Big Machine Records. Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski

Taylor Swift to begin re-recording her old albums

Almost three months after Taylor Swift released her album “Folklore,” it has been announced  that her previous albums, now owned by Big Machine Label Groups Records, are being re-recorded. Swift is allowed to record her albums starting in November.  “I think that it’s not good […]

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MSD's Drama submitted "Imaginary: A New Musical" to be judged for the 18th South Florida Cappies Awards.

MSD Drama takes home 8 South Florida Cappies Awards for their production ‘Imaginary: A New Musical’

On Tuesday, May 19, the 18th South Florida Cappies Gala was broadcasted virtually. The Cappies Gala, an event where theater students and their families across South Florida come together, was originally supposed to take place in-person at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Due […]

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This is a finished product of the Bill Clinton Swag Trend, featuring country albums. Photo courtesy of Molly Conn.

Music trend ‘Bill Clinton Swag’ spreads on social media

Over the past few weeks, there have been multiple Instagram trends that have spanned over various subjects, including women positivity and pets. The newest trend on social media  is referred to as “Bill Clinton Swag,” and is popular amongst users of all ages.  The challenge […]

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The #CoronaCant movement started by Boca Raton High School students has connected people across the nation and the world.

Boca Raton High School students start #CoronaCant movement to connect people across the world

Despite the negative circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers and students from Boca Raton, Florida formed an organization titled #CoronaCant. The movement kicked off in mid-March. #CoronaCant was co-founded by Luke Lynch, an alumnus from Boca Raton High School and current freshman at American University, […]

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[Review] Cavetown’s album ‘Sleepyhead’ overuses generic indie-pop elements

[Review] Cavetown’s album ‘Sleepyhead’ overuses generic indie-pop elements

On Friday, Mar. 27,  2020, England-based indie-pop singer Cavetown released his latest album, “Sleepyhead.” This is his first album published by Sire Records and it is a huge accomplishment for 21-year-old Robert Skinner. The album itself has a very similar sound to Cavetown’s previous work, but […]

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Plug in the headphones and get to work.

[Opinion List] What music should you listen to while working out?

Working out is a great escape from the monotony of a school or work day. Not only are you improving your physique and confidence, but going to the gym can bring a healthy avenue to release anger and stress and turn it into serenity. You […]

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March’s Musician of the Month: Hunter Frybergh

March’s Musician of the Month: Hunter Frybergh

Hunter Frybergh, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a trombone player for six years. He was born in Coral Springs, Florida, moved to Long Island, New York for six months and then returned to live in Parkland, Florida. After his move […]

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