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Finals stressing you out? Listen to this playlist.

Emjay Troxclair, Reporter/copy editor | March 24, 2021
As you push through the end of finals week, here is some music to get through the stress.
SOPHIE on her album cover

A transgender pop icon: the legacy of SOPHIE

Cassandra Garcia, Reporter | February 9, 2021
With alternative pop songs you feel in your gut, SOPHIE will continue impressing new listeners after her passing on Jan. 30.
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Starry rhymes and beautiful lyrics: the legacy of MF DOOM

Rodrigo Gutierrez, Reporter | February 4, 2021
Daniel Dumile, known by the stage name MF DOOM, passed away on Oct. 31 last year as a legend in the hip-hop genre.
Best pop album of 2020:“Ungodly Hour” shakes foundations of pop music

Best pop album of 2020:“Ungodly Hour” shakes foundations of pop music

Cassandra Garcia, Reporter | November 29, 2020

“Ungodly Hour,” the second studio album by artists Chloe x Halle, has raised the bar for pop music, and is undoubtedly the best pop album of 2020. Running around 38 minutes, the 13 song album may switch...

“Blackpink: Light up the Sky” weaves pro-multicultural themes into heartwarming presentation

“Blackpink: Light up the Sky” weaves pro-multicultural themes into heartwarming presentation

Jodi Wong, Staff Reporter | October 20, 2020
Starring its four members Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa and Rosé, k-pop girl group Blackpink’s documentary “Blackpink: Light up the Sky” offers an intimate look not only into the background and dynamic of the group, but the nuances of the K-pop industry in a worldwide perspective. 
Sufjan Stevens' new album

Sufjan Stevens brings cohesive sounds but lacks variety in “The Ascension”

Amanda Nguyen, Reporter | October 9, 2020
American singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens released his eighth studio album, “The Ascension,” which instrumentally delivers meditative soundscapes at the cost of listener experience. 
Yellow Days' new album,

A Misplaced Genius: The Drab Disappointment of “A Day in a Yellow Beat

Diana Piper, Reporter | October 8, 2020
The music lifts and drags in “A Day in a Yellow Beat,” a new 23-song album by Yellow Days. In one hour and 20 minutes, Yellow Days showcases his compositional talent, unfortunately dashed by his throaty vocals. 
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Gus Dapperton’s “Orca” shows improvement, lacks uniqueness

Mathew Bejarano, Reporter | October 8, 2020
Gus Dapperton’s latest 10 track album, “Orca,” is a step forward for the 23-year-old indie pop artist, but overall doesn’t contain qualities that sets itself apart from his music contemporaries. 
Top 4 songs that are perfect for rejuvenation. Collage by Vanessa Nazareno.

De Anza Playlist: Top 4 songs to help you get through post-midterm stress

Vanessa Nazareno, Reporter | June 4, 2020

Halfway through with the Spring quarter, students have just finished their midterms and are catching up on the assignments that have piled up. With stress from school as well as the outside world, students...

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The Weeknd delivers brilliant blend of melancholy and triumph in ‘After Hours’ 

Oscar Frias-Rivera, Staff Reporter | March 28, 2020

The Weeknd just released his highly anticipated album, “After Hours” after not releasing an album in over 3 years, and I definitely recommend this album if you’re a fan of the depth and melancholy...

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