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

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 in his songs. This album reminds me of a darker version of his previous album, “Starboy,” because...

Music App of the year – Youtube Music

Music App of the year – Youtube Music

Rodrigo Gutierrez, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

Youtube Music is the superior music platform out now. If you put in the decent amount of research you’ll find that Apple, Spotify, Tidal, Soundcloud, and iHeartRadio are pretty much the same app. They all cost the same, their displays are identical, they have similar deals and prices, they boast...

Bad Bunny’s new album sounds like summer 

Bad Bunny’s new album sounds like summer 

Kassandra Zeledon, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

Bad Bunny’s anticipated album “YHLQMDLG” dropped Saturday night at midnight and fans everywhere went crazy over it. YHLQMDLG is short for “Yo hago lo que me da la gana,” meaning, "I do whatever I want."  The first track immediately embodies that attitude.  My personal favorite “La...

Looking for new music? Here are 3 underrated artists you need to check out

Maël Lorach, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

If you’re looking for new music to listen to, there are a couple of resources you can use. Spotify’s “Discover Weekly” playlist has some really excellent recommendations that are tailored to your tastes. It is always worth looking at what your favorite artists are listening to, which can usu...

Bringing West African drumming styles to De Anza students

Bringing West African drumming styles to De Anza students

Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

There is only one more chance to join in on Music Instructor Ron Dunn’s free West African drumming workshop. The workshop, which is held in A-31, provides a summary of Dunn’s now-canceled beginning to intermediate African percussion course. Dunn said the course used to be offered at De Anza...

‘Map of the Soul: 7’

‘Map of the Soul: 7’

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

After their short break, BTS came back and rewarded their old and new fans with their new album, "Map of the Soul: 7," released Feb. 21. Seven is a significant number for the band. In listening to their album, I felt as if despite writing the songs for their fans, each song seemed like a love letter...

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” offers inventive lyricism, style but ultimately underwhelms

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” offers inventive lyricism, style but ultimately underwhelms

Maël Lorach, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

“The Slow Rush” is Tame Impala’s fourth full-length LP, and is an interesting follow-up to his previous album, “Currents.” But interesting does not necessarily mean good in this case.  Those that have been following Tame Impala’s work will know what to expect: lots of major and minor...

Blending culture in music and dance: Día Pa Son ensemble performs Son Jarocho at De Anza College

Blending culture in music and dance: Día Pa Son ensemble performs Son Jarocho at De Anza College

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

The walls of the De Anza Hinson Campus center embraced the spirited melodies of the traditional art form of Son Jarocho, a blend of African and indigenous Mexican music on Feb. 11. The main aim of the performance was to spread awareness of Son Jarocho music and unite the three quintessential roots...

Bad Bunny releases “6 Rings” single dedicated to Kobe Bryant

Bad Bunny releases “6 Rings” single dedicated to Kobe Bryant

Ruby Veloz, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Bad Bunny released a heartfelt and moving song titled “6 Rings” as his tribute to Kobe Bryant after the news of his untimely and sudden death shocked the sports world. The singer released the song on Jan. 28, two days after Bryant’s death. The song was released on Soundcloud and can be found ...

‘Miss Americana’: Taylor Swift’s career story told, lacks candor

‘Miss Americana’: Taylor Swift’s career story told, lacks candor

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

“Miss Americana,” Taylor Swift’s self-titled documentary on Netflix, tells a story of a woman who is overcoming various obstacles throughout her famed career. Overall, the documentary is watchable but struggles to develop some personal connections with the audience due to her aforementioned fame. I...