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Olivia Rodrigo makes history with new album “Sour”

Natalie Marques, Reporter | June 2, 2021

After Olivia Rodrigo’s debut single “Driver’s License” broke chart records, many expected the 18-year-old to be a one-hit wonder — her debut album “Sour” proved skeptics wrong. Rodrigo...

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In-person music festivals are a terrible idea

Jordyn Smith, Reporter | May 1, 2021
One of the largest hip-hop musical festivals has announced it will return in person in July, even though bringing back concerts is unsafe and irresponsible.
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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.
Music plays pivotal role in De Anza students’ lives

Music plays pivotal role in De Anza students’ lives

Amy Chan, Reporter | March 16, 2021

Students at De Anza College listen to music for both motivational and therapeutic purposes while working from home. They said it boosts their happiness and reduces stress, while classical music increases...

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...

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. 
Gus Dapperton’s

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. 
The 1975, via Matty Healy's Instagram

Dive into the complex mind of The 1975’s ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’

Leticia Samame, Reporter | June 6, 2020

British alternative band The 1975 released their fourth studio album “Notes on a Conditional Form,” or “NOACF,” on May 22. The band consists of frontman singer and songwriter Matthew (Matty)...

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