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Spotify’s EQUAL initiative amplifies the voices and music of female musicians across the globe

Tanvi Rao, Copy Editor December 15, 2021

From 2019 to 2020, the percentage of female artists fell from 22.5% to 20.2%, according to  a Spotify-funded study done by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Institute. The study, which...

Adele’s Highly Anticipated “30” released on Nov. 19 2021 leaving fans astonished.

Adele’s “30” tells a story of poignance she’s overcome in herself

Shreya Jagannathan and Rhea Master December 15, 2021

Adele’s highly anticipated album, “30,” was released on Nov. 19, 2021 leaving fans in awe. The 15-time Grammy winner came through with the same talent we know and love from her, but with a new level...

Freshman Keira Punsal is one of many Dougherty Valley students that creates original music playlists using Spotify to personalize her listening experience.

Dougherty Valley music lovers curate unique, personal playlists

Lauren Chen and Sylvia Ho December 7, 2021

Few things are more personal than music. Good songs can become auditory memories, forever linked to important events in one’s life, or as sources of comfort to return to throughout the years like a worn...

Violinist Kristen Chen and alto saxophonist Ryaken Nakamoto are two musicians within Dougherty Valley High School’s vast music program.

Kristen Chen and Ryaken Nakamato take the stage in musician Q&A

Jennifer Sheng, Grace Zhao, and Kimberly Cui December 6, 2021

As DVHS junior Ryaken Nakamoto says, “The volume of the music program is so huge that it’s like a little ecosystem.” Meet two of the musicians within this ecosystem: Nakamoto, who plays alto saxophone...

30 years later, Nirvanas Nevermind continues to be relevant to this day.

Nirvana’s “Nevermind” remains relevant 30 years after its release

Shruthi Narayanan, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 24, 2021

Nirvana’s second studio album, “Nevermind,” was released on Sept. 24, 1991 and exploded in popularity, shocking the world with its distinct sound and lyrics. Thirty years later, the album continues...

Halseys latest album If I Cant Have Love, I Want Power  walks a line between self preservation and self destruction conveyed through honest lyricism and harsh textures.

Halsey reclaims her lost power in “Whispers” and establishes her throne

Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath, Journey Manager September 29, 2021

Releasing their fourth studio album “If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power” on Aug. 27, 2021, Halsey takes us into the theatrical unveiling of their story. A story about walking a line between self...

All DVHS choirs sing together for their final number, Lifes a Happy Song.

DVHS Choir hosts the annual Pancake Breakfast

Udita Jonnala, PR Editor September 29, 2021

On a bright morning at Dougherty Valley High School on September 18,  the annual music booster Pancake Breakfast was welcoming families, friends and supporters of the music program. A festivity that had...

Indie music from India represents a wide variety of genres and messages

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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caption: Wonder emerges as a stunning blend of vocals and instrumentals, showcasing a different side to Shawn Mendess music.

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

Mahika Arya, Web Editor in Chief 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”...

The text 2020s Best Albums is shown in the center of a colorful collage of album covers.

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...

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