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An angel mannequin that resides in Nirvana: Taking Punk to the masses exhibition at Seattles Museum of Pop Culture. Many of these statues have been used as stage prop while touring In Utero.

The birth of “In Utero” to 30 years

Brianna Nusom, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2023

As the face of the grunge movement during the ‘90s, Nirvana stands as a distinguished name in not just the grunge and rock community, but also the universe of music in its entirety.  The Seattle...

YouTubes new addition of incorporating AI technology with the music industry.

YouTube’s principles for their new Music AI Incubator

Goji Diehl, Features Editor September 11, 2023

On Aug. 21, YouTube announced their partnership with Universal Music Group, among other music companies, with the usage of AI tech in the music industry.  “These three fundamental AI principles serve...

Cali and Brianna compile a list of their top songs each month and go in depth with them.

Music of the Month: August

Brianna Nusom and Cali Rowe September 7, 2023

Happy August! We are very excited to resume MOTM. Unfortunately, this is our final year writing this column. Nevertheless, as we enter into the new school year and get adjusted to our new schedules, we’d...

Taylor Swift at the Eras Tour at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on July 28.

Taylor Swift’s “Eras” tour & the US economy

Viktoriya Rotaru, Social Media Editor August 24, 2023

Taylor Swift’s “Eras'' tour stretches across 17 states and five continents with Swift performing at an impressive 131 concerts in total. Despite being in the public sphere since 2006, this tour really...

Oaklands first sight of Greta Van Fleet when the curtain dropped.

Farewell “Dreams in Gold”

Brianna Nusom, Editor-in-Chief August 23, 2023

Michigan-native rock band, Greta Van Fleet (GVF), tour their fourth studio release, “Starcatcher” (2023), filling venues with light, love, and complex musicianship. Established in 2012, the four-piece...

Lil Wayne in San Francisco during the “Welcome to Tha Carter” tour.

Lil Wayne ends his LA show in frustration

Chris Restivo, Staff Writer June 11, 2023

Rapper Lil Wayne left his Los Angeles show abruptly due to the low energy crowd.  His show was held in Wiltern in Koreatown. This was set to be the last show of his “Welcome to Tha Carter” tour. The...

Cali and Brianna compile a list of their top songs each month and go in depth with them.

Music of the Month: May

Brianna Nusom and Cali Rowe June 8, 2023

Happy May! Unfortunately, this is the last “MOTM” for the school year. We definitely had a blast writing about our favorite songs for the second year as well as the introduction of themes for the majority...

Del Rey gracefully poses for her ninth album cover photo.

Lana Del Rey releases highly-anticipated album

Maria Gonzales, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

After two long years, Lana Del Rey has officially released her ninth studio album, titled “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd.”  The album consists of 16 songs in total, as well...

Cali and Brianna compile a list of their top songs each month and go in depth with them.

Music of the Month: March

Brianna Nusom and Cali Rowe April 18, 2023

Happy March!! Musically, this has been a great month for us, as we saw Greta Van Fleet in concert and are making plans for several other shows.        Cali’s picks:   “Leather...

Carrie Underwood performs for her Cry Pretty tour in Denver, CO at the Pepsi center in 2019.

Denim & Rhinestones tour

Mya Zoccoli, Staff Writer April 12, 2023

From Oct. 15, 2022 to March 17, country music star Carrie Underwood performed 43 concerts across the U.S. along with opener Jimmie Allen for her Denim & Rhinestones tour. It was her first tour since...

Taylor Swift performs “Enchanted,” the only song from her fourth era of the night, “Speak Now.”

Taylor Swift goes on tour

Kaashni Bains, Staff Writer April 12, 2023

Taylor Swift is back on tour after not performing for five years. Her tour is called “The Eras Tour,” and it began on March 17  in Glendale, Arizona.  For her opening show, she performed 44 songs...

Greta Van Fleet, liberated in color during the fan favorite track “Light My Love.”

The beginning of a new age

Brianna Nusom, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 2, 2023

Greta Van Fleet (GVF) is a Michigan-native rock band consisting of three brothers and their long-time friend: vocalist Josh, guitarist Jake, bassist and keyboardist Sam Kiszka, and drummer Daniel Wagner....

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