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Electronic Music Showcase shows a wide range of dynamic electronic music

Gautam Nair, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music

De Anza College held its scheduled Electronic Music Showcase on Dec 8, offering a wide variety of vocals, tunes, beats and inspirations. The showcase had a casual setting, with the audience primarily composed of the performers' friends and acquaintances. The performing artists themselves described...

‘Some Rap Songs’ album by Earl Sweatshirt shows vulnerability by discussing tough topics

Tommy Pham, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

"Some Rap Songs," Earl Sweatshirt's third studio album, touches upon a wide variety of topics like depression, family, life, love and death. "Some Rap Songs" features guest appearances by up and coming artists like Navy Blue, a skateboarder turned rapper from New York. On Navy Blue's collaboration...

‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’ intertwines music with modern day media

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

The 1975’s third album, “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships,” has shaken up the music scene after dropping Nov. 30 with a series of well written tracks covering everything from love, to the internet. There's no exact genre to describe the album, but from start to finish, it’s a wild ride....

“No Candle No Light” by ZAYN ft Nicki Minaj is just another burned out track

“No Candle No Light” by ZAYN ft Nicki Minaj is just another burned out track

Damon Ong, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

The highly anticipated duet, "No Candle No Light," by ZAYN featuring Nicki Minaj dropped on Nov. 16, explored an electronic sound not typically associated with either artist. The best compliment for the track is how catchy the beat is, but everything else seemingly falls in the generic region, with l...

Michale Bublé returns with new album ‘Love’

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

After a two year hiatus, Michael Bublé has returned with his new album "Love," consisting of songs that express Bublé’s deep love for his fans, music and most evidently, his family. "Love" has an overall jazz pop genre feel, with jaunty big jazz melodies in most of the songs. The impeccable perfo...

Jaden Smith fortifies his integration into the rap culture with ‘The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story’

Jaden Smith fortifies his integration into the rap culture with ‘The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story’

Michael Nijmeh, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

Jaden Smith's “The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story,” released on Nov. 17, was strangely amusing, with a variety of melodies, beats, concepts and lyrics, proving him to be an up and coming artist in the music industry. The young rapper has been making a name for himself in the rap industry as of late, ...

‘Origins’ album fails to solidify Imagine Dragons’ rock image

‘Origins’ album fails to solidify Imagine Dragons’ rock image

Nick Bauersfeld, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Music, Reviews

Imagine Dragons', newest album “Origins,” released on Nov. 9, is an alternative rock album with a electro-pop sound that fails to deliver anything new from the band. Their fourth studio album in just six years, “Origins” further proved what was already known of the band. Imagine Dragons will give...

Joji’s flawed debut “Ballads 1” pulls though

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


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Joji’s debut studio album “Ballads 1,” released on Oct. 26, is an inconsistent, but fulfilling journey through his eclectic collection of musical ideas. After George Miller gained a dedicated online following through his absurdist YouTube videos and outrageous parody rap, he overhauled his person...

Ariana Grande’s “Thank u, next” explores self acceptance

Ariana Grande’s “Thank u, next” explores self acceptance

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


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Ariana Grande’s latest single “Thank u, next” is an ode to former boyfriends, as she thanks everyone in her life for the various lessons they've taught her, ultimately allowing her to move on in life and become a better person. The list of former partners includes rapper Big Sean, dancer Ricky...

Little Mix’s “Women Like Me” video shows women transcend norms

Little Mix’s “Women Like Me” video shows women transcend norms

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

Four member girl group Little Mix, known for their empowering lyrics to women, teamed up with rapper and singer, Nicki Minaj, in their new hit single, “Women Like Me," which combined with the music video, shows you don't have to be the "typical woman" to be your true inner queen. The music video...