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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...

Eminem’s album: New styles, political commentary

Eminem’s album: New styles, political commentary

Oscar Frias-Rivera, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

Eminem’s surprise album “Music To Be Murdered By” dropped Jan. 17 and offers something new and fresh from his previous albums he has released. This new album has the old Eminem, like how he used to rap but with new fresher beats and artists to join him as well. To me, nothing to this day beats his o...

Mac Miller’s “Circles” brings feeling of resolution to his life, career

Mac Miller’s “Circles” brings feeling of resolution to his life, career

Nathalia Moran, Impulse Editor

January 23, 2020

With the blessing of his family, Mac Miller’s album “Circles” released posthumously on Jan. 17. The beauty of Miller’s “Circles” lies in the lyricism. In the song, “Once A Day,” Miller sings, “Once a day, I fall asleep with you. Once a day, I try, but I can't find a single word.” And...

FKA Twigs Shocks Listeners With Raw Feelings of Her Truth

FKA Twigs Shocks Listeners With Raw Feelings of Her Truth

Yorsabell Wodaj, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

FKA Twigs strays from her usual sound flawlessly to exceed listeners expectations in her new album “Magdalene.” Twigs takes the usual dance and electronic sound into an art that depicts a story from song to song. Five years since her last album release, Twigs presents a raw musical experience...

Rosalia explores bolder beats and new styles in single “A Pale”

Rosalia explores bolder beats and new styles in single “A Pale”

Nathalia Moran, Impulse Editor

December 2, 2019

Rosalia fuses flamenco and other urban beats in energetic and dynamic new single, “A Pale.” Released on Nov. 7, the song celebrates the one year anniversary of her debut album “El Mal Querer.” Following the success of recent hits like “Con Altura” feat. J. Balvin and “Yo x Ti, Tu...

Frank Ocean’s ‘In My Room’ brings new sound, style

Frank Ocean’s ‘In My Room’ brings new sound, style

Chris Hoeft, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Frank Ocean is back with new music that seems to suggest a new direction for the artist’s sound. The American singer, songwriter and producer has released music sparingly throughout the past decade. His two most notable works “Channel Orange” and “Blonde” cover themes such as love, lust,...

Frank Ocean single disappointing

Siddarth Srivastava, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Frank Ocean is one of the greatest hidden gems I’ve ever discovered, though his newly released single “DHL” is not representative of his artistry. Ocean’s style is exactly what I look for when I listen to music and he has made some of my all time favorite songs. His most recent album, “Blonde,”...

“Lights Up”: an absolute hit that blends Latin sound with rock influences.

“Lights Up”: an absolute hit that blends Latin sound with rock influences.

Gabriel Barrenechea, Sports Editor

October 26, 2019

“Lights Up,” Harry Styles’ first single since his self titled album “Harry Styles,” is an absolute hit that blends Latin sound with rock influences. According to fans on Twitter, this song has been said to have references to Styles’s sexuality, drug-use, and his departure from ex-band One D...