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Five indie artists from India that you should know

Riya Mehta, Multimedia Editor March 2, 2021

While independent artists have been on the rise in recent years, aspiring artists in the genre are yet to receive the recognition they deserve. Because of this, I have compiled a short list of independent...

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Shawn Mendes’s fourth studio album leaves us all in “Wonder”

Mahika Arya, Web Manager February 24, 2021

Shawn Mendes released his refreshing fourth studio album, “Wonder”, on Dec. 4, stunning listeners with diverse rhythms and deviating from traditional pop music. Many of the songs in “Wonder”...

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The Wildcat Tribune ranks 2020’s best albums

Reviews are listed in chronological order by release date. Circles - Jan. 17 Mac Miller Mac Miller’s death by an accidental drug overdose sent shock waves not only to his fans but to the entire...

Recognizing works in new languages can open us up to greater ones.

Being more open-minded towards foreign works

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer January 17, 2021

As I watched BTS receive an award at the Billboard Music Awards for the first time in 2017, I wondered how many non-english speaking works were recognized in the United States. Then I found that BTS was...

DVHS Music Department showcases musicians in virtual Fall Extravaganza

Olivia Phongsa and Grace Zhao December 20, 2020

To display the talents of DVHS musicians during the COVID-19 pandemic, the DVHS Music Department hosted its online Fall Extravaganza on Nov. 6. The Fall Extravaganza is a virtual music showcase in which...

TikTok songs are ever-popular with the app growing, but some songs remain iconic throughout the years.

Quarantivities & Stories #13: The top 10 TikTok songs that live in my mind rent-free at all times

Mahika Arya, Web Manager December 7, 2020

Quarantine has made us all super nostalgic for the good old days, with the revival of childhood memories like Avatar, baking and Animal Crossing — it’s only expected that we’d return to music to...

Ariana Grande released new studio album Positions on October 30, providing a unique spin to her usual music.

Ariana Grande exhibits her emotional growth through hit album “Positions”

Ariel Wang and Jiayu Zhan December 6, 2020

American singer and pop star Ariana Grande released her sixth studio album, “Positions,” on Oct. 30, 2020. The 14-track album fuses pop with R&B, expressing her admiration for her current boyfriend...

The declining value of female voices in the country music industry can be easily seen through radio airplay statistics.

The bro-country subgenre silences female voices, preventing country music from progressing forward

Aria Khalique, Multimedia Editor December 2, 2020

“Slide your sugar-shaker over here… shake it for me girl… let me see you do it in the bed of my truck.” Those are just some of the offensive, sexist and poorly written lyrics consistently heard...

Released on Nov. 3, Mamamoo’s tenth mini-album “Travel” conveys relatable messages in their lyrics.

Mamamoo’s “Travel” provides truthful messages

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer December 2, 2020

Following the members’ individual solo comebacks, South Korean girl group Mamamoo dropped their message filled tenth mini album “Travel” on Nov. 3 after a year of releasing their second studio album,...

Ashton Irwin's heartfelt album

Ashton Irwin blossoms in debut album “Superbloom”

Lauren Chen, News Editor November 13, 2020

26-year-old Australian musician Ashton Irwin released his debut album “Superbloom” on Oct. 23, a passionate and unorthodox 10-track record about Irwin’s struggles with overcoming his demons and finding...

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COVID-19 pandemic spurs creative alternatives to live music

Lauren Chen and Helen Kang October 2, 2020

As COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise, music-lovers around the world fear that they will no longer be able to attend live music events. The music industry has suffered as touring revenue has almost...

Exposure to explicit music to a younger audience causes changes over the years.

Explicit and sexual songs leave lasting impacts on the youth of today

Owen Spargo and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath September 28, 2020

1980 “Oh, I wanna dance with somebody, I wanna feel the heat with somebody”  ( “I Wanna Dance With Somebody”, Whitney Houston, 1980) 2010 "When I see your face There's not a thing...

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